Career Search Optimization

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A brief overview on what's covered at the ProLango Career Search Optimization free seminar.

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Career Search Optimization

  1. 1. Go the distance<br />We’ll point you in the right direction<br />Career Search Optimization<br />
  2. 2. Feature by:<br />
  3. 3. Previous Hiring Experience<br />
  4. 4. Success Stories<br />In 2009 We Helped over 1,500 job seekers<br />…Personally, Paul’s program really helped me to create a good target company search strategy and improve my networking and interviewing skills. Through his program, I was able to do very well in several interviews making it to the “final round”, got several offers and landed a fantastic job that came about 100% through networking.<br />…Following Paul’s advice, I focused on building rapport, learning about the business problems which I could help solve, and making sure that the hiring manager knew I really wanted this job. And I got the job, Paul, thank you!<br />
  5. 5. Would you like to get interviews back-to-backwith your favorite employers?<br />
  6. 6. What’s changed in the hiring world since October 2008?<br />
  7. 7. On average 900 Resumes/position<br />
  8. 8. 400+ Resume / hour(as of July 2009)<br />
  9. 9. Applicant Tracking System(ATS)<br />
  10. 10. ATS Profiling You<br />
  11. 11. Recruiters Can’t Contact Hiring Managers<br />
  12. 12. Consolidated Positions<br />
  13. 13. No Time<br />
  14. 14. No one is hiring<br />
  15. 15. But positions are vacant<br />
  16. 16. Map vs. Guide<br />
  17. 17. Job Search Sites Don’t Work<br />
  18. 18. What not to do at job fairs and networking events<br />
  19. 19. Exercise:<br />Practice Your Elevator Pitch<br />
  20. 20. Don’t Ever Do That Again!<br />
  21. 21. Why?<br />
  22. 22. You’ll sound like a telemarketer<br />
  23. 23. They’ll Forget You!<br />
  24. 24. Whom is the Elevator Speech about?<br />
  25. 25. YOU<br />
  26. 26. They’re just NOT thatinto You!<br />
  27. 27. Become a Resource instead<br />
  28. 28. Exercise:<br />Practice Being a Resource<br />
  29. 29. What is a company blacklist?<br />
  30. 30.
  31. 31. Mass Mail Your Resume<br />
  32. 32. Apply for Every Position Listed<br />
  33. 33. Lying on Resume<br />
  34. 34. Social Media Mistakes<br />
  35. 35. Recruiter Stories<br />
  36. 36. Exercise:<br />Share your Blacklist Story<br />
  37. 37. 3 Key Elements ofSuccessful Job Seekers<br />
  38. 38. Mindset<br />
  39. 39. Strategy<br />
  40. 40. Relationships<br />
  41. 41. Enjoyed the seminar?<br />
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  43. 43. Our Program<br />Attend the Free Seminars<br />Complete the Hands-On Workshops<br />Participate in the 1-month Boot camp<br />OR<br />Private Coaching (Free 15-minute consultations)<br />
  44. 44. What’s Covered? (brief summary)<br />Identify Hidden Opportunities within your target employers<br />Get a meeting with any decision maker<br />Learn how to optimize your resume for different positions<br />Take control of the interviewing process<br />Handle difficult situations<br />
  45. 45. Cost<br />Half-day Workshops<br />Job Seeker 2.0<br />Resume Writer 2.0<br />Interviewing Mastery<br />Only $398 (corporations pay $1,500)<br />
  46. 46. Schedule<br />Classes start next week! Seats are Limited!<br />Register now!<br />Job Seeker 2.0: Building Strategic Relationships through Social Media 2/22/2010<br />Resume Writer 2.0: Your Success in Your Hands 2/24/2010<br />Interviewing Mastery: Take Control! 2/26/2010<br />Boot camp starts after workshops<br />
  47. 47. Are you our next Success Story?<br />As an academic researcher of social networks and a teacher, I know how difficult it is to “teach” someone how to build networks and relationships in any meaningful way. Paul did this masterfully. I whole-heartedly recommend him as a speaker to any audience who is interested in career development or just wants to create and maintain better relationships.<br />- Mina Yoo (Assistant Professor at UW Foster School of Business)<br />Paul is dynamic, a surge of experience regarding the new wave, up to date job search strategies. His presentations have covered Social Media, Interviewing and Resume Writing to mention a few. Paul has spoken to the Professional Networking Group in Lynnwood WorkSource every time captivating and engaging his audience. Paul will always set the pace. All will be smart to follow.<br />- RoneeZurdo (Facilitator at PNG - WorkSource Lynnwood)<br />

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