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Get a job

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The slides for my presentation at Kansas City Developer's Conference on April 27th 2012

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Get a job

  1. 1. Get A Job!Advice for finding and landing your next Job @JamesEggers
  2. 2. Who’s Looking? @JamesEggers
  3. 3. Who’s Hiring? @JamesEggers
  4. 4. Who is in their Dream Job? @JamesEggers
  5. 5. Why are you not in your dream job? @JamesEggers
  6. 6. What would youconsider to be your dream job? @JamesEggers
  7. 7. How do you plan onfinding your dream job? @JamesEggers
  8. 8. Job Sites? @JamesEggers
  9. 9. Recruiters? @JamesEggers
  10. 10. LinkedIn? @JamesEggers
  11. 11. Networking @JamesEggers
  12. 12. Networking @JamesEggers
  13. 13. Networking• Work with people you want to work with. @JamesEggers
  14. 14. Networking• Work with people you want to work with.• Verify if a company is good or not @JamesEggers
  15. 15. Networking• Work with people you want to work with.• Verify if a company is good or not• Build your own credibility @JamesEggers
  16. 16. Building the Brand of You @JamesEggers
  17. 17. Building the Brand of You @JamesEggers
  18. 18. @JamesEggershttp://blog.hubspot.com/Portals/249/images/blogging%20image.jpg
  19. 19. “You have a finite number of words left to speak before you die.” - Scott Hanselman (paraphrased) @JamesEggers http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7050/6773151896_7e7a6664ca_o.jpg
  20. 20. @JamesEggershttp://randomactsofcoding.blogspot.com/2008/10/jquery-ajax-and-classic-asp.html
  21. 21. @JamesEggershttp://stackoverflow.com/questions/2057994/where-can-i-learn-about-mef/2097862#2097862
  22. 22. http://www.tipsblogger.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/blogger-logo.png @JamesEggershttp://lorelle.files.wordpress.com/2009/01/wplogo-blue-xl.png?w=250&h=250
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  24. 24. The results of research should be recorded. - Claude Hopkins @JamesEggers
  25. 25. @JamesEggershttp://www.webvideoforbusinesses.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/presentation.jpeg
  26. 26. “There are two typesof speakers in theworld. 1. The Nervousand 2. The Liars.” - Mark Twain @JamesEggers
  27. 27. No Slides Required @JamesEggers
  28. 28. @JamesEggers
  29. 29. @JamesEggers
  30. 30. Congratulations! @JamesEggers
  31. 31. Congratulations! You got an Interview! @JamesEggers
  32. 32. Congratulations! You got an Interview! Now What? @JamesEggers
  33. 33. Which Company Again? @JamesEggers
  34. 34. Who works there? @JamesEggers
  35. 35. What Position Again? @JamesEggers
  36. 36. Review Your Own Goals @JamesEggers
  37. 37. Write Down Questions to Ask @JamesEggers
  38. 38. How do you know you wantto work with these people if you don’t ask questions? @JamesEggers
  39. 39. If you don’t askquestions, you may take a step backwards. @JamesEggers
  40. 40. Interview Day @JamesEggers
  41. 41. @JamesEggers
  42. 42. Interviews are SpeakingEngagements about the topic of You. @JamesEggers
  43. 43. Take note of your surroundings @JamesEggers
  44. 44. Interview Tips @JamesEggers
  45. 45. Take Notes @JamesEggers
  46. 46. Answer all questions honestly. @JamesEggers
  47. 47. Know what you don’t know. @JamesEggers
  48. 48. For Example:“I don’t know about that Sisodb; however, I’m sure I can research it and get up to speed fairly quickly. Is itsomething that you are using or evaluating currently?” @JamesEggers
  49. 49. Try @JamesEggers
  50. 50. Be friendly...not witty. @JamesEggers
  51. 51. Skills vs Roles @JamesEggers
  52. 52. Ask about a recentchallenge of their’s. @JamesEggers
  53. 53. You are interviewingfor your Future, not your Past. @JamesEggers
  54. 54. Post-Interview Tips @JamesEggers
  55. 55. Get ContactInformation @JamesEggers
  56. 56. Hiring Processes are Long @JamesEggers
  57. 57. Tell your friends about the company @JamesEggers
  58. 58. Review Your Notes @JamesEggers
  59. 59. Recommended Reading @JamesEggers
  60. 60. @JamesEggers
  61. 61. @JamesEggers
  62. 62. @JamesEggers
  63. 63. @JamesEggers
  64. 64. So again, who is Hiring? @JamesEggers
  65. 65. Thank YouEmail: james.r.eggers@gmail.comTwitter: @JamesEggers @JamesEggers

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