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Wind South

  1. 1. WIND SOUTH Job Search Research By: Joseph V. Mullin
  2. 2. Joseph V. Mullin, MBA/TM <ul><li>20 Years Electronics </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering/Project Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Laid Off every recession </li></ul><ul><li>Researched Job Search techniques for years </li></ul><ul><li>Newest Techniques </li></ul>
  3. 3. Internet Research <ul><li>We are told that to do great in an interview we need to know something about the company. </li></ul><ul><li>Where do we get that intelligence (intel)? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Internet Research (jobs) <ul><li>Job Boards </li></ul><ul><li>Company Websites </li></ul><ul><li>Business Journals </li></ul><ul><li>Trade Magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers (online) </li></ul><ul><li>Organization Websites </li></ul>
  5. 5. Internet Research (intel) <ul><li>Hoovers.com/Free </li></ul><ul><li>SEC.gov (Edgar) (public companies) </li></ul><ul><li>Dunn & Bradstreet ($) </li></ul><ul><li>Jigsaw.com ($) </li></ul><ul><li>Online Financials (stocks)(public companies) </li></ul><ul><li>Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Company Website </li></ul>
  6. 6. What am I looking for? <ul><li>Hoovers: </li></ul><ul><li>Company Description & address </li></ul><ul><li>Public/Private </li></ul><ul><li>Ticker symbol </li></ul><ul><li>Competition </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive landscape </li></ul><ul><li>Contacts (who is running the company) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Hoovers.com
  8. 8. Hoovers.com
  9. 9. What am I looking for? <ul><li>Company Information </li></ul><ul><li>Description </li></ul><ul><li>Contacts </li></ul>
  10. 10. What am I looking for <ul><li>SEC </li></ul><ul><li>10 K or 15 K reports </li></ul><ul><li>Debt Ratio Debt Ratio = Total Debt/Total Assets </li></ul><ul><li>Equity Ratio Equity Ratio = Total Liabilities/Shareholders Equity </li></ul><ul><li>Assets </li></ul><ul><li>Stock dividends </li></ul>
  11. 11. Federal Security and Exchange
  12. 12. Federal Security and Exchange
  13. 13. Federal Security and Exchange
  14. 14. Library <ul><li>Kennedy Red Book </li></ul><ul><li>Reference Books (industry lists) </li></ul><ul><li>The Big Book of Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Librarian (very helpful people) </li></ul>
  15. 15. Company Website <ul><li>Investor Relations Section </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Reports </li></ul><ul><li>Net Income </li></ul><ul><li>Debt </li></ul><ul><li>Assets </li></ul><ul><li>Shareholder Equity </li></ul><ul><li>R & D Spending </li></ul>
  16. 16. What do I do with all this intel <ul><li>USE IT! </li></ul><ul><li>Which way is the company going? </li></ul><ul><li>Down? Up? Flat? </li></ul><ul><li>How does this effect the position you are seeking? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you improve the numbers. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Networks (intel) <ul><li>Wind Landed List </li></ul><ul><li>Linked In (your network) </li></ul><ul><li>Linked In (Job Insider) </li></ul><ul><li>Friends & Family </li></ul>
  18. 18. Linked In Search
  19. 19. Bottom of Page
  20. 20. Results of Search
  21. 21. Network (Now what) <ul><li>Introduction Contact </li></ul><ul><li>Informational Interview (intel) </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction Within </li></ul><ul><li>Informational Interview (intel2) </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction (hiring manager or their manger) </li></ul><ul><li>Ask for job </li></ul>

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