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Why You Should Be Active on LinkedIn March 23, 2016

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Dear Alumni,

In keeping with our commitment to sharing content that will support your Personal, Professional, Academic and Business Development Goals, we share 10 simple reasons why we believe you should be ACTIVE on LinkedIn.

  1. It is the premiere social media networking site for professionals, entrepreneurs and students who have personal, professional, academic and business development goals
  2. Your actions and engagement on LinkedIn have a potential reach of 400 + million users, located in 200+ countries, with 70 % of the users living outside of the USA. This is good for persons with international interests.
  3. It has a powerful search engine which enables you to be highly selective in generating search results for the unique set of characteristics of the professionals and organizations you most wish to connect with
  4. Its profile feature enables you to thoroughly research your target professional or organization, enabling you to be be fully prepared and confident when you make contact for academic, business or job hunting purposes
  5. Through the Group option, you can improve your networking results, keep abreast of cutting edge trends in your industry, and learn new information and skills about areas of interest well beyond your current professional role
  6. It provides you unfettered access to the intellectual capital of world leaders and industry leaders and influencers
  7. It provides you with a platform to showcase samples of your work, and share your intellectual capital, thereby allowing you to be seen as an expert in your profession. This in turn increases the likelihood of your success in job hunting, as well as being offered career, academic and business opportunities by other professionals located across the world
  8. It has dedicated online learning, sales, and recruitment options
  9. It provides highly useful and value -adding functionality with its free option, which you can further enhance with a paid subscription
  10. Based on current business and lifestyle trends, and the influence of the internet on daily life, increasingly, if you do not have a professional online presence, through which interested parties e.g. Prospective Employers, Scholarship Donors, Venture Capitalists, Prospective Business Partners can research you, this will be seen as a ‘red flag.‘  Not having a well crafted, professional, online presence will make you un-competitive as a professional and entrepreneur who needs a thriving network in order to accomplish significant goals. With the growing dominance of LinkedIn in the professional, business and academic space, it is the first online context that anyone wishing to research you will visit.

 

Have we convinced you that if you are a career conscious professional or serious entrepreneur that you need to be ACTIVE on LinkedIn?

 

Add Us in the Alumni Relations Office to Your LinkedIn Network Here!

Join Your LinkedIn Alumni Group Here!

Want to maximize the opportunities LinkedIn presents you to achieve your personal, professional, academic and business goals, but confused about how LinkedIn truly works?

 

The Alumni Relations Office Will Help You!

As you know we in the Alumni Relations Office at UTech, Jamaica offer a variety of  Professional Development Services. Among our services to you is the LinkedIn Profile Review and LinkedIn Networking Strategy Consultation. From these services you will learn how to optimize your LinkedIn Profile as well as what strategies to use to accomplish your networking goals on LinkedIn.

For each of our Professional Development services we request a donation of JAD$3000  to our University. Alumns who wish to purchase 3 or more services receive significant discounts. Part-proceeds will be given to the Student Welfare Fund.

Learn more about our Professional Development Services and your opportunity to donate to strengthen UTech, Jamaica’s capacity to serve you as Alumni and our students, by selecting the 2 links below. In addition, feel free to call us at 876-970-5468 or 876-809-4274 or email us at cmessam@utech.edu.jm,  if you have additional questions about our Professional Development Services.

*****Even if you are an Alumni currently based outside of Jamaica, and you wish to benefit from our services, we want to support your goals too. So contact us today.

Alumni Relations Office – Professional Development Services

UTech, Ja Alumni Donation for Professional Development

Alumni Relations Office – Professional Development Services Donation Form

UTech, Ja Alumni Donation for Professional Development Form

 

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Cheryll Messam, CPC, ELI-MP
Certified Professional Life & Corporate Coach
Alumni Relations Manager
University of Technology, Jamaica
237 Old Hope Road
Kingston 6, Jamaica W.I.
Ph: 876-970-5468 ext. 2468 / 876-809-4274
email: cmessam@utech.edu.jm |www.utechjamaica.edu.jm

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UTech, Ja Alumni Professional Development Services! February 24, 2016

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EXCLUSIVELY FOR UTECH JAMAICA ALUMNI

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UTech Alumni, Can we help each other?


We’d like to think so.

 

But just to be sure, if you don’t mind us asking….

 

  • Would it help to boost your confidence, if you were sure you had a well crafted, value adding resume and/or LinkedIn Profile, which clearly and impressively answers the No. 1 question in a recruiter’s mind “What value will this candidate add to my organization?”
  • Would you feel more hopeful if you had someone to help you develop a job search or career management strategy so you could get on with your life…with better fit between who you are and what you do, plus better compensation-focus-joy-peace?
  • Would it mean a lot to you to be able to handle this…wait…period [wait to find a job, or wait to find a better job] without feeling fearful, angry, anxious and uncertain?

 

If You Answered “Yes!” to Any of the Questions

 

Then we can definitely help each other!


SO CLICK HERE FOR YOUR EXCLUSIVE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFER!

 


Alumni Relations Office
University of Technology, Jamaica
876-970-5468

UTech Alumni Job Hunting & Career Tip: Task vs Value-Adding Mindset November 10, 2015

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CAREER & JOB HUNTING TIP

Hello UTech Grads!

Recruiters truly want to know via resume and interview, the answer to the question “What value will this candidate add to my organization?” This cannot be answered clearly by reviewing a list of tasks that a person did in their current or past work or volunteer assignments. When we work or study or volunteer, we are to create…impact. It is the impact (how things changed for the better as a result of our effort) that makes our contribution to an organization or event worthwhile…and measurable.

It is an unfortunate truth, that many of us take jobs and go to work daily with a “task completion” mindset. This is a focus on the job description and duties. We do not know, research or analyze how our particular role contributes value to the overall goals of the organization to which we are employed. That is a “value-adding” mindset. Years pass, and when we need to apply for another job or a scholarship, we are unable to quantify or illustrate clearly the difference our work has made on behalf of the organizations for which we have worked or volunteered.

The ability to clearly quantify our contribution across our work history is key to maintaining competitiveness as a professional

Take action today. Figure out how and why your role in your organization matters. If you are in a dead-end job [many jobs are just that] and you have been given tasks that do not allow you to quantify the value you add, then seriously consider relocating to a more productive role in your organization or looking for a new job as soon as possible. This is the only way that you will be able to compete as a professional as the ‘nature of work’ changes and jobs get more specialized in skill requirements and continue to be scarce.

Speaking of competitiveness as a professional, here are some things to ponder...

What steps have you taken within the last 6 -12 months to acquire or improve skills required of the 21st Century Professional?

Do you know the job outlook for your particular profession in the country, city, state, in which you reside?

Based on industry trends and news, is your current job, skill set, company viable?

Do you know how to strategically use the internet and social media to passively and actively job hunt and grow a viable network of like-minded professionals?

Do you know why it is vital based on career trends for professionals to have an online and social media presence?

What are the scarce skills in your industry or related industries that would make you more competitive in a job hunt?

When was the last time you created an inventory of all your skills?

What is your survival plan in relation to job loss?

The day-to-day management and outcome of your career over your lifetime is the responsibility of the Professional…never the employer. Take action today.

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Cheryll Messam, CPC, ELI-MP
Life & Corporate Coach
Alumni Relations Manager
University of Technology, Jamaica
876-970-5468

The Changing Definition of Work, Cause for Concern, How Will You Respond? July 15, 2015

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insecurityjump-master675Sara Horowitz, executive director of the Freelancers Union, says it’s no longer clear who has relevant skills in the workplace. Credit Ángel Franco/The New York Times

OPEN LETTER TO UTECH GRADUATES

FYI UTech GRADS,

In his New York Times article “Growth in the ‘Gig Economy Fuels Workforce Anxieties” 12th July, 2015,  Noam Scheiber, discusses a number of relevant themes with regard to the changing nature of how ‘work’ is being defined. [See below] Sadly we in Jamaica (perhaps the wider Caribbean) don’t seem to have collated our own data to capture what is happening to us here. SOMETHING is happening. That SOMETHING is not good. (more…)

Salaries in Jamaica June 11, 2015

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We hope  that this website will give our CAST-UTech Graduates a general sense of what employers are offering as salary these days. UTech encourages you to do additional research as part of your standard third-party verification process. You may ask HR Managers in your network, colleagues and other professionals working in jobs/professions you aspire to, and also check with the following agencies i.e. Jamaica Employer’s Federation ; the Ministry of Labour and Social Security; and the Statistical Institute of Jamaica and the Human Resource Management Association of Jamaica.

What Do Jamaican Salaries Look Like?

Click Here for “Salary Survey in Jamaica “ from SalaryExplorer.com
The website allows you to view salaries by month and by year.

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Alumni Relations Office
University of Technology, Jamaica
876-970-5468

Tips for Your Life! April 15, 2015

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Hi UTech Grads,

We speak to Grads and students often and are increasingly concerned that you may not be fully prepared to grasp the opportunities that are available every day, and which may transform your life and career positively and dramatically. Please, please, please, we strongly encourage you to pay keen attention to the following as a way of living prepared to benefit from opportunities that may come your way.

– P-E-R-F-E-C-T your resume and have it ready (e.g.jump drive, email inbox) to share within seconds of a request

– If someone tells you of an opportunity, respond right away, ask clarifying questions, take personal responsibility to do relevant research and follow up on it, don’t put it off until tomorrow

– Take personal responsibility to DO RESEARCH on every matter that touches and concerns your life, without expecting that someone will lay out the information for you.

– If persons (especially older persons) show an interest in your career and life in general, cultivate a positive and genuine relationship with them with a ‘giving’ / ‘looking out for’ mindset versus a ‘taking’ or ‘use you/relate to you for my own convenience’ mindset and keep in touch with them

– Seek out a Mentor or several older persons with whom you can have mentoring type conversations and receive…ongoing guidance about your life and work goals. Older persons have a wealth of information which can help you make the right decisions…faster. In addition, they can be your connectors to a variety of influential persons and relevant opportunities.

– When someone suggests something to you to make your life better, challenge yourself not to respond with the 101 reasons why you can’t do it, or it could go wrong. Challenge yourself to brainstorm “How can I…?”

– Create a 90 day plan and outline all the steps you need to take over the next 90 days to bring you closer to achieving your life & work goals. If you do this and do your best to follow the plan, even if you don’t do it perfectly, you will be more focused in how you live, you will waste less time, and you will be closer to achieving your goals. Have a plan. Work your plan. ‪#‎Succeed‬

– Work to build your self-confidence, your courage, and overcome shy-ness or feelings of unworthiness.

– Get help if you need it to become bold, and fearless and comfortable in asking for and going after the good things you want for your life.

– Ask for help whenever you need it. There are still enough caring people left in the world. Search high and low for such people, if you need to. The quicker you get help, the quicker you can resume your path to progress and creating the life you want.

– Follow-up! Follow-up! Follow-up! Follow-up right away.

– Let your word mean something. If you agree to do something–get it done and on time.

– Always express gratitude to persons who have helped you know matter how small the help or how insignificant you think the person is. Always remember to say “Thank you!”

We hope this will be helpful to you, and that you will live p-r-e-p-a-r-e-d lives.

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Cheryll Messam
Life & Corporate Coach
Alumni Relations Manager
University of Technology, Jamaica
876-970-5468

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Are You Really Serious About Finding A Job? March 5, 2015

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 WARNING POOR ATTITUDE KILLS!

I am inspired to write this post out of my grave concern for job hunters in today’s reality of a poor local and global economy. My graver concern stems from the fact that many persons I speak with who indicate that they are searching for a job, exhibit behaviour  which leaves me wondering if that is in fact the case. The main element which I believe is missing is a good and realistic attitude to finding a job and facilitating successful career management. Too often I am observing alleged job seekers who have unrealistic expectations, poor knowledge of the labour market and their industries, poor knowledge of the requirements of the jobs they seek, slow or lack of follow up on suggestions or opportunities, nonchalance, “Oh, I will get to it later” and “I didn’t take action because I don’t know where…how…who” mindsets.” Bear in mind, that attitude has a direct influence on action or behaviour.

Attitude has a direct influence on action or behaviour.

If any of these descriptions are true of you, I have to conclude—You don’t want a job. If you do get a job, it is very likely that you won’t keep it because of your poor and inappropriate attitude. In a poor local and global economy and a seriously contracted labour market, with high unemployment levels, especially among the youth population, your attitude towards: taking total responsibility for your life and job search, researching relevant information, connecting with knowledgeable people and cultivating good relationships with persons of goodwill and taking consistent action, will play a major role in determining your competitiveness in the labour market.

People Who are Serious About Finding a Job

  • See themselves as primarily responsible for finding a job, and don’t blame other persons, or focus on anger, resentment or envy
  • Keep learning and up to date with their skills, profession and industry trends; while also developing their self-confidence, self-esteem and ability to deal appropriately with rejection and disappointment
  • Focus on solutions and taking action and are willing to make sacrifices, inconvenience themselves, and experience extreme discomfort, and the constant push back in timelines, if that is the price they need to pay to get a job
  • Clarify the specific jobs they are qualified for and the requirements, and which industries and companies hire for those positions
  • Create resumes that are well written, well formatted, and targeted to each specific job that is being applied for
  • Maintain consistent practice of their interview skills so that they grow in their ability to manage anxiety and answer questions efficiently
  • Take action quickly and eagerly. Without being reminded, they are the first ones to call and respond to opportunities and they keep following up without prompting and reminders until the opportunity provides value or follow-up is no longer appropriate
  • Regularly seek out, respect and take quick action on the advice of persons who are more knowledgeable than they are on what it takes to find a job in general, or what it takes to find a job in their particular industry
  • Strategically involve as many people as is possible in their job search, sharing with persons a clear picture of what jobs they are qualified for, what companies they are interested in working in, and asking directly for assistance in circulating their resume
  • Regularly express gratitude for the good things they already have and have experienced in life, remembering to thank every person who supports them in their job search and to look out for opportunities to serve others
  • Never give up on themselves or their dreams

Any experienced HR Manager or hiring manager will tell you that they prefer to hire someone who is not technically ideal but has a good attitude, rather than someone who has most of the technical skills and experience required for the job, but has a poor attitude. If you are serious about finding a job, begin by eliminating any gaps you have in the quality of your attitude. That good change you want is coming, and you want to be prepared to get it and to keep it!

 

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

 

UTech Job Fair 2015 – UTech Alumni are Welcome! February 11, 2015

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UTech Alumni, you are invited to participate in Job Fair 2015.  Please contact our Career & Placement Unit for details the registration deadline is February 20th, 2015.

CONTACT Career & Placement Unit
University of Technology, Jamaica
Ph: 970-5030 / 970-5267
Email: placement@utech.edu.jm

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Alumni Relations Office
University of Technology, Jamaica
876-970-5468
utech.alumni@utech.edu.jm

JOB SEARCH RESOURCES – USA January 16, 2015

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FLORIDA

https://www.employflorida.com
http://www.floridajobs.org

 

NEW YORK

http://www.nypl.org/weblinks/1492

http://queenseoc.wordpress.com/

http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr/

http://www.hempsteadworks.com/

http://www.labor.state.ny.us/jobs/regional.shtm

 

OTHER RESOURCES

higheredjobs.com 

http://www.simplyhired.com/

indeed.com
 

idealist.com
 

beyond.com

job.com

www.dol.state.ga.us

https://www.vawc.virginia.gov

 

JAMAICA – Unemployment Rate 1991 – 2014 December 30, 2014

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Unemployment Rate in Jamaica decreased to 13.40 percent in the first quarter of 2014 from 14.90 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Jamaica averaged 14 Percent from 1991 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 16.50 Percent in the fourth quarter of 1997 and a record low of 9.80 Percent in the fourth quarter of 2007. Unemployment Rate in Jamaica is reported by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica. Read more by clicking the link below…

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UTech Alumni Job Club: Week 1 – What Do You Have to Offer? November 13, 2014

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Dear Alumni,

Below please find one of four (4) assignments that we share with you with full confidence that if completed, will significantly enhance your job search strategy. Completion of all four assignments will provide the following benefits:

  1. Clarity on your skill set that you have to offer the labour market – Will enable you to increase the variety of jobs you apply for.
  2. Clarity on the local &/or overseas labour market trends based on your analysis of job advertisements and financial news relevant to your job or industry of choice – Will help you verify the demand for your targeted job position; and verify if it is time to change fields, pursue higher education, change your job search strategy, or pursue an entrepreneurial venture.
  3. Clarity on how to use social media in your job search strategy – Will help you increase your job search strategies in a contemporary way – The more relevant strategies you incorporate inclusive of using information & communication technology, the greater your chances of attracting a job.
  4. Creation of 100 contact database to facilitate your networking strategy – Will help you be strategic in approaching persons to connect you to opportunities and circulate your resume.

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ASSIGNMENT 1 of 4

What Do You Have To Offer?

Create Skills Inventory – A table of what you have to offer the world and your preferred work context i.e.

  • The skills and interests that motivate you (whether you are currently good at them or not, because you can always learn and improve)
  • The kinds of persons you wish to work with/serve
  • The environment you wish to work in (e.g. indoors vs. outdoors, with high interaction with people, with high interaction with machinery etc)
  • The salary you prefer based on your realities

Once you have identified the above, conduct research (online, subject matter experts, labour market/career news & information to determine what fields/job titles represent the characteristics you identified about yourself in all categories.)

*This is the most important exercise because it requires you to think critically about what you want and what you have to offer with regard to building your career. The skills inventory will expand your thinking about what jobs to pursue &/or what business to create or partner with, or what additional skills to learn in order to achieve your career goals.

NB: There are assessments online which can help you to efficiently and accurately do a skills inventory. (Do research and see also the UTech Alumni Relations Job Search-Career Online Resources Doc)

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UTech Alumni Job Club: Week 2a – State of the Labour Market Per Job Advts November 13, 2014

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Dear Alumni,

Below please find one of four (4) assignments that we share with you with full confidence that if completed, will significantly enhance your job search strategy. Completion of all four assignments will provide the following benefits:

  1. Clarity on your skill set that you have to offer the labour market – Will enable you to increase the variety of jobs you apply for.
  2. Clarity on the local &/or overseas labour market trends based on your analysis of job advertisements and financial news relevant to your job or industry of choice – Will help you verify the demand for your targeted job position; and verify if it is time to change fields, pursue higher education, change your job search strategy, or pursue an entrepreneurial venture.
  3. Clarity on how to use social media in your job search strategy – Will help you increase your job search strategies in a contemporary way – The more relevant strategies you incorporate inclusive of using information & communication technology, the greater your chances of attracting a job.
  4. Creation of 100 contact database to facilitate your networking strategy – Will help you be strategic in approaching persons to connect you to opportunities and circulate your resume.

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ASSIGNMENT 2a of 4

State of the Labour Market – What Clues Exist in the Job Advertisement Trends?

Create a Frequency Table to Illustrate Job Market Trends via Job Advertisements for a Minimum of 4 Weeks. (3 – 6 months will provide you with a better data set to see what jobs industries are demanding)

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UTech Alumni Job Club: Week 2b – State of the Labour Market Per Financial News November 13, 2014

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Dear Alumni,

Below please find one of four (4) assignments that we share with you with full confidence that if completed, will significantly enhance your job search strategy. Completion of all four assignments will provide the following benefits:

  1. Clarity on your skill set that you have to offer the labour market – Will enable you to increase the variety of jobs you apply for.
  2. Clarity on the local &/or overseas labour market trends based on your analysis of job advertisements and financial news relevant to your job or industry of choice – Will help you verify the demand for your targeted job position; and verify if it is time to change fields, pursue higher education, change your job search strategy, or pursue an entrepreneurial venture.
  3. Clarity on how to use social media in your job search strategy – Will help you increase your job search strategies in a contemporary way – The more relevant strategies you incorporate inclusive of using information & communication technology, the greater your chances of attracting a job.
  4. Creation of 100 contact database to facilitate your networking strategy – Will help you be strategic in approaching persons to connect you to opportunities and circulate your resume.

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ASSIGNMENT 2b of 4

State of the Labour Market – What Clues Exist in the Financial and other News?

Create a Table to Illustrate Company/Industry Trends in Financial and other News for a Minimum of 4 Weeks. (3 – 6 months will provide you with a better data set to see what changes are occurring in companies/industries which may signal good/poor job prospects)

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UTech Alumni Job Club: Week 3 – How Can Social Media Support My Job Search? November 13, 2014

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Dear Alumni,

Below please find one of four (4) assignments that we share with you with full confidence that if completed, will significantly enhance your job search strategy. Completion of all four assignments will provide the following benefits:

  1. Clarity on your skill set that you have to offer the labour market – Will enable you to increase the variety of jobs you apply for.
  2. Clarity on the local &/or overseas labour market trends based on your analysis of job advertisements and financial news relevant to your job or industry of choice – Will help you verify the demand for your targeted job position; and verify if it is time to change fields, pursue higher education, change your job search strategy, or pursue an entrepreneurial venture.
  3. Clarity on how to use social media in your job search strategy – Will help you increase your job search strategies in a contemporary way – The more relevant strategies you incorporate inclusive of using information & communication technology, the greater your chances of attracting a job.
  4. Creation of 100 contact database to facilitate your networking strategy – Will help you be strategic in approaching persons to connect you to opportunities and circulate your resume.

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ASSIGNMENT 3 of 4

How Can Social Media Support My Job Search?

Select at Least One Social Media Strategy to Enhance Your Job Search and Learn It and Fully Implement It.

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UTech Alumni Job Club: Week 4 – Who is In My Corner? November 13, 2014

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Dear Alumni,

Below please find one of four (4) assignments that we share with you with full confidence that if completed, will significantly enhance your job search strategy. Completion of all four assignments will provide the following benefits:

  1. Clarity on your skill set that you have to offer the labour market – Will enable you to increase the variety of jobs you apply for.
  2. Clarity on the local &/or overseas labour market trends based on your analysis of job advertisements and financial news relevant to your job or industry of choice – Will help you verify the demand for your targeted job position; and verify if it is time to change fields, pursue higher education, change your job search strategy, or pursue an entrepreneurial venture.
  3. Clarity on how to use social media in your job search strategy – Will help you increase your job search strategies in a contemporary way – The more relevant strategies you incorporate inclusive of using information & communication technology, the greater your chances of attracting a job.
  4. Creation of 100 contact database to facilitate your networking strategy – Will help you be strategic in approaching persons to connect you to opportunities and circulate your resume.

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ASSIGNMENT 4 of 4

Who is In My Corner?

Create a Network Directory. Challenge yourself to create a contact list (e.g. Name, Tel, Email, Connector To (insert person or organization), Follow-Up Comments of 100 persons who you can approach to connect you to a decision maker/influencer in a company you are targeting for employment etc. Don’t forget to ask your Job Club partner to connect you with decision makers/influencers. (more…)

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

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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

JOB ADVT: VACANCY – DRIVER/CLERK G3 November 10, 2014

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UNAIDS Jamaica Office is seeking to employ a Driver/Clerk on a fixed term basis.

Application along with Resume should state ‘Driver/ Clerk” and be submitted to the UNAIDS Office, 6th Floor, Sagicor Bank Building, 60 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5, or to unaidsjamaica@unaids.org by Friday, November 14, 2014

SEE DETAILS BELOW, click on job description to enlarge or click here to view PDFAdvertisement Driver Clerk G3.

Top 100 Websites for Your Career 2013 August 29, 2014

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Dear Alumni,

As the UTech Alumni Relations Office continues our environmental scanning on your behalf, we came across this 2013 directory relevant to Career Management, inclusive of Job Searching. We think it is worth your review. Remember all you need is one-good-idea to change your life dramatically for better. Ideas come only when we remain disciplined in (more…)

JOB TREND: Work From Home August 22, 2014

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Experience and trust are key in landing a work-from-home job

By Catherine Conlan
Monster Contributing Writer
The benefits of working from home are plenty: flexibility, more productivity and an easier approach to work-life balance. According to the Telework Research Network, 2.8 million people consider home their primary workplace — and millions more work from home at least one day a week.

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Congratulations to Dotsie Gordon, Area Pres Associated Country Women of the World July 18, 2014

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Dotsie Gordon

 

The Alumni Community of the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) extends heartfelt congratulations to CAST Alumna Dotsie Gordon on her appointment as area President – Caribbean, Central and South America for the Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) (more…)

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