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  1. 1. HOW TO SEACH FOR A JOB APPLY FOR A JOB AND WHAT TO DO AFTER THE INTERVIEW Economic and Community Development Institute 475 E. MOUND STREET COLUMBUS, OH 43215
  2. 2. <ul><li>BY THE END OF THIS WORKSHOP YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: </li></ul><ul><li>FIND A JOB OPENING </li></ul><ul><li>CREATE A RESUME </li></ul><ul><li>WRITE A COVER LETTER </li></ul><ul><li>EXPLORE INTERVIEWING TIPS </li></ul><ul><li>KNOW THE ETIQUETTE FOR AFTER AN INTERVIEW. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>THERE ARE THREE SUCESSFUL WAYS OF IDENTIFYING JOB LEADS. THE FIRST IS THROUGH A: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>VISILBLE JOB MARKET </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NEWSPAPER ADS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EMPLOYMENT SERVICES </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>YELLOW PAGES </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ONLINE JOB SEARCH </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://agency.governmentjobs.com/ohio/default.cfm </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://columbus.craigslist.org </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://jobs.osu.edu </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>https://ohiomeansjobs.com/omj </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://columbus.employmentguide.com/EG/browse_jobs_results/Ohio/70/%20%620%620%6200H-Columubs%620%620%620%620/browsejobsnew.html </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>THE SECOND METHOD IS THROUGH A: </li></ul><ul><li>HIDDEN JOB MARKET </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DIRECT CONTACT WITH EMPLOYERS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>TELPHONE CONTACT </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>RESEARCH AND SCREEN ORGANIZATIONS TO MATCH YOUR SKILLS TO THE NEEDS OF THE COMPANY. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IDENTIFY HRING OFFICIALS IN THE ORGANIZATION. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DEVELOP A WELL PLANNED PRESENTATION TO USE WHEN CALLING THE HIRING OFFICIAL </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>DIRECT APPLICATION TO EMPLOYERS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AN APPLICATION IS YOUR FIRST IMPRESSSION TO THE EMPLOYER. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FILL IN “N/A” WHENEVER A QUESTIONS DOES NOT APPLY TO YOU. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>BE SPECIFIC ABOUT THE TYPE OF JOB YOU WANT </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ANSWER THE QUESTION IN THE SPACE PROVIDED. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>COMPLETE THE APPLICATION IN PEN AND LEGILBLY. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FILL IN “OPEN” OR “NEGOTIABLE” IN SALARY REQUEST </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NEVER LIE ON AN APPLICATON </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>NETWORKING </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>THE PROCESS OF SYSTEMATICALLY MEETING AND TALKING WITH PEOPLE WHO MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE YOU WITH INFORMATION THAT MAY LEAD TO A JOB. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A NETOWRK IS MADE UP OF PEOPLE YOU KNOW ….. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FAMILY </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FRIENDS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SCHOOL </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WORK </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>RESUME SHOULD BE ONE OR TWO PAGES </li></ul><ul><li>PARTS TO A RESUME </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PERSONAL INFORMATION </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OBJECTIVE/SUMMARY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>QUALIFICATIONS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EDUCATION/TRAINING </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EMPLOYMENT HISTORY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>REFERENCES – REFERECES PROVIDED UPON REQUEST. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>INCLUDE A COVER LETTER SPECIFICALLY WRITTEN FOR THE POSITION </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. YOUR NAME STREET ADDRESS TELEPHONE NUMBER COLUMBUS, OH 43### EMAIL ADDRESS <ul><li>QUALIFICATIONS </li></ul><ul><li>RECEPTIONIST </li></ul><ul><li>Answered telephones for 15 person office </li></ul><ul><li>Maintained filing system. </li></ul><ul><li>Greeted employees, vendors and clients of company </li></ul><ul><li>Maintained and calendar for supervisors </li></ul><ul><li>Competed steps to set up conference rooms for meetings . </li></ul><ul><li>TRAINING </li></ul><ul><li>Secretary Academy of Success December 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Clerical Certification </li></ul><ul><li>EDUCATION </li></ul><ul><li>Good Hope High School June 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>General Academics </li></ul><ul><li>Franklin University August 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Business Administration </li></ul><ul><li>EMPLOYMENT HISTORY </li></ul><ul><li>List company names and the Month/Year of employment </li></ul><ul><li>Mine and Yours Attorney at Law 6.2004 – Present </li></ul><ul><li>A Friends House Inc. 4/2002 – 6/2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Be true to you Inc. 8/1995 – 6/2004 </li></ul><ul><li>AFFILIATIONS </li></ul><ul><li>List any memberships or associations you may have. </li></ul><ul><li>REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST </li></ul>SUMMARY: A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF ALL OF YOUR SKILLS. i.e.; Experienced receptionist with four years of experience. Typing 40wpm, filing, appointment scheduling and meeting coordination. SKILLS Microsoft Office Typing Reception Project Management Technical Writing Customer Service Records Management Appointment Setting Telephone Etiquette
  10. 10. <ul><li>NAME </li></ul><ul><li>STREET ADDRESS </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus, OH 432## </li></ul><ul><li>Dear Recruiter: </li></ul><ul><li>I am submitting my resume for consideration of the open receptionist position. Having the quantifications needed to be successful in this role, I hold four years of experience in this area. Being both dedicated to my job tasks and committed to achieving, I will be a strong asset to your company. </li></ul><ul><li>Possessing strong telephone etiquette skill, typing and alpha-numeric filing system techniques, and the vast amount of clerical experience I hold can be utilized in various ways. Awarded for being the employee of the month twice, and continuously developing my skills sets are my self imposed goals. </li></ul><ul><li>This is a slight overview of my skills; I welcome the opportunity to discuss in greater detail how I can contribute to your team. I may be reached at 614-000-0000. Thank you. </li></ul><ul><li>Respectfully, </li></ul><ul><li>YOUR NAME </li></ul>
  11. 14. <ul><li>HAVE TACT AND COURTESY AND DISPLAY MATURITY </li></ul><ul><li>SHOW A LEVEL OF INTEREST OR ENTHUSIAM </li></ul><ul><li>MAKE EYE CONTACT WITH INTERIVEWER </li></ul><ul><li>HAVE A GENUINE INTERST IN THE COMPANY OR JOB </li></ul><ul><li>PLAN FOR YOUR CAREER AND INTERIVEW FOR JOBS THAT WILL GET YOU THERE </li></ul><ul><li>SHOW A HEALTHY SENSE OF HUMOUR </li></ul><ul><li>EXPRESS APPRECATION FOR THE INTERVIEWR’S TIME </li></ul>
  12. 16. <ul><li>BEHAVIOR AND COMMUNICATION </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DISPLAY CONFIDENCE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SHAKE HANDS FIRMLY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ALLOW THE INTERVIEWER TO START THE DIALOGUE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SMILE WHEN ANSWERING QUESTIONS – EVEN THE HARD ONES. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DEVELOP ANSWERS IN YOUR HEAD BEFORE SPEAKING </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASK FOR CLARIFICATIONS OF QUESTIONS IF NEEDED </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GIVE HONEST DIRECT ANSWERS </li></ul></ul>
  13. 17. <ul><li>DEMONSTRATE THAT YOU ARE: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WILLING TO WORK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FLEXIBLE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WILLING TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE COMPANY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>THE PERSON THEY WANT TO HIRE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SIT UP AT ALL TIMES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SMILE OFTEN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DO NOT USE SLANG </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EMPTY YOUR MOUTH BEFORE YOU GO IN </li></ul></ul>
  14. 18. <ul><li>SEEK A POSTIVE END TO YOUR INTERVIEW EVERYTIME. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RESTATE ANY STRENGTHS AND EXPEREINCES YOU HAVE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MENTION ACCOMPLISHMENTS OR ACTIVITIY THAT FIT THE JOB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IF YOU WANT THE JOB SAY SO! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASK WHAT THE NEXT STEPS ARE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASK WHEN A DECISION WILL BE MADE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASK WHEN YOU MAY FOLLOW UP ON THE DECISION </li></ul></ul>
  15. 19. <ul><li>AFTER THE INTERVIEW – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EVALUATE THE INTERVIEW </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WHAT WENT WELL </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WHAT WENT WRONG </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>HOW CAN YOU IMPROVE </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RECORD YOUR FOLLOW-UP PLANS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SEND THANK YOU LETTERS OR NOTES TO EACH PERSON WHOM INTERVIEWED YOU </li></ul></ul>

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