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Slc Job Club 4 152010

  1. 1. SLC Job Club April 15, 2010 Where to get training – Stay current during your job search
  2. 2. Local Resources • Salt Lake Community College – all sort of online and on site training at the Larry H. Miller Campus – • University of Utah – – More expensive – professional development confusing
  3. 3. More Resources • Executive Education U of U – Much more expensive – good for business essentials Contact Liz Frampton: 801-581-5577 • Custom Fit - If you have your own business – they will pay half the fee can include certification programs outside the state – SLCC Contact Shannon Strickland (801) 957-5293
  4. 4. More Resources • utilizes the O-Net – initially built for high school age group expanding to include all of the workforce • O-Net skill assessment, salary information, job descriptions
  5. 5. Money • Dept. of Work Force Services (DWS) has no money until– July 1 – Contact a redeployment counselor • Trade Adjustment Assistance – If your job was eliminated because of imports or off-shoring – Dawn Lay (801) 526-4312 DWS
  6. 6. SLCC & DWS • Applied for combined grant and was awarded money for specific training related to Engineering License Renewal Courses • Green Academy – new – may have some grant dollars available starting Fall
  7. 7. Informational Interviews • Remember these are interviews • How to prepare – Researching company and industry – Trends, opportunities and challenges – Review marketing plan including areas of expertise and skills, knowledge and abilities
  8. 8. What types of Questions? • What do you want to know? – Do you have transferrable skills? – How did your interviewer get his/her job? – ?? – Who else would you recommend I talk with. – What companies to target
  9. 9. Same Rules of all Interviews • Arrive early or call on time • Dress Appropriate • 30 second introduction • Summary, bio or resume leave behind
  10. 10. Career Transition Plan MR. Bill 6810 Garden Oaks Drive Memphis, TN 38120 901.674.6810 CURRENT SITUATION: Experienced, confident sales leader/coach Agency Partner responsible for business development Juice Plus/NSA Distributor TARGET Organization: Medium size, growing business, working with a creative executive who values integrity, team work, planning and people development. Clear, compelling vision for the organization. Geographic: Prefer Memphis / virtual manager Types of Career: Sales, sales management, sales consultant/facilitator Timeline: Full time position by August 1, 2009 What I bring to increase sales and improve business performance: • Winning new accounts and building long-term customer relationships • Long-term relationships with key decisions in multiple industries across the US • Developing innovative approaches to capture target niche customers • Formulating strategies for sales in new business segments • Key account management to support sales people to be successful • Recruiting, Hiring and Leading best of class sales people in the industry How you can help: 1. Review plan, my approach and make recommendations. 2. Suggest people I should talk to and ideas I might consider. 3. Look at target companies, critique and advise. Target Company Examples Food/Health Care/Non-Profit:  DOT Foods  Youth Villages  St. Jude  Baptist  GTx  NSA/Juice Plus  American Esoteric Laboratories  Hospice Compassus Other organizations I admire:  Northwestern Mutual  N-Cycles  Orgill  First Tennessee  Fed Ex  Sports Floors  Bryce Corporation  Cohesive Knowledge Solutions  One Page Business Plan