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  • Defining Your Career StrategyPresented by Stacia FryDirector of Training and DevelopmentMarch 2004

  • Agenda

  • 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

    Be Persistent

    Be Poised123

    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