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How to land your ideal career in a down economy

How to land your ideal career in a down economy



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    How to land your ideal career in a down economy How to land your ideal career in a down economy Presentation Transcript

    • National Employment Solutions
      • Who we are and what we do
        • Small, minority/woman-owned business
        • Provide customized and tailored staffing solutions
        • Build solid relationships with our customers on an individual basis
        • Offer 20 + years industry experience
        • Strategically Partner with companies to provide consultative services in the areas of
          • Employment
          • Hiring trends
          • Training
          • Outsourcing
      • Resume
      • Networking
      • Job boards
      • Do your homework
      • What industries? Who’s hiring?
      • Skill Set testing
      • Flexibility
      • Presentation
      • Format
      • Content
      • Typos
      • Objective- make it broad
      • No personal information
      • More than one page
      • More than one professional resume
    • Profile, Objective, or Summary Core Competencies or Technical Skills. “Show off your skills!” Professional Experience- Show Dates, City, State, Company, and Title you held * Watch for typos * If you have a cover letter, it must be either very broad or tailored to an exact position
    • List everything you have done related to that specific job in bullet format. List any higher education, training or certifications you have * No personal information * More than one page * Avoid the obvious like “references available upon request”..
      • Sign up with multiple Employment Services like Lindsay Group, Inc.
      • Networking organizations like South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA)
      • Referrals
      • Tell everyone you know that you are looking (everyone knows someone that is hiring)
      • Job Fairs
      • Web 2.0 i.e. LinkedIn, Twitter, Plaxo
      • Money is tight, so choose wisely
      • Craigslist
      • Monster
      • Specific Boards to your career/industry experience i.e.- Idealist.org (non-profit/healthcare), Dice, Careerbuilder
      • Even YouTube
      • Research your market, i.e. IT, finance etc..
      • Market trends
      • Stay away from negative media
      • Use the internet to find out who’s hiring
      • Periodicals- South Florida Business journal
      • Research industries that are currently hiring
        • Government
        • Healthcare
        • Information Technology
        • Education
      • Use the internet, news, professionals, professors and print to research current hiring trends
      • Benefits
        • Easy to standardize throughout an organization
        • Not intimidating
        • Reliable way to determine whether or not a candidate truly possesses the skills represented on their resume
      • How far are you willing to commute?
      • Are you available to travel?
      • Will you work long hours?
      • What is your salary requirement?
      * Never finite your salary requirements. Always make your $ need flexible and negotiable until there is an offer pending
      • Dress for success
      • Communication skills
      • Body Language
      • Image
      • Confidence level
      • Experience
      *Make sure you have a good strong hand shake. Don’t hand the Hiring Manager a limp fish!
    • National Employment Solutions