job hunting workshop n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Job Hunting Workshop PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Job Hunting Workshop

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 11

Job Hunting Workshop - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 88 Views
  • Uploaded on

Job Hunting Workshop. Jonathan Hart-Smith jhartsmith@ckagroup.co.uk www.ckagroup.co.uk University of Leeds Student 1995 - 1999. Contents. CV Cover Letter Interview Other Tips Questions. CV. Have you got one? Key things on there: Who are you? How do I contact you?

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Job Hunting Workshop' - ashtyn


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
job hunting workshop

Job Hunting Workshop

Jonathan Hart-Smith

jhartsmith@ckagroup.co.uk

www.ckagroup.co.uk

University of Leeds Student 1995 - 1999

contents
Contents
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Interview
  • Other Tips
  • Questions
slide3
CV
  • Have you got one?
  • Key things on there:
    • Who are you?
    • How do I contact you?
    • What have you done?
    • Is it relevant to your application?
    • Don’t waffle in the profile
    • Spellcheck but beware
cover letter
Cover letter
  • What to put in there:
    • Where you saw the ad
    • Why you are suitable
    • Why you want the job
    • Keep it to 3/4 side of A4 Max
    • Type it
    • Tailor it
    • Spell Check
    • Include your contact details
interview
Interview

Prepare

interview cont
Interview cont.
  • Who is interviewing you?
  • Dress appropriately
  • Think about your body language
  • Don’t be afraid to pause before you answer
  • Keep calm
  • In group interviews address the speaker
  • If unclear of the question, clarify
  • Remember the interview starts when you walk through the door
  • Have some intelligent questions ready
competency based questions
Competency based questions
  • Behavioural questions backed up with a request for examples
  • If you can get hold of a job description and person specification before the interview try.
  • Types of Competencies:
    • Influencing skills
    • Decisiveness
    • Team work
    • Creativity
    • Communication
    • Conflict Management
    • Organisational skills
    • Flexibility
    • Leadership
answering competency based questions
Answering Competency based questions
  • Situation
  • Task
  • Achievement
  • Result
after the interview
After the interview
  • The interview is NOT over until you have left the building, are out of sight and sound
  • Send a thank you note / email
other tips
Other Tips
  • Join Linked in
  • What about Facebook and twitter? Beware!
  • Use your network
  • Be realistic
  • Think about your career early
  • Get experience wherever you can
  • Research what opportunities are available
  • Register with a maximum of 2 agencies
  • Be open minded and flexible