Job Search Workshop Inuvialuit Career Centre. April 2006. Agenda. Market the Product - YOU Where Are The Jobs? Types of Work Job Search Techniques & Tools Work Search Plan Follow-up Activities Additional Help at the Inuvialuit Career Centre. The Product is You.
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Job Search Workshop
Inuvialuit Career Centre
“Do I have all the required qualifications”
Did you know that only 20% of job opportunities are publicly advertised?
So where are the other 80%?
CLASSIFIED Help Wanted
Represents 80% of the jobs not being advertised elsewhere.
Reach them by:
Most Job Seekers Start Here
Most Employers Start Here
Friends of people they know
People they know/colleagues
Adapted from: Nell Smith Career Services & Richard Bolles “What Color is Your Parachute?”
Good Afternoon ___________________.
My name is ____________________, I am in the process of exploring my work options and right now I am seeking advice and information on ___________________.
I would really appreciate any time you can give me to answer my questions. If this is possible, when would be an appropriate time for us to get together?
Identify what you need … and then decide what tools you will use for a successful job search?
Create an employer contact list
Place 2 information calls
Write some customized cover letters and resumes
Schedule informational interviews
Practice what I’m going to say
Use a variety of methods to locate work possibilities
If you are unemployed consider your job search to be a full time job
Let EVERYONE know about your job search
Watch and listen
Visit the Inuvialuit Career Centre
Your success for job search requires:
Creativity Positive Attitude
Did you know that the most qualified candidate doesn’t always get the job …
It’s usually the person with the best work search skills!