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Can the crisis become an opportunity forthe Accounting & Finance Professionals? Yiorgos Fragkos Erato Paraschaki          ...
What About the Human Age?
World of Work Trends: Indicators of the Human Age Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012    3
The Global Working Age Population                                                            Source: Deloitte Research/UN ...
The Human Age is Creating ComplexityThere will be new demands for:      • Productivity      • Innovation      • TalentComp...
Demographics and the talent                                                  mismatch are increasing the                  ...
The Talent Mismatch Illustrated                                                                               Lack of reso...
Manpower’s 2011 Talent Shortage Survey Findings                   The top 10 jobs employers are having difficulty filling ...
Global Demographics World Map According to Population Distribution in 2011 Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012...
Global DemographicsWorld Map According to Population Distribution by 2050 Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 ...
USEFUL TIPS FORSUCCESSFUL JOB SEARCH
Let’s Get Started!                            Making                            Making                                    ...
Alignment Model Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012   13
Next                           Making                           Making                    Career          CV              ...
Career Assessment - Key Messages        Understand your values, motivation and interests        Identify and describe your...
Values and Interests                “Take care to get what you like           or you will be forced to like what you get” ...
Key Strengths Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012   17
Achievements                Challenge                Action                Result          Alternatively you can use the S...
Options and Opportunities      Similar Job or Function /                    Different Job or Function /     Different Indu...
Career Mapping Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012   20
Next                           Making                           Making                                                    ...
CV Development - Key Messages Understand the purpose of your CV Choose the CV format that’s best for you and your market D...
Choosing the Best Format              Reverse Chronological CV                            Functional CV                   ...
Developing Your CV                                 There are no absolutes,                                   just good pra...
Reviewing your CVGiving FeedbackDescribe what you have observedSpecify the consequencesIf required:Agree what needs to be ...
Next                           Making                           Making                    Career          CV              ...
Approaching the Market - Key Messages Understand the importance of market research in the jobsearch process Look at a stru...
Taking your Strengths to Market Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012   28
Job Opportunities Iceberg Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012   29
The ABC of Networking Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012   30
Your Network Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012   31
Online Networking Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012   32
Direct Approach  Open with a hook  Your 30 Second Commercial  Close on a positive note  “Let’s meet” Manpower Professional...
Research                                Why?                             How? •Identify openings and                      ...
Next                            Making                            Making                    Career          CV            ...
Interviews - Key MessagesUnderstand the purpose of interviews and prepare for a variety ofinterview situationsRespond effe...
Purpose of an Interview?                                       CAN you do the job?                                       W...
The Interview as a Sales Process Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012   38
Probing Questions Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012   39
What to PrepareResearch the:                                      Find out about the: Role                                ...
After the InterviewInterview follow up is crucial:Review the experience and discuss with consultant or objective contactSe...
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Can the crisis become an opportunity?

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Valuable tips on career assessment, CV development, approaching the market and giving a great job interview. Presented by Yiorgos Fragkos, Business Development Director and Erato Paraschaki, Finance & Accounting Practice Leader, of the Manpower Professional team, at our April 2012 Open House event titled How Can the Crisis Become an Opportunity for Accounting & Finance Professionals.

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Can the crisis become an opportunity?

  1. 1. Can the crisis become an opportunity forthe Accounting & Finance Professionals? Yiorgos Fragkos Erato Paraschaki Tuesday, April 10, 2012
  2. 2. What About the Human Age?
  3. 3. World of Work Trends: Indicators of the Human Age Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 3
  4. 4. The Global Working Age Population Source: Deloitte Research/UN Population Division (http://esa.un.org/unpp/) It’s 2008: Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 4 Do You Know Where Your Talent Is? Why Acquisition and Retention Strategies Don’t Work, p.6
  5. 5. The Human Age is Creating ComplexityThere will be new demands for: • Productivity • Innovation • TalentComplexity needs to be confronted with solutions Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 5
  6. 6. Demographics and the talent mismatch are increasing the pressure to find the right skills in the right place at the right time as working age populations decline, economies rebound, emerging markets rise, and the nature of work shifts.Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 6
  7. 7. The Talent Mismatch Illustrated Lack of resources creates tension Demand for skill on the high demand skills market Oversupply of low or wrongly skilled Supply of skill resources generates under- employment and unemployment Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 7 Source: Confronting the Talent Crunch: A Manpower White Paper
  8. 8. Manpower’s 2011 Talent Shortage Survey Findings The top 10 jobs employers are having difficulty filling (ranked in order):Global Greece Global 1. Manual Trades 1. Sales Skilled Representatives 2. Sales Skilled Representatives 2. Technicians 3. Technicians 3. Secretaries/Pas/Assistants/Office 4. Engineers Support 5. Accounting / Finance 4. Accounting /Finance 6. Production Operators 5. Management/Executives 7. Secretaries/PAs/Assistants/Office 6. IT Staff Support 7. Laborers 8. Management/Executives 8. Mechanics 9. Drivers 9. Skilled Trades 10. Laborers 10. Customer Service Representatives & Customer Support Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 8
  9. 9. Global Demographics World Map According to Population Distribution in 2011 Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 9
  10. 10. Global DemographicsWorld Map According to Population Distribution by 2050 Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 nGenera & Don Tapscott 10
  11. 11. USEFUL TIPS FORSUCCESSFUL JOB SEARCH
  12. 12. Let’s Get Started! Making Making CV CV Career a a Development Assessment Development Start Start Approaching Approaching the the Interviews Interviews Summary Market Market Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 12
  13. 13. Alignment Model Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 13
  14. 14. Next Making Making Career CV CV a a Assessment Development Start Development Start Approaching Approaching the Interviews Interviews Summary the Market Market Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 14
  15. 15. Career Assessment - Key Messages Understand your values, motivation and interests Identify and describe your transferable skills and competences Analyse and describe your achievements Consider your possible options and opportunities Compile a career map to pull together your self awareness picture Career Assessment Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 15
  16. 16. Values and Interests “Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get” George Bernard Shaw Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 16
  17. 17. Key Strengths Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 17
  18. 18. Achievements Challenge Action Result Alternatively you can use the STAR Model (Situation, Task, Action, Result) Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 18
  19. 19. Options and Opportunities Similar Job or Function / Different Job or Function / Different Industry or Sector Different Industry Similar Job or Function / Different Job or Function / Similar Industry or Sector Similar Industry or Sector Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 19
  20. 20. Career Mapping Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 20
  21. 21. Next Making Making Career CV CV a a Assessment Development Development Start Start Approaching Approaching the the Interviews Interviews Summary Market Market Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 21
  22. 22. CV Development - Key Messages Understand the purpose of your CV Choose the CV format that’s best for you and your market Describe your achievements using concise, powerful,memorable language Develop a winning CV in the light of best practice CV Development Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 22
  23. 23. Choosing the Best Format Reverse Chronological CV Functional CV Use for: Use for: The hidden job market The visible or hidden job market Highlighting key transferable capabilities Targeting a similar role or industry Making a significant career change Highlighting your career progression Avoiding repetition if you have been with Traditional organisations an organisation a long time using similar skills One page ‘Resume Style’ Bio Combination CV Use for: Use for: The visible or hidden job market Networking meetings Highlighting key capabilities in a Self employment chronology Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 23
  24. 24. Developing Your CV There are no absolutes, just good practices!Organising Clarify your career goal and collate your informationWriting Put your thoughts together in cohesive statementsEditing Clarify and organise text in focused, concise language and target to market Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 24
  25. 25. Reviewing your CVGiving FeedbackDescribe what you have observedSpecify the consequencesIf required:Agree what needs to be doneReceiving FeedbackListen carefullyAsk for clarificationEvaluate carefullyReceive in the spirit it is givenCheck out later with others Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 25
  26. 26. Next Making Making Career CV CV a a Assessment Development Development Start Start Approaching Approaching the the Interviews Interviews Summary Market Market Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 26
  27. 27. Approaching the Market - Key Messages Understand the importance of market research in the jobsearch process Look at a structure for evaluating your career options Review the key routes to the job market – visible and hidden Develop effective strategies to exploit all routes to the jobmarket Approaching Approaching the the Market Market Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 27
  28. 28. Taking your Strengths to Market Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 28
  29. 29. Job Opportunities Iceberg Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 29
  30. 30. The ABC of Networking Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 30
  31. 31. Your Network Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 31
  32. 32. Online Networking Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 32
  33. 33. Direct Approach Open with a hook Your 30 Second Commercial Close on a positive note “Let’s meet” Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 33
  34. 34. Research Why? How? •Identify openings and •Directories/magazines opportunities/hidden market •Industry associations •Explore functional roles that •Market research reports encompass your skills •Press articles e.g. trade publications etc •Generate lists of target •Recruitment consultants companies/write letters •Internet •Prepare for the interview •Network - go out and talk to •Prepare for networking people! Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 34
  35. 35. Next Making Making Career CV CV a a Assessment Development Start Development Start Approaching Approaching the Interviews Interviews the Summary Market Market Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 35
  36. 36. Interviews - Key MessagesUnderstand the purpose of interviews and prepare for a variety ofinterview situationsRespond effectively to common interview questionsBuild confidence and develop key interview skillsEvaluate a job offer and negotiate the best package Interviews Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 36
  37. 37. Purpose of an Interview? CAN you do the job? WILL you do the job? Do you FIT in? Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 37
  38. 38. The Interview as a Sales Process Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 38
  39. 39. Probing Questions Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 39
  40. 40. What to PrepareResearch the: Find out about the: Role Interview process or format Company Interviewer or panel members IndustryPrepare: Think about: Yourself Your arrival Your questions Sitting in reception Entering the interview room Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 40
  41. 41. After the InterviewInterview follow up is crucial:Review the experience and discuss with consultant or objective contactSend a follow up letterAsk for feedbackLearn from the experienceFeed this in to the preparation for the next interviewDon’t take rejection personally/evaluate the job offer Manpower Professional | Tuesday, April 10, 2012 41
  42. 42. Thank you!

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