BUS 301 Week 10

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BUS 301 Week 10

  1. 1. WEEK 10: WORKBUS 301
  2. 2. Work• Finding the right job• Success once you‟re there• Next steps
  3. 3. Career Lattice• Varying entry points• Different paths to the „top‟• Requires flexibility and doing a myriad of jobs• Steps may be fuzz or unclear or represent many choices• How do you succeed? What defines success?
  4. 4. Finding the“right” job• Internships• Networking• Finding work is a full-time job• Online search tools• Think like an employer
  5. 5. Elevator Pitch• Key to networking• Have one ready at all times!• 3 bullet points max!
  6. 6. Onlinereputationmanagement• ORM not just for businesses• Applies to people too• Clean up your online presence now
  7. 7. Resumes & Cover Letters• Short• Succinct• Persuasive• Achievements and skills• Keyword optimized• Don‟t „go it alone‟
  8. 8. Interviews• More than just talking or meeting• Be prepared for anything• Prep!!!• Have answers to common questions ready
  9. 9. You‟re hired!Now what?!• The first year is crucial• Attitude is everything• Decode culture• Learn, read and ask questions• Recruit a mentor
  10. 10. Think aboutthe next step• Jobs have shelf-lives• Some are longer than others• Shorter in the beginning of your career so expect to change Always be on the lookout for your next opportunity!

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