5 Actions for Career AccelerationCCAC Veterans in Energy Training Project   2012 – 2013
Veterans in Energy Training Project:                                        5 Actions for Career Acceleration Driving Ques...
Professional Networking is                             Today’s “Career Anchor!”Source: http://www.careerplaybook.com/guide...
CCAC Veterans in Energy Training Project   2012 – 2013
In order to leverage opportunities in the energy sector, the CCAC Veteran  benefits from Career Tools and an Ongoing Caree...
Your Area of e-Xpertise with 3   Key Themes If you had 1 hour to talk with key decision-makers at your Dream Company for y...
One-Pager: To             Snapshot Example of a “One-Pager” with Area of e-Market Yourself to Key Decision-               ...
Blog: To Be Seen        The snapshot of a blog below was created for  as an Expert by    Your Target           free using ...
Lunch & Learns:            What if you could present your area of e-Xpertise To Present Your e-  Xpertise to Key          ...
Lunch & Learns:                                                                                     Sample Lunch To Presen...
LinkedIn: To Build   and Engage a    Professional      NetworkSource: http://gradireland.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/netwo...
LinkedIn: To Build   Over 90% of Hiring Managers use www.linkedin.com.   and Engage a    Professional       You need to ha...
EXTREME                 BENEFITS OF                THE 5 ACTIONS                 FOR CAREER                               ...
Thank-You                    Dana E. Jarvis, MSW, MPA                     U.S. Marine Corps Veteran                 Vetera...
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Veterans in energy training project 5 actions for career acceleration

  1. 1. 5 Actions for Career AccelerationCCAC Veterans in Energy Training Project 2012 – 2013
  2. 2. Veterans in Energy Training Project: 5 Actions for Career Acceleration Driving Question: How can CCAC Veterans begin to differentiate themselves within the energy sector?CCAC Veterans in Energy Training Project 2012 – 2013
  3. 3. Professional Networking is Today’s “Career Anchor!”Source: http://www.careerplaybook.com/guide/networking.aspCCAC Veterans in Energy Training Project 2012 – 2013
  4. 4. CCAC Veterans in Energy Training Project 2012 – 2013
  5. 5. In order to leverage opportunities in the energy sector, the CCAC Veteran benefits from Career Tools and an Ongoing Career Engagement Approach. Your Area of e-Xpertise with 3 Key Themes Power Up Your Resume! - Place a web-link for your One-Pager, Blog and LinkedIn Profile on your e-Xpertise & 3 Key Resume! Themes are Put Into… One-Pager: To Blog: To Be Seen Lunch & Learns: LinkedIn: To Build Market Yourself to as an Expert by To Present Your e- and Engage a Key Decision- Your Target Xpertise to Key Professional Makers Audience Decision-Makers Network Integrated Career Approach to Significantly Differentiate You in a Highly Competitive Marketplace!CCAC Veterans in Energy Training Project 2012 – 2013
  6. 6. Your Area of e-Xpertise with 3 Key Themes If you had 1 hour to talk with key decision-makers at your Dream Company for your Dream Job, what would be the major topic of your presentation? ____________________________ Area of Your e-Xpertise What would be your 3 Key Themes/Learning Points? Theme 1 Theme 2 Theme 3CCAC Veterans in Energy Training Project 2012 – 2013
  7. 7. One-Pager: To Snapshot Example of a “One-Pager” with Area of e-Market Yourself to Key Decision- Xpertise and Themes. Makers Career Tip: Place your One-Pager on your LinkedIn Profile and share with your professional network.CCAC Veterans in Energy Training Project 2012 – 2013
  8. 8. Blog: To Be Seen The snapshot of a blog below was created for as an Expert by Your Target free using www.blogger.com. An area of e- Audience Xpertise with several key themes is utilized.http://www.jarvisveterancareerstar.blogspot.com/?view=flipcardCCAC Veterans in Energy Training Project 2012 – 2013
  9. 9. Lunch & Learns: What if you could present your area of e-Xpertise To Present Your e- Xpertise to Key with 3 key themes to decision-makers at your dream Decision-Makers company? Consider the “Lunch & Learn”… 5 Conduct L&L 4 and Follow-Up Coordinate and with Your Finalize On-Site Sponsor L&L Details 3 Secure L&L Face-to-Face and/or Virtual Opportunity 2 Share One- (Podcast) Pager, Resume and Blog for L&L Consideration 1 Contact Target A Powerful Career Differentiator: Develop Companies relationships with your professional network and then ask them to do a “Lunch & Learn”. The benefits will amaze you!CCAC Veterans in Energy Training Project 2012 – 2013
  10. 10. Lunch & Learns: Sample Lunch To Present Your e- Xpertise to Key & Learn Punch Decision-Makers List Pre-Lunch & Learn On-Site Post-Lunch & Learn Presentation – develop and finalize, Logistics – arrive at least 30 minutes Self-Debrief – after the L&L, back at rehearse, prepare for questions, align early to set up, bring copy of business home, write down a list of strengths and with target audience card, resume and jump drive for development opportunities you felt from presentation the L&L Blog – update with current posts in key Audience Interaction – make eye Audience Feedback – analyze your areas you want to cover during your contact, ask questions, engage “Self-Debrief” and the “L&L Evaluation” L&L audience in the material and be to gain a more integrated and energetic with your approach comprehensive view of the L&L Resume – ensure it have been L&L Evaluation – ask audience to Adapt & Overcome – incorporate the reviewed thoroughly and represents complete the confidential evaluation to targeted feedback from the L&L into you in a professional manner assist you with your growth and making improvement for future L&Ls, development your resume, blog and approach with potential work opportunities Target Company – study the business Sponsor Conversation – take time Sponsor Follow-Up – send Thank-You enterprise in advance including mission, after the L&L to thank the person who note and seek to connect with your values, products, services and people allowed you to present and further Sponsor on LinkedIn and arrange for (use Linkedin.com) develop your social capital follow mentor-type of sessions where you can continue to develop the relationship which may lead to additional win-win-win opportunities for each of youCCAC Veterans in Energy Training Project 2012 – 2013
  11. 11. LinkedIn: To Build and Engage a Professional NetworkSource: http://gradireland.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/networking1.png?w=590CCAC Veterans in Energy Training Project 2012 – 2013
  12. 12. LinkedIn: To Build Over 90% of Hiring Managers use www.linkedin.com. and Engage a Professional You need to have an active and engaged LinkedIn Network Profile to leverage your career opportunities. Key Career Accelerators in LinkedIn: 1. Groups 2. Contacts 3. CompaniesCCAC Veterans in Energy Training Project 2012 – 2013
  13. 13. EXTREME BENEFITS OF THE 5 ACTIONS FOR CAREER 5 Meaningful ACCELERATION 4 Exposure to and Sustainable Target Career Career 3 Strengths, Market Interests and Passion 2 Expanded Aligned to Professional Career Network 1 Differentiated Personal BrandCCAC Veterans in Energy Training Project 2012 – 2013
  14. 14. Thank-You Dana E. Jarvis, MSW, MPA U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Veteran Student Support Specialist Community College of Allegheny County 808 Ridge Ave. Byers Hall, Room #206 Pittsburgh, PA 15212 412.237.2560 djarvis@ccac.edu www.facebook.com/VeteransRock.com www.jarvisveterancareerstar.blogspot.com www.linkedin.com/in/danajarvisCCAC Veterans in Energy Training Project 2012 – 2013

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