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  1. JOB SEARCH TECHNIQUES AND CV PREPATION By Bally Chohan Job Portal www.ballychohan.co.uk

  2. PREAMBLE-PSYCHOLOGICAL PREPARATION • Personality profiling(interest,skills, & occupation, preferred industry) • Develop your career vision • Focus on your vision • Determine location • The desperation equation www.ballychohan.co.uk

  3. The hidden job market • How to tap into the Hidden job market • Informational Interviews • Networking(Offline and online) • Volunteering • Employment programs and • internships e.g AGDC • (graddev.com) www.ballychohan.co.uk

  4. Job search techniques • OUTBOUND SEARCH TECHNIQUES-Do the finding • Offline Networks • Job Search Sites • Unsolicited profile shares • INBOUND SEARCH TECHNIQUES-Be found • Online Personal branding • Social Media Advantage • Career profiles on Company sites www.growtrix.com

  5. OUTBOUND SEARCH TECHNIQUE1. OFFLINE NETWORKS Spread the news about you and the kind of job you seek. Make contact with: • People(a.k.a. Pressing the Flesh). • Companies • Potential Employers via • Telephone(cold calling) • Personal appearance using informational interview • Paper correspondence Ensure you go everywhere with a business card bearing your expertise and personal website www.ballychohan.co.uk

  6. OUTBOUND SEARCH TECHNIQUE2. USING JOB SEARCH SITES • ADVANTAGES OF USING JOB SEARCH SITES • Real-time opportunities via email subscription • Borderless opportunities • You can reach deeper into your local area to find smaller employers closer to home www.ballychohan.co.uk

  7. 2.USINGJOB SEARCH SITES Top 20 Job search sites in Nigeria • Naijahotjobs.com • Careersnigeria.com • Ngcareers.com • joblistnigeria.com • hotnigerianjobs.com • latestnigerianjobs.com • jetheights.com • gblcareers.com • naijajobslink.com • jobberman.com • http://naijaguardianjobs.blogspot.com/ • ngjobsncareers.com • jobrapido.com.ng • nigeriabestjobs.com Others which are not basically job search sites are: • Nairaland • NigeriaBestForum • jidaw.com • Thenigerianforum.com • Dealfish.com.ng • mocality www.ballychohan.co.uk

  8. 2.USING JOB SEARCH SITES RESPONDING TO ONLINE JOB LISTING • FACT! You have 15 or 20 seconds to get someone's attention using e-mail. • To have your e-mail opened, read and not deleted: • Use the right Subject:Use the job title or job code cited • Include a cover letter in your email and address it to the recipient. • Send your resume in the body of the e-mail message, not as an attachment. • Properly format your resume for e-mail • If responding to an advertisement, read the application instructions and follow them. www.ballychohan.co.uk

  9. OUTBOUND SEARCH TECHNIQUE3.UNSOLICITED PROFILE SHARES • Create aninternet-ready(digital) resume or multimedia profile • Send them into the e-mails of prospective companies or key employees there • Use proper subject e.g (Systems Engineer seeking new opportunity). • Send them as InMail to your key contacts on LinkedIn www.ballychohan.co.uk

  10. Thank You