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  • Resume Writing

    1. 1. Self-Marketing Strategies Resume Writing
    2. 2. Self-Directedness (Self-Marketing) <ul><li>These Skills are effective for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inter-Viewing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E-Motion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working with athletes/patients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interacting with others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>presenting projects </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>discussing current work situations </li></ul></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Presentation Agenda <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>What is an Inter-View? </li></ul><ul><li>Where do you start? </li></ul><ul><li>Research, research, research! </li></ul><ul><li>Non-verbal / body language </li></ul><ul><li>Interview Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Keys to successful interviewing </li></ul>
    4. 4. What is an Interview? <ul><li>A 2-way exchange of information: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>INTER & VIEW: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>An inside view </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Conversation with a purpose </li></ul></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Both Parties Should Investigate: <ul><li>COGNITIVE SKILL: Can you do the job? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Job Description </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical Competency </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SOCIAL COMPETENCY: Will you fit in? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organization Climate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Values </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Where do you start? <ul><li>Research the Job / Employer and General Market </li></ul><ul><li>Research Yourself </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Self-Imagery </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prepare a Resume </li></ul>PREPARATION IS KEY !
    7. 7. Researching Employers <ul><li>Know the basic facts: </li></ul><ul><li>Products or services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Size of organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Services provided </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geographical locations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Financial picture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>History of company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial offering </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Organizational structure </li></ul><ul><li>Position Description </li></ul>
    8. 8. Research Employers <ul><li>Key: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Taylor fit your interview to the environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>50% of your success is homework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need to know the expectations of the employer </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Research Yourself <ul><li>Speak to employer in values not technical terms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>environment/climate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mission/vision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>values </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>identify what you desire from potential employer </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Resume <ul><li>Generic Resume </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Employers look to a resume for disqualifies (not qualified) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make your resume more generic and fill in the blanks at the interview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make the resume 1 page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employers THINK they know what they want </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know the generals for Athletic Training settings and customize for your desired setting </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Resume
    12. 12. Resume
    13. 13. Resume
    14. 14. Essentials in an Interview <ul><li>Self Awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Setting/Location: Minimize distractions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Listening Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nonverbal Cues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know your self- inventory </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Green Light/Yellow Light Approach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nonverbal Cues </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Setting, Location and Distractions <ul><li>Position self/other so there are minimal distractions </li></ul><ul><li>Position of the desk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Desk if for authority/control a barrier </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sit next to interviewer: minimize the barrier (naked truth) </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Emotional Cues <ul><li>How they impact the interview: </li></ul><ul><li>Words 10% </li></ul><ul><li>Tone of voice 35% </li></ul><ul><li>Body Language 55% </li></ul>
    17. 17. Non-Verbal Cues <ul><li>3 Types of Non-verbal Cues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facial Expression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Body Language (body angle) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eye Contact </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As interviewee/er need to be aware of your own and the participants non-verbal cues to bring individual back to a “green light” </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Non-verbal Cues <ul><li>Professional dress </li></ul><ul><li>Good eye contact </li></ul><ul><li>Sit comfortably </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriate facial expression </li></ul><ul><li>Enthusiasm in voice </li></ul><ul><li>Actively Listen and respond </li></ul><ul><li>Firm handshake </li></ul>
    19. 19. Interview Awareness Skills <ul><li>Self-Awareness: Like to listen </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t create labeling or prejudging </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mimic Interviewer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need to recognize that mimicking occurs and keep your balance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Misguiding the interviewee: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make sure you are aware of these statements and correct the interviewer </li></ul></ul>
    20. 20. Self-Inventory <ul><li>Make a list of strengths and weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared to neutralize the negative between two positives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>example: I recognize that I don’t have much experience but I am a quick learner and interested in learning </li></ul></ul>+ - +
    21. 21. Common Areas Covered in the Interview <ul><li>KEY attributes & skills: </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork / Interpersonal </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Solving </li></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Decision-making </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership /Initiative </li></ul>
    22. 22. Tough Interview <ul><li>Tell me about yourself… </li></ul><ul><li>Describe a time when …. </li></ul><ul><li>If you were to… </li></ul><ul><li>What are your career goals & aspirations? </li></ul><ul><li>Why should I hire you? </li></ul>?s
    23. 23. Closing the Interview <ul><li>Ask any final questions to the interviewer </li></ul><ul><li>Sell yourself one last time </li></ul><ul><li>Convey enthusiasm for the position </li></ul><ul><li>Ask about the next steps… </li></ul><ul><li>Thank the interviewer </li></ul>
    24. 24. After the Interview <ul><li>Debrief after the interview and reflect on how it went </li></ul><ul><li>Write a thank you letter </li></ul><ul><li>Follow up with the company </li></ul>