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Defining Your Career StrategyPresented by Stacia FryDirector of Training and DevelopmentMarch 2004
Historical Unemployment RatesU.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
Job Creation Has ReturnedSource: Bureau of Labor Statistics2003
Job market has strong near-term outlook5 million jobs will be created in the U.S. over the next two years.Source: University of Michigan Study, November 2003
Bottom LineEnvironment improving slightly.
52% of hiring managers are replacing workers who left voluntarily.
32% of hiring managers are recruiting in 2004 to expand.CareerBuilder.com Workforce Survey, 2004
Well Soon Experience an Extremely Tight Labor ShortageSource: BLS, Arlene DohmSource: U.S. Bureau of Labor StatisticsDespite current economic reports - There are jobs available, do not be afraid to go after what you want!
Job Growth by ProfessionTotal job openings forecast to be highest in service and professional categories. Professional, technical and managerial occupations most drawn to Internet for job searches.Total job openings due to growth and replacements, 2000 2010e*
History of Online RecruitingE-cruiting comprises about 30% of the average recruiting activity; however, only about 10% to 19% of actual hires can be attributed to this activity.-- Collegiate Employment Research InstituteOnline Hiring TrendsPrintEducationLegalLaborers
AdminHospitalityTransportationCust. SvrMarketingHealthcareI.T.Staffing FirmsManagementAcct/FinanceSalesOnline
How Employers Experience the Internet# of Resumes
Tools Employers UseOnline Job BoardsNewspaper AdsOffline and Online Career FairsStaffing FirmsCompany WebsitesInternal and External ReferralsBranding Campaigns (radio and print advertising)
Posting a Job: The Employer PerspectivePosting a Job includes: Job Title Job Type/Industry Compensation (optional) Job Location Job Description Job Requirements Contact Information
Managing Open PositionsActive & Total number of applications received for the job.The number of times your job posting has appeared on the search results page.The number of times the job details have been viewed. Manage Job Postings on the Site Begin Screening Resumes
Employers Receive Hundreds of Resumes Each Week
Searching the Resume Database
Top Keyword Resume Searchessalessales or managementpharmaceutical or "certified nurse"outside salesreceptionistadministrative assistantnursecustomer serviceinsurancerecruiterpharmacistmanagersales or managementcall centerentry level wfado or nsdb or soac or wfacinside sales
mortgage human resources registered nurse Cisco or "project manager" executive assistant outpatient or rehab or rehabilitation physical therapist Japanese marketing qa or tester or telecommunications or telecom or telecommunication or at radiology or "radiology technician" or radiation or sonographer or sonography or ultrasound Rn accounting
Organizing Your Career Plan
Utilizing All Available OptionsPost Your Resume OnlineIt is important to utilize each piece of the puzzle in your job search!
Marketing YOU!Tips to Make You Stand Out!
Beginning the Online SearchThe Three Major Players:In the largest 100 markets, based on the number of jobs posted:
CareerBuilder.com has 32.5% market share, Monster has 28% market share and HotJobs has 13% market share.Source: Corzen, Feb. 2004
Posting Your Resume OnlineSimply fill out the information requested.Cut and paste your resume in the text box below, and you are on your way!You can post up to 5 resumes!
Searching for Jobs
Set Up a Job AlertA Job Alert will email you jobs that match the criteria you set!
Applying OnlineView specific job detailsClick on Apply OnlineThen follow the simple directions!
Where Does Your Resume Go?You Post a Resume in a Resume Database It goes into the abyss Now what?
How to Maximize Your Internet Experience
Manage Your Time Wisely
Take Advantage of All Your ResourcesContinue to utilize all contacts, information resources, and services available to you Family friendsProfessors and leaders within the schoolCustomers of your prospective employerAttend networking eventsDial prospective companies directly Research internet agents, IU libraryUndergraduate Career Services Office
Limit your time online to one-third (33%) of the total time you dedicate to your job search!
Final ThoughtsREMEMBER THE 3 Ps:Be Proactive
All we hear about today is the downtown of the economy which must be distressing for you guys. But what you may not be hearing about is that YES there are jobs out there and its continually growing.Your interest and enthusiasm will set you apart Employers hire people, not resumes Be persistent