Your career.Your future.                           Do you have what it takes to succeed?Thursday, January 19, 12
NEW REALITYThursday, January 19, 12
-2.0                              M                                       -2.2                                            ...
Branding Consultant                                                              Psychologist                 Project Mana...
WHO ARE                            YOU?Thursday, January 19, 12
Your career                           The Brand of You                           • Know your brand     (Passion, values, s...
POWER OF             COMMUNICATIONThursday, January 19, 12
Forms of communication             Your career                           •   The words you use to communicate your story  ...
EMBRACING    TECHNOLOGYThursday, January 19, 12
Your career   Online presence                            • Digital portfolio                            • Digital resume  ...
Your career     Online presence                                              - digital portfolio                          ...
Your career     Online presence                                         - digital resume                           ~ Visua...
Your career    Online presence                                 - LinkedIn profileThursday, January 19, 12
Your career                           If you think no one watches your online activity,                                   ...
NETWORK                      NETWORKThursday, January 19, 12                           NETWORK
Your career       Knowing people                              ASID                              FUEL                      ...
LEARN BY                           EXAMPLEThursday, January 19, 12
Student Profile         Meet Mary.         Mary is an interior design student at WCTC.         She is a student member of A...
Branding Consultant                                                              Psychologist                 Project Mana...
Mary’s Elevator Speech      Option One       - Hi, My name is Mary and I study interior design at WCTC. This summer, I’ll ...
Mary’s Elevator Speech      Option Two      - Hi, My name is Mary and I am an interior design student at WCTC.      Throug...
Mary’s Elevator Speech     Option Three     - Hi, My name is Mary. And I serve coffee. While some people call me a     bar...
Your career   Preparing an elevator speech                            • What are your strengths?                          ...
GOOD                                  LUCK                              Jenny S. Schrank   Aga Artka                      ...
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  1. 1. Your career.Your future. Do you have what it takes to succeed?Thursday, January 19, 12
  2. 2. NEW REALITYThursday, January 19, 12
  3. 3. -2.0 M -2.2 Jul-03 Jul-04 Jul-09 Jul-10 Jul-01 Jul-02 Jul-05 Jul-06 Jul-07 Jul-08 Jul-11 Oct-01 Oct-02 Apr-05 Apr-06 Oct-08 Oct-09 Apr-11 Apr-01 Apr-02 Apr-03 Oct-03 Apr-04 Oct-04 Oct-05 Oct-06 Apr-07 Oct-07 Apr-08 Apr-09 Apr-10 Oct-10 Oct-11 Jan-01 Jan-02 Jan-07 Jan-08 Jan-03 Jan-04 Jan-05 Jan-06 Jan-09 Jan-10 Jan-11 State of Construction Source: Automatic Data Processing, Inc., Macroeconomic Advisers, LLC. Your career * All size data included in the ADP National Employment Report is based on size of payroll. In some cases, small and medium-size payrolls belong to businesses employing more workers than indicated by the size grouping. Chart 4. Monthly Changes of Employment in Construction and Financial Activities 80 60 40 Financial 20 Activities 0 -20 Thousands -40 -60 -80 -100 Construction -120 -140 Jul.03 Jan.04 Jul.04 Jan.05 Jul.05 Jan.06 Jul.06 Jan.07 Jul.07 Jan.08 Jul.08 Jan.09 Jul.09 Jan.10 Jul.10 Jan.11 Jul.11 Source: Automatic Data Processing, Inc., Macroeconomic Advisers, LLCThursday, January 19, 12
  4. 4. Branding Consultant Psychologist Project Manager Client Representative Photographer Budget Manager Sales Representative Interior Design Writer/Blogger Product Researcher Sustainability Advocate Graphic Designer Negotiator AnthropologistThursday, January 19, 12
  5. 5. WHO ARE YOU?Thursday, January 19, 12
  6. 6. Your career The Brand of You • Know your brand (Passion, values, strengths, story) • Be your brand (Professional image, first and lasting impressions) • Share your story (Tell everyone you know) • Leverage your story (...through social media and networking )Thursday, January 19, 12
  7. 7. POWER OF COMMUNICATIONThursday, January 19, 12
  8. 8. Forms of communication Your career • The words you use to communicate your story • Written correspondence (email,s letters, thank you notes, text messages/blog/posts) • Oral communication (elevator speech/introduction, voicemails) • Face-to-face interaction (physical appearance, body language/physical contact) • Think before you speak (active listening)Thursday, January 19, 12
  9. 9. EMBRACING TECHNOLOGYThursday, January 19, 12
  10. 10. Your career Online presence • Digital portfolio • Digital resume • LinkedIn profile • Other resourcesThursday, January 19, 12
  11. 11. Your career Online presence - digital portfolio ~ SlideShare ~ Folio Link ~ PreziThursday, January 19, 12
  12. 12. Your career Online presence - digital resume ~ Visual CVThursday, January 19, 12
  13. 13. Your career Online presence - LinkedIn profileThursday, January 19, 12
  14. 14. Your career If you think no one watches your online activity, think again... According to a survey of 300 hiring professionals conducted by Reppler,Thursday, January 19, 12
  15. 15. NETWORK NETWORKThursday, January 19, 12 NETWORK
  16. 16. Your career Knowing people ASID FUEL www.asidwi.org www.fuelmilwaukee.org Network IIDA www.iidawi.org NKBA www.nkbawi.org WGBA www.wgba.orgThursday, January 19, 12
  17. 17. LEARN BY EXAMPLEThursday, January 19, 12
  18. 18. Student Profile Meet Mary. Mary is an interior design student at WCTC. She is a student member of ASID and is responsible for communicating news and information to the members via the Chapter’s Facebook Page. She currently volunteers at Children’s Hospital. She works part time at a local coffee shop, where she also coordinates monthly entertainment schedule. In her free time, she enjoys running and has competed in several marathons. She is looking for an internship at an architectural firm.Thursday, January 19, 12
  19. 19. Branding Consultant Psychologist Project Manager Client Representative Photographer Budget Manager Sales Representative Who is Mary? Writer/Blogger Product Researcher Sustainability Advocate Graphic Designer Negotiator AnthropologistThursday, January 19, 12
  20. 20. Mary’s Elevator Speech Option One - Hi, My name is Mary and I study interior design at WCTC. This summer, I’ll be looking for internship opportunities for the fall. I’m passionate about the connection between people and the environments where they live, work and play. I am prepared to support your team in any way in order to learn the real world process of creating engaging environments.Thursday, January 19, 12
  21. 21. Mary’s Elevator Speech Option Two - Hi, My name is Mary and I am an interior design student at WCTC. Through my volunteer work at Children’s Hospital, I see first hand the impact of an environment on human health, safety and well-being. I would love the opportunity to intern with a firm that specializes in healthcare environments I’m constantly researching design innovations in healthcare and would like to help grow your resource library.Thursday, January 19, 12
  22. 22. Mary’s Elevator Speech Option Three - Hi, My name is Mary. And I serve coffee. While some people call me a barista, I consider myself an anthropologist. I see multiple generations interact with each other and the environment in different ways. I want to intern with a firm that believes in universal design. I want to design spaces that appeal to people of all ages. I want to learn. I am prepared to work hard and show up every day.Thursday, January 19, 12
  23. 23. Your career Preparing an elevator speech • What are your strengths? pinpoint your best features, achievements, areas of acceleration...not GPA, but true life experience. • Who is your target audience? understand who you are speaking to • What is the main benefit? use an active adverb like improve, broaden, help train...Thursday, January 19, 12
  24. 24. GOOD LUCK Jenny S. Schrank Aga Artka p: 414/405-3011 p:414/213-4218 jsrebs@yahoo.com contactme@agaartka.comThursday, January 19, 12

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