Career Services Campus Life Building 220 815 753-1641 [email_address] [email_address]
Services <ul><li>Job Search Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Résumé Development & Review </li></ul><ul><li>Practice Interviews...
Job Search Process <ul><li>Finding a job requires: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time – average of 3 – 12 month (maybe) </li></ul>...
How do You find a Job? <ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>What is the purpose of networking? </li></ul>Make contacts Exp...
Who is in your network? <ul><li>Networking </li></ul>
How do you find a job? <ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional Office of Education (R...
How do you find a job? <ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional Office of Education (R...
Application Tips <ul><li>Start Early </li></ul><ul><li>Follow Directions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supply Proper Documents in ...
Application Documents <ul><li>On-Line Apps may require the following additional documentation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lette...
Self-Managed Credentials <ul><li>Candidate provides information to employer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Teacher Evaluati...
Résumés: One Part of the Process <ul><li>What is the purpose of a résumé?  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It will  not  get you a j...
<ul><li>“ Your résumé is a written communication  that clearly  demonstrates your ability  to  produce results  in an are ...
Résumé Overview <ul><li>Clean Format & Easy to Scan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10-12 pt. font / margins 1 to .5 inches </li></u...
Action Verbs <ul><li>Administered </li></ul><ul><li>Assessed  </li></ul><ul><li>Chaired </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborated </l...
Résumé Overview <ul><li>Clean Format & Easy to Scan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10-12 pt. font / margins 1 to .5 inches </li></u...
Résumé Sections <ul><li>Header / Identifying Information </li></ul><ul><li>Name  – Address – Phone Number – Email Address ...
Example <ul><li>ROBERT J. MARLEY </li></ul><ul><li>123 Adams Street </li></ul><ul><li>Hometown, IL 98765 </li></ul><ul><li...
Résumé Sections Con’t <ul><li>Header / Identifying Information </li></ul><ul><li>Name  – Address – Phone Number – Email Ad...
Teaching Example <ul><li>TEACHING EXPERIENCE </li></ul><ul><li>Student Teacher,  Batavia High School, IL, Oct – Dec 20XX <...
Résumé Sections Con’t <ul><li>Header / Identifying Information </li></ul><ul><li>Name  – Address – Phone Number – Email Ad...
Related Experience Example <ul><li>Drawing Teacher, Darien Park District, Darien, IL, 20XX – Present  </li></ul><ul><li>Dr...
Résumé Sections Con’t <ul><li>Header / Identifying Information </li></ul><ul><li>Name  – Address – Phone Number – Email Ad...
Activities & Honors Example <ul><li>ACTIVITIES & AWARDS  </li></ul><ul><li>Professional  </li></ul><ul><li>National Art Ed...
Reference Contact List <ul><li>On a separate page w/ heading </li></ul><ul><li>Standard is 3 references </li></ul><ul><li>...
Reference Example <ul><li>CHRIS A.  SMITH III       [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>1234 Elm Street Hometown, IL 601234 ...
Cover Letter or Letter of Application <ul><li>Get the reader’s attention / Tailored to each job </li></ul><ul><li>1 st  pa...
Spellbound <ul><li>I have a spelling checker </li></ul><ul><li>It came with my PC. </li></ul><ul><li>It plainly marks four...
Document Preparation Resources <ul><li>Check out  Career Services website  for: </li></ul><ul><li>Sample Education Résumés...
Questions???? <ul><li>Job Search </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Managed Credentials </li></ul><ul><li>Applications </li></ul><ul><...
Interview Preparation <ul><li>Voice Mail & Cell Phone  (First Impression) </li></ul><ul><li>Dress Professionally </li></ul...
Improper Interview Attire
Proper Interview Attire
Improper Interview Attire
Proper Interview Attire
Interview Preparation Con’t <ul><li>Voice Mail & Cell Phone  (First Impression) </li></ul><ul><li>Dress Professionally </l...
Interview Preparation Con’t <ul><li>Voice Mail & Cell Phone  (First Impression) </li></ul><ul><li>Dress Professionally </l...
Job Fairs <ul><li>Networking & Interviewing Event </li></ul><ul><li>Dress Professionally </li></ul><ul><li>Research, Resea...
Job Fairs <ul><li>Networking & Interviewing Event </li></ul><ul><li>Dress Professionally </li></ul><ul><li>Research, Resea...
<ul><li>Career Fair success is all about self-promotion and making yourself unique. </li></ul><ul><li>A well-prepared 30 s...
Job Fairs <ul><li>Networking & Interviewing Event </li></ul><ul><li>Dress Professionally </li></ul><ul><li>Research, Resea...
Warning <ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace </li></ul><ul><li>You Tube </li></ul><ul><li>Anything posted on the int...
Internet Interviewing Networking Applications ROE ISBE Résumé  References Credentials Cover Letter Email Address Voice Mai...
<ul><li>For assistance contact  </li></ul><ul><li>Career Services </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[ema...
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  • Art spring 2011

    1. 1. Career Services Campus Life Building 220 815 753-1641 [email_address] [email_address]
    2. 2. Services <ul><li>Job Search Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Résumé Development & Review </li></ul><ul><li>Practice Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Career Exploration & Transition Counseling </li></ul><ul><li>Job Fairs </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Managed Credentials Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Services available to students & alumni </li></ul>
    3. 3. Job Search Process <ul><li>Finding a job requires: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time – average of 3 – 12 month (maybe) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organization – tracking / write things down </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> www.jibberjobber.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Perseverance - Attitude </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. How do You find a Job? <ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>What is the purpose of networking? </li></ul>Make contacts Explore another career path Obtain information Relate with peers Keep current in your profession Learn about a new field or industry Job search Market yourself or your services
    5. 5. Who is in your network? <ul><li>Networking </li></ul>
    6. 6. How do you find a job? <ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional Office of Education (ROE) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Victor eRecruiting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NIU Major WebLinks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TopSchool Jobs.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>K12 Jobs.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School Spring.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers-Teachers.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AAEE American Association for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Employment in Education </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. How do you find a job? <ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional Office of Education (ROE) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Victor eRecruiting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NIU Major weblinks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TopSchool Jobs.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>K12 Jobs.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School Spring.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers-Teachers.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AAAEE </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Job Fairs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mid-America Educator Job Fair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>February 28, 2011 0900 – 2:00 @ Convo Center </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Application Tips <ul><li>Start Early </li></ul><ul><li>Follow Directions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supply Proper Documents in Correct Format </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer the Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Follow Up </li></ul><ul><li>Submit completed app within 25 days </li></ul><ul><li>NO Errors!!!!!!! </li></ul>
    9. 9. Application Documents <ul><li>On-Line Apps may require the following additional documentation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Letters of Reference / Recommendations (3) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student Teaching Evaluations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transcripts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Résumé </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cover Letter / Letter of Application </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Self-Managed Credentials <ul><li>Candidate provides information to employer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Teacher Evaluation / Letters of Reference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transcripts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Step-by-Step Guide & FAQs </li></ul><ul><li>Student teacher evaluations uploaded in Other Documents folder of Documents tab in VIC account </li></ul><ul><li>Assistance: [email_address] </li></ul>
    11. 11. Résumés: One Part of the Process <ul><li>What is the purpose of a résumé? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It will not get you a job – gets you the interview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Résumés and cover letters are marketing tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunity to communicate skills, knowledge and abilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employers spend 15 – 30 seconds reviewing a résumé </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serves as a basis for an interview </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>“ Your résumé is a written communication that clearly demonstrates your ability to produce results in an are of concern to a potential employer in a way that motivates that employer to meet you.” </li></ul><ul><li>Tom Jackson </li></ul>Résumé gets you the interview NOT the job!
    13. 13. Résumé Overview <ul><li>Clean Format & Easy to Scan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10-12 pt. font / margins 1 to .5 inches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use bullets, capitals, bolding and indenting carefully andconsistently </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Clear Headings – Consistent Verb Tense </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Accomplishments – CAR </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Challenge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Action </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Result </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Action Verbs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Write to an outsider – Tell Your Story </li></ul>
    14. 14. Action Verbs <ul><li>Administered </li></ul><ul><li>Assessed </li></ul><ul><li>Chaired </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborated </li></ul><ul><li>Delegated </li></ul><ul><li>Designed </li></ul><ul><li>Diagnosed </li></ul><ul><li>Directed </li></ul><ul><li>Enforced </li></ul><ul><li>Established </li></ul><ul><li>Expedited </li></ul><ul><li>Executed </li></ul><ul><li>Generated </li></ul><ul><li>Increased </li></ul><ul><li>Instituted </li></ul><ul><li>Instructed </li></ul><ul><li>Managed </li></ul><ul><li>Produced </li></ul><ul><li>Resolved </li></ul><ul><li>Surpassed </li></ul><ul><li>Supervised </li></ul><ul><li>Taught </li></ul><ul><li>Translated </li></ul><ul><li>Transformed </li></ul>
    15. 15. Résumé Overview <ul><li>Clean Format & Easy to Scan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10-12 pt. font / margins 1 to .5 inches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use bullets, capitals, bolding & indenting carefully /consistently </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Clear Headings – Consistent Verb Tense </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Accomplishments – CAR </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Challenge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Action </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Result </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Action Verbs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Write to an outsider – Tell Your Story </li></ul><ul><li>NO ERRORS!!! (spelling, grammar, punctuation) </li></ul><ul><li>NO Template – NO Hyperlink </li></ul><ul><li>1 page preferred; 2 pages max </li></ul><ul><li>Spell DeKalb correctly </li></ul>
    16. 16. Résumé Sections <ul><li>Header / Identifying Information </li></ul><ul><li>Name – Address – Phone Number – Email Address (Professional) </li></ul><ul><li>Objective </li></ul><ul><li>Short & Concise – A position…. </li></ul><ul><li>Education & Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Degree & Grad Date – College – City & State – </li></ul><ul><li>Certification & Endorsements – Technology – Language - Health </li></ul>
    17. 17. Example <ul><li>ROBERT J. MARLEY </li></ul><ul><li>123 Adams Street </li></ul><ul><li>Hometown, IL 98765 </li></ul><ul><li>123-456-7890 </li></ul><ul><li>RJMarley09@gmail.com </li></ul><ul><li>OBJECTIVE </li></ul><ul><li>A position teaching art at any level; willing to coach soccer </li></ul><ul><li>EDUCATION </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor of Science in Education, May 20XX </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL </li></ul><ul><li>Major: Art Education Certification: IL Type 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Associate in Illustration , June 20XX American Academy of Art , Chicago, IL </li></ul><ul><li>Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Technology: MS Office Suite, MS Publisher, Adobe, PhotoShop, Corel Draw </li></ul><ul><li>Language: Fluent in Spanish </li></ul>
    18. 18. Résumé Sections Con’t <ul><li>Header / Identifying Information </li></ul><ul><li>Name – Address – Phone Number – Email Address (Professional) </li></ul><ul><li>Objective </li></ul><ul><li>Education & Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Degree & Grad Date – College – City & State – Certification & Endorsements </li></ul><ul><li>Technology – Language - Health </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Student Teacher & Clinical Experiences </li></ul>
    19. 19. Teaching Example <ul><li>TEACHING EXPERIENCE </li></ul><ul><li>Student Teacher, Batavia High School, IL, Oct – Dec 20XX </li></ul><ul><li>Designed a painting, ceramics, and printmaking unit for two block-scheduled Art Fundamentals courses </li></ul><ul><li>Guided advanced students in matting artwork and shooting slides to develop a </li></ul><ul><li>college portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Assessed student success through the creation of individualized production rubrics and short essay/self reflection tests </li></ul><ul><li>Judged an Advanced Drawing and Painting student art show held at a local business </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Experience, Northern Illinois University Saturday School Program, DeKalb, IL </li></ul><ul><li>Fall 20XX </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboratively designed a five week restaurant-themed art curriculum for children ages 6-7 where students created menus, food items, aprons, chef hats, and a billboard advertisement </li></ul><ul><li>Organized, installed and hosted the 20XX NIU Saturday School Art Show </li></ul>
    20. 20. Résumé Sections Con’t <ul><li>Header / Identifying Information </li></ul><ul><li>Name – Address – Phone Number – Email Address (Professional) </li></ul><ul><li>Objective </li></ul><ul><li>Education & Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Degree & Grad Date – College – City & State – Certification & Endorsements </li></ul><ul><li>Technology – Language - Health </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Student Teacher & Clinical Experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Related Experience (anything working with kids) </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching – Tutor – Camp Counselor – Day Care </li></ul>
    21. 21. Related Experience Example <ul><li>Drawing Teacher, Darien Park District, Darien, IL, 20XX – Present </li></ul><ul><li>Drawing and Cartooning Teacher, Lemont, IL, 20XX – 20XX </li></ul><ul><li>Taught drawing classes to children, ages 6 – 11, stressing elements and principles of art </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporated students’ favorite cartoon characters into multiple panel comic strips using facial expressions, sound effects, dialogue bubbles and movement </li></ul><ul><li>Supplied and demonstrated materials, such as colored pencils, pastels, pen and ink and scratchboard </li></ul><ul><li>Mounted and displayed class work in park district hallways </li></ul><ul><li>Allowed students to choose media and subjects for artwork </li></ul>
    22. 22. Résumé Sections Con’t <ul><li>Header / Identifying Information </li></ul><ul><li>Name – Address – Phone Number – Email Address (Professional) </li></ul><ul><li>Objective </li></ul><ul><li>Education & Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Degree & Grad Date – College – City & State – Certification & Endorsements </li></ul><ul><li>Technology – Language - Health </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Student Teacher & Clinical Experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Related Experience (anything working with kids) </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching – Tutor – Camp Counselor – Day Care </li></ul><ul><li>Work Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Activities & Honors </li></ul>
    23. 23. Activities & Honors Example <ul><li>ACTIVITIES & AWARDS </li></ul><ul><li>Professional </li></ul><ul><li>National Art Education Association </li></ul><ul><li>National Education Association </li></ul><ul><li>Illinois Education Association </li></ul><ul><li>College </li></ul><ul><li>Produced Art and the Construction of Identity curriculum - selected to represent the </li></ul><ul><li>art education pre-service program capstone project to the Vice Provost’s office, </li></ul><ul><li>Spring 20XX </li></ul><ul><li>Golden Key International Honour Society </li></ul><ul><li>Peggy Bond Art Education Scholarship, 200XX </li></ul><ul><li>Minority Teachers of Illinois Scholarship, 20XX – 20XX </li></ul><ul><li>NIU Faculty Fund Academic Finalist Scholarship, 20XX – 20XX </li></ul><ul><li>Ronald McDonald’s National Hispanic Scholar, 20XX </li></ul><ul><li>Division I Basketball Player, Northern Illinois University, 20XX – 20XX </li></ul><ul><li>Team Captain, 20XX – 20XX season </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity Spring Build, 20XX </li></ul>
    24. 24. Reference Contact List <ul><li>On a separate page w/ heading </li></ul><ul><li>Standard is 3 references </li></ul><ul><li>Include name, title, school or company address, phone number & email address </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to the person FIRST </li></ul>
    25. 25. Reference Example <ul><li>CHRIS A. SMITH III [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>1234 Elm Street Hometown, IL 601234 123-456-7890 </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><li>James T. Kirk, Principal </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>678 Milky Way </li></ul><ul><li>Jupiter, IL 60123 </li></ul><ul><li>878-909-2134 JTKirk@enterprise. K12.il.us </li></ul><ul><li>Bob Marley, Clinical Supervisor </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Illinois University </li></ul><ul><li>DeKalb, IL 60115 </li></ul><ul><li>815- 866-8765 [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Sally Ride, Cooperative Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Southside High School </li></ul><ul><li>123 River Street </li></ul><ul><li>Anytown, IL 60010 </li></ul><ul><li>707-678-0987 [email_address] </li></ul>
    26. 26. Cover Letter or Letter of Application <ul><li>Get the reader’s attention / Tailored to each job </li></ul><ul><li>1 st paragraph identify: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What position you are applying for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How you found out about the vacancy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why you have an interest in the position </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2 nd paragraph answer the question - </li></ul><ul><li>“ How do you meet the districts need / requirements” </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd / last paragraph </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask for the interview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Say thank-you </li></ul></ul>
    27. 27. Spellbound <ul><li>I have a spelling checker </li></ul><ul><li>It came with my PC. </li></ul><ul><li>It plainly marks four my revue </li></ul><ul><li>Mistakes I cannot sea. </li></ul><ul><li>I’ve run this poem threw it, </li></ul><ul><li>I’m sure your please too no, </li></ul><ul><li>It’s letter perfect in it’s weigh, </li></ul><ul><li>My checker tolled me sew. </li></ul>
    28. 28. Document Preparation Resources <ul><li>Check out Career Services website for: </li></ul><ul><li>Sample Education Résumés </li></ul><ul><li>Résumé Check Sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Sample Cover Letters </li></ul><ul><li>Education Employment Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Managed Credentials Guide </li></ul><ul><li>edresumes@niu.edu or [email_address] </li></ul>
    29. 29. Questions???? <ul><li>Job Search </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Managed Credentials </li></ul><ul><li>Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Résumé </li></ul><ul><li>Cover Letters </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><li>On to interview preparation </li></ul>
    30. 30. Interview Preparation <ul><li>Voice Mail & Cell Phone (First Impression) </li></ul><ul><li>Dress Professionally </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t distract from your message…that you are a qualified candidate </li></ul><ul><li>Good quality & well fitting suit – check pants/skirt hem length </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid the 3B’s & 2B’s </li></ul><ul><li>Neat & clean appearance </li></ul>
    31. 31. Improper Interview Attire
    32. 32. Proper Interview Attire
    33. 33. Improper Interview Attire
    34. 34. Proper Interview Attire
    35. 35. Interview Preparation Con’t <ul><li>Voice Mail & Cell Phone (First Impression) </li></ul><ul><li>Dress Professionally </li></ul><ul><li>Practice, Practice, Practice interviewing </li></ul><ul><li>Research the District / School </li></ul><ul><ul><li>district website & report card </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Develop Questions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What do you want to know about the district / school? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Write your questions down </li></ul></ul>
    36. 36. Interview Preparation Con’t <ul><li>Voice Mail & Cell Phone (First Impression) </li></ul><ul><li>Dress Professionally </li></ul><ul><li>Practice, Practice, Practice interviewing </li></ul><ul><li>Research the District / School </li></ul><ul><ul><li>District website & report card </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Develop Questions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What do you want to know about the district / school? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Relax & Smile </li></ul><ul><li>Follow Up – Thank You </li></ul>
    37. 37. Job Fairs <ul><li>Networking & Interviewing Event </li></ul><ul><li>Dress Professionally </li></ul><ul><li>Research, Research, Research http://www.niu.edu/CareerServices/jobfairs/educatorfair.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>NIU Educator Job Fair </li></ul><ul><li>Monday, February 28, 2011, 9:00 – 2:00 @ Convo Center </li></ul>
    38. 38. Job Fairs <ul><li>Networking & Interviewing Event </li></ul><ul><li>Dress Professionally </li></ul><ul><li>Research, Research, Research http://www.niu.edu/CareerServices/jobfairs/educatorfair.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare, Prepare, Prepare- </li></ul><ul><li>30 second sound byte </li></ul><ul><li>NIU Educator Job Fair </li></ul><ul><li>Monday, February 28, 2011 9:00 – 2:00 @ Convo Center </li></ul>
    39. 39. <ul><li>Career Fair success is all about self-promotion and making yourself unique. </li></ul><ul><li>A well-prepared 30 second sound byte can be your foot in the door. </li></ul><ul><li>Communicates professionalism, confidence, determination… </li></ul><ul><li>Composing Your Sound Byte: </li></ul><ul><li> Greeting </li></ul><ul><li> Educational Background </li></ul><ul><li> Description of Interests </li></ul><ul><li> Strengths & Accomplishments </li></ul><ul><li> Summary of Qualifications </li></ul>Putting It Together – Your 30 Second Sound Byte
    40. 40. Job Fairs <ul><li>Networking & Interviewing Event </li></ul><ul><li>Dress Professionally </li></ul><ul><li>Research, Research, Research http://www.niu.edu/CareerServices/jobfairs/educatorfair.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare, Prepare, Prepare- </li></ul><ul><li>30 second sound byte </li></ul><ul><li> Patience </li></ul><ul><li> Follow Up </li></ul><ul><li>NIU Educator Job Fair </li></ul><ul><li>Monday, February 28, 2011, 9:00 – 2:00 @ Convo Center </li></ul>
    41. 41. Warning <ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace </li></ul><ul><li>You Tube </li></ul><ul><li>Anything posted on the internet has the potential to be viewed by everyone </li></ul>
    42. 42. Internet Interviewing Networking Applications ROE ISBE Résumé References Credentials Cover Letter Email Address Voice Mail University Supervisor Professional Dress?? Research Job Fair Questions 90 Second Intro Thank You Student Teaching Evals Preparation Spell Checker Victor eRecruiting 25 days Principal Follow Up Thesaurus Tracking Coop Teacher edresumes Other Documents Tab
    43. 43. <ul><li>For assistance contact </li></ul><ul><li>Career Services </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>815 753-1641 </li></ul>

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