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BUSN 279 CH 13
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the process of identifying key interests and skills built on the career goals you wrote in Chapter 1.
action verbs that describe your accomplishments in a lively and specific way.
a targeted job search
leads you through the process of discovering open positions for which you are qualified, in addition to identifying specific companies for which you would like to work.
cost of living
the average cost of basic necessities such as housing, food, and clothing. For example, it is much more expensive to live in Manhattan, New York, than it is to live in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Although a job in Manhattan may pay a lot more than a job in Cheyenne, living expenses typically justify the higher salary.
job search portfolio 189
a collection of paperwork used to keep you organized and prepared while searching for a job. Some items from your job search portfolio will become a part of your interview portfolio,
-have a binder with tabs to keep all paperwork organized and protected. When you begin collecting items for your portfolio, have the original and at least two copies of each item available at all times.
electronic job search portfolio (e-portfolio) 190
is a computerized folder that contains electronic copies of all job search documents. For your electronic job search file, scan copies of all documents you will be keeping in your hard-copy portfolio. Save these scanned files in portable document format (.pdf) to ensure the documents are able to be easily retrieved by the receiver.
awards, certificates, completed generic application, copy of id, recent dmv record, cover letter, state licenses,
letter of recommendation 191
a written testimony from another person that states that you are credible. Begin collecting letters of recommendation before you actively engage in a job search.
a group of relationships that are established primarily for business purposes. A professional network is created through networking, the act of creating professional relationships.
the act of creating professional relationships.
an easily accessible list of all network contacts' names, industries, e-mail and traditional addresses, and phone numbers. Provide contacts that are actively assisting with your job search a copy of your most current résumé and keep them updated on your search.
is when a job seeker meets with a business professional to learn about a specific career, company, or industry, not to ask for a job. Politely request an appointment, but do not attach your résumé. During an informational interview, ask the business professional questions about targeted careers, hiring, and the culture of the company.