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Day 3 PP for Life Long Learning Class - Lane Change: Network your way to a new career 10/3/2011

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Lanechange Day3

  1. 1. Lane Change: Networking your way to your next career<br />Day 3<br />10/3/2011<br />www.whatsworkingwell.com 801-519-9144<br />
  2. 2. Introductions<br /> I Am<br /> Favorite ice breaker question at networking events<br />www.whatsworkingwell.com 801-519-9144<br />
  3. 3. Career strategy mistakes employees make:<br /> In-class – brainstorming<br />www.whatsworkingwell.com 801-519-9144<br />
  4. 4. Headshot Local Photographer<br />copyright What's Working Well?, llc & Inscribe Express 2010<br />
  5. 5. Further Questions<br /> Features we haven’t covered?<br />www.whatsworkingwell.com 801-519-9144<br />
  6. 6. Research <br />Doing company research on the web, linked-in, Facebook and Twitter<br />copyright What's Working Well?, llc & Inscribe Express 2010<br />
  7. 7. Facebook<br />Social - more casual and more active<br />Profile summary similar<br />Event postings<br />Follow company’s FB, linked-In, Twitter<br />copyright What's Working Well?, llc & Inscribe Express 2010<br />
  8. 8. Twitter<br />Set up simple profile – Similar to FB and Linked in headline<br />Find users you want to follow<br />Follow lists <br />Interact if someone follows you back send them an email<br />Post a few public tweets cc them on tweets, retweet<br />copyright What's Working Well?, llc & Inscribe Express 2010<br />
  9. 9. Twitter<br />Create your own lists http://tweetmeme.com has a feed of tweets <br />Follow/Unfollow<br />HootSuite – schedule your posts.<br />copyright What's Working Well?, llc & Inscribe Express 2010<br />
  10. 10. Issues with on-line applications<br />Key words <br />ASCII text<br />Hard to convert – needs to be typed that way<br />Bullets and indents don’t transfer<br />Follow Directions<br />Cover letters or not<br />copyright What's Working Well?, llc & Inscribe Express 2010<br />
  11. 11. Web Resources<br /><ul><li>ONET</li></ul>http://online.onetcenter.org/<br />www.utahfutures.org utilizes the O-Net – initially built for high school age group expanding to include all of the workforce<br /><ul><li>MAPP – Motivational Assessment of Personal Potential - take the student version cheaper and the same – good career assessment</li></ul>http://www.assessment.com/<br /><ul><li>The Riley Guide: Self-Assessment Resources</li></ul>http://rileyguide.com/assess.html<br /><ul><li>Utah Pulse
  12. 12. http://utahpulse.com</li></ul>Department of Work Force Services – Utah<br />http://jobs.utah.gov/jobseeker/dwsdefault.asp<br />What's Working Well? - compiled 020111<br />
  13. 13. More Resources<br />http://www.smartbrief.com/index.jsp<br />Sign up for career newsletter<br />Indispensable By Monday – Larry Myler – quantifying your worth<br />http://www.indispenablebymonday.com<br />www.Indeed.com – good aggregate web site for job posts<br />http://www.linkup.com/<br />www.ksl.com<br />www.craigslist.com<br />http://www.linkedin.com/<br />http://www.doleta.gov/jobseekers/career_options.cfm<br />Your local library has many on-line sources to support job search<br />What's Working Well? - compiled 020111<br />
  14. 14. What’s Next?<br />Career Strategies Class – Starts 10/5/2011<br />Career Strategies Alliance – virtual & live<br /> Linked-In Group<br /> Meet Second Tuesday of the month. More information at www.whatsworkingwell.com<br />© 2011 What’s Working Well? All Rights Reserved <br />www.whatsworkingwell.com 801-519-9144<br />Mary Cosgrove, SPHR<br />mary@whatsworkingwell.com <br />
  15. 15. Employ-ability<br />You’re the best the industry has to offer<br />Staying current in your “expertise”<br />Choosing assignments that build your expertise<br />Telling others how you make a difference <br />copyright What's Working Well?, llc & Inscribe Express 2010<br />
  16. 16. copyright What's Working Well?, llc & Inscribe Express 2010<br />

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