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A poor job losses expected this morning's initial jobless claims and tomorrow's employment report and those who got the summer off.
Are facing an uphill battle as they look to the fall to get back into the job market.
But a look at where the employment opportunities are and how to deal.
In that job environment that -- -- welcome and Kaplan will break he's the author of the ten -- a personal branding create -- better you.
And friend -- and she's a partner at executive recruiting firm.
Korn Ferry International good morning guys couldn't feel -- -- are laid out friendly -- first.
And -- -- back to work in the fall or hoping that you couldn't find a job in the fall -- it job market like in the fall as opposed to other times to be here well.
I think that follows -- time of renewal and after the summer people are anxious to get back to work and I think that companies in.
-- that made severe cuts to -- their numbers and their budgets.
And I think we're a little optimistic in the fall -- we're going to finds more openings and some key hires.
-- -- -- -- I do get I think that we are in a tough time but I believe that growth is on the -- horizon and I believe that these.
-- -- -- -- A real spike in the number of job seekers as well as number of -- that open up -- I believe that it is a challenging time for us but they will be growth on the horizon.
Do you see any signs -- that we years beginning at least to stabilize.
In the job picture or begin a recovery.
Yes I think the free -- we might say it's over.
And I think that were creeping towards recovery.
I think that the first jobs to come back -- going to be revenue generating jobs.
Jobs where -- -- build sales for companies and I think that's where the hiring we'll start to begin -- which industries and we expect to see anything on the coasts because they're tends to be more jobs -- financial related jobs will only see some activity right what you mentioned financial trafficking CPAs are always.
In a high demand -- especially now.
You know coast tend to have more businesses and the middle and the middle the country's specializes in different opportunities so.
No matter where you live if you have a terrific -- you've done some great things there's an opportunity.
-- you've written a book attempting to personal branding about basically how you can brand yourself let's walk me through what are some of the things that I can -- To make myself.
A great candidate for a good job.
Well you know today people meet you before they -- -- So it's really important that the Internet has something positive to say and I believe that job seekers out there today must stand out -- line.
There's some great web sites out there web sites like a mighty river dot com and others that will allow you to build a career profile.
Network but other professionals and content connect with employers.
Employers are looking at professional networking sites to -- to find great candidates in the -- was using keywords so experience.
Analytical creative someone who actually has driven growth.
Employers are looking at these professional networking sites test to find great candidates -- really encourage candidates the joy till I.
He -- -- a special networking site.
I did that mean things more like blinking as opposed to Facebook and other social networking -- -- -- -- and it is a great site mighty river dot com is another great site.
But these sites allow candidates to build a profile that the mistake that job seekers make today as they just focus on their resonate.
And if if you just -- resume when someone goes to meet you before they need to.
They will not have been -- that.
May have something to say about -- so it's really important your online I presume and you also say that it's my responsibility when I walk in that office to do my homework about the people I'm going to meet with.
Absolutely it's crucial that you know the company is what.
The needs are led to their product -- what they're doing before you get there and then you can talk about how you can add value to that.
One of the biggest mistakes and the people make so that's an interesting question I think that to compete I've seen resonates with typos.
I've seen -- resume is that are rather incoherent -- years left off.
We all have different things that we've done and I think that that leads to being more interest -- If you taking a year off and that a safari are taking care of an elderly relative that's terrific but just let -- -- know what those gaps in your resume our.
Lose interest and yet because a lot of people do not -- account for that taps into -- activity exactly they're worried that it's they weren't chronological in their job.
And they took of a different path.
And that's not what's important it's important to account for that time.
One of the common questions -- I Kaplan the people say to me as you know -- -- old my career I've been doing advertising.
They're new advertising jobs so I now applying for jobs that I never would have applied for and I'm not sure that I have the skill sets but I need to figure out how to -- Translate my experience.
What -- -- to give to people in that regard.
You know I think transferable skills are the way that people get jobs and I believe that if you are someone whose creative -- analytical.
Those skills after transformed -- other processes to other industries if you look at today yeah there is job growth in the energy sector in the health care sector.
And -- actually force.
Employs people looking for jobs sent to transfer the skills.
To make a valued contribution in other industries so it's important to understand what you transferable skills are.
But also to market that in another way it's just.
Finally previously wrap up on any given weekly -- stayed everybody says that you see an uptick in part time employment that's an indication that -- job recovery is beginning.
Are you seeing any activity pick up a part time employment.
Yes I think so I think that the consulting peace to -- -- resonates flavors really important and I think that that's a good way to stay in the game.
All right thank you guys very much -- -- unemployment by.
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