Sources of information on various industries regions and occupational fields o

Sources of information on various industries regions

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Sources of information on various industries, regions, and occupational fields: o Business pages of newspapers. o Business-oriented TV programs and news reports. o Business magazines. o Government publications. o Professional and trade journals. Sources of information on specific companies, organizations, and job openings: o Directories of employers. o Company brochures, annual reports. o Visits to company, interviews with employees. o Newspaper advertisements. o Trade and professional journals. o College placement office.
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93 o Government placement offices Job search steps Before beginning the job search and interview process, it is important to identify the type of position you want. Are you looking for a management position or a Trainee job? Step One: Choosing The choosing process helps you set the parameters of your job search. Before you write your resume, apply for a position, or schedule an appointment for a job interview, you must set job goals. Job goals can be expressed as the type of position you want and the outcomes you want from your employment. You can start by identifying the following elements: Types of positions you would enjoy Benefits you expect from a position Your salary requirements Types of employers you would like to work for Types of industries you would like to work in Lifestyle you expect from the position Step Two: Job Research The research stage is crucial for finding out not only a job, but the right job. Without research, you are not aware of the job possibilities available or the limitations and benefits of a particular position. How do you know which position is right for you? How do you know which company will be a good fit? The first step is research. However, job seekers often overlook this crucial step in the job search process. What can research do? Research can focus or broaden the types of jobs you are applying for. Research can provide you with important job parameters. Research can help you identify potential industries and employers. Research can help you define what you can contribute to a particular/specific company (the bottom line of interviewers is: “What can you do?”. Research can impress an interviewer. How do you begin? There are a number of starting places for job research: The internet to find job boards, view a company’s website, view online profiles and prospectuses, locate news articles, and consult professional organisations. Company employees to gather insider information on a specific organization Company tours to gather information on work habits, dress code, and departmental interaction Campus recruitment office to determine the success rate of other grads who have been placed with a particular company or to research and schedule appointments with companies that are interviewing on campus.
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94 Step Three: Putting Together a Winning Resume/CV Preparing Resumes / CVs Def.
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