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Summer of tech - Career Seminar 2012

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This years installment of career advice

This years installment of career advice

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    Summer of tech  - Career Seminar 2012 Summer of tech - Career Seminar 2012 Presentation Transcript

    • Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Summer of Tech 2012 Student launch John Clegg - Founder Summer of Tech Victoria University - 17th July 2011Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Thanks to our sponsor Aviat NetworksTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Tonight * About the Summer of Tech * How to make the most of SoT * Career adviceTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Summer of Tech is a non-profit internship programme connecting smart students with Wellington ICT companies (Was Summer of Code now only bigger and better)Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • We get students jobs ...Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • ProgrammingTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • EngineeringTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • DesignTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Business AnalysisTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • We help you to ...Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Get introduced to companiesTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Lots of companies have got jobs...Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Learn the “important” stuff in getting a jobTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Get training on what companies wantTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Sign on up the siteTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • First bootcamp starts Thursday!Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • How to get the most of Summer of Tech?Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Its not going to be so easy...Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • There are limited numbers...Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • You’re going to need to step-up....Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • ...and participateTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Or you’re out!Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Because we have people waiting...Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • There is a rewardTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • 66% of students get on-hiredTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Job profiles are a guide...Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • If don’t know something...Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • You can learn...Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Be enthusiastic ...Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • and willing to learnTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Eg. iPhone developmentTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Research companiesTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Take an interest in companiesTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Research the companiesTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Read their blog and the pressTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Ask questions about what they are doingTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Where can you go ??Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Deal JunkieTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • BeetilTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Code to CustomerTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Some career adviceTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • STATE OF THE NATIONTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • What is the state of the Job MarketTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Times are toughTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • What does this meaning in NZ ?Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • The earthquake has changed thingsTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • 160,000 unemployed - 6.7%Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • There are less jobsTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Employers are being more picky...Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Employers want people with more experienceTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Employers are not hiring for the benchTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • We talked to over 70 companies about hiringTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • What do companies look for in a graduate ?Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • I asked one important questionTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • What they look for in a graduate?Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • The answers surprised meTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • We hire on personalityTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • We hire on team fitTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Tech skills are a givenTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • They want more to see track recordTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • We need a new planTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • We need think differentlyTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • “Anybody with even routine skills could get a job as a programmer. That isnt true anymore.”Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • “The future no longer belongs to people who can reason with computer-like logic, speed, and precision.”Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • “... engineers will have to master different aptitudes, relying more on creativity than competence”Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • What skills are important going forward?Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Not just function - DESIGNTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Not just argument - STORYTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Not just argument - STORYTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Not just argument - STORYTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Not just argument - STORYTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Not just focus - SYMPHONYTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Not just focus - EMPATHYTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Not just seriousness - PLAYTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Not just accumulation - MEANINGTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Your work fits into a big picture DESIGN - STORY - SYMPHONY EMPATHY - PLAY - MEANINGTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • How do you make this fit together ?Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Every career starts with the first step down a long roadTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Lesson #1 Know thy selfTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • What are you good at?Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Look at what your good atTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Find masteryTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • It takes 100 hours to learn a skillTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • But 10,000 hours to master...Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Lesson #2 ParticipateTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Get involved in projectsTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Learn stuff that interests youTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Build a track record of successful projectsTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Start your career profileTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Start your career profileTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Lesson #3 Take opportunitiesTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Choose a path where you learnTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Your career is like snakes and laddersTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Join a smart teamTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Think about the work environmentTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Think about the tools they useTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Think about how they get the job doneTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • There’s always jobsTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • but not the one you wantTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Lesson #4 Your career already startedTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Be ontimeTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Be honest & honour promisesTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Improve your communication skillsTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Technical Writing becomes importantTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Be careful what you say on lineTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Your attitude is importantTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Keep your emotions in checkTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • If you act in a Passive Aggressive way, Employers SEE a little kidTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Lesson #5 Find a mentor/sTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Find role modelsTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • There are plenty people of who to help...Tuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Build friends and allies for your career journeyTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • TakeawaysTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Take-aways 1) Build Track record of projects (SIGN UP FOR GITHUB) 2) Sign up for Linked In 3) Take an interest in the companies 3) Improve communication skillsTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • QuestionsTuesday, 24 July 2012
    • Resume workshop ThursdayTuesday, 24 July 2012