Revitalizing Your Career
and Job Search
Image and Nutrition Consultant at YOSimage.com
Career and Job Search Coach at KHDinternational.com
Why are we here tonight?
To discuss career transitions and job search
To be inspired and to inspire
To learn about Image and Branding
To explore the career transition process
"Talents are common, everyone has them - but rare is the courage to follow our
talents where they lead." - Anon
Assess your transferable skills, areas of expertise,
interests, hobbies, VALUES!
Listen to your intuition!
List your achievements and jobs held that you truly
We have to leave our comfort zone
There is a fear of the Unknown
Worries about the future
We feel we are not in control
Simple steps to drive by these blocks:
To move on we first have to leave the past behind!
We must allow ourselves enough time to process, plan and prepare
Now is no time for impulsivity, save your creative energy for career
Be persistent, do not give up!
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or
present are certain to miss the future.” - John F. Kennedy
Are there Roadblocks?
4 Rules to Networking to help build long
Mutualism- creating a win/win situation
Giving - value before receiving anything in return
Targeting- specific groups or companies
Reconnecting- with people and never losing touch
How to use Social Networking sites
Define your objectives
Create an award winning web or blog
Locate hiring managers in online
Personal Branding is about getting yourself out
there whether on the web or in person and
talking about your passion over and over again.
It differentiates you from your peers and helps
position yourself in the field as a specialist and an
authority who knows how to do the job and fill a
particular niche in the workplace better than
How to identify and develop
your own image
Once you have established your personal
branding which is what your passion or expertise
is that you want to pursue then it's developing
your image to suit your particular brand.
Studies show that people base their first
impression of you within 30 seconds
What People Pay Attention to
What they see 55%
How you speak 38%
What you say 7%
Transitioning from one job
If possible, do not leave your current job before
you have done proper exploration and research!
Experience shows it is easier to access
professional networks and groups once you still
have a job.
Manage your time well. Take care of your health
Prepare, prepare, prepare!
Choose a job you love and you will never have to
work a day in your life.“ - Confucius
Allow others to help you – give them a chance to
you find interesting
Explore career paths and jobs: research,
Create your job search strategy
Fine tune your application materials and interview
I'm doing everything I can to sabotage my career.
It's a little thing called fear of success".
- Jon Stewart
Draft your overall goals
Set a timeline and follow it. Remember to include joy,
family and friends too!
Talk to people, connect to people, interact with people!
Ask others about you!
Believe in yourself and take care of yourself!
"What then is the right way to live? Life
should be lived as play."