A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. <ul><li>Ashlee Lear </li></ul><ul><li>2001 Graduate of  The Ohio State University </li></ul><u...
Who is hiring? <ul><li>The Columbus Chamber predicts that education, health and social-services jobs will grow 2.4 percent...
Building Your Resume <ul><li>Resume </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A written document listing work experience, skills and education...
Educational Background <ul><li>Educational Background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many college students begin their resume with ...
Work Experience <ul><li>Work Experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start with the most recent job that you had that is relevant...
Skills & Activities <ul><li>Skills & Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lastly, you will want to put down any skills or acti...
Formatting your Resume <ul><li>Layout </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Experiment with different layouts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>K...
06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. Phone Interview Tips <ul><li>The best interviews are the ones that are prepared for t...
06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. Phone Interview Tips cont. <ul><li>Answer questions in a concise and direct manner an...
06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. Face to Face Interview <ul><li>Always give yourself time to arrive at the interview 1...
06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. Face to Face Interview cont. <ul><li>Try and get an itinerary of your interviews and ...
06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. When asked what the biggest mistake college graduates make during the interview proce...
06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. Get Involved… <ul><li>School Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Organizations ...
06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. Thank you!! Ashlee Lear A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. [email_address] www.aacareerconsu...
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  1. 1. A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. <ul><li>Ashlee Lear </li></ul><ul><li>2001 Graduate of The Ohio State University </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelors of Art in Psychology and Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Delta Gamma Alumnae – Pledge Class of ‘98 </li></ul><ul><li>Close to a decade of sales and recruiting experience </li></ul><ul><li>Active member of the Chamber of Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus Young Professional </li></ul>06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC.
  2. 2. Who is hiring? <ul><li>The Columbus Chamber predicts that education, health and social-services jobs will grow 2.4 percent this year, the greatest growth among 10 categories in central Ohio. Another field projected to gain jobs is transportation and utilities, which the chamber report says will add 1.6 percent. </li></ul>06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC.
  3. 3. Building Your Resume <ul><li>Resume </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A written document listing work experience, skills and educational background </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The order in which these items are listed on your resume will depend on what areas you are strongest in </li></ul></ul>06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC.
  4. 4. Educational Background <ul><li>Educational Background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many college students begin their resume with their educational background because they do not have much work experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Name of school, your major, type of degree (BA, BS, MA), type of minor, GPA, graduation date or expected graduation date, year in college </li></ul></ul>06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC.
  5. 5. Work Experience <ul><li>Work Experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start with the most recent job that you had that is relevant to the position that you are applying for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Next list any other jobs you have had just to show that you have had some type of work experience </li></ul></ul>06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC.
  6. 6. Skills & Activities <ul><li>Skills & Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lastly, you will want to put down any skills or activities that could be relevant to the job. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Office skills, speaking, computer programs, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Having a list of activities helps to show you know how to balance school work and extracurricular activities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sororities, Fraternities, Sports, Clubs, Associations, Organizations, Volunteering, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul>06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC.
  7. 7. Formatting your Resume <ul><li>Layout </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Experiment with different layouts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep the font simple and use black ink </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make sure its well organized, clean and easy to read </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proofread very carefully! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you need some ideas on layouts – email me! </li></ul></ul>06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC.
  8. 8. 06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. Phone Interview Tips <ul><li>The best interviews are the ones that are prepared for the most </li></ul><ul><li>Do your homework.  Check out the company’s website and know some specific facts you can discuss or form into a question </li></ul><ul><li>Have your resume in front of you when on the phone and be prepared to discuss in detail your work/school/activity history </li></ul><ul><li>Have a set of success stories from your schooling/activities/job prepared to share.  These should include times when you were faced with a problem, how you overcame the problem, and the ending positive result </li></ul>
  9. 9. 06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. Phone Interview Tips cont. <ul><li>Answer questions in a concise and direct manner and avoid straying off the topic at hand. </li></ul><ul><li>Be yourself and relax </li></ul><ul><li>Close the interview reiterating your interest in the position and inquire on what the next step in the process will be </li></ul><ul><li>Get the contact info of that person that interviewed you and send a thank you email or letter </li></ul>
  10. 10. 06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. Face to Face Interview <ul><li>Always give yourself time to arrive at the interview 15 minutes early.  Never put yourself in a position where you have to rush to the interview, if it can be avoided. </li></ul><ul><li>Be well groomed and dress conservatively and professionally.  Wear a suit and tie, or a suit with a blouse, dress shoes, etc. Wear a limited amount of jewelry and make-up.  Avoid wearing strong cologne or perfume.  </li></ul><ul><li>Take a couple copies of your resume with you to the interviews. </li></ul>
  11. 11. 06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. Face to Face Interview cont. <ul><li>Try and get an itinerary of your interviews and research each interviewer as much as possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain eye contact with everyone you speak with and be enthusiastic.  </li></ul><ul><li>Smile. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid saying negatives about your previous employers. </li></ul><ul><li>Again, close the interview reiterating your interest in the position and inquire on what the next step in the process will be. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you get the contact info of the person who interviewed you (business card, call HR, etc.) and send that person or people a thank you email or letter. </li></ul>
  12. 12. 06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. When asked what the biggest mistake college graduates make during the interview process, employers said….. <ul><li>Acting bored or cocky </li></ul><ul><li>Not dressing appropriately </li></ul><ul><li>Coming to the interview with no knowledge of the company </li></ul><ul><li>Not turning off cell phones or electronic devices </li></ul><ul><li>Not asking good questions during the interview </li></ul><ul><li>Asking what the pay is before the company considered them for the job </li></ul><ul><li>Spamming employers with the same resume and/or cover letter </li></ul><ul><li>Failure to remove unprofessional photos/content from social networking pages, web pages, blogs, etc. </li></ul>
  13. 13. 06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. Get Involved… <ul><li>School Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participate in Charities, Philanthropies, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Networking! </li></ul><ul><li>Internships </li></ul>
  14. 14. 06/08/09 A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. Thank you!! Ashlee Lear A&A CareerConsultants, LLC. [email_address] www.aacareerconsultants.com Thank you for your time and I look forward to hearing from you all! I am here to help you – utilize me!

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