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Review CTAE-FS-10 Managing your academic career plans and employee relations
The Job Application Paperwork (often online) you fill out before the interview or during the hiring process Gives employers the 1 st look at you 3 things an applications shows about you, Do You: Have the ability to prepare & think ahead Have the ability to follow instructions Have the ability to complete a document neatly
The Job Application Follow all directions and read carefully. Fill out every section and sign the application. Write NA (not applicable) if the information does not apply Write neatly in blue or black ink only. Type if possible. References should not be related to you and should be able to talk about the quality of your work & work ethic. Be honest!
The Job Application List salary as open or research the salary and provide a range that is appropriate for the job. Should be neat, wrinkle, and stain free. Keep all information on file for other applications. Dress for success when turning in applications or checking the status of an application. Ask to speak with the manager or decision maker. Follow up with phone calls, emails, and/or visits after submitting your application.
The Cover Letter Uses: Links name & application Applicants interest Knowledge of org. Additional info. Emphasizes skills, background & strengths Special circumstances Follow-up plan Cover Letter MUST be: Free of errors Standard business letter format Quality paper Addressed to an individual
The Resume Employers want to know how well you did your job, skills & experience, strengths & accomplishments The GOAL: include enough information to get an interview (then you can expand) Points to remember: Focus on the requirements of the job Put your important assets in the “prime space”
Your Resume On your resume, you may list… Personal contact information Objective statement Education Work experience Awards, honors, and achievements Volunteer projects and involvement Leadership roles in extracurricular activities Special skills that differentiate you in the job field Languages written & spoken other than English
Your Resume All students can include: Objective Education Related Course Work Computer Skills Career Skills or Key Competencies Interests/Hobbies Activities Other Considerations Uniform Formatting 1 Full page 1 Line of space between sections Easy to read fonts
Resume - Objective Statement In one sentence, briefly state your goal and the type of job you would like to be considered for. Examples: General retail position: To gain an understanding of how to provide good customer service and to obtain knowledge of the day-to-day operations of (industry/type of service). Part time position: Responsible high school student with a genuine love for animals seeking part-time employment with a veterinary hospital to better understand animals and their owners in preparation for veterinary school. Changes for different types of jobs Not always needed - often for HS students or entry level
Before The Interview Practice, Practice, Practice Do your research Prepare questions to ask the interviewers: What have past employees done to succeed in this position? What have you enjoyed most about working here? Dress for Success Business Causal Professional Dress
During The Interview Arrive at least 15 minutes early Leave or silence cell phones. Be pleasant to EVERYONE and Smile! Greet with a firm handshake and smile. Wait for the interviewer to offer you a seat. Sit up straight, sit slightly forward, feet flat on floor or crossed at the ankles. Shake hands again as you exit and thank the interviewer(s) for their time.
After The Interview Send a Thank You note Follow up (if you don’t hear anything) Call Email Visit ?
Directions: Divide a sheet of paper into 4 sections labeled as below. Write 5 facts about each based on the PPT. ApplicationCover letter ResumeInterview
TOD Answer the following questions on a sheet of notebook paper. Place in the box at the end of the period. 1 - What role does research play in the job search process? Provide examples. 2 - What type of information should be included on a resume? 3 - What are the uses of a cover letter? 4 - What 3 things should a job application show about you? 5 - Write a sample objective statement for a position at a marketing firm seeking HS business students as interns.