02/09/12 Executive Overview Prepared for the exclusive use of  Nichol’s College
02/09/12 <ul><ul><li>  AGENDA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Proposal </...
02/09/12 <ul><li>We do that by providing:  </li></ul><ul><li>Career support to students and professionals:  </li></ul><ul>...
02/09/12 <ul><li>over 100 members and alumni </li></ul><ul><li>over 1000 years accumulated professional experience </li></...
02/09/12 <ul><li>Career Club  </li></ul><ul><li>a structured coaching program designed to transform  professionals into ef...
02/09/12 <ul><ul><li>Building your brand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Developing your value proposition </li></ul></ul><...
0 02/09/12 <ul><li>Job Club </li></ul><ul><li>Treat your career as if you are the owner of your own small </li></ul><ul><l...
02/09/12 <ul><ul><li>Human resource services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E...
02/09/12 Experienced executives capable of converting aspirations into  bottom-line results. <ul><li>Business planning </l...
02/09/12 Proposal … .forming a confederacy of experts
02/09/12 <ul><li>Job Market </li></ul><ul><li>Globalization </li></ul><ul><li>“ HP Cuts 9,000 Jobs With One Hand, Adds 6,0...
02/09/12 <ul><li>Job Market </li></ul><ul><li>Are you a fit for the company? </li></ul><ul><li>Research companies meeting ...
02/09/12 <ul><li>Program features </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly club meetings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skills and professional dev...
02/09/12 <ul><li>How does that compare? </li></ul><ul><li>Professionally written resume $  600 </li></ul><ul><li>Individua...
02/09/12 <ul><li>Next Steps </li></ul><ul><li>Assign project team </li></ul><ul><li>Jointly define program content </li></...
02/09/12 Thank You.
02/09/12 <ul><li>We transform challenge into opportunity. </li></ul><ul><li>For professionals-  We provide the essential c...
02/09/12 <ul><li>Need a specialized skill? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have staffing shortages?  </li></ul><ul><li>Want an in...
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  1. 1. 02/09/12 Executive Overview Prepared for the exclusive use of Nichol’s College
  2. 2. 02/09/12 <ul><ul><li> AGENDA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Proposal </li></ul>
  3. 3. 02/09/12 <ul><li>We do that by providing: </li></ul><ul><li>Career support to students and professionals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Market reality awareness, networking skills, how to land and retain a position. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Addressing the needs and challenges of professionals looking to take their careers to the next level. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing a network for students about to launch their careers. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing a safe networking environment supporting professionals in search of new opportunities. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A consultancy committed to addressing the needs and challenges of the business community. </li></ul>www.smartvt.org SMARTVT is committed to changing the way professionals think about themselves and the job market A not-for-profit organization addressing the needs and challenges of students and professionals looking to take their careers to the next level of success while supporting and nurturing local businesses.
  4. 4. 02/09/12 <ul><li>over 100 members and alumni </li></ul><ul><li>over 1000 years accumulated professional experience </li></ul><ul><li>experience across dozens of industry segments </li></ul>SMART VT Member Profile
  5. 5. 02/09/12 <ul><li>Career Club </li></ul><ul><li>a structured coaching program designed to transform professionals into effective solution providers. </li></ul><ul><li>we provide the mentoring, skills and tools essential for any successful business leader. </li></ul><ul><li>The Bench </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a consultancy providing local business with access to the diverse skills of our membership to solve structural, technical and strategic business challenges. </li></ul></ul>Two Core Product Offerings
  6. 6. 02/09/12 <ul><ul><li>Building your brand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Developing your value proposition </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Presenting with confidence </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing your message </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How to do market analysis of your skills </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Am I competitive </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>High impact resume development </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Building a network of advocates </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Effective use of social networking tools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coaching, mentoring and motivating </li></ul></ul>SMART VT Services … becoming CEO of your career Career Support …positioning for the future Career Club
  7. 7. 0 02/09/12 <ul><li>Job Club </li></ul><ul><li>Treat your career as if you are the owner of your own small </li></ul><ul><li>Business. The Job Club networking group provides you with </li></ul><ul><li>the essential skills you need to grow personally, professionally </li></ul><ul><li>and to successfully navigate the job market. </li></ul><ul><li>You will: </li></ul><ul><li>Be the CEO of your own career </li></ul><ul><li>Translate the world of academia into the world of work. </li></ul><ul><li>Speak the language of business…..profitability </li></ul><ul><li>Build and communicate your brand message to the business world </li></ul><ul><li>Establish an immediate network with access to all levels of hiring authorities </li></ul>Career Club Offering
  8. 8. 02/09/12 <ul><ul><li>Human resource services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering solutions </li></ul></ul>SMART VT Services … gaining expertise for your company Consulting … .resources and expertise that you need, when you need them The Bench
  9. 9. 02/09/12 Experienced executives capable of converting aspirations into bottom-line results. <ul><li>Business planning </li></ul><ul><li>Budgeting/cost analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Restructuring support </li></ul><ul><li>Process improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing support </li></ul><ul><li>New product analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Quality/ISO support </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial Health and safety programs </li></ul>SMART VT Services <ul><li>Executive recruiting </li></ul><ul><li>Interim staffing </li></ul><ul><li>Outplacement </li></ul><ul><li>Organization development and Talent assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Career coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Benefit program analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Skills training </li></ul><ul><li>Product requirements planning </li></ul><ul><li>Software development </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanical Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Network admin </li></ul><ul><li>Design, Prototype, Production </li></ul><ul><li>Technology assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental services </li></ul>Professional Services H/R Services Engineering Services
  10. 10. 02/09/12 Proposal … .forming a confederacy of experts
  11. 11. 02/09/12 <ul><li>Job Market </li></ul><ul><li>Globalization </li></ul><ul><li>“ HP Cuts 9,000 Jobs With One Hand, Adds 6,000 With the Other..overseas” </li></ul><ul><li>24.4% of 2010 college graduates …have a job, up from 19.7 percent last year… average salary .slipped 1.7 % </li></ul><ul><li>49% of graduates … working in jobs that do not require bachelors </li></ul>Job Market Environment Dramatically Changing Traditional Career Services Not Sufficient <ul><li>US DOL predicts that a new college hire will have 14 jobs by the time they are 38 yrs old. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Top 10 In demand jobs in 2010 didn’t exist in 2004” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>50% have been in their current job less than 5 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>25% have been in their current jobs less than 2 years </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology enables globalization. no jobs “safe”; Law, Med. Eng, outsourced… </li></ul><ul><li>Employers view hires as temp employees solving short term problem </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expendable based upon skills needed 2-3 years out. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students finding sanctuary in MBA, Law, grad. programs … but may find those fields are declining and face poor prospects upon graduation.. </li></ul><ul><li>Many students not prepared to position themselves for the market realities and constant change they will face. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How do you keep your job once you have landed it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How do you position yourself for when you are in transition? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where is the job market going? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to be the CEO of your career </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. 02/09/12 <ul><li>Job Market </li></ul><ul><li>Are you a fit for the company? </li></ul><ul><li>Research companies meeting your job needs </li></ul><ul><li>New & traditional tools to launch your campaign: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn, Twitter, cold calls, Foursquare, Slideshare, networking </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Target companies meeting your requirements for a job experience </li></ul><ul><li>Develop inside contacts </li></ul>Job Market Environment Dramatically Changing Traditional Career Services Not Sufficient ……………… Continued……………. <ul><li>Skills and experience are employee responsibilities , constant market analysis, networking required to stay current and employed. </li></ul><ul><li>Less than 8% of jobs filled via job boards. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hidden job market”: many companies don’t post positions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some estimates claim 80%+ of positions filled by networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Positions created by a company to match a persons experience or skill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Job posting to social media sites: LinkedIn, Twitter; Craigslist, job fairs; blogs etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Research out companies that fit your career goals and match the environment you wish to work in. </li></ul><ul><li>SMARTvt teaches what is needed to be employed for life. </li></ul>
  13. 13. 02/09/12 <ul><li>Program features </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly club meetings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skills and professional development training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual goal setting and accountability </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Build a job hunting tool kit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing a compelling personal brand / value proposition… what skills are you taking to market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding demand for your skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify gaps, how competitive are you? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing the effective resume </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Establishing a multi-dimensional social network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distinguishing yourself from the market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Winning interview skills </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mentoring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Share/learn from the experience of the group </li></ul></ul><ul><li>First step into the work force </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interim opportunities within our consulting practice </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Proposal: </li></ul><ul><li>Establish a Nichol’s College Career Club </li></ul><ul><li>A Program featuring: </li></ul><ul><li>Safe, structured career launch </li></ul><ul><li>Designed for and supportive of the College’s mission </li></ul><ul><li>Operated by SMARTvt </li></ul>
  14. 14. 02/09/12 <ul><li>How does that compare? </li></ul><ul><li>Professionally written resume $ 600 </li></ul><ul><li>Individual career coaching 2 hr @$150/hr $ 300 </li></ul><ul><li>Interview coaching 4hours @$150/hr $ 600 </li></ul><ul><li>Intern job income depending on skills & market $ 300 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Total $1,800 </li></ul></ul></ul>Offering your students a truly unique value proposition Proposed program cost (per student) $ 1,800
  15. 15. 02/09/12 <ul><li>Next Steps </li></ul><ul><li>Assign project team </li></ul><ul><li>Jointly define program content </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and pursue grant funding sources </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare marketing collateral and product launch </li></ul>Goal Launch a trial offering during the Spring semester
  16. 16. 02/09/12 Thank You.
  17. 17. 02/09/12 <ul><li>We transform challenge into opportunity. </li></ul><ul><li>For professionals- We provide the essential coaching, skills and perspective you need to take your career to the next level. </li></ul><ul><li>For the business community- We have assembled the broadest range of professionals to address your unique business need. </li></ul>A consultancy committed to addressing the needs and challenges of the business community.
  18. 18. 02/09/12 <ul><li>Need a specialized skill? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have staffing shortages? </li></ul><ul><li>Want an independent assessment of a business issue? </li></ul><ul><li>We will help: </li></ul><ul><li>We have a talented team, experienced in a broad cross-section of industries. </li></ul><ul><li>Our skills are supplemented by a network of qualified affiliated professionals. </li></ul><ul><li>Support the community…buy local </li></ul>SMART VT Will Help

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