CHAPTER 9: CAREER PLANNING (Common failures in interviews session (Lack of…
CHAPTER 9: CAREER PLANNING
Guidelines for Developing Career Plan
identify the industry you wish to enter.
List top organizations in the industry.
Future market market demands
Identify requirements and criteria needed.
Identify strengths and interest
Focus on your strengths and work on them.
The trend has change from a simple network and newspaper advertisement to a completely different level of job searching.
Type of job searching
University Career center
Internet job boards
Applying for the job
Do background check on the organization which you are interested:
The norms and culture practiced.
The career path offered to its current employees
covering letter and a resume or CV
Evaluation session therefore need to know what evaluate.
-Abilities, competencies, teamwork, behaviour, norms, culture
Candidates need to show plus points
A get-to-know session between both parties.
Careful with the body language
One foot in and one foot out
1st impression - dress professionally
jewellery - less is more
Common failures in interviews session
Lack of preparation
Unable to give positive vibe
Fail to control facial expression
Do not show up on time
Do not show appreciation appreciation to previous employer
Fail to dress professionally
Too transparent and show weakness
Recap on what has been discussed during during the interview
It shows your keen interest.
To maximize the possibility of getting the job by sending a thank-you note or e-mail to the panel of interviewers
Starting a new job
Teamwork and group spirit
Learning the ropes
Is the new company stable in terms of funds and business
How stable is your position
Willing to face new challenges
Before you leave
Leave or any bills outstanding
Leave in style and do it properly
Assist in training your successor
Thank them for all support and guidance.
Outstanding incomplete assignment - do an official handover