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Career Confidential presents 5 tips for Getting a Job Interview Next Week.

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5 tips for_getting_a_job_interview_next_week ppt

  1. 1. Total Access ClubCareer Confidential Coaching Club with Peggy McKee
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda• Presentation – 5 Tips for Getting a job Interview Next Week• Questions & Answers – Live• Feedback – How to Contact Us• Accessing this Webinar – The Archives
  3. 3. When you’re in a job searchwhat you want more than anything elsewhat you want more than anything elseACTION!
  4. 4. The Idea is to Be PROACTIVE & AGGRESSIVE• Take Control• Influence the # of Phone Calls• Influence the # of Interviews
  5. 5. Waiting!Stop Results! See
  6. 6. 5 Things You Need to Start Today!1. Make Yourself Attractive Online2. Make Your Network Effective3. Brand Yourself to Boost Appeal4. Use your Previous Managers And…
  7. 7. Take the most direct route to the job interview!
  8. 8. 1. Polish Your LinkedIn Profile• Evaluate Your Headline – Job Title – Company – Statement of Brand – Or better yet… • What You Do • Use a Descriptive Term That Incorporates Keywords • Problems You Solve • Highlight Your Unique Qualities
  9. 9. Polish…Polish…PolishEvaluate Your Headline–Statement of Brand • What You Do • Problems You Solve • Highlight Your Unique Qualities
  10. 10. • Evaluate Your Summary – Review Job Listings on Job Boards – Use Their Terms to Describe Your Skills – Pack the Summary With Current Keywords – Make Your Profile Search-Friendly
  11. 11. Job Summary is not Resume• Edit Your Job Summary – Do Not • Upload Your Entire Resume – Do • Summarize Your History • Hit the Highlights • Use the Correct Keywords • Quantify Accomplishments
  12. 12. Picture “Matters”• Make Sure You Have a Photo – A Photo Helps Others Feel That • They Know You • They Can Connect With You – No Photo • Fake Profile • They Won’t Read Your Information • Groups Won’t Let You In
  14. 14. Get Recommendations• Get at Least One Recommendation –Write One For Someone Else –LinkedIn Will Ask Them to Return the Favor
  15. 15. 2. Tell Your Network You’re LookingNo one will tell you about an opportunity if they don’t know you’re looking!
  16. 16. Shout it from the rooftops!• Tell Everyone – Your LinkedIn Contacts – Your Facebook Friends – Your Social Circle – Your Church…
  17. 17. 3. Check Your BrandYour Image is Your Brand
  18. 18. 4. Call Your Previous Managers or Bosses• Who Knows Your Work Best? – Previous Managers – Previous Bosses• Call Your Previous Managers or Bosses • Boost Your Morale! • Maybe they’ll Know Someone Who is Hiring Or…
  19. 19. Are You Feeling Brave?Did You Have A Job End Badly?
  20. 20. Call Your Previous Managersor Bosses And Ask For The Truth • What Were My Weaknesses? • What Were My Strengths?
  21. 21. Think…Personal Improvement!
  22. 22. Sell Yourself!
  23. 23. 5. Contact Someone Who Can Hire You• Quickest Way to a Job Interview? – Look For Companies That You Would Like To Work For – Look For Work That You Do – Look For The Person That Would Be Your Boss Ask them what they need!
  24. 24. • Find the Name of the Hiring Manager• Find the Name of Their Boss• Find the Name of Their Boss’s Boss• Get Their Email Addresses• Send Your Cover Letter in the Email• Attach Your Resume• Follow Up With A Phone Call
  25. 25. 5 Tips for Getting a Job Interview Next Week1. Polish Your LinkedIn Profile2. Tell Your Network You’re Looking3. Check Your Brand4. Call Your Previous Managers and Bosses5. Contact Someone Who Can Hire You You will quickly start to see results in your job search!
  26. 26. Best of Luck!
  27. 27. Thank you for attending!