15. Resumes and Job Search_1

15. Resumes and Job Search_1 - Get t ing t he Job BD Get t...

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Getting the Job
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Getting Ready Get active in your environment Do some kind of meaningful community service If you are working, join your industry association Build a network Use Facebook, My Space and Linkedin Use research in class projects as a way to develop contacts Join organizations that can let you meet potentail contacts BD
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Building a Network of Contacts Broaden your circle of friends. Get to know your professors. Meet business executives. Make contacts through internships. Work with community organizations. FR
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But Remember Love people and use things not the other way around Most opportunities come from personal referral
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Also Remember Don’t have a crumby voice mail message or a stupid email address Don’t present any documents to employers with any errors in them Be careful what you post on the social media 5
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Be aware that today’s job market it tough! Today get the job that puts food on the table. BD
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Tomorrow you can begin the steps to build your career BD
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Now… What do You Want to be When You Grow Up? Build your career doing what you love to do. The money will come later. Don’t waste your life on something you dislike even though it might make you a lot of money. Do some sincere introspection to determine what interests you BD
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BD Work is an exchange. You trade a part of your life for money. You use the money to live on. Make sure you make a good trade. What is the most important value to you? I hope it is to have a successful family life.
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BD Some career paths are disappearing. Others are emerging. You will probably have more financial success in emerging industries. But, do you like the work?
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BD If you find the career that truly interests you, use this time in school to build the skills and knowledge base that will help you in a career in that field
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Identifying Appropriate Jobs Analyze yourself. Education Personal Qualities Work Experience Special Qualifications Analyze outside factors.
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Finding Your Employer Career Centers * Network of Personal Contacts * Classified Advertisements Online Sources Personal Search Agents Web Resumes Employment Agencies Prospecting * * I agree with these sources - BD
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Find classified advertisements online. < http://newslink.org > < http://craigslist.com >
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Use online job all-in-one sites. < http://www.careerbuilder.com/ >
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Set up personal job alerts. < hotjobs.yahoo.com/jobalerts > < careerbuilder.com >
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Use private web pages for enhanced exposure. < http://www.optimalresume.com >
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Preparing the Application Documents The traditional print résumé The scannable print résumé The digital résumé (such as ASCII, pdf, xps, html) The reference sheet The cover message—print and email Most of these don’t work - BD
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This note was uploaded on 08/14/2011 for the course BUS 100 taught by Professor Moshiri during the Spring '08 term at UC Riverside.

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