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Free Job Seeker Training Webinars – February 2012

January 27th, 2012

Upcoming FREE Job Seeker Training Webinars – February 2012

——> WHY ACCOMPLISHMENTS GET YOU HIRED
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 at 12:00pm PST
It is not your past job duties and responsibilities that get you hired.  It is your ability to highlight accomplishments and show the impact they had on past employers.  During this session you will learn how to: 

  • Identify accomplishments that are most marketable.
  • Present those accomplishments in the most effective way possible.
  • Understand why the “impact” is so important to communicate.
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——> THE POWER OF A GREAT COVER LETTER
Monday, Feb. 6, 2012 at 11:00am PST
Often your first impression is the content of your cover letter.  They can either position you to WIN or LOSE the competition of finding a job.  Topics covered during this program will include: 

  • Winning format for cover letters.
  • What pitfalls to avoid
  • How your cover letter can ace out your competition.
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——> HOW TO REVIVE YOUR JOB SEARCH
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 at 12:00pm PST
There are times throughout your job search process that for all intensive purposes, your search efforts come to a screeching halt.  You’re not sure where to turn or what to do to revive your search.  During this session you will learn:

  • How to determine if you need to revive your search (questionnaire).
  • Five steps you can take to improve your results.
  • Who can help you revive your search.
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——> LEARN WHAT HIRING AUTHORITIES REALLY THINK
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 at 8:00am PST
It can be very frustrating when you are not booking interviews or getting hired.  Have you ever wondered what hiring authorities are really thinking?  We deal with hiring authorities daily and will share what we’ve learned to help you in your job search.  During this session you will learn:

  • Greatest pet peeves of hiring authorities.
  • What they are really attempting to accomplish.
  • Who gets hired and who is screened out.
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Registration for these webinars are FREE and located at www.InsuranceCareerOnline.com.

 Once you’ve registered, log into our Career Portal at www.InsuranceCareerOnline.com and click on the WEBINAR tab.  Then click on the Event and register by clicking the webinar registration link for each event listed.

Is It Time to Finally Ditch Your Paper Business Card?

January 26th, 2012

With technology and it’s constant changes driving businesses to keep up with the newest trends to attract new customers and keep above competition, we thought this article would be worth passing along.

Is It Time to Finally Ditch Your Paper Business Card?
By:  Todd Wasserman

Business cards aren’t obsolete yet, but here are some digital tools you can consider using in the meantime.

Read more:  http://www.openforum.com/articles/is-it-time-to-finally-ditch-your-paper-business-card

Monthly Job Highlight: CONSTRUCTION DEFECT ADJUSTER

January 18th, 2012

Job # 42HJ – CONSTRUCTION DEFECT ADJUSTER

Insurance Company in the central San Diego area has an immediate opening for a full-time Construction Defect Examiner on a contract basis. Qualified candidate must have 5+ recent years experience handling Construction Defect claims. Will be handling both small and large general contractor and developer files. Will be investigating and settling losses, attending mediations and working closely with counsel to settle litigated claims. Claims billing experience is preferred. Must have strong computer skills and be able to handle a fast-paced environment. Competitive salary offered, depending on experience.

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FREE Seminar: Protect & Direct Your Money in 2012!

January 13th, 2012

San Diego County Library Presents:

“Protect and Direct Your Money in 2012”

with Volunteer Money Coach, Dave Kershberg, M.S.B.A.

  • Protect YOUR money from banking fees & other avoidable penalties.
  • Direct YOUR money toward your dreams with EASY goal-setting tips.
  • Protect YOUR plan from unexpected expenses.
  • Preserve HUNDREDS of dollars of YOUR OWN MONEY!

When:  Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 1:00PM
Where:  Fletcher Hills Branch Library, 576 Garfield Avenue, El Cajon, CA

Free drawing for a pair of SeaWorld tickets for those who attend!

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Free Job Seeker Training Webinars – January 2012

January 5th, 2012

Upcoming FREE Job Seeker Training Webinars – January 2012

HOW TO SCHEDULE MORE INTERVIEWS
January 5, 2012 @ 9:00am PST
The only way to land a new job is to increase the number of interviews you schedule.  During this session, you will learn:

  • Seven steps to schedule more interviews
  • Who to contact and WHEN
  • How to overcome objections or concerns

COMMUNICATE MORE EFFECTIVELY
January 10, 2012 @ 11:00am PST
The way you communicate can make or break your job search – both written and verbally.  If you have been in a job search for a period of time, it could be the way you are communicating that is preventing you from finding a job.  During this session you will learn:

  • Top ten communication mistakes to AVOID
  • Ten questions that will help you evaluate your communication skills
  • Changes you can make today to improve the way you communicate

TEN DO’s AND DON’Ts FOR RESUMES
January 16, 2012 @ 8:00am PST
Your resume is either a ticket to an interview or it is screening you out!  During this session you will learn:

  • Top ten DO’s for your resume
  • Top ten DON”Ts for your resume
  • Changes you can make today, that will improve your results

NETWORK YOUR WAY TO A NEW JOB
January 27, 2012 @ 11:00am PST
The number one way to find a new job is through networking.  It doesn’t matter whether you are a recent grad or high level executive – your network is critical to your success.  During this session you will learn:

  • What networking goals you should set
  • How and WHEN to network
  • How to evaluate your personal and professional network

Registration for these webinars are FREE and located at www.InsuranceCareerOnline.com.

Once you’ve registered, log into our Career Portal at www.InsuranceCareerOnline.com and click on the WEBINAR tab.  Then click on the Event and register by clicking the webinar registration link for each event listed.

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CA Wage Theft Law Effective 01-01-2012

January 3rd, 2012

California Wage Theft Law, Notice to Employee
Labor Code Section 2810.5

Effective January 1, 2012, California Labor Code section 2810.5(a) requires that each employer provide the following information to each employee at the time of hire in the language the employer normally uses to communicate employment -related information and the employee sign the notice to acknowledge receipt.

Some of the required information employers must provide, in writing, to new hires are:

  • Rate or rates of pay, including overtime.
  • Allowances, if any, claimed as part of the minimum wage.
  • The employer’s regular payday.
  • The employer’s name, phone number, physical address of the employer’s main office or principal place of business, and a mailing address, if different.
  • The name, address and phone number of the employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier.

There are some exemptions which may exclude you from having to distribute this notice to your newly hired employees.  So be sure to read the full text of Labor Code Section 2810.5 by going to www.leginfo.ca.gov/calaw.html (check”Labor Code” and search for “2810.5” in quotes) and consult with your legal counsel before making any changes to your company’s policies and procedures.

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