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Have you ever heard someone say "my job search was easy!" Yeah, we haven't either. In this workshop, learn 8 key tips to ensure you come across job prospects that interest you, get more interview requests from your application, crush your interview, and more!

Here's the 8 key tips and activities we'll discuss best practices and resources around:

Technical trends research & top training and development resources
Resume optimization
Understanding market worth
Utilizing effective job search resources
Effective outreach (i.e. going the "Referral Route" and/or using a 2nd outreach channel)
Fine-tuning your professional elevator pitch
Effective interview preparation
Additional "candidate credibility" suggestions, such as recommendation sharing and a post-interview Thank You

***Recommended Reading - This has a great list of job boards to check out --> https://novoresume.com/career-blog/job-search-sites*** 
2/4/2020 1:30 PMJob SearchJob Search Resources and Tips 48 minutes
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This 'Ask Us Anything' addresses:
1. How to best find job leads
2. Applying for jobs, and whether to apply even if you don't have all the requirements (spoiler alert: YES, apply if you have 75-80%+ of the requirements)
3. The benefits of Cover Letters and how to customize per application/job
4. Follow up protocol throughout the job search and interviewing process
5. Getting started with networking and how to network to benefit your job search
6. Navigating the Recruiter "screening calls" and tips for working with Recruiters
7. How to work with Apex, and how we operate

Who are our panelists/advisors? They include: Chelsea Derr (Apexs' Career Coach) and Erica Woods (Manager, IT Contractor Programs and Philanthropy). Combined, they have 15+ years of experience in technology staffing and career coaching.

***Recommended Reading - This has a great list of job boards to check out --> https://novoresume.com/career-blog/job-search-sites*** 
12/12/2019 11:00 AMJob SearchJob Search Resources and Tips 55 minutes
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Finding a job isn’t an easy task. Add limited to no professional experience into the equation and it becomes more difficult. How can you overcome this challenge as an entry or junior level job seeker? This webinar will focus on strategies to improve your chances of landing that job with resume tips, job search tactics, interview advice, skills building strategies and more!

Who are the speakers? This session is co-presented by Chelsea Derr and Erica Woods, our Apex Career Coach and Manager of Contractor Programs!

***Recommended Reading - This has a great list of job boards to check out --> https://novoresume.com/career-blog/job-search-sites*** 
3/12/2019 11:00 AMJob SearchJob Search Resources and Tips 45 minutes
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Session Abstract:
The roots of modern-day project management and the military are tightly interwoven. Many of the current tools in use throughout commercial project management were initially developed by the military to propel the nation forward in times of crisis. Modern project managers and military service members share a common history. Could there be more to this linkage than meets the eye? As a transitioning military professional, you have a unique opportunity to become commercial project manager.

Learning Objectives
1. Gain an understanding of the history of project management and its roots in the United States Military.
2. Learn the close relationship between commercial project management and the warfighter.
3. Provide transitioning military service members a simplified method to become project managers.

Speaker Bio:
Jay Hicks is an author, instructor and consultant, with 33 years of business and government leadership experience. After a distinguished Army career, Jay developed multiple project management organizations for several defense corporations. With special kinship for military personnel, Jay provides guidance on successful military transition through his company, Gr8Transitions4U. To that end, Jay has published “The Transitioning Military Project Manager”, along with 4 other books in “The Transitioning Military Book Series”, assisting numerous military personnel and their quest for a successful and lucrative post-military career. Jay is the Director of Programs for S4, Inc. in Tampa, Florida.
2/21/2019 11:00 AMMilitary; Job SearchJob Search Resources and Tips 53 minutes
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Our ‘Ask Us Anything: Job Search Q&A Panels’ give job seekers the opportunity to ask any questions they have around the job search process, and 3 panelists will address each question and provide their advice! Ask us anything around job search resources, follow up protocol (after submitting resume), effectively working with Recruiters, resumes, LinkedIn or other online profiles, interviewing, candidate marketing/branding tips, or anything else you’re running into that you’d like advice on!

Who are our panelists/advisors? They include: Carrie Collier (National STEM and Talent Advocate), Cate Murray (PMO/BA Recruiting Practice Director) and Erica Woods (Manager, IT Contractor Programs and Philanthropy). Combined, our 3 panelists have 30+ years of experience in technology staffing and career coaching.

***Recommended Reading - This has a great list of job boards to check out --> https://novoresume.com/career-blog/job-search-sites*** 
11/13/2018 1:30 PMJob SearchJob Search Resources and Tips 60 minutes
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It’s no surprise that searching for a job can be a very stressful time. Some people believe the job searching process causes as much anxiety as buying a house or planning a wedding.

We’ll highlight our top 14 job search strategies, including advice around best resources for identifying job leads, how to work with Recruiters, follow up protocol on your application/s, resume best practices, candidate branding/marketing, ways to differentiate yourself amongst other applicants, interviewing best practices, communicating with confidence, consideration criteria for evaluating your options, and more. You’ll walk away with 2-3+ suggestions that will make your job search more effective AND less anxiety filled!

***Recommended Reading - This has a great list of job boards to check out --> https://novoresume.com/career-blog/job-search-sites*** 
7/26/2018 11:00 AMJob SearchJob Search Resources and Tips 60 minutes
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In this Ask Us Anything: Job Search Q&A Panel, we provided advice around: key resources for job prospecting, building experience as an entry level IT professional, career transitions, networking tips, free technical training sites, how to identify remote jobs, how to make contact with Recruiters and hiring Managers, using social media for your job search, resources for targeting Director level jobs, interview tips, protecting your references, and crafting strong and concise professional elevator pitches!

***Recommended Reading - This has a great list of job boards to check out --> https://novoresume.com/career-blog/job-search-sites*** 


7/19/2018 11:00 AMJob SearchJob Search Resources and Tips 60 minutes