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Questions  Are you doing any part-time jobs? Why - why not?  What would you do if you wanted to get a part-time job?  What kind of part-time jobs are.

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2 Questions  Are you doing any part-time jobs? Why - why not?  What would you do if you wanted to get a part-time job?  What kind of part-time jobs are available for students in Serbia?  Do you think you can handle both a part-time job and your studies?

3 Please watch the video and think about The tips in How to get a job Talk about them.

4 Vacancies Companies advertise the vacant position in a national newspaper or on a jobs website. A job advertisement contains concise information on:  the job opening,  duties and requirements,  the deadline for submission. They also use employment or recruitment agencies and outside specialists called headhunters.

5 Job application The hiring process starts with job application. It can be made either by:  completing an application form  sending in a Curriculum Vitae – CV (a resume Am.E).

6 CV It is a written compilation of candidate’s:  education,  work experience,  credentials,  skills  accomplishments.

7 CV A CV is a marketing tool used to promote ourselves to potential employers for the purpose of obtaining an interview. It needs to be consistent, concise, clear and easy to read.

8 Types of CVs  chronological,  functional,  targeted CVs.

9 A chronological CV  starts by listing your work history in reverse chronological order with your current, or most recent job, first.

10 A functional CV  focuses on your skills and experience, rather than on your chronological work history.

11 A targeted CV  specifically highlights the experience and skills relevant to the job you are applying for.

12 A cover letter  A cover letter (a job application letter) accompanies the CV.  It provides additional information on your skills and experience and the reasons for your interest in the specific organization.  A cover letter should complement, not duplicate, your CV and add a personal touch.

13 Procedures  Upon receiving job applications, companies start looking at the background of candidates  The most interested candidates may be invited to a group discussion before conducting screening interviews with each candidate.

14 Testing  Companies may also decide to conduct pre- employment tests to assess the applicants’ intelligence and personality.  The types of tests and selection procedures depend on the job opening.  The tests include cognitive tests, personality tests, medical examinations, sample job tasks, physical ability tests, etc.

15 A job interview  Attending a job interview requires good preparation.  Firstly, it is essential to prepare responses for the typical interview questions.  You are supposed to impress the interviewer with your knowledge, confidence and expertise.

16 Thank you letter  You will also discover about the company and the job which you can include specific points in the responses you give.  After each interview in the interviewing process, it is important to follow-up by sending a letter or an email to your interviewers thanking them for taking the time to meet with and reiterating your interest in the vacancy.

17 Interview  If these are positive, the shortlisted candidates are invited for more interviews to discuss their experience, skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking.

18 Shortlist  Successful applicants are then shortlisted and their references are checked by contacting their referees – previous employers, teachers and others who provided the applicant with a recommendation letter.

19 In the process of job hunting it is important to:  know the process,  learn the steps to completing a successful job search,  review the “must have” marketing tools,  introduce job hunting resources,  prepare to start search.

20 Job Hunting Resources  Family & Friends  They know of your interests and abilities and think best  Networking  Make use of personal connections when searching for job opportunities (teachers, coaches, family friends, etc.)  “Help Wanted” Listings  Newspaper, online

21 Job Hunting Resources  Employment Agencies  Help people find jobs by matching applicants’ qualifications with job openings  Public agencies are free; Private agencies charge fees  Career Counselors & Advisors  At schools and at colleges  Employment Websites  Post your resume so employers can search for you ,,

22 Is That Job Right For You? 1. Evaluate yourself. 2. Evaluate the job.

23 Evaluate Yourself  What skills do you have to offer?  Are they transferable skills?  Are they job-specific skills?

24 Evaluate Yourself  Identify career and life values, goals and objectives  What sort of job am I looking for?  Where do I want to work and value in my work?  Realistically assess your strengths, weaknesses, skills, and abilities

25 Evaluate The Job  Identify and rank information on companies:  Are they the largest?  Fastest growing?  Most profitable?  Research annual reports

26 Evaluate The Job  Required education or training  Do you need a college degree? Will there be on-the-job training?  Compensation and benefits  What is the wage/salary? Is there potential for raises?  Fringe Benefit: Something you receive at little or no cost (paid vacation, sick leave, child care, health insurance, etc.)

27 Evaluate The Job  Nature of the work  What is your job description? What will you be doing?  Working conditions  The work environment.  Inside or outside? Independently or with others?  Location (commute)? Work schedule? Travel requirements?  Job outlook  Are there jobs available? Are there future opportunities in this occupation?

28  Good luck.

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