Presentation on theme: "NWTC - Career Services SC-235 Michael Rusboldt Manager, Student Employment."— Presentation transcript:
NWTC - Career Services SC-235 Michael Rusboldt Manager, Student Employment
Attributes Needed... Focus on your most important employment goal Always strive to improve yourself (multi-skilled) Have passion for what you do so that you overachieve Persist because there’s no overnight success Accept constructive criticism Push yourself mentally DO NOT GIVE UP - ALWAYS KEEP TRYING What ?
Five P’s That Can Lead To Positive Results Prior Preparation Prevents Poor Performance!!! Always use good body language Keep good eye contact, smile, nod your head once in a while, face the person to whom you are speaking, remain silent while someone is talking to you – don’t interrupt FaceBook or MySpace accounts --- Addresses & Answering Machine Messages
Graduate Follow-Up Study Data 2008 Graduates 6-Month Study 2003 Graduates 5-Year Study 1998 Graduates 10-Year Study
Overall Employment Rate % Employed Related
Steps To Finding Employment Prepare a professional resume and cover letter, and practice your interviewing skills Perform company Web site searches Target Market Take along resume/cover letter Search the Job Center of Wisconsin Search the Nation Job Network Attend and Participate in Job/Career Fairs