The job market and economy of today is tight, and although some people might be inclined to send out their resume to hundreds of positions and jump at the first opportunity, it isnt necessarily a good idea. This is an informative program that discusses the most common myths associated with finding a job. Viewers find out the best methods for sending resumes, how to find out about positions that are open but not advertised, how to get hired with minimal to no experience, when to find a new job, and other details. A worksheet is included and can be viewed on the internet (15 minutes).
Segments in this video include:
Getting a Job Interview (02:16) Applications should be tailored for a particular position.
Advertised Jobs (01:59) It is estimated that as little as 30% of jobs are advertised in outlets or online.
Who Gets the Job? (01:49) Generic skills and specific skills for the job should be identified, and the resume should be built around those skills.
Job Qualifications (01:47) Hiring managers look for balanced applicants.
The First Job Offer (01:51) The company should be investigated and direct and indirect benefits should be considered. The career objective should be kept as the foremost thing when considering a job offer.
Changing Jobs (02:24) Think about whether or not a job fits your career objectives. It is important to have good job satisfaction, and the job market is dynamic and changing.
Marketing Yourself (02:21) Promoting your abilities and skills is crucial when you are job seeking.