_3 PP Networking,JobSearch Strategy, References, Applications, Spring '10

_3 PP Networking,JobSearch Strategy, References, Applications, Spring '10

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Networking and Developing a Job  Search  Strategy/References/Applications IVYT 107 - Professional Presence Week 3 Betty Hazlett bhazlett2@ivytech.edu
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Objectives of this session Learn to develop a personal support  system to motivate you Identify solid job leads and job search  assistance Identify top resources for job leads Tips for organizing your job search Tips for planning your job search time Tips about reference pages Discuss job applications Discuss references
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He or she who gets hired is not  necessarily the one who can do that job  best; but, the one who knows the most  about how to get hired. Richard Lathrop,  Who’s Hiring Who?
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How to Find Vacancies Mailing out resumes Answering ads Unemployment agencies Employment agencies Internet Friends/family Former  teachers Cold calls Yellow pages From: What Color is Your Parachute? Job clubs Self-inventory Worker pick-up sites Take specific  courses/exams Professional journals Temp agencies Volunteering
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The Hidden Job Market People get promoted People retire People quit People decide to move People get injured or sick People die People get fired or laid off From: What Color is Your Parachute?
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Most Effective Ways to  Job Hunt Job-Hunter  Job-Hunter  Preferences Preferences 1. Resume (unsolicited) 2. Using an Ad 3. Using an agency 4. Using a friend or business  colleague 5. Proof (example of work) 6. Promotion from within From: What Color Is Your Parachute? Employers’  Employers’  Preferences Preferences 1. Promotion from within 2. Proof (example of work) 3. Using a friend or business  colleague 4. Using an agency 5. Using an ad 6. Resume (unsolicited)
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5 Worst Ways to Job Hunt 1. Internet (4-10%) 2. Mailing resumes at random (7%) 3. Answering ads in professional or trade  journals (7%) 4. Answering newspaper ads (5-24%) 5. Private employment agencies (5-28%) From: What Color is Your Parachute?
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5 Best Ways to Job Hunt 5.  Networking (33%) 4.  Cold calls (47%) 3.  Yellow pages/phone calls (69%) 2.  Job Clubs (84%) 1.  Life-changing job hunt (86%) 1. What: inventory and identify skills 2. Where: determine your desired job environment 3. How: Research 1. Names of job titles 2. Names of organizations 3. Names of who has the power to hire you From: What Color is Your Parachute?
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Indiana Job Clubs Google Job Clubs and choose Networking:  Job Search by state
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