Class One, Part OneINDIANA UNIVERSITY SOUTHEASTSchool of Business, Career Planning Course – X410Sue Kochenrath, Instructor
TopicsSECTION 1•Welcome / Syllabus Review /Resources in Canvas•Review of IUS CareerDevelopment Center Websiteand Offerings•Locating EmploymentOpportunities
Review of Syllabus and CanvasResources/AssignmentsOnline Demonstration
IUS Career DevelopmentCenter
Locating EmploymentOpportunities•Most job offers come from a referral orknowing someone, so it’s all aboutwhoyou know and who knows you.•Networkingis the number one way tofind jobs (more on that later)•While jobs are still posted online, youmust get your résumé through theApplicant Tracking System(ATS)•When someone gives you a referral,your résumé can be pulled out of the“stack” of hundreds of applicationsLOCATING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Locating EmploymentOpportunities•Many opportunities are posted on sitesother than Indeed, Career Builder, etc.•Associations have job postings –typically the jobs are only posted therebecause they want to hire those whoare members, those who have certaincertifications, etc.•Some jobs are only interviewed for andpublicized at industry conferences•Job Fairs and On-Campus Recruitingare also a way to make connections, aswell as completing internships
Locating EmploymentOpportunities•Give yourself at least 6-9 months prior tograduation to find a job(12 months isbest) –WHY?•Tell EVERYONE you are looking for a job•Make sure friends and family have yourrésuméand really understand yourabilities and interests•Market YOURSELF as a PRODUCT tobe PURCHASED•A job search is a CAMPAIGN•YOU ARE A BRANDLOCATING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
End of PART ONE, CLASS ONEPlease read PART TWO, CLASSONE
Class One, Part TwoINDIANA UNIVERSITY SOUTHEASTSchool of Business, Career Planning Course – X410
TopicsSECTION 1•Résumé development•Résumés as a self-marketingtool
Developing a RésuméSECTION 2
INDIANA UNIVERSITY SOUTHEASTAbout RésumésDEVELOPING A RESUME•A résumé is aself-marketing tool,designed with the goal ofobtaining a job interview.•Résumé information istargeted succinctly to a career fieldandaddresses the needs of a specific employer.•Your résumé should market your relevant skills, knowledge, andaccomplishments.•Résumés should be developed for each type of job you seek.Don’t use the same résumé for everything—have several.
INDIANA UNIVERSITY SOUTHEASTAbout RésumésDEVELOPING A RESUME•One-page résumés arepreferredfor most entry-level positions orfor those without much experience.•Two-page résumés areacceptableif the information on bothpages demonstrates experiencerelevant to your profession.