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Job Search Series  Job Preparations & Readiness
Ready for Job Search? <ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Prepared & thinking  </li></ul><ul><li>Gather & organize info </li><...
Trends on Online Recruitment <ul><li>Print classifieds are obsolete  </li></ul><ul><li>80-90% online applications </li></u...
Find a Job Online <ul><li>No easy way </li></ul><ul><li>Full-time job </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared & stay competitive </l...
Information Needed <ul><li>Name, address, phone </li></ul><ul><li>Identification cards </li></ul><ul><li>Work experience <...
Sample Online  Application <ul><li>SF City job website  </li></ul><ul><li>Time needed to fill it out </li></ul><ul><li>Pro...
Tool: Personal  Information Sheets <ul><li>Organize information  </li></ul><ul><li>Gather info & paperwork </li></ul><ul><...
Flash Drive  <ul><li>Personal Info Sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Sample job application </li></ul><ul><li>Resume & Cover letters...
Demonstration: Entering the info <ul><li>Fill out sheets  </li></ul><ul><li>Insert flash drive into computer </li></ul><ul...
Transfer the Info <ul><li>Open the file  </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the job website </li></ul><ul><li>Use the copy/paste meth...
Next Time : <ul><li>Work on your info sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions </li></ul><ul><li>Show some job search site...
 
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Job Search Workshop - Part 1

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Mini workshop series on job searching for low literacy learners. This workshop focuses on getting to think about the online job search process and how to organize the information they will need for the online application process.

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Job Search Workshop - Part 1

  1. 1. Job Search Series Job Preparations & Readiness
  2. 2. Ready for Job Search? <ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Prepared & thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Gather & organize info </li></ul><ul><li>Save the info </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer info to online </li></ul><ul><li>application </li></ul>
  3. 3. Trends on Online Recruitment <ul><li>Print classifieds are obsolete </li></ul><ul><li>80-90% online applications </li></ul><ul><li>Required fill out online </li></ul><ul><li>application </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons </li></ul><ul><li>Convenient, cost less, </li></ul><ul><li>less work, & screening </li></ul><ul><li>As a result </li></ul><ul><li>Required online skills </li></ul>
  4. 4. Find a Job Online <ul><li>No easy way </li></ul><ul><li>Full-time job </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared & stay competitive </li></ul><ul><li>Organize your personal info </li></ul><ul><li>Some tools </li></ul>
  5. 5. Information Needed <ul><li>Name, address, phone </li></ul><ul><li>Identification cards </li></ul><ul><li>Work experience </li></ul><ul><li>Skills & special trainings </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><li>Resume </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sample Online Application <ul><li>SF City job website </li></ul><ul><li>Time needed to fill it out </li></ul><ul><li>Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Internet connection </li></ul><ul><li>Gathering info </li></ul><ul><li>Typing the info </li></ul><ul><li>Proofread for accuracy </li></ul>
  7. 7. Tool: Personal Information Sheets <ul><li>Organize information </li></ul><ul><li>Gather info & paperwork </li></ul><ul><li>Fill out the sheets </li></ul><ul><li>Put the info into computer </li></ul><ul><li>Save them onto a file </li></ul><ul><li>Add a password </li></ul><ul><li>Put the file into a flash drive </li></ul>
  8. 8. Flash Drive <ul><li>Personal Info Sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Sample job application </li></ul><ul><li>Resume & Cover letters </li></ul><ul><li>Stationary templates </li></ul><ul><li>Business card </li></ul>
  9. 9. Demonstration: Entering the info <ul><li>Fill out sheets </li></ul><ul><li>Insert flash drive into computer </li></ul><ul><li>Open word-processing </li></ul><ul><li>program </li></ul><ul><li>Enter the info </li></ul><ul><li>Save it </li></ul><ul><li>Take it with you </li></ul>
  10. 10. Transfer the Info <ul><li>Open the file </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the job website </li></ul><ul><li>Use the copy/paste method </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight the texts </li></ul><ul><li>Copy: </li></ul><ul><li>Press & hold Control + C keys </li></ul><ul><li>Paste: </li></ul><ul><li>Press & hold Control + V keys </li></ul>
  11. 11. Next Time : <ul><li>Work on your info sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions </li></ul><ul><li>Show some job search sites </li></ul><ul><li>Search techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Career & job centers </li></ul><ul><li>Tour of the Library </li></ul>

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