Presentation on theme: "JOB SEARCH. JOB SEARCH Job Search StepsResumeCover Letter Interview."— Presentation transcript:
JOB SEARCH Job Search StepsResumeCover Letter Interview
JOB SEARCH STEPS 1.Determine Your Career Path Career Interest Surveys Counselors Career Counselors 2. Locate Employer Newspaper Help Wanted Signs Employment Agencies Internet Word of Mouth
JOB SEARCH STEPS 3. Write a Resume and Cover Letter One Page Error Free 4. Go for Interview Prepare
5.Follow-Up Send brief letter immediately after interview to thank employer for taking time to interview you. JOB SEARCH STEPS
RESUME Resume – is a concise, well-organized presentation of your qualifications for a job _______________________________ *KISS – Keep It Short and Simple *Only One Page *Be Error Free!
Must include the following: Personal Identification Objective/Career Goal Work Experience Education References RESUME OR DATA SHEET
REFERENCES Need 3 adultsNeed 3 adults Who are NOT a relativeWho are NOT a relative They must have known you for more than a yearThey must have known you for more than a year –List: name, job title, address, phone number of each reference. –Ask permission before you list them as a reference.
COVER LETTER/ LETTER OF APPLICATION Purpose – To get an interview 1st Paragraph – Position you are applying for and how you learned about it Middle Paragraph(s) – Why you are qualified for the position Final Paragraph – Ask for Interview
INTERVIEW Prepare Know the Company Know Location and Parking Anticipate Questions Prepare Questions Arrive Early Go Alone Dress for Success (dress properly)
Body Language Firm Hand ShakeFirm Hand Shake Have Good Eye ContactHave Good Eye Contact Use Good MannersUse Good Manners Be EnthusiasticBe EnthusiasticApplication Must be NeatMust be Neat Use Blue or Black InkUse Blue or Black Ink Complete All PartsComplete All Parts INTERVIEW