This was produced in support of a few former co-workers who are job searching neophytes. Those that are fortunate enough to have had that now defunct commodity known as “job security”. (I heard it still exists and is living in a box by the underpass)
This is a very basic outline of job search basics.
Emphasis on “very basic” information.
There is nothing new here, just a compilation and a simple path to follow.
Any one of these slides could be a 4 to 8 hour class.
This is meant to serve as an outline only.
Please supplement this outline with research and study of your own.
The author assumes no responsibility for the outcome of events for those that chose to follow this path. There are career coaches who know a whole lot more about this, but then again, they generally are paid……
Job search basics Emotion Get to acceptance and move on Personal brand Resumes Find the opportunities Cover letters Interviewing Success Now, get out of bed and get your butt back to work! The dark cloud of rejection Rinse and repeat cycle
First and foremost, looking for a job is a full time job.
Spend time -4 to 6 to 8 to 10 hours per day in job search activities. (writing, calling, networking, resume basics, researching, interview preparation, networking, internet searches, networking, and did I mention networking).
Creative problem-solver who can produce superior results through solid marketing and leadership abilities. While at XYZ Company, I led the team that took the number three brand in the industry and completed a turnaround strategy that resulted in it becoming the market leader.
I am an Operations Management executive with expertise in lean manufacturing, six sigma, participative management, continuous improvement and formal problem solving.
My recent experience includes the management of profit and loss for automotive suppliers with over $250 million in sales and up to 650 employees.
Due to reorganization and restructuring, I am looking to continue my career in operations management with an organization that is dedicated to continuous improvement in cost, quality, delivery, safety and employee morale using lean manufacturing philosophies.