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Cold Calling<br />By: Jeryl B. Clignett<br />
Things to be discussed:<br />What is Cold Calling?<br />Why is it important?<br />How do you contact employers? Examples<b...
What is Cold Calling?<br />
Why is it important?<br />Job openings<br />Create a network<br />Save time<br />Save money<br />Ability to choose your co...
How do you contact employers?<br />Try to see the employer in person<br />Send cover letter and your resume<br />Be prepar...
Examples of Written scripts:<br />Making a phone calls to potential employers<br />Hello (Good morning/Afternoon), my name...
If you are not speaking to the Hiring Manager<br /><ul><li>May I ask who am I speaking with?
What is the hiring person’s job title and correct spelling or their name?
How is it best to reach______________
Thank you, __________(person’s name). You’ve been a great help and I appreciate your time. Goodbye.</li></li></ul><li>When...
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Powerpoint Presentation Cold Calling

  1. 1. Cold Calling<br />By: Jeryl B. Clignett<br />
  2. 2. Things to be discussed:<br />What is Cold Calling?<br />Why is it important?<br />How do you contact employers? Examples<br />Tips of Cold Calling?<br />
  3. 3. What is Cold Calling?<br />
  4. 4. Why is it important?<br />Job openings<br />Create a network<br />Save time<br />Save money<br />Ability to choose your company<br />
  5. 5. How do you contact employers?<br />Try to see the employer in person<br />Send cover letter and your resume<br />Be prepared to answer any questions<br />Make sure you record all information<br />
  6. 6. Examples of Written scripts:<br />Making a phone calls to potential employers<br />Hello (Good morning/Afternoon), my name is ______. I am doing some employment research on _________(field of work) positions in the area, and was wondering if you could tell me who is in charge of hiring for such positions in your company.<br />
  7. 7. If you are not speaking to the Hiring Manager<br /><ul><li>May I ask who am I speaking with?
  8. 8. What is the hiring person’s job title and correct spelling or their name?
  9. 9. How is it best to reach______________
  10. 10. Thank you, __________(person’s name). You’ve been a great help and I appreciate your time. Goodbye.</li></li></ul><li>When you reach the person in charge of hiring:<br />Hello _____(name of person with Mr./Mrs./Ms.).My name is ______(your name). I was speaking with ______(contact from your initial call) who told me you might be able to help me with my research of positions in the area. Would you have a few minutes to discuss the information I have gathered about _____?(field of work you are trying to attain)<br />
  11. 11. Tips for Cold Calling:<br />Feeling good about yourself<br />Make sure to give a positive impression<br />Be confident<br />Be business like and professional<br />Be polite<br />Be warm<br />Have a questions that you have be in mind<br />Always be honest<br />
  12. 12. Congratulations!<br />

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