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Navigating a Crossroads in Your Career<br />Stand at the crossroads and look,<br />Ask for the ancient paths,<br />Ask for...
You in the New World of Work <br /><ul><li>Economy’s Roller Coaster Ride
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This is the presentation I gave at the 2010 No Regrets Men\'s Conference at New Testament Church.

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  1. 1. Navigating a Crossroads in Your Career<br />Stand at the crossroads and look,<br />Ask for the ancient paths,<br />Ask for the good way,<br />And walk in it…<br />Tom Dillemuth<br />Ministry Leader, Elmbrook Church<br />tdillemuth@wi.rr.com<br />(262) 366-7753<br />
  2. 2. You in the New World of Work <br /><ul><li>Economy’s Roller Coaster Ride
  3. 3. 13+ jobs per career
  4. 4. You’re responsible for your career
  5. 5. Your Current Work Situation
  6. 6. Unemployed
  7. 7. Misemployed, miserable, or nervous
  8. 8. Happily employed, but…
  9. 9. Invest in You
  10. 10. Time
  11. 11. Money
  12. 12. Effort
  13. 13. Maximize Your Career
  14. 14. Hearing & following God’s calling – 11 actions
  15. 15. Workbook and workshop
  16. 16. 6 steps of navigating a crossroads in your career</li></ul>Page 2<br />Navigating a Crossroads in Your Career<br />
  17. 17. Page 3<br />2010 Crossroads Career® Workbook <br />Includes Career Guide, Exercises and Devotionals<br />How to Walk through Crossroads in Your Career<br />6 Key Steps to Find Work, Career, Calling<br />Provided by Member Churches In the Crossroads Career Network <br />Workbook Featuring 6 Steps<br />Navigating a Crossroads in Your Career<br />
  18. 18. Step 1: AttitudeAccept Loss & Opportunity <br /><ul><li>Forget What Lies Behind
  19. 19. Consider it all joy
  20. 20. Forgiveness dissolves anger
  21. 21. Reach Forward to What Lies Ahead
  22. 22. In depth and breadth
  23. 23. Love casts out fear
  24. 24. Press on Toward the Goal of the Upward Call of God
  25. 25. Eat right, exercise, get plenty of rest
  26. 26. Physically, mentally, spiritually
  27. 27. Get help with financial, family, personal issues</li></ul>Page 4<br />JOY<br />10<br />9<br />8<br />7<br />6<br />5<br />4<br />3<br />2<br />1<br />THE PIT <br />Navigating a Crossroads in Your Career<br />
  28. 28. Step 2: AptitudeDiscover Your Strengths<br /><ul><li>5 Factors in Your Unique Design
  29. 29. Background + Abilities + Personality = Gifts
  30. 30. Interests + Values = Passions
  31. 31. The “X” Factor
  32. 32. Presence of Christ in your life
  33. 33. Ignite 5 factors into spiritual gifts
  34. 34. Discover Your Strengths
  35. 35. Self-assessments
  36. 36. Reference assessments
  37. 37. Professional assessments
  38. 38. Summarize key words</li></ul>Your passions motivate you to employ your gifts in service to others.<br />Page 5<br />Navigating a Crossroads in Your Career<br />
  39. 39. Step 3: Altitude Target Marketing <br /><ul><li>Target Opportunity
  40. 40. Occupation
  41. 41. Industry
  42. 42. Location
  43. 43. Income
  44. 44. Platform
  45. 45. Culture
  46. 46. Marketing Strengths
  47. 47. Career brand and value
  48. 48. Resumes that get results
  49. 49. Elevator pitch and cards
  50. 50. Cover letters and emails</li></ul>Page 6<br />OCCUPATION<br />INDUSTRY<br />LOCATION<br />INCOME<br />PLATFORM + CULTURE<br />Navigating a Crossroads in Your Career<br />
  51. 51. Step 4: SearchingFind Opportunities <br /><ul><li>All-the-Time Praying
  52. 52. Heart of man plans his way, Lord directs his steps
  53. 53. Rejoice always, pray without ceasing
  54. 54. Someone Who knows everyone
  55. 55. On-the-Ground Networking
  56. 56. 85% jobs filled not public, personal referrals 42x better
  57. 57. Family, friends, work/school mates, recruiters, career groups, job fairs
  58. 58. Goal = 2 referrals for every 1 contact you make
  59. 59. Online Searching
  60. 60. Research
  61. 61. Job posting and networking sites – LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  62. 62. Posting resumes?</li></ul>Page 7<br />One eye for looking<br />Other eye for seeing<br />Navigating a Crossroads in Your Career<br />
  63. 63. Step 5: SortingTwo-Way Interviews<br /><ul><li>8 Types of Interviews
  64. 64. Behavioral
  65. 65. Qualifying
  66. 66. Hiring manager
  67. 67. Sequential
  68. 68. 4 Steps to Engaging Interviews
  69. 69. Pray: start with your heart
  70. 70. Prepare: anxious for nothing
  71. 71. Perform: no unwholesome word
  72. 72. Praise: in everything give thanks
  73. 73. Dress for Success
  74. 74. Spiritually: put on the full armor of God
  75. 75. Mentally: connect your strengths to their needs
  76. 76. Physically: good grooming = careers booming </li></ul>Page 8<br /><ul><li>Introduction
  77. 77. Presentation
  78. 78. Stress
  79. 79. Team/panel </li></ul>Navigating a Crossroads in Your Career<br />
  80. 80. Step 6: SelectingWalk in Work Prepared for You<br /><ul><li>Get and Make Offers
  81. 81. Show how you meet employer/customer needs
  82. 82. Follow up every week for 7 weeks
  83. 83. Outline proposal plan, time, compensation
  84. 84. If you get another offer, tell them
  85. 85. Evaluate Offers
  86. 86. Prayer, counsel, analytical decision-making
  87. 87. Understand full opportunity
  88. 88. Win-win negotiation
  89. 89. God’s calling?
  90. 90. Got It or Not It
  91. 91. New Job Jump Start
  92. 92. Keep searching and sorting
  93. 93. Keep On Keeping On!</li></ul>Page 9<br />Navigating a Crossroads in Your Career<br />
  94. 94. Free 2010 Crossroads Career Workbook<br /><ul><li>6-Step/80-Page Workbook Includes
  95. 95. Career guide
  96. 96. Work exercises
  97. 97. Devotionals
  98. 98. For Best Results, Use
  99. 99. Workbook in print and online from www.CrossroadsCareer.org/register
  100. 100. Workbook with workshop or coach. It’s better together with others.</li></ul>Page 10<br />Navigating a Crossroads in Your Career<br />
  101. 101. Do You Have Any Questions<br />?<br />Page 11<br />Navigating a Crossroads in Your Career<br />
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