BUS002 - Alex Fish BUS 002 Notes Chapter One The Ultimate...

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Alex Fish BUS 002 Notes Chapter One: The Ultimate Job Search: Things to Know Before You Start o The Top Five Strategic Mistakes Job Seekers Make; Using the Wrong Sources; Using sources ineffectively; Depending too much on a single source; Failing to use technology effectively; Lack of a strategic plan The top job sources o Internet; Networking and employee referral; Search firms and employment agencies; Classified ads; Direct mail and targeted mail; Using the right sources the right way Big 3 job boards o Monster; Career builder; Yahoo HotJobs Internet job aggregators o Indeed; Simply hired; Jobster The Ultimate Job Search Chapter 2: The Ultimate Job: Will you Know it When you See it? A new beginning The critical 3 o Task management; Self management; Interpersonal relationships Developing your critical 3 profile o Job task preferences; Self management preferences; Interpersonal relationship preferences Refining your ultimate job profile o Motivations mapping; Career mapping; Best boss mapping Motivational mapping: what factors affect your work motivations Personal Impact
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o Your ability to exercise personal initiative; Your ability to be self reliant; Your ability to make decisions; Your ability to influence and impact other; Your ability to influence and or control events Personal Impact (categories to consider) o Job content; Work environment; Freedom to act; Your boss’s management style; Intellectual challenge Fitting in o Your general level of comfort; Your feelings of acceptance by the group; The degree to which you felt you could be open with others; Your ability to resolve conflict constructively; The degree to which you felt others listened to your opinions; The degree to which others showed they cared about you Motivational Mapping o What did these positions have in common; What caused me to feel such a high level of satisfaction; What was present that caused me to feel that way; Which factors most influence my positive feelings; Which factors somewhat contributes to my feelings Belonging and Fitting in o What did these positions have in common; What caused me to feel so dissatisfied; What factors most influenced my feelings of dissatisfaction; What factors somewhat influenced my negative feelings Career Mapping Work Environment o Management practices; Freedom to act; Quality to work environment; Organizational culture; Physical environment; Social environment Profiling the best boss o Hoe that boss affected your work effort; The way these traits affected how you managed yourself; How these traits impacted your interpersonal skills and behavior Finalizing your ultimate job profile
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Final thoughts Chapter 3: Resume Power: getting the most of your resume A snowflake in the blizzard Today’s resume – a world of change Diverse viewpoint – who is right The SHRM survey o Use a reverse chronological format; Include some form of job objective statement; Utilize a 2 page format; Provide a detailed job history
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2010 for the course ACCT 1237 taught by Professor Hillman during the Spring '10 term at Drake University .

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BUS002 - Alex Fish BUS 002 Notes Chapter One The Ultimate...

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