Unit 4


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Unit 4

  1. 1. Build Your Brand • Create a social media profile • E.g: LinkedIn, Facebook, VisualCV • A strong personal brand that portrays a professional light • Increase positive impression • Great way to store and post all your previous experience Connect With Your Contacts • Connect with everyone you know in your social media profile o You never know which contact MAYBE ABLE to help you with your job search and put you in touch with someone who can o They can give comments to justify your skill
  2. 2. Create a List of Companies • All information you need is available on the web • Easy to find detailed information about potential employers Find Job Listing • Match your interest with an available job listing • Target job search engine sites, job banks, company web sites, networking sites, niche job sites etc. • Working with a recruiter to maximize your opportunity
  3. 3. Target Your Resume and Cover Letter • Take time to write • Link your qualification to the hiring criteria • Hiring manager should be able to see, at glance , WHY ? HOW? Your should be hired • Better letter and resume = Higher hiring rate
  4. 4. Ace The Interview • Research the company o Who would you be speaking to o Know a little about them , to have a good first impression • Dress appropriately • Practice answering • Asking interview questions • Make a concerted effort to impress the interviewer with your o Skills o Experience o Confidence o Expertise.
  5. 5. Follow Up • Its important to thank everyone you met with o Also reiterate your interest in this position o Remind the hiring manager your are an excellent candidate for the job. Accept/Decline Offer • If you receive an offer, it is important to carefully evaluate the offer o Make an educated decision to accept/reject o Which ever your decision is , do so politely
  6. 6. Why is it important? • It might save your life *pay attention* • Proper training is a MUST o For Injury prevention o Be aware of potential hazard in workplace • You need to help others in becoming aware • You need to know what protection and compensation are available to you
  7. 7. 3 Rights Employee’s Have • To know • To participate • To refuse UNSAFE work The Right
  8. 8. Employer’s Responsibilities • Provide a safe and healthy workplace • Train employees on potential hazards • Ensure employees have the required certification • Correct unsafe actions and conditions • Ensure protective equipment is available • Report and investigate all accidents and incidents
  9. 9. Employee’s Responsibilities • Know and comply with all regulations • Protect yourself, your co-workers and member of the public who may be affected by your actions • Report unsafe actions and unsafe conditions to your employer • Use protective equipment as required by the employer • Report any accident, incident, or illness immediately to your employer.
  10. 10. Reference • Doyle, A. (n.d.). Ten steps to find a job . Retrieved from http://jobsearch.about.com/od/findajo b/tp/tensteps.htm • Government of Canada. (2013, 06 18). Workplace safety . Retrieved from http://www.youth.gc.ca/eng/topics/jo bs/safety.shtml