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Rethink Your Job Search

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So you did it. You sent your resume to everyone you know. You have scoured job sites.
But you haven't heard back on your resume. Or you are not been able to score interviews.
It's time to rethink your job search....
Read on to find out about the latest job trends and how you can adopt a completely different job search strategy.
More at http://www.careertiger.com

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Rethink Your Job Search

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  2. 2. What does this p r eso c on tain ? View US metro areas that are shrinking or growing ec onomic al l y A n ov erv iew of tod ay ’s hiring market Und erstand how these hiring trend s wil l imp ac t y ou r j ob searc h W hat d o y ou need to d o; or rather, d o d if f erentl y 2
  3. 3. R ec ession an d its im p l ic ation s Searching for jobs in these areas can take more time than y ou might be ex p ecting; how ev er…. 3
  4. 4. R ec ession an d its im p l ic ation s I f y ou are fl ex ibl e enou gh, try to l ook for op p ortu nities in these areas 4
  5. 5. H ir in g F or ec ast Dec 2008 d d 5
  6. 6. H ir in g F or ec ast Dec 2008 /d 6
  7. 7. H ir in g F or ec ast Dec 2008 K d 7
  8. 8. H ir in g T r en ds 2 0 0 8 -2 0 0 9 8
  9. 9. H ir in g T r en ds M ore Less S p e c if ic G e ne r a l D e l ibe r a te B ig ba ng P oc k e ts Ac r os s th e boa r d V a lu e P r e miu m S u s ta ina bil ity Ambition 9
  10. 10. How do these hiring trends impact you C rit eria G ood Recessionary H ow ev er… T im es T im es C on t rol ov er More L ess Tho u gh em plo yer s c o nt r o l t he i n t erv i ew p roc ess pr o c ess, yo u r k no w ledge o f t he pr o c ess c an help yo u w in C h oi c e of em p l oy ers More L ess O ppo r t u nit y t o b e m o r e fo c u sed o n c ho ic e o f em plo yer s C h oi c e of c om m u t e More L ess O ppo r t u nit y t o w o r k fr o m ho m e in c ase o f glo b al / r em o t e o ppo r t u nit ies C h oi c e of rol es More L ess O ppo r t u nit y t o play m u lt iple r o les du e t o ‘D o m o r e w it h less’ C om p et i t i on L ess More The playing field is leveled b ec au se no w even t he b est c andidat es ar e in t he sam e int er view line-u p 10
  11. 11. T he T r adition al J ob S ear c h 11
  12. 12. T he T r adition al J ob S ear c h Step 1: “L et’s s ee w h o i s h i r i n g r i g h t n o w ” Step 2 : “H er e’s m y r es u m e! ” Step 3 : F o l l o w u p, h o pe a n d pr a y 12
  13. 13. T he T r adition al J ob S ear c h H ow d o I k now w h o’s h ir ing ? W h o d o I s e nd my r e s u me to? H a s my r e s u me be e n r ou te d to th e r ig h t p e r s on? H ow c a n I c onv inc e th e r e c r u ite r th a t I ’m th e r ig h t p e r s on f or th is j ob? W il l th e y l ik e my r e s u me ? W il l th e y c ons id e r me to be a “g ood f it”? W il l th e y c ons id e r me f or a p h one s c r e e n or a n inte r v ie w ? 13
  14. 14. D isadv antages: T raditional J ob S earch H op e is th e s tr a te g y N o c ommu nic a tion w ith c omp a nie s th a t Y O U w ou l d l ik e to w or k f or C h a l l e ng ing to h a v e a d ir e c t c onv e r s a tion w ith a r e a l ma na g e r th a t is l ook ing to e mp l oy N o op p or tu nity to h ig h l ig h t s p e c if ic s k il l s a nd e x p e r ie nc e th a t r e l a te to th e op p or tu nity H ig h c omp e tition s inc e th e p os ting is a l r e a d y on th e inte r ne t / ne w s p a p e r s Y ou d on’t w h e r e y ou a r e in th e j ob s e a r c h p r oc e s s 14
  15. 15. T hin k D if f er en t! 15
  16. 16. W hat does C areerT iger prov ide you? C ap ab il ity to real l y u nd erstand al l y ou r skil l s, c omp etenc ies and ex p erienc e D ef ine y ou r market - d ev el op a l ist of target ind u stries and c omp anies E stab l ish d irec t c ommu nic ation with c omp anies that y ou c hoose H ighl ight y ou r p oint of v iew, skil l s, id eas and ex p erienc e specifically to y ou r target c omp anies T ap into j ob op enings that may not hav e b een p u b l ished K now ex ac tl y where y ou are in the j ob searc h p roc ess 16
  17. 17. Y ou r A l l ies F ri end s a nd rel a ti v es T h ei r em p l o y ers a nd c l i ents H ea d h unters Current & F o rm er R ec rui ters em p l o y ers P l a c em ent F ri en d s Current & a g enc i es F o rm er c l i ents E m p l o y ers R ecru i t ers Allies & C l i en t s M y So ci al Search N et w o rk E n g in e& B lo g s P ers o na l S o c i a l I nternet S ea rc h N etw o rk J o b S ea rc h P ro f es s i o na l B lo g s S o c i a l N etw o rk 17
  18. 18. T he new J ob S ear c h M odel P ro s p ect C o m m u n i cat e I n t erv i ew N eg o t i at e D ay 1 ' ' ' ' G am eP l an E m ai l D e f ine y ou r GamePlan P ho n e ma r k e t 18
  19. 19. C ar eer T ig er - S am p l e L esson Don’t s e nd y ou r r e s u m e ! 19
  20. 20. A c k n ow l edg em en ts A ck n o w l ed g em en t o f C o p y ri g ht : – Mood y ’s – N ew Y ork T i m es – G oog l e – Y a h oo – C a reerB u i l d er – L i n k ed I n – F a c eb ook – S a l esf orc e. c om – S i m p l y H i red . c om – S a n J ose Merc u ry N ew s – C N E T . c om 20
  21. 21. Leap to your next opportunity http://w w w . c a r e e r ti g e r . c o m 21

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