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U S E F U L W E B S I T E S , T I P S A N D T O O L S
Career Transition and Finding a
Job in Today’s Market
Introductions
 Lisa Young – Sr. Information Security Risk Consultant
 Associates Degree Mechanical Drafting and Design a...
Business Case
Need to find a job to help support my family.
Problem Statement
Philips Healthcare is downsizing and in the ...
Career Transition Information
 So you lost your job-now what?
 Transitioning from stay-at-home parent to career
 Career...
Researching Careers
 Occupational Outlook Handbook
 Career Checklist
 US Bureau of Labor Statistics
 O*Net
Researching Companies
 Annual reports
 Newspaper articles
 Local business news
 Glassdoor
 Career Bliss
Researching Salaries
 Payscale
 Salary
Traditional Job Search Methods
 Networking
 Public Employment Agencies
 Newspaper classifieds
 Walk-in applicant
 Tel...
New Job Search Methods
 Online Job Boards
 Indeed
 Monster
 Careerbuilder
 Craigslist
 Company Web Sites
 www.msa.c...
Personal Branding and Social Media
 Linkedin
 Twitter
 Facebook
 Google+
Monitoring Your Online Presence
Google yourself and see what comes up
 Hoot Suite
 15 Sites to monitor your online prese...
Blogging
 Basic blog setup on Wordpress
 Best Free Blogging Sites
 Ten best sites to use to create a blog
 Lateral Act...
Tracking Your Job Search
 Tools to track your job search
 Microsoft Excel
 Jibberjobber
 www.box.com
Finding a Coach or Mentor
 Free student mentor resource
 How to find a mentor
 Find a career coach in Pittsburgh
 Ten ...
 Target industries
 Target employers
 Target locations
 Target company size
Targeting Your Job Search
Networking for a job
 Friends and family
 Church
 Local library
 Local representative
 Linkedin invites
 Career fair...
Resumes & Cover Letters
 Cover Letters
 Pongo - Build a resume
 Resunate - Smart Resume Builder
 Wordle
 How a video ...
Interviewing
Prepare, Prepare, Prepare!!!
 Make a good first impression
 100 Potential Interview questions
 Interview Q...
Workshops, Webinars, and Online Free Training
 Learn Word, Excel, PowerPoint
 Learn Excel 2010 for free
 Learn Word 201...
Useful Resources
 Career Link
 PA Woman Work
 www.ilostmyjob.com
 Free Linkedin Webinars
 I am on Linkedin, now what?...
Quiz
 Name a site to search for jobs.
 Tell me something you learned about me.
 Name three methods of networking.
 Did...
 Thanks for you time!!!
 Any Questions?
 Need a career coach? – Contact Lisa Young
 Email: lyoung34@verizon.net
Izzy
Fun Facts:
I got this puppy Izzy after I lost my job and she helped me
find a new one!
I actually used this presentat...
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A speech to help people who are in career transition. I created this information when I was in transition and looking for a new job. I actually used this on an interview to show my presentation skills.

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Finding a job

  1. 1. U S E F U L W E B S I T E S , T I P S A N D T O O L S Career Transition and Finding a Job in Today’s Market
  2. 2. Introductions  Lisa Young – Sr. Information Security Risk Consultant  Associates Degree Mechanical Drafting and Design and Computer Systems from Pittsburgh Technical Institute (1985)  Bachelors Degree – Computer Networking - Strayer University (2007) Graduated Summa Cum Laude  Six-Sigma Green Belt certification – Philips Healthcare (2009)  Anesthesia Recording, Inc. (1999) Agilent Technologies, Inc. (2002) Philips Healthcare (2003-2013)  Transitioning to new career 2013  Gateway Health (2013-2015)  HM Health Solutions, Inc. (2015-Present)  CISSP (2016)  ITIL Foundations (2016) Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/lisayoungpittsburgh/
  3. 3. Business Case Need to find a job to help support my family. Problem Statement Philips Healthcare is downsizing and in the process a decision was made to close all of the small remote sites. Goal Statement The goal of this project is to find a challenging job in the industry I desire , the right location, with the right cultural fit. Project Scope In Scope: Resume & Cover Letter Linkedin Profile and recommendations Update Skills Join industry trade group Attend career fairs , industry seminars, networking events, and volunteer Positive attitude, humor, and fun! Out of Scope: Becoming depressed about the situation Losing motivation 3 Career Transition Charter
  4. 4. Career Transition Information  So you lost your job-now what?  Transitioning from stay-at-home parent to career  Career and Personality test  Career Tests, Personality Tests and Aptitude Tests  Career Path
  5. 5. Researching Careers  Occupational Outlook Handbook  Career Checklist  US Bureau of Labor Statistics  O*Net
  6. 6. Researching Companies  Annual reports  Newspaper articles  Local business news  Glassdoor  Career Bliss
  7. 7. Researching Salaries  Payscale  Salary
  8. 8. Traditional Job Search Methods  Networking  Public Employment Agencies  Newspaper classifieds  Walk-in applicant  Telephone campaign  Article about traditional job search methods
  9. 9. New Job Search Methods  Online Job Boards  Indeed  Monster  Careerbuilder  Craigslist  Company Web Sites  www.msa.com Beware of scams Protect your credit and personal information
  10. 10. Personal Branding and Social Media  Linkedin  Twitter  Facebook  Google+
  11. 11. Monitoring Your Online Presence Google yourself and see what comes up  Hoot Suite  15 Sites to monitor your online presence  Monitor your online presence for free  Monitoring Your Online Presence In 5 Steps
  12. 12. Blogging  Basic blog setup on Wordpress  Best Free Blogging Sites  Ten best sites to use to create a blog  Lateral Action
  13. 13. Tracking Your Job Search  Tools to track your job search  Microsoft Excel  Jibberjobber  www.box.com
  14. 14. Finding a Coach or Mentor  Free student mentor resource  How to find a mentor  Find a career coach in Pittsburgh  Ten reasons to have a mentor  Join a gym and get a personal trainer
  15. 15.  Target industries  Target employers  Target locations  Target company size Targeting Your Job Search
  16. 16. Networking for a job  Friends and family  Church  Local library  Local representative  Linkedin invites  Career fairs  User groups in your industry  Free events related to your target job or industry  Attend classes or training  Schools  Industry related groups
  17. 17. Resumes & Cover Letters  Cover Letters  Pongo - Build a resume  Resunate - Smart Resume Builder  Wordle  How a video resume can help  Box
  18. 18. Interviewing Prepare, Prepare, Prepare!!!  Make a good first impression  100 Potential Interview questions  Interview Questions and Answers  Research the company!  How to Ace the 50 most common interview questions  14 Interviewing questions that reveal everything  Master the 5 toughest interviewing questions  100 Potential questions you should ask (Select a few)  Send a thank you note after the interview
  19. 19. Workshops, Webinars, and Online Free Training  Learn Word, Excel, PowerPoint  Learn Excel 2010 for free  Learn Word 2010 for free  Free Project Management training  How to get free Project Management training  Pittsburgh Career Link  Get Hired Boot Camp  Free Cybrary IT Training  Free Real Estate Training  How to find your next job using Google
  20. 20. Useful Resources  Career Link  PA Woman Work  www.ilostmyjob.com  Free Linkedin Webinars  I am on Linkedin, now what?  JibberJobber Webinars  Knockemdead Job Secrets
  21. 21. Quiz  Name a site to search for jobs.  Tell me something you learned about me.  Name three methods of networking.  Did you learn anything you did not already know from this presentation?
  22. 22.  Thanks for you time!!!  Any Questions?  Need a career coach? – Contact Lisa Young  Email: lyoung34@verizon.net
  23. 23. Izzy Fun Facts: I got this puppy Izzy after I lost my job and she helped me find a new one! I actually used this presentation on an interview when I was asked to show my presentation skills. (It has been updated since the original)

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