IT’S(SOON)TIME    TO MAKE THE  Dave Schappell (@daveschappell)  Founder/CEO
WHO AM I?        Dave Schappell      Twitter @DaveSchappell     Founder/CEO - TeachStreet          ex-Amazon.com         L...
WHO ARE YOU?• Freshman? Seniors?• Techies? Business? Other?• How many jobs?
A MEANDERING CAREER
TOP 10 ‘CAREER HUNTING’ TIPS
#10 - BE PROFESSIONAL(LY)            APPROPRIATE•   ALWAYS +1•   ON TIME•   POSITIVE / FRIENDLY•   CUSTOMER ECSTASY
#9 - FOLLOW YOUR PASSIONS•   YOUR LIFE IS A STORY•   ALWAYS BE GROWING•   ROAD LESS TAKEN    •   UNITUS TO TEACHSTREET
#8 - NETWORK•   IT’S NOT COMPLICATED•   LAST 5 INTERNS    •   MIKEY / NANCY TO ANNIE•   FRIENDS OF FRIENDS
#7 - CREATE ONLINE PERSONA•   TWITTER•   LINKEDIN•   INTERNMATCH•   BLOG•   YOUTUBE•   ON-CAMPUS ORGS
#6 - TEAM PLAYERS / SALES•   LEARN TO SELL          •   MANAGE CHAOS•   LEADING / PERSUADING   •   CUSTOMER SERVICE
#5 - EXPERIENCE VS. $•   BE FEARLESS•   UNPAID INTERNSHIPS?•   TRY THE UNKNOWN•   TRAVEL?
#4 - DO GRUNT WORK (HAPPILY)•   MAKING COPIES•   EXCEL•   CS•   JUST DO IT
#3 - FIND A GREAT BOSS•   YOU RISE WITH A STAR•   EXCITING PROJECTS•   CHANCE TO SHINE•   MAKE YOURSELF IRREPLACEABLE
#2 - SHOW YOUR PASSION•   IT’S SO FUCKING EASY TO GET HIRED•   IT TAKES 3 MINUTES TO SPOT THE STAR (PASSION)•   YOU’RE INT...
#1 - BE FEARLESS (CARPE DIEM)
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How to Get Hired (Job or Intern)

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Presentation by TeachStreet founder and CEO Dave Schappell. Given at University of Washington on Thursday, March 31, 2011. Organized by Internmatch.

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  • Great presentation. I find the only thing that gets overlooked is making sure you know what you are selling and an in depth 'self assessment.' This enables you to tell hiring managers what YOU WANT them to hear & not what you think they want to hear!

    Corey Harlock - www.skillstoachieve.com/s2aacademy/
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  • That first slide's supposed to say 'It's (Soon) Time to Make the Donuts' -- that last work got chopped off... guess most folks can figure that out... :-)
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  • How to Get Hired (Job or Intern)

    1. 1. IT’S(SOON)TIME TO MAKE THE Dave Schappell (@daveschappell) Founder/CEO
    2. 2. WHO AM I? Dave Schappell Twitter @DaveSchappell Founder/CEO - TeachStreet ex-Amazon.com Lots of Change... I’m Old
    3. 3. WHO ARE YOU?• Freshman? Seniors?• Techies? Business? Other?• How many jobs?
    4. 4. A MEANDERING CAREER
    5. 5. TOP 10 ‘CAREER HUNTING’ TIPS
    6. 6. #10 - BE PROFESSIONAL(LY) APPROPRIATE• ALWAYS +1• ON TIME• POSITIVE / FRIENDLY• CUSTOMER ECSTASY
    7. 7. #9 - FOLLOW YOUR PASSIONS• YOUR LIFE IS A STORY• ALWAYS BE GROWING• ROAD LESS TAKEN • UNITUS TO TEACHSTREET
    8. 8. #8 - NETWORK• IT’S NOT COMPLICATED• LAST 5 INTERNS • MIKEY / NANCY TO ANNIE• FRIENDS OF FRIENDS
    9. 9. #7 - CREATE ONLINE PERSONA• TWITTER• LINKEDIN• INTERNMATCH• BLOG• YOUTUBE• ON-CAMPUS ORGS
    10. 10. #6 - TEAM PLAYERS / SALES• LEARN TO SELL • MANAGE CHAOS• LEADING / PERSUADING • CUSTOMER SERVICE
    11. 11. #5 - EXPERIENCE VS. $• BE FEARLESS• UNPAID INTERNSHIPS?• TRY THE UNKNOWN• TRAVEL?
    12. 12. #4 - DO GRUNT WORK (HAPPILY)• MAKING COPIES• EXCEL• CS• JUST DO IT
    13. 13. #3 - FIND A GREAT BOSS• YOU RISE WITH A STAR• EXCITING PROJECTS• CHANCE TO SHINE• MAKE YOURSELF IRREPLACEABLE
    14. 14. #2 - SHOW YOUR PASSION• IT’S SO FUCKING EASY TO GET HIRED• IT TAKES 3 MINUTES TO SPOT THE STAR (PASSION)• YOU’RE INTERVIEWING THEM!
    15. 15. #1 - BE FEARLESS (CARPE DIEM)

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