PARACOMINCORPORATED EST 2012 ANDREAKIA JUNEARICK P H I L I P M O N TG O M E RY R E N E E S A LT Z M A N AMBRI WILLIAMS
YOU ARE ENTITLED TO UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS How to file for UnemploymentUnemployment insurance is a state-operated insurance program designed topartially replace lost wages when you areout of work.
How to file for Unemployment• File for benefits on line• http://www.ides.illinois.gov• File for benefits in person• Use the IDES office locator to find an office nearest you.
WHAT YOU NEED TO FILE• Social Security Number and Name as it appears on your Social Security card• Claiming your spouse or child as a dependent ,the Social Security Number, Date of Birth and of dependent(s)• Employers name, mailing address, phone numbers, employment dates, and separation reason for all the employers you worked for in the last 18 months.
MYERS BRIGGS TYPE INDICATOR CAREER REPORT• Help Identify Job Families• Choose a specific job or career• Select a College major• Identify Strengths or potential weaknesses• Make career transition or shift• Plan career development strategy
REVIEW MBTI RESULTS• Results indicate clarity of preference• How your type Affects Career Choice• Results indicate preferred Work Environment• Results Can Help Identify Action Steps to meet goals• Results can indicate challenges and suggest strategies to achieve goals.
RESUMES Review of what we know Using your situation to your advantage Follow up
ELEVATOR SPEECH What is it? Why is it important? What to include
INTERVIEWING Typical interview questions Questions to ask
RESOURCESUniversity websitesJob search websitesLocal career transition agencies
CHALLENGE IS A DRAGON WITH A WHO CARES ABOUT GIFT IN ITS MOUTH. TAME THE DRAGON AND THE MY ATTITUDE IT IS GIFT IS YOURS. WHAT IT IS: ADJUST• Organizations/ companies• Reflection of the business• Employees adjust to the company log of what is an acceptable attitude
INTERVIEW ATTITUDE• Smile • Discuss• Be pleasant positive work experiences• Easy to talk to • Forget about• Show interest benefits• Act calm • Be yourself /no role playing
BENEFITS OF A POSITIVE ATTITUDE• Career success• Improved customer relations -physical health - wellness• Higher pay check
9 Tips to help you stay positive1.Red Apple Approach2.Effective Communication3.Replace negative thoughts withpositive thoughts4.Make connections5.Respect views6.Do your job7.Participate8.List motivational quotes /stories I Hate My Job9.Personal activities
DRESS FOR SUCCESS A P P RO P R I AT EAPPROPRIATE MALE F E M A L E AT T I R E ATTIRE
DRESS FOR SUCCESS: THINGS TO REMEMBER• Make sure your attire is a standard color (i.e. Navy Blue, Black, Gray)• Make sure attire is fit/ tailored appropriately• Make sure attire is clean and ironed• Make sure shoes are appropriately polished and closed toe.• Keep accessories simple and minimal.• Use professional briefcase versus purse.• Hair should be simple and conservative. Remember: There is only one chance to make a good impression…….
USE OF SOCIAL NETWORKS IN THE WORKPLACEA 2009 survey conducted by CareerBuilder found that: 45 percent of companies use social media sites to screen potential hires, with most of them looking at Facebook (29 percent) and LinkedIn (26 percent). Another group looked at Twitter accounts and existing blogs.More employers are finding negative content on social media sites (information that might lead them to not hire a candidate) than are finding positive content. > half said they had found provocative and inappropriate photographs or information 44 % found content about using drugs or drinking alcohol 35 % found potential hires bad-mouthing previous employers or co-workers 29 % found evidence of poor communication skillsOf those employers who found things to be positive about on social media profiles 50 % reported a good feel for the candidates personality 38 % found evidence of creativity 35 % found solid communication skills 19 % discovered food references from others about the candidate.
USE OF SOCIAL NETWORKS IN THE WORKPLACE: PROTECT YOURSELF 54% of U.S. companies say that they have banned workers from using social networking sites. Exposure of company’s computers and network to virus and spyware. Loss in productivity affecting the bottom line. Affect on available bandwidth to the business. Legal Liability Leaking of corporate information. How can you find out the type of online image you have? Start by doing a Google search of your name to see what comes up.
REFERENCESThe Atlantic (website) http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2011/08/infograp hic-how-employers-use-social-media-to-hire-and-fire/243599/St. Bonadventure University (Website) http://www.sbu.edu/academic_resources.aspx?id=32610Center for Life Calling and Leadership (website) http://clcl.indwes.edu/Display.asp?Page=OnlineResources Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc, 2011.