Utilize Networking in
 Your Job Search
          Facilitator:
         Karin Combs
  Source One Career Coaching

      Sep...
Networking




  What Is It?
 Should You?
 Could You?
Networking - What Is It?
       Webster’s Dictionary: 1967 Definition:
1. The exchange of information or services among
 i...
Networking –
     What it is NOT!
           All About You

      Collecting Business Cards

Collecting the most Names on ...
Should You?
         90% of jobs are NOT Advertised!
         (Forbes Magazine April 13, 2009)

75% of GOOD jobs are obtai...
Should You?

          July, 2009

Unemployment Rate US Avg. 9.6%
         Ohio 11.1%
     Franklin County 9.2%
        Co...
High Prospect Industries for Ohio
                         Top 10
          25% Projected Growth over next 10 years:

    ...
Declining Industries
 The manufacturing industry – nationally 10.6%

  In Ohio, manufacturing industries projected to
    ...
Good News!

  http://ohiolmi.com/proj/Projections/Ohio/Buckeye50.pdf


              Companies ARE hiring!


We just need ...
Networking TODAY


             In-Person
             In-

             Telephone

             Internet
GET IN THE KNOW!

            Networking Events

               Business First

                Career Fairs

Newspaper – ...
In-Person Networking
 In-

            Family
            Friends
Professional Services YOU Use
      Business Associates
...
Tell Them You’re Available!
              Elevator Speech
               Resume
              Value Statement
            ...
GIVE FIRST!!!
           Listen
     Ask what they need
     Who do you know?
Who do you know that is hiring?
     Trade I...
Elevator Speech
  FULL Name
 Title or Industry
Who do you serve?
       How?
      Where?
Funnel Down To Bite Size Pieces


            HR Generalist
           In Central, Ohio
   Company less than 500 people
Sp...
SO
WHAT?!
What is your Brand?
Side Note
Career Coaches are telling their clients:

             Go to the library!
    Ask how to use Reference USA
   A...
Telephone
               Pick it up

             Ask for time

Leave voicemails -short, but informative

            Pest...
Internet
              www.LinkedIn.com

               www.Twitter.com

              www.Facebook.com

 42% - Employers ...
LinkedIn
  Electronic Business Card File
Invite People Into Your Network
            Extensive
          Career History
  ...
Twitter
  Short, bite-sized updates of your life.
         bite-
          What are your doing?
           140 Characters ...
Facebook
      Personal Information
 Connection with friends/family
    Unique/fun information
   Original users – ages 18...
Could You?
             OF COURSE!
     Job Market Today – Be Realistic
              Ask for Help
Build Your Industrial R...
Could You?
       If you know you SHOULD

            Then ask yourself,
“If I had most of the answers, WOULD I?”

COULD c...
Karin Combs
www.sourceonehr.com
   614-568-7750
   614-568-
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  1. 1. Utilize Networking in Your Job Search Facilitator: Karin Combs Source One Career Coaching September 24, 2009
  2. 2. Networking What Is It? Should You? Could You?
  3. 3. Networking - What Is It? Webster’s Dictionary: 1967 Definition: 1. The exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions ; specifically : the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business. 2. The establishment or use of a computer network.
  4. 4. Networking – What it is NOT! All About You Collecting Business Cards Collecting the most Names on LinkedIn
  5. 5. Should You? 90% of jobs are NOT Advertised! (Forbes Magazine April 13, 2009) 75% of GOOD jobs are obtained through networking! (2007 Harvard University Poll) The unemployment rate only tells “part of the story”.
  6. 6. Should You? July, 2009 Unemployment Rate US Avg. 9.6% Ohio 11.1% Franklin County 9.2% Columbus 9.3%
  7. 7. High Prospect Industries for Ohio Top 10 25% Projected Growth over next 10 years: Individual and family service – 25,200 new jobs Home health care services – 22,800 new jobs Management and technical consulting services – 13,800 new jobs Community care facilities for the elderly – 13,400 new jobs Computer systems design and related services – 13,300 new jobs Offices of other health care providers – 7,100 new jobs Residential mental health facilities – 6,400 new jobs Outpatient care centers – 6,100 new jobs Activities related to real estate – 5,400 new jobs Activities related to credit intermediation – 4,600 new jobs
  8. 8. Declining Industries The manufacturing industry – nationally 10.6% In Ohio, manufacturing industries projected to decline more than 25%: Iron and steel mills and ferroalloy manufacturing Rubber product manufacturing Other nonferrous metal production Foundries Motor vehicle parts manufacturing Household appliance manufacturing Glass and glass product manufacturing
  9. 9. Good News! http://ohiolmi.com/proj/Projections/Ohio/Buckeye50.pdf Companies ARE hiring! We just need to find them and be available for them to find US!
  10. 10. Networking TODAY In-Person In- Telephone Internet
  11. 11. GET IN THE KNOW! Networking Events Business First Career Fairs Newspaper – Unemployment Section & Articles Success Magazine(s)
  12. 12. In-Person Networking In- Family Friends Professional Services YOU Use Business Associates Industry Associations Networking Events
  13. 13. Tell Them You’re Available! Elevator Speech Resume Value Statement Accomplishments Success Stories Cup of Coffee GIVE FIRST!!!!
  14. 14. GIVE FIRST!!! Listen Ask what they need Who do you know? Who do you know that is hiring? Trade Information!
  15. 15. Elevator Speech FULL Name Title or Industry Who do you serve? How? Where?
  16. 16. Funnel Down To Bite Size Pieces HR Generalist In Central, Ohio Company less than 500 people Specializing in Senior Living Facilities
  17. 17. SO WHAT?!
  18. 18. What is your Brand?
  19. 19. Side Note Career Coaches are telling their clients: Go to the library! Ask how to use Reference USA Ask for the Corporation Manuals Review Business First - Book of Lists Search for books on Career Passion Ask for a list of classes – for everything!
  20. 20. Telephone Pick it up Ask for time Leave voicemails -short, but informative Pest / Predator Educate them Your message on your phone – upbeat!
  21. 21. Internet www.LinkedIn.com www.Twitter.com www.Facebook.com 42% - Employers use social networking sites for candidate search. 35% - Employers research social networking sites when considering a candidate for hire.
  22. 22. LinkedIn Electronic Business Card File Invite People Into Your Network Extensive Career History Current Activity Join Groups Search Companies Search Jobs Ask for Introductions Ask for Recommendations A Must for professionals!
  23. 23. Twitter Short, bite-sized updates of your life. bite- What are your doing? 140 Characters Max. “Preparing for Networking Presentation at Westerville, Ohio Library, Thursday, September 24 at 2PM. See you there! ” (124)
  24. 24. Facebook Personal Information Connection with friends/family Unique/fun information Original users – ages 18-25 18- 52% of users are now over age 40 Job seekers are posting questions Keep it CLEAN!
  25. 25. Could You? OF COURSE! Job Market Today – Be Realistic Ask for Help Build Your Industrial Rolodex – Be Active! www.LinkedIn.com www.sciotoridgejng.com www.columbusjobguide.com www.40plusoh.org www.execunet.com www.lunchandlearn.us www.recruiter- www.recruiter-talk.com
  26. 26. Could You? If you know you SHOULD Then ask yourself, “If I had most of the answers, WOULD I?” COULD comes from knowledge, desire and knowledge, the passion to make a change.
  27. 27. Karin Combs www.sourceonehr.com 614-568-7750 614-568-

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