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Penetrating The Job Market 11.10

  1. 1. Tina Romano-Allen Independent Consulting 2010<br />1<br />Penetrating the Job Market<br />
  2. 2. Penetrating the Job Market<br />After learning his position was eliminated following 18 years with his company, Joe Jobseeker began to think of what he needed to do to find another job. “Resume? Yes, I guess I’ll have to work on that.” “But I just hate walking door to door filling out applications. And I’ll have to start getting the Sunday paper so I can check the classifieds and mail out my resume. That means I should buy some stamps!” And, in an effort not to lose any time, Joe headed directly to the post office.<br />WHAT’S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE????<br />Tina Romano-Allen Independent Consulting 2010<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Penetrating the Job Market<br />DID YOU KNOW:<br />70% OF JOBS ARE NOT FOUND ON JOB BOARDS <br />Tina Romano-Allen Independent Consulting 2010<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Penetrating the Job Market<br />How do you penetrate the entire market, including “hidden jobs”? First of all, PREPARE!!<br />PREPARE: THE BASICS<br /><ul><li>Skills and competencies (assessments)
  5. 5. Solid resume
  6. 6. Know and be able to clearly articulate what you want
  7. 7. Build your job search skills</li></ul>Tina Romano-Allen Independent Consulting 2010<br />4<br />
  8. 8. Penetrating the Job Market<br />AVENUES TO BREAK INTO THE MARKET:<br />Tina Romano-Allen Independent Consulting 2010<br />5<br />Networking + targeted network events<br />Informational interviews <br />Career Planning & Placement Offices<br />Tell Everyone!<br />LinkedIn*<br />Volunteer +<br />contract work<br />Job Search Groups<br />Job Fairs<br />
  9. 9. Penetrating the Job Market<br />CONDUCTING NETWORKING DISCUSSIONS:<br /><ul><li>Introduce yourself
  10. 10. Concisely summarize your message
  11. 11. Ask for expertise, information – not for a job
  12. 12. Ask for referrals
  13. 13. Offer to help
  14. 14. Close – thank you
  15. 15. Follow up in writing (email)</li></ul>Tina Romano-Allen Independent Consulting 2010<br />6<br />
  16. 16. Penetrating the Job Market<br />FREE LINKED IN TUTORIAL RESOURCES<br /><ul><li>www.jobsearch.about.com
  17. 17. www.interactiveinsightsgroup.com
  18. 18. www.learn.linkedin.com/training
  19. 19. www.careerservices.linkedin.com/webinar</li></ul>Tina Romano-Allen Independent Consulting 2010<br />7<br />

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