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Young Adults, Are You Ready?
1. Your Resume
OPTIONAL- Submit your Mock Application for review – Please download, follow the instructions on the document.
We will have an established professional review your resume, connect back with you on feedback. This is strictly confidential, we want to help you!
2. Interview etiquette
Job Interviews (Part 1): Do’s and Don’ts of Mock Interviews https://youtu.be/BdyXik9VNk8
(Part 2): How to bounce back after not getting the job https://youtu.be/bS1tfXJbVm4
(Part 3): 5 Nonverbal Interview Mistakes https://youtu.be/IFuaqqafANM
(Part 5): How to answer situational job interview questions https://youtu.be/KKeLKxJOf4w
INTERVIEW questions and answers (Part 1): Where do you see yourself in 5 years? https://youtu.be/92CI6Pty_hg *please watch the entire series, find Snagajob on youtube.
3. Your Business Attire
Educate yourself on shirt selection –Click Here
4. Your Social Media Movement
Inventory / Audit your current Social Network Profile(s). DELETE Anything that portrays you in a negative light that you’ve posted, or your tagged in. Please watch this VIDEO (click here), ” The Pitfalls of Social Media “.| NBC 10 Philadelphia
Please read this short article – 7 negative effects of social media http://www.insideman.co.za/7-negative-effects-of-social-media/
5. Your Profile
Create a LinkedIn profile, this should be an ongoing update! Add jobs past and present, affiliations, etc. It’s an opportunity for you to create a PROFESSIONAL public persona. if you don’t have much information, thats ok. Take a glance at your complete profile, identify the gaps, than work to fill them in. Sign up for a non profit, work to enhance your profile. Here’s a good article that highlights examples of strong LinkedIn profiles, pay attention to the points CLICK HERE. More resources coming soon related to fostering you through the process.
6. Mental Readiness
Prepare to WORK to Meet your goals. Eric Thomas on Grinding! Everybody wants to be a Beast till its time to do what Beasts do!
7. Your INTAKE
What you put in (your body), is what you PUT out. “Eat Bad, Feel Bad”. We all like to eat sweets, processed Fast Foods, etc. I challenge you to try to eat healthy, for 1 week, You may see the world from a different lens. Click here to get Healthy Eating Tips. You’ll look better, feel better, and BE BETTER. YOUNG people, pay attention to this Video! Be smart. Your body is a temple.
8. Fit 2 be Fit!
Who’s your favorite personality on TV? eg, Carson Daly, or Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington)? Dream Big, strive to look like a person whom has to prepare to be in the media. Stars have to be in shape, you should shoot for the Stars! it wont happen overnight, so WoRK, WoRK, WoRK, WoRK! Build Your CORE with the Basics, Click Here. I suggest you give this young man a call, if your serious-> LEAKSFITNESS.COM. More info coming.
9. Can you score With Your Score? WATCH THIS QUICK VIDEO!
Some employers check credit scores, be prepared. Check up on your credit profile daily. Credit is power, Credit gives you options.You are entitled to a free credit report from each of the three credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) once every 12 months. You can request all three reports at once, or space them out throughout the year Click Here. This is important! FREE CREDIT COUNSELLING NFCC.org click here. Check this out-.Financial Journalist Stacey Tisdale Discusses Smart Ways To Invest Your Money & More ->CLICK HERE
10. Mentor up!
11. Make an impression
Don’t get caught out there. I recently heard a corporate recruiter mention that they went to lunch with a prospect, He mentioned that the prospect didn’t have basic table manors! It was frowned upon. Try to absorb, read and watch the videos below.
12. Presentation skills will HELP!
A great example of a good public speaker-> President Obama; great poise, uses the Pause element, Connects with the audience, etc. Take a look at this video on preparation Click here. Now check this do’s and do not’s quick video out –Click here.
13. What does your Elevator Speech sound like?
14. How do you identify the opportunities to stand out?
What can you do to separate yourself from the pack? Competing for a job, scholarship, etc. Don’t wait, Create your opportunities->in school? young adults read this. read this, related to the workplace.
15. What does your network look like?