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Job Search Part 1
Transcript of Job Search Part 1
You will be able to:
Identify why you are looking for a job,
List the process of getting a job,
Identify the possible barriers that you might have in getting a job, and
Identify at least three different ways to find jobs.
Why we work
What are the steps to getting a job
Search for Openings
What it takes to get a job
Finding your Job
Why are these things important?
You will be able to begin exploring what jobs are available and succeed in getting a job.
Get your job, or start your work experience
Prepare for Interview
Send Thank-you Note
Complete work permit and/or
Any background checks
Salary over lifetime
High School Diploma worth $450,000
Associates Degree worth $500,000 on top of that
Bachelors Degree worth $800,000 on top of that
Bachelor’s Degree (4 yr. degree) recipients will receive $1.75 million more over their working lifetime than non-high school graduates.
What is keeping you from getting the job of your dreams?
What resources do you have?
What skills can you learn to eliminate barriers?
Family, Friends, Other Positive Adults, Money, Things you own
Ride a bus, Keeping a calendar or alarm clock, budgeting
Evaluate and discover
Fill out applications
Follow up Resumes and Apps
Enough barriers eliminated
First Stage- No Job opening,
Employers looking for good workers
Second Stage - The needs is clear,
Only insiders know
Third Stage - Job now open, Referrals requested, applications accepted
Fourth Stage - Ad is in the paper (or on the net)
Four Stages of a Job Opening
Entrepreneurship comes from French meaning, “someone who takes the risk”. Entrepreneurs are business starters. Many of the world's wealthiest people are entrepreneurs, but starting your own business comes with risk. For every business that succeeds, there is at least one that has to close down.
What is Entrepreneurship:
Why it works for teens:
Much of the work available to teens can be done independently: ie. lawn care, snow removal, sales, detailing cars, housekeeping, computer repair, and website/app building.
Employers love these skills
a.Budgeting and money management
c.Independence and self-motivation
1. 70% of the Forbes 400 wealthiest people in America are self-made and all 10 of the top 10 own, started or control their own companies. (400 of the Richest people in America, 2012)
2. “Interestingly, self-employed people make up less than 20 percent of the workers in America but account for two-thirds of the millionaires.” (Stanley & Danko, 1996)
You can use social media to assist your networking effort, but...
Employers look at your Facebook page if they can – they are trying to get to know you.
In your own words, write down why you want a job?
Please return to the class website to participate in the discussion of Craig and Gina.
Did you know that approximately 80% of jobs today are NOT advertised?
If employers are not advertising, how are people finding jobs?
Gas and Guzzle