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(Strategy & Skill)
By Marry Munter
Job search Communication
Muhammad Waseem Muhammad Waseem Noman Akhtar Uzma Batool Saba Batool Israr Ahmad
JOB SEARCH COMMUNICATIONS
Plan your career
Write Resume & covering letter
Plan your Career
PLAN YOUR CAREER
To begin setting objectives you may want to ask you self a series of questions to clarify you thinking. These question may be following.
Major strength & weaknesses Goals Major achievements Life style Needs
Plan Your Career 2nd Step
Let’s look at the functional areas f business and their activates in narrowing the fields. Finance ( Commercial banks, Investment bank, brokerage houses etc.) Accounting ( audit firms, financial planners etc.) Marketing & sales ( Marketing research & retail firms etc.) Human relation / Personnel Operation management (Production , manufacturing & distributing.) Communications Management information system (Planning & Designing)
The only subject areas you generally include in a resume are
A career objective ( Optional) Education section Work experience section Personal information
RESUME Education Section
The education section should include the following.
The degree you expect to receive or your received and the date you will receive or received. A name of your college & its location. Your majors Subjects Carefully selected extra curriculum
Professional Certification & Academic Education (Most recent on the top)
Certification / Degree Institution / University NUML (Mul.Campus) BZU Multan BISE Multan BISE Multan Specialization Passing / Major Year Subjects Banking and Finance Arts Pre-Eng. Science In Process
% age ___ 62% 63% 70%
B.A F.Sc SSC
2007 2002 2000
RESUME Work Experience
It should include the following Company name & Location Your Designation For the Period of
You should relevant experience whether full time or part time, paid or unpaid.
Company Name And Location
Mushroom Garments (Lahore)
For the Period
Nishat Textile Mills (Lahore)
Assistant Manager (Dying Depart.)
Father’s Name Marital Status CNIC No.: Religion: Language Competency Abdul Majeed Single 36201-5720699-5 Islam English, Urdu, Punjabi
Introduction Difference between Resume and Cover Letter
Purpose of Cover Letter
Attract the interest of Employer Capture the attention
Keep Some General Guide Lines
Letter send to a specific person better than those send blindly. Avoid writing form letter. Each letter should be unique. Try to write a one page application letter. Keep care, easy to identify files for easy reference.
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Name Title Company or Agency name Full Address with zip code. Dear______
Full address with Zip Code Date
Arouse the employer’s interest by mentioning briefly some thing you are preparing for or have done that relates to the job you’re applying for . Tell where you heard of the opening or why you have selected this employer for an inquire. Also mention any personal contacts here. Describe your interest in the position, in he field of work, or in the organization. If you have work experience, be sure to mention pertinent data or accomplishments to show that you have specific qualifications in this field or for this particular type of work. Refer the employer to your resume. Expand on any thing in it that relates to the job or employer, indicate that you are willing to provide additional data. The closing paragraph should suggest your eagerness to arrange an interview. Mention that you will call to set up an interview by a specific date. Very truly yours, [signature] full name, typed
Introduction Purpose Types of Preparation
Preparation Mental Preparation
Types of Questions
Remember that you need to prepare
yourself for both mentally and physically for this task. First impression is very important because it is said that first impression is the last impression
Of course, even the best dressed people can fail in interviews because they have not given themselves sufficient mental preparations. The following list contains several questions that are normally asked in interviews:
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Tell me about yourself. What are your strengths and weaknesses? Why should our company hire you? What are your long term goals? Why did you select your college major? Why did you decide to go to that college? What interests you about this position? DO you like working alone or in groups? What was your greatest accomplishment? Disappointment? How would your best friend describe you ? Your worst enemy?
LEARN TO INTERVIEW Mental preparation
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Do your grades adequately reflect your ability? Why do you want to work in this industry? What have you done to prepare for work in this industry? How do you measure success? What else can you tell me about yourself that relates to this job? What book have you read lately? Would you accept a position with this company if I offered it to you right now? Why is a main hole cover round? What will you do if we do not hire you? What if …….?
LEARN TO INTERVIEW 5 phases of Interview
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Getting to know you (Interviewers may refer to personal section of your resume. Offshoot of 1st phase (getting to know you.) Questioning phase (a lots of open ended question, emphasize on attributes that demonstrated your ability to perform well on job.) Reverse of phase 3rd (Here you get to ask questions of the interviewer.) Close in phase (here you can clarify unclarify things, small top)
Mictosoft’s Delon point’s out Following up brings your name to the interviewer’s attention once again and reminds him or her that you are waiting for the decision.
Types of Follow up message:Thank-you Message Letter of Inquiry Request For a Time Extension Letter of Acceptance Letter Declining a Job Offer Letter of Resignation