Doctor Jobsearch

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While the essential elements of the job search have remained the same, technological innovation and forces of economic instability have combined to change the way job searches must be conducted.

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Doctor Jobsearch

  1. 1. Dr. Jobsearch<br />Or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the inevitable economic recession <br />Source: Wikimedia Commons. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Dr._Strangelove.png<br />
  2. 2. How has the job search changed?<br />Being Found<br />Resume<br />Networking<br />Applying<br />For Job<br />Finding <br />Opportunities<br />References <br />& Credentials<br />Cover Letter<br />
  3. 3. Output<br />Input<br />Finding <br />Opportunities<br />Applying<br />For Job<br />References <br />& Credentials<br />Networking<br />Technology Revolution<br />Cover Letter<br />Being Found<br />Resume<br />
  4. 4. What has fundamentally changed?<br />Nothing.<br />
  5. 5. Social Networks<br />& Job Boards<br />Online<br />Applications<br />Output<br />Networking<br />& Social Media<br />Follow-Up<br />Input<br />Online <br />Thought <br />Leadership<br />Finding <br />Opportunities<br />Email<br />Intros<br />Applying<br />For Job<br />References <br />& Credentials<br />Electronic<br />Resume<br />Networking<br />Cover Letter<br />Being Found<br />Resume<br />
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  7. 7. What has fundamentally changed?<br />Everything.<br />
  8. 8. Doctor Strangelove<br />A 1964 Stanley Kubrick dark comedy wherein an unhinged USAF general orders a first strike nuke on the Soviet Union.<br />Antagonist:<br />Instability<br />Irritant:<br />Technology.<br />
  9. 9. Antagonist: Instability<br />Atmosphere of mistrust<br />Bottom-line pragmatism<br />Dehumanization of the workforce<br />Us vs. Them<br />Management vs. Workers<br />Onshore vs. Offshore<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Dr._Strangelove_-_The_War_Room.png<br />
  10. 10. Reaction?<br />“Perpetual” Job Search<br />The Brand Called You (1997) <br />Free Agent Nation (2002)<br />LinkedIn launches (2003)<br />
  11. 11. When should I be looking?<br />Always.<br />
  12. 12. Where should I be looking?<br />Ask yourself where the real employers are spending their time.<br />Job Fairs have no jobs and they are far from fair.<br />Do good and find employment.<br />
  13. 13. How should I be looking?<br />Your hair stylist knows your next employer.<br />Stop making judgments about who can help you.<br />Stop counting connections.<br />Start understanding the person who can hire you.<br />
  14. 14. Who do I target?<br />Understand why the recruiter isn’t calling you back.<br />Hiring managers, human resources<br />and recruiters are looking for talented<br />people like you at this very moment.<br />How well do you understand how they search<br />for and evaluate talent?<br />
  15. 15. Prioritize Key Audiences<br />Then understand how they tick.<br />HR<br />Generalist<br />Vendor<br />Recruiter<br />Partner<br />Acquaintance<br />Hiring<br />Manager<br />Network<br />Contact<br />Co-worker<br />Relative<br />Friend<br />How can you make it easier for them to…<br /><ul><li>Find you
  16. 16. Understand your qualifications
  17. 17. Communicate with you </li></li></ul><li>Social Syntax<br />We make sense of complex talent and communications problems before breakfast every day.<br />socialsyntax.net<br />http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dr._Strangelove_-_General_Buck_Turgidson.png<br />

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