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How Can a Job Club Help a Job Seeker? November 11, 2014

Posted by utechalumni in Job Search Tips, Professional Development.
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Dear Alumni,

What is a Job Club You May Wonder?

A Job Club (aka Job Finding Club or Job Support Group) is a strategy to search for jobs using the context of a group or a partner, rather than searching in isolation. It was invented in 1973 by Nathan Azarin (The Career Counselor’s Handbook – Howard Figler & Richard N Bolles). Some experts believe that it has a 70% success rate i.e. Out of 100 job seekers, 70 will find a job based on this method, but 30 will not, if they use a Job Club as their only job search strategy (What Color is your Parachute? 2012 – Richard N. Bolles). Job Clubs may range in size from 2 to 12 persons, and can have a variety of structures and approaches; with the main aim of keeping job seekers strategically motivated, and in-action towards finding jobs.

Read more at the link below. If you agree there is strength in numbers, we hope that you will be inspired to form your own job club or join one soon.

DOWNLOAD YOUR JOB CLUB GUIDE HERE!

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Cheryll Messam, CPC, ELI-MP
Certified Professional Life & Corporate Coach
Alumni Relations Manager
University of Technology, Jamaica
876-970-5468
cmessam@utech.edu.jm

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