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1. Effective Search Strategies 2. Identify online search tools 3. Goal Setting 4. Obtaining and Managing References 5. Activity 6. Closing Remarks 7. Blog Review Today’s Objectives
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Online Networking Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Job boards ** These are the best ways to announce that you are looking for work **
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Online Networking LinkedIn
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My insights on being successful finding opportunities Facebook Increased company awareness •Corporate Job Boards •Putting the word out •Getting the 411 LinkedIn Finding contacts for informational interviews Learning career paths Latest company hires Groups you share with people * major advantage: you can see the relationships with people in the company and even the person who posted it* Job Boards Finding current opportunities
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Obtaining References 1. Ask if someone is willing to be your reference Give background on job Explain why you’re asking them Actually ask Example (insert name), I am applying for (position) and
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Unformatted text preview: I think you would be a valuable reference because (give reasons). Would you be willing to be my reference? Managing References 1. Prior to the Interview • Tell them what you like about the job • Highlight what you would like them to speak about 1. After the interview • Thanking them for being your reference • Update them on the status of your search * These people are key members of your professional family* Your Professional Family Goal: To provide an opportunity for you to build valuable connections with your peers Activity: 1.Introduce yourself to someone 2.Share your 20 sec. profile 3.Talk to the person for 2 minutes • Try to identify a way that you can help them • Share contact information Blog Review Thank you! Closing Remarks www.ratemyprofessors.com – Felicia Lanji Keep in touch! Email: [email protected] Linked in: http://ca.linkedin.com/in/felicialanji...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2011 for the course COMM 299 taught by Professor Desrochers during the Spring '08 term at UBC.

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