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Job Search Tips


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This is s presentation that I delivery to job seekers. It allows job seekers to see behind the scenes of what recruiters see on job boards.

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Job Search Tips

  1. 1. Navigating The Complex World of Online Job Search
  2. 2. The Employment Store <ul><li>General Office </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Administrative, Book-keepers, Office Managers, HR, Reception, Clerical, Customer Service, Data Entry </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Medical Office </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Secretaries, Front Office, Billers, Transcription, Clinical </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Executive Placement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accountants, Sales Reps, Marketing, Engineers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Select Trades </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Custodial Services, Facilities, Food Services </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. How to Apply with TES <ul><li>Apply On-line </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Email Resume to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fax or Send Resume to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Employment Store </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>205 St. Paul Street Suite 101 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rochester, NY 14604 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facsimile: 585-232-2147 </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Biggest Job Boards <ul><li>Who Are The Players </li></ul><ul><li>Who Are The Biggest </li></ul><ul><li>What Is a Niche Board </li></ul><ul><li>Where Is Job Boards Market Going </li></ul>
  5. 5. Ads vs. Posting <ul><li>Fishing Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ad = bait </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Posting = fish finder </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Common Posting Mistakes <ul><li>Incomplete information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When given fields use them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t ever say see attached </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your ability to follow directions and thoroughness are on display </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Common Posting Mistakes <ul><li>Listing Pay Online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This is not a negotiation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be honest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Showing a range is sometimes OK </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Common Posting Mistakes <ul><li>Hiding Contact Info </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do you really need to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remember it is only bigger companies that can afford to see your contact info </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Common Posting Mistakes <ul><li>Stopping at One Job Board </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spread your info through the web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get noticed on multiple boards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Understand that companies generally use one or two boards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Job boards users follow a regional pattern </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. See What We See <ul><li> </li></ul>
  11. 11. ** Secret: Freshness Dating <ul><li>FD keeps you off lists </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Change something each week </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remember most job boards have this feature </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Using The Internet Footprint <ul><li>New Tools Are Developing Each Day </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Diver </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Careerbuilder </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Using The Internet Footprint <ul><li>Are Your Personal Uses Personal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook, Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogging, Restaurant Review </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Using Indeed <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Indeed will search while you sleep </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indeed searches boards, blogs and sites </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Craigslist For Recruiting <ul><li>This is a rapidly growing medium </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The good news it is free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The bad news it is free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make sure the company is legitimate </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Clean Up Communication <ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Phone Mail </li></ul><ul><li>Message Takers </li></ul><ul><li>Repeat, Repeat, Repeat </li></ul>
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