Getting The Job: Job Search and Networking (Enhanced DVD)
Once a job seeker has figured out the industries that he or she would like to target, then a great resume needs to be created and the job search must begin. This program details the first steps that are needed for a job search and offers practical advice on what to do, how to avoid pitfalls, who to talk to, where to look for a job and more. Viewers find out how to sort through the various online job resources that are currently available including career websites, how to analyze and sort through job postings, benefitting and capitalizing on job fairs, on-campus interviews, working with employment agencies, and accessing the hidden job market. There is a detailed look at networking and how it can benefit job seekers, showing the differences between informal and formal networking, and various strategies for managing a professional network and mining it for opportunities. (26 minutes)
Segments in this video include:
Job Search Tips (02:15) Those who are looking for a job must be able to market and sell themselves.
Searching Online (01:59) Small job websites can offer crucial local job information.
Jobs That Find You (02:01) Learn how to tap into the hidden job market.
How to Read a Job Ad (02:22) Learn how to read the language of job ads.
Online Ads (03:13) Online ads usually have more description about the job.
Networking (02:42) Develop a list of professional contacts with your career search.
Managing Your Network (03:30) Make a list of potential contacts and manage it.