Career Counseling Final Presentation

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Presented in December 2009 with three classmates from The College of Saint Rose for CSL 554 Career Counseling.

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Career Counseling Final Presentation

  1. 1. NETWORKING 2.0 LANDING A JOB IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM Presented by: Katie Kimball, Samantha Kapps, Megan Jackson & Kristen Flint
  2. 2. PRESENTATION OVERVIEW <ul><li>Identification of focus group </li></ul><ul><li>Program Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Layout </li></ul><ul><li>Networking Activity </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible Networking Practices </li></ul><ul><li>Anticipated Outcomes & Evaluation Methods </li></ul><ul><li>Theoretical Support </li></ul><ul><li>National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Standards </li></ul>
  3. 3. COMMON CHARACTERISTICS OF MILLENNIALS <ul><li>Ability to adapt quickly to new technology </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-tasking </li></ul><ul><li>Internet-savvy </li></ul><ul><li>Heavy involvement in online communities </li></ul><ul><li>Needs more guidance than Generation X </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of face-to-face interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Unaware of acceptable professional behaviors </li></ul><ul><li>Extreme over-exposure online </li></ul><ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul>
  4. 4. PROGRAMMING PROPOSAL: NETWORKING 2.0 LANDING A JOB IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM <ul><li>Goals of the Program: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduce students to networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrate various networking methods to students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teach student responsible networking practices </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. LAYOUT <ul><li>Workshop offered once per semester </li></ul><ul><li>Administered by Career Services Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Held during weeknight, from 7:00-8:30 </li></ul><ul><li>Refreshments Provided </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pizza & Soda </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Target Group: Graduating Seniors </li></ul><ul><li>90 minutes long </li></ul><ul><ul><li>70 minutes of structured program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20 minute for Q & A </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. PROGRAM ITINERARY Minutes Activities 7:00-7:10 Introductions Discuss Upcoming Job Search Strategies 7:11-7:25 Networking-What is it? 7:26-7:40 Networking Demonstration/Activity 7:41-8:00 Online Professional Networking- Orientation to LinkedIn 8:01-8:10 Responsible Online Networking Practices 8:11-8:30 Question & Answer Session
  7. 7. WHY IS NETWORKING IMPORTANT? <ul><li>“ Hidden Job Market” </li></ul><ul><li>Over 60% of jobs landed through networking </li></ul><ul><li>Employers preferences </li></ul><ul><li>Easy Google Optimizing </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiters </li></ul>
  8. 8. SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION NETWORKING ACTIVITY <ul><li>“ Six degrees of separation isn’t that everyone is linked to everyone else in the world in 6 steps, but rather than a very small number of people are linked to everyone, and the rest of us are linked through those few” </li></ul><ul><li>- Brian Uzzi </li></ul>
  9. 9. WELCOME TO LINKEDIN! <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>What can it do? </li></ul><ul><li>Who else is on it? </li></ul><ul><li>Can it get me a job? </li></ul><ul><li>How is it better than in-person networking? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it like Facebook or MySpace? </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn Homepage </li></ul>
  10. 10. NETWORKING RESPONSIBLY <ul><li>LinkedIn IS NOT Facebook or MySpace </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriate content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Photo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overview/Specialties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment Descriptions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Quality of connections, not Quantity </li></ul><ul><li>Response time </li></ul><ul><li>Professional language </li></ul>
  11. 11. ANTICIPATED OUTCOMES AND EVALUATION METHODS OF NETWORKING 2.0 <ul><li>Outcomes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More comfortable networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create smoother transition from student to professional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Evaluation Methods: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Survey Monkey survey distributed 1 week after program to evaluate student satisfaction with program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second SM survey distributed 6 months after graduation, addressing if students felt that networking skills helped in job search, suggestions for program improvement </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. CAREER DEVELOPMENT FROM A COGNITIVE INFORMATION PROCESSING PERSPECTIVE <ul><li>Developed by Peterson, Sampson, & Reardon (1991) </li></ul><ul><li>Applied to career development theory in terms of how individuals use information in career problem solving and decision making using the CASVE sequential procedure </li></ul>
  13. 13. CASVE CYCLE Phase of CASVE Cycle Utilization into Networking 2.0 Communication (identifying a need) Finding jobs for graduating seniors Analysis (identifying and placing problems in framework) Tight job market, fear of personal interaction, strengths of Millennials Synthesis (planning a course of action) Increase contacts in desired employment field for job leads Valuing (judging each action on likelihood of success/failure) In person networking vs. online networking Execution (implementing strategies) Developing LinkedIn page, teaching students responsible networking practices, land job
  14. 14. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND EMPLOYERS PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FOR COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CAREER SERVICES EVALUATION WORKBOOK Form II-C: Employment Services Standards Rating Career services assists students in exploring a full range of career and work possibilities that match their career goals. 1 2 3 N Career services assists students in preparing and developing job-search competencies and tools to present themselves effectively as candidates for employment. 1 2 3 N Career services assists students in obtaining information on employment opportunities and prospective employers. 1 2 3 N Career services assists students in connecting with employers through campus interviews, job listings, referrals, direct application, networking, job-search events, publications, and/or information technology. 1 2 3 N Career services develops and maintains relationships with employers that provide career development and employment opportunities for students. 1 2 3 N
  15. 15. QUESTIONS?
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