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The CareerSearch lecture series will introduce you to career authors who will share tips, skills, and strategies to help you find a job. Authors will discuss how to create "killer" resumes, strategies to write memorable cover letters, ideas on how to use your brand to get a job, and techniques to leverage social media to get noticed. You will also learn about interviewing techniques, networking strategies, and fundamental job search strategies.
Searching for and landing a job can be a stressful, demoralizing experience, especially, if you don't know how to do it properly. The 'old ways' of finding a job often don't work anymore. Rae Stonehouse will introduce to 'best practices' to land your 'dream' job.
You will learn that hiring managers are under similar pressures as you, the job seeker. You will learn how to relate to their issues and build lasting impressions.
Rae will remind you to say “It’s not who you know… it’s who knows you! ”
Do you think referrals are just for sales people? Well, think again. In this complimentary webcast, Wayne Breitbarth, nationally-recognized speaker and author of the best-selling book, The Power Formula for LinkedIn Success, you’ll learn how to use LinkedIn to improve your referral process, to enhance your personal brand and move your career forward!
In this session you’ll learn:
What is the number one thing hiring managers look for when searching for the best candidates?
It’s ‘fit’ into the organization. Will this person fit into our company culture! As a candidate you can demonstrate your "fit" through your attitude, confidence, and competence.
If you are looking to increase your confidence and competence in the job search process you will want to visit with Curtis Jenkins who will share specific actions that combine marketing techniques to stand out as the best available candidate on the market.
Research shows that hiring managers spend as little as 6 seconds reviewing the average resume. It is common knowledge that hiring authorities know within the first two minutes of a candidate walking in the door if they are going to bring the candidate back for a second interview.
Chris Westfall, the National Elevator Pitch Champion and author of The NEW Elevator Pitch, suggests you can improve your chances of getting a first or second interview, if you have a clear, concise, and thought-provoking elevator pitch.
The job search process takes an enormous amount of time, effort, and concentration. Along the way you will have to do a significant amount of research, apply to more jobs than you remember, make yourself available for interviews at the last minute, and wait, wait, wait!
You will learn how to use unique job search tools that will compare your resume to the job description you are applying for in order to increase your chances of getting selected by applicant tracking software.
Clark will share; why its important to understand your talents, how to communicate your value, how to show managers that you can do the job.
Brenda knows her stuff. As an Amazon #1 Best- Seller, her book is the “bible” to anyone who is looking at using the power and potential of LinkedIn to help them land jobs fast. LinkedIn is rapidly becoming the new resume. Its importance cannot be underestimated.
It’s easy to create a basic LinkedIn profile – but, it’s difficult to create an informative, fact-filled, keyword-optimized, profile that conveys your unique passions, experiences, accomplishments, and potential – and that gets you a job. Brenda will help unlock those secrets by sharing her “3 L’s” with you. ( Locatability, Likeability, Liveness)
Getting noticed as a standout candidate for a job isn’t easy. That’s why you need to learn to use an infographic resume.
An infographic for any purpose visually simplifies complex information. Now, apply this logic to a resume. You can see how job seekers and careerists alike can use the power of visuals to capture the attention of future hiring managers. While an infographic resume does not replace the traditional text version of the resume, it is a growing trend–and one worth exploring. Imagine presenting such a resume during a networking meeting or an interview—it promises a real “wow factor.”
There is one simple reason that you are not getting the amount (or type) of job interviews that you want – recruiters cannot find you!
Once we understand what recruiters are looking for we can give them what they need to call us as their top candidate. Karen will share with you:
LinkedIn for the Savvy Executive: Promote your Brand with Authenticity, Tact and Power
Carol Kaemmerer wrote the book LinkedIn for the Savvy Executive to help business professionals leverage the power of LinkedIn to increase their visibility, engage with their ideal audiences and grow their business. LinkedIn is not just for job seekers; it is also today’s essential business tool for any professional who wants to grow their professional reputation, opportunities and influence.
You will also learn how to use LinkedIn as a vehicle for expressing your thought leadership and building your own authentic brand as a leader while contributing to your company's brand equity.
The Stanford Shyness clinic has conducted research that found nearly 60 percent of the population considers themselves shy.
Gabriela will provide tips and strategies to help anyone who considers themselves an introvert to shift the perception from feeling a victim to creating a strategy mix that meets the employer midway while staying true to their introverted nature.
You will gain confidence and learn how to become the project manager of your own job search project and make it more effective by using your strengths.
Interviews unfortunately favor individuals who can not only listen and understand the questions being asked, but are able to quickly formulate good responses. Carole will share with you how to increase your confidence and dramatically improve the impressions you make in interviews when you join Carole Martin, author of Boost Your Interview IQ.
You will learn:
These days, hiring managers deal with an overwhelming number of applicants competing for the same positions and digging through those applications can be a daunting task.
More and more, these hiring managers are looking for easier, faster ways to select the kind of candidates their clients – corporations, entrepreneurial small businesses, academic and social organizations and non-profit enterprises – need to run effectively and efficiently.
You need to know what secrets they are employing to reduce their workload and at the same time get the right candidates in front of managers who are looking for.