SacProNet's Getting Started in your Job Search

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Thu, 07/14/2016 - 9:30am - 3:15pm
Speaker(s): Ron McClure, PMP
Getting Started with your Job Search Workshop.
This is open to the public and will be held at the North Natomas Library from 9:30AM to 3:30PM.
It is a full day workshop.
This workshop gives the job seeker a complete tool kit of best practices and information needed to navigate today's job market.
Attendees who have resumes are encouraged to bring them.  We will review them.  Those that don't will get templates and handouts on resume best practices to help create one.

Morning Sessions  9:30AM to 11:30AM
  • Coping with the transition
  • Today’s job market and finding jobs
  • Four keys to a successful job search
  • Selling “You” and your 30-60 Me / Elevator Speech
  • Branding-communications, presence, your look
  • Quantifying your accomplishments – PARs/SARs/STARs
    • (Problem-Action-Results   Situation Action-Results)
  • Job Applications –
    • Master Employment Application
    • Application do’s and don’ts
    • Application tracking and follow-up
  • Resumes
    • Professional Summary Statement
    • Accomplishments Statement
    • Skill sets
  • Cover Letters
    • Standard cover letter
    • T Type Cover Letter
    • Summary Cover Letter
Afternoon Sessions  12:30PM to 4:00PM
  • Successful  interviewing and informational interviews
  • Traditional and targeted job search
  • Using the web for your job search, including Linkedin benefits and basics
  • Job Seeker Groups
  • Special tools
    •  QR Codes
    • Word Tag Clouds
    • Google Alerts
    • Google Yourself
    • Interview Leave-Behinds