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  1. 1. Flickr Image: LuvataciousSkull Securing your future The art of finding people who love what you do
  2. 2. Your old job is always an option
  3. 3. Job Search Facts
  4. 4. Job agencies go through 1,500 CVs per week on average Flickr Image: bourgeoisbee
  5. 7. CV Facts 60% of applicants don’t get a call back Just ring !! Flickr Image: meddygarnet
  6. 8. “ oh…… and I can pull apart 25 CVs in an hour.” “ Great. You’ve got a job as our CV database administrator” www. nataliedee .com
  7. 9. “ … and I only make 20% data entry errors.” “ WOW! You’ll get a bonus for reaching that kind of target.” www. nataliedee .com
  8. 10. “ … I’ve got problems keeping the database up to date!” “ No sweat, we’ve got 120 people chasing after one I.T. job anyway www. nataliedee .com
  9. 11. Why should others love what you do? How do you? Stand out Get noticed?
  10. 12. Why should others love what you do? And get your CV on top of their pile? Flickr Image: bourgeoisbee
  11. 13. Content is
  12. 14. Your CV must s p a r k interest interest interest interest
  13. 15. Let’s look at the job search facts Facts Over! And those facts are boring!
  14. 16. Redundancy is an opportunity Redundancy is also a gateway to positive futures
  15. 17. Redundancy is an opportunity A chance to do what you love and to find …..
  16. 18. Redundancy is an opportunity
  17. 19. Julian Beever Pavement Chalk Artist
  18. 20. Finding your life’s work!
  19. 21. Discovering your life’s work What can I do? What am I willing to do? What do I love to do? What kind of people will love what I do? © Ian Berry 2009, “Discovering your Life’s Work” +61 (0) 418807898
  20. 22. Your Life’s Work Can Do Will Do Love To Do Others love what I do Duty Survival Hobby Wishful Perceived value to others Do you have the tenacity to keep going? ALIGNMENT Work is indistinguishable from play Job satisfaction Do you have the courage to act?
  21. 24. What is my real expertise ? How do I practice what I know? What do I know ? What are my key skills ?
  22. 25. What is my attitude to living?
  23. 26. What am I really committed to?
  24. 27. How can I be more disciplined in taking action?
  25. 28. How am I different from others who do what I do?
  26. 29. Love to Do! My joy is? © Ian Berry 2009, “Discovering your Life’s Work” +61 (0) 418807898
  27. 30. © Ian Berry 2009, “Discovering your Life’s Work” +61 (0) 418807898 My art is?
  28. 31. What is my purpose in life? © Ian Berry 2009, “Discovering your Life’s Work” +61 (0) 418807898
  29. 32. What am I passionate about? © Ian Berry 2009, “Discovering your Life’s Work” +61 (0) 418807898
  30. 33. People who love what I do! © Ian Berry 2009, “Discovering your Life’s Work” +61 (0) 418807898 How do I ….. ?
  31. 34. © Ian Berry 2009, “Discovering your Life’s Work” +61 (0) 418807898 serve others?
  32. 35. Discovering your life’s work Solve people’s problems?
  33. 36. help people achieve what is important to them?
  34. 37. Offer solutions to people’s challenges?
  35. 38. Find your Life’s Work!
  36. 39. How can you stand out from the crowd?
  37. 40. What’s your story?
  38. 42. Your CV must be more than a list of roles and responsibilities
  39. 43. Robert McKee What makes a good story? It's not what you think—the beginning-to-end tale about how results meet expectations is boring and banal, McKee says. Avoid this. Instead, it's better to illustrate the "struggle between expectation and reality in all its nastiness."
  40. 44. What makes a good story? So, what's wrong with painting a positive picture? McKee says that spin and a glossy , rosy picture actually works against you because everyone knows it can't be exactly true. Robert McKee
  41. 45. Robert McKee What makes a good story? What makes life interesting is "the dark side" and the struggle to overcome the negatives, struggling against the negative powers is what forces us to live more deeply , says McKee.
  42. 46. Robert McKee What makes a good story? Overcoming negative powers is interesting, engaging , and memorable. Stories like this are more convincing .
  43. 47. ? So, who are you?
  44. 48. How self-aware are you?
  45. 49. I’m not sure those around me would like it It’s too ambitious I can’t take the chance It won’t fly! It will take too long It’s too complicated I’m not equipped for the job It’s impossible What’s in it for me? I’ve always done it this way It can’t be done! I’ve never done that before There’s not enough time It’s too radical I’m all for it, but … I need more time That’s not my responsibility It’s hopeless What do you need to overcome?
  46. 50. A new look at your career Choose to be different
  47. 51. Change is HARD!
  48. 52. “ If you don't know where you are going …… any road will get you there.” Lewis Carroll
  49. 53. C O U R A G E T O ACT
  50. 55. <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Passion </li></ul><ul><li>Hope </li></ul><ul><li>Curiosity </li></ul><ul><li>Courage </li></ul><ul><li>Tenacity </li></ul>Begins with you! What is your attitude to …
  51. 56. 3 steps To your positive futures
  52. 57. Get Involved
  53. 58. You need more than good looks and charm … get involved with side projects
  54. 59. Step 2 -Expand your network
  55. 60. Your network can CRASH! Be careful !!!!
  56. 62. Step Two: networking or NOTworking
  57. 63. REACH is better than networking How do you REACH people?
  58. 64. Step 3. What’s your story?
  59. 65. <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Passion </li></ul><ul><li>Hope </li></ul><ul><li>Curiosity </li></ul><ul><li>Courage </li></ul><ul><li>Tenacity </li></ul>It all begins with you! What is your attitude to …
  60. 66. How to create new positive futures?
  61. 67. A Masterclass to learn to discover your six irresistible human endowment Purpose Passion Hope Curiosity Courage Tenacity
  62. 68. Masterclass: back to basics Knowing Doing Courage Tenacity Winning
  63. 69. Because, freedom comes from exercising choice.
  64. 70. <ul><li>Your life now is the sum result of all the choices you make </li></ul>
  65. 71. If you can control the process of choosing
  66. 72. You can take control of all aspects of your life
  67. 73. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself
  68. 74. Is the Masterclass for you ?
  69. 75. Masterclass: gives you more truths ….than you might want to hear!
  70. 76. Some of life’s lesson are painful, but keep doing. Purpose can overcome your fears.
  71. 77. Don’t be concerned about what others are thinking (everybody fails at some point)
  72. 78. You can be invisible or remarkable. The choice depends on how much you want your positive future.
  73. 79. Ready to find those who love what you do? Purpose Passion Hope Curiosity Courage Tenacity