Fresh minds entering the workforce have much to offer! You have studied hard and now it is time to enter the workforce and find the job that will lead you on a successful career path. Understanding what it takes in today's market and establishing a plan is the first step.
Entering the workforce can feel overwhelming, especially if you do not have a focused plan to reach your goal. This Launching Careers Workbook will assist you to structure a well-thought-out objective and gain the confidence needed to secure the right opportunity.
You will be guided step-by-step through the essential components of a successful job search plan. This includes exploring your job search objective, using tools to position yourself in the marketplace, networking effectively, identifying channels to reach key decision makers, preparing for present-day interviews, understanding sound negotiating techniques, and ensuring a smooth transition into the workforce.
Your background and experience have supplied you with numerous attributes that you may not recognize yourself. This guide will help you visualize yourself as a new product in the marketplace. You will stand out above your competition due to defining your value proposition at the beginning of your job search, making your strategic planning and communications with potential employers more effective. Working through this guide is well worth your time, effort and investment to achieve your personal goals and take control of your future.
You create your opportunities!
Employers pay attention, doors open, conversations start, and opportunities arise.
Julie is the Head of Executive Coaching for The Toft Group, a ZRG Company and has a passion for coaching and recruiting candidates into top roles. Her expertise in talent acquisition and global executive placement has resulted in countless job opportunities for senior level candidates seeking advancement or making a transition in their careers.
Prior to joining The Toft Group, Julie enjoyed a 20-year professional career leading and partnering with US companies internal worldwide human resource efforts, including Life Technologies, Thermo Fisher and NuVasive. She understands what companies are seeking when interviewing for top talent and utilizes this knowledge when guiding clients through the job search process.
Furthermore, Julie is the Founder and President of JA Talent Partners, a company focused on advancing women in the workplace and launching careers for recent college graduates. She is the author of two workbooks, Reviving Careers and Launching Careers, which are step-by-step guides on how to create a successful job search plan.