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CareerSMARTZ - Redesigning how you work to increase yourcareer success and personal happiness!

Milestone 5. Seek and Secure Employment

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5.1 Identify Target Employers

Complete this activity to identify employers who have a need for your talent - employers who need your problem-solving solutions to achieve their business success.

 

Remember... shotgunning your resume to everyone and anyone is a waste of time - this activity will teach you how to laser in on the right buyers.

 

Download and print the Checklist and Form below to complete this activity.  Follow the directions in the Checklist.

Checklist 5.1 Version: 10-26-18
Checklist 5.1.pdf
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Form 5.1 Version: 10-23-18
Form 5.1.pdf
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5.2 Determine Your Employment Value

Complete this activity to learn how your targeted employers operate and how your talent can help them achieve their business goals and objectives.

 

This activity will help define why each employer should hire you!  How you can help each employer is the answer to the #1 question asked by employers in an interview - "Why should I hire you?"

 

Download and print the Checklist and Form below to complete this activity.  Follow the directions in the Checklist.

Checklist 5.2 Version: 10-26-18
Checklist 5.2.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [261.7 KB]
Form 5.2 Version: 10-23-18
Form 5.2.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [174.7 KB]

5.3 Resolve Your Employment Obstacles

Follow this activity to determine what barriers may hinder employment at each of your targeted employers and to determine how to best resolve - or address - each barrier should they occur.

 

Don't get caught unprepared!

 

Download and print the Checklist and Form below to complete this activity.  Follow the directions in the Checklist.

Checklist 5.3 Version: 10-26-18
Checklist 5.3.pdf
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Form 5.3 Version: 10-26-18
Form 5.3.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [191.1 KB]

5.4 Apply for Employment

Complete this activity to learn how to contact your targeted employers to provide each with information regarding how your talent can help them reach their business goals - and to ask for an interview to discuss how you can help.

 

Learn how to stress how each employer can benefit from hiring you!

 

Download and print the Checklist and Form below to complete this activity.  Follow the directions in the Checklist.

Checklist 5.4 Version: 11-06-18
Checklist 5.4.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [312.7 KB]
Form 5.4 Version: 11-01-18
Form 5.4.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [186.5 KB]

5.5 Interview for Employment

Complete this activity to learn how to engage in discussions with each targeted employer to discuss such matters as the employer's business goals, objectives, and needs, and how your talent can be used to help each employer achieve business success.

 

Learn how to ask for a job and negotiate mutually beneficial terms of employment.

 

Download and print the Checklist and Form below to complete this activity.  Follow the directions in the Checklist.

Checklist 5.5 Version: 11-06-18
Checklist 5.5.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [258.7 KB]
Form 5.5 Version: 11-06-18
Form 5.5.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [180.9 KB]

5.6 Start your job off on the right foot

Follow this activity to make the right decisions and take the right steps when you first start your new job - steps that will set the stage for success.

 

Download and print the Checklist below to complete this activity.  Follow the directions in the Checklist.

Checklist 5.6 Version: 11-07-18
Checklist 5.6.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [238.4 KB]
Download our Q&A for a complete overview of our program! Version: 10-21-18
QandA.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [207.3 KB]

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