Presentation on theme: "NWTC Career Services Overview. Understand the services offered through the NWTC Career Services office Navigate the Explore Careers website to look."— Presentation transcript:
NWTC Career Services Overview
Understand the services offered through the NWTC Career Services office Navigate the Explore Careers website to look for jobs and find job search tips Register for WI TechConnect (www.wisconsintechconnect.com)www.wisconsintechconnect.com By the end of this presentation, you will be able to:
Interest assessment tools Classroom shadows Resume and cover letter writing guidance Interview coaching and practicing Job Search Strategies including our on-line recruiting software – WI TechConnect Career Fair preparation Business etiquette advice Networking Skills Assistance with Internship opportunities NWTC Career Services offers free career search assistance to students, alumni and community job seekers.
Resumes can be submitted for review via to or dropped off in the Career Center (SC235) Approximately 1 week turnaround time for reviews An employer will spend less than 30 seconds reviewing your resume before deciding “yes” or “no” A resume is your first chance to show an employer you are the best candidate.
The mock interview will consist of a 45 minute one- on-one appointment The interview can be a generic interview or practice for a specific position Walk out the door with specific strategies to increase your interviewing confidence Mock Interviews are a great opportunity to become familiar with interview questions
We can help… Research companies/employers Develop a networking plan Review job search websites Research salary information In addition to resumes and mock interviews, Career Services has all the tools necessary to help you find a job. Expand your job search- Online job posting boards (including WI TechConnect) only show about 25% of open jobs in the market
Ready Set Work! Tuesday October 16, :30-12:30pm What to Expect from your Internship – Wednesday Nov 28, :30-12:30pm Tools to Secure Employment – TBD Plus 50 Career Development – TBD Portfolio Development – TBD Student Success Development Series and other workshops
Professional Networking Job Search Assistance Resume and Cover Letter Critique Interview Skills Top 10 Interview Questions Using Social Media in your Job Search Meet with Area HR Professionals Find a Career, Not a Job Personal Skills Assessment and Exploration Sessions are held every Monday starting September 17, 2012 from 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM in room SC229. NEW! NWTC Career Network
ACES (Adults on Course for Excellence and Success) ACES Book Closet Lunchtime Lessons Jobs Blog ACES Scholarship Networking and Support
Register online on our Receive job notifications for your program via Opportunity to post your resume to be viewed by potential employers
Career Fair Held Annually in Spring Career Fair – March 26, am – 2 PM (Tuesday) Employers onsite at NWTC seeking out our graduates Last year’s Career Fair hosted over 90 employers! Preparation sessions are held to help students gear up for the event
Career Fair Prep Fashion Show to showcase appropriate workplace apparel Video presentations on Career Fair Prep Career Fair 101 Presentation