373_21287_Career Search & Job hunting skills ppt

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KEYS TO A SUCCESSFUL JOB SEARCH 1 Madhu Sudhan Rao.M Dept. of CSS
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True or False If there are several applicants for one position, the person with the best qualifications generally gets the job offer. 2 False
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True or False The Human Resources Office does all the hiring and firing, so that’s the first place to contact if you are looking for a job. 3 False
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True or False The most effective way to get job interviews is the old adage, “See a guy who knows a guy,” A technique known as “Networking.” 4 True
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True or False It is important to include every job you ever held when writing a resume. 5 False
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True or False A job interview is really a sales presentation by the applicant. Therefore, the job seeker must sell his or her personality, potential, strengths, and experience. 6 True
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True or False Approximately 2% of job seekers are successful in obtaining an interview when responding to a blind ad. 7 True
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True or False The job application is considered a tool of the employer, while the resume is considered a tool of the job seeker. 8 True
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Before you start knocking on doors, you’ll want to prepare for your search. 9 1. Self Assessment 2. Explore Career Options 3. Research Employers 4. Prepare Job Search Materials
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A self assessment will help you identify what you are looking for in a job.
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