Welcome to Opportunities Knocking! © 2009 Opportunities Knocking The goal of Opportunities Knocking is to create a communi...
Agenda for Today’s Meeting <ul><li>6:00 PM Introduction / “Finding the Hiring Manager” </li></ul><ul><li>6:10 PM Tonight's...
The Discovery Phase of the Job Search: Finding the Hiring Manager Lonnie Adelman Opportunities Knocking August 18, 2009 ww...
Remember Good Old CVI Melles Griot from July? Let’s Try to Find the Hiring Manager. © 2009 Opportunities Knocking
Look at the Job Reference # at the Bottom Sometimes the Letters in the Reference can Lead You to the Manager  © 2009 Oppor...
Google Job Reference #  <ul><li>Didn’t reveal much other than other postings, but keep the number around to cross correlat...
Go to LinkedIn Search People for Melles Griot, Engineering © 2009 Opportunities Knocking
Go to LinkedIn Search People for Melles Griot  319 hits! © 2009 Opportunities Knocking Call Sherie! Ask if she can help you!
Go to LinkedIn Search People for Melles Griot  319 hits! © 2009 Opportunities Knocking Call Stan! He is an Engineer who mi...
Try Finding Names of Technologists From Patents @ USPTO.gov © 2009 Opportunities Knocking
Try Finding Names of Technologists From Patents @ USPTO.gov © 2009 Opportunities Knocking
Try Finding Names of Technologists From Patents @ USPTO.gov © 2009 Opportunities Knocking Here’s David Again!  In fact, se...
Maybe David Hargis Can Get You to the Hiring Manager…He’s most likely an Engineer <ul><li>I called CVI Melles Griot at 760...
Now I searched LinkedIn and Google for David Hargis <ul><li>Nothing found on LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Found David’s posi...
Conclusions <ul><li>You can find lots of possible connections in LinkedIn. </li></ul><ul><li>People in other fields at the...
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Show you how to use the 'net to ferret out the name of a hiring manager, or someone who can get you to the hiring manager.

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How To Find The Hiring Manager 8 18 2009

  1. 1. Welcome to Opportunities Knocking! © 2009 Opportunities Knocking The goal of Opportunities Knocking is to create a community focused on learning how to enhance careers through informative presentations, in- person networking with a new spin , and personalized career coaching.
  2. 2. Agenda for Today’s Meeting <ul><li>6:00 PM Introduction / “Finding the Hiring Manager” </li></ul><ul><li>6:10 PM Tonight's Presentation: &quot;Do you need a Headhunter?&quot;, Brian Johnston, Founder, Johnston Search </li></ul><ul><li>6:45 PM Break with Hosted Refreshments </li></ul><ul><li>7:00 PM Spin-Net™ Networking </li></ul><ul><li>8:00 PM Optional Open Networking--Bring your list of target companies and get connected! </li></ul><ul><li>10:00 PM Good Night </li></ul>© 2009 Opportunities Knocking
  3. 3. The Discovery Phase of the Job Search: Finding the Hiring Manager Lonnie Adelman Opportunities Knocking August 18, 2009 www.OpportunitiesKnocking.com © 2009 Opportunities Knocking
  4. 4. Remember Good Old CVI Melles Griot from July? Let’s Try to Find the Hiring Manager. © 2009 Opportunities Knocking
  5. 5. Look at the Job Reference # at the Bottom Sometimes the Letters in the Reference can Lead You to the Manager © 2009 Opportunities Knocking
  6. 6. Google Job Reference # <ul><li>Didn’t reveal much other than other postings, but keep the number around to cross correlate to upcoming searches for names! </li></ul>© 2009 Opportunities Knocking
  7. 7. Go to LinkedIn Search People for Melles Griot, Engineering © 2009 Opportunities Knocking
  8. 8. Go to LinkedIn Search People for Melles Griot 319 hits! © 2009 Opportunities Knocking Call Sherie! Ask if she can help you!
  9. 9. Go to LinkedIn Search People for Melles Griot 319 hits! © 2009 Opportunities Knocking Call Stan! He is an Engineer who might refer you!
  10. 10. Try Finding Names of Technologists From Patents @ USPTO.gov © 2009 Opportunities Knocking
  11. 11. Try Finding Names of Technologists From Patents @ USPTO.gov © 2009 Opportunities Knocking
  12. 12. Try Finding Names of Technologists From Patents @ USPTO.gov © 2009 Opportunities Knocking Here’s David Again! In fact, several Patents name him as an Inventor
  13. 13. Maybe David Hargis Can Get You to the Hiring Manager…He’s most likely an Engineer <ul><li>I called CVI Melles Griot at 760-438-2131, selected option 3 (dial by name) </li></ul><ul><li>After entering H,A,R, David Hargis’ name came up as a possible connection. </li></ul><ul><li>He’s still at the company, and possibly your key to getting connected. </li></ul>© 2009 Opportunities Knocking
  14. 14. Now I searched LinkedIn and Google for David Hargis <ul><li>Nothing found on LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Found David’s position at CVI Melles Griot w/Google: </li></ul>© 2009 Opportunities Knocking
  15. 15. Conclusions <ul><li>You can find lots of possible connections in LinkedIn. </li></ul><ul><li>People in other fields at the target company may help connect you to the hiring manager. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are looking for technical positions, a USPTO patent search can help. </li></ul><ul><li>Use Google to drill down when you get names, and try to find more information. </li></ul><ul><li>Hang onto all information uncovered during the search…you may need it later. </li></ul>© 2009 Opportunities Knocking

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