"I have participated in countless leadership, management, sales and personal development classes and seminars throughout my career and I can say that anyone who spends time with John will come away a truly better person be it professionally, personally or both."
"What I liked most about following his lesson is his professionalism, willingness to share his insights regarding job search in this critical moment, and straightforward approach to communication."
"His professional advice has been invaluable to me throughout my career and it is exciting to see him be able to help others through his book, seminars and trainings."
"His knowledge of the recruitment process is superb, and he is candid coupled with a positive coaching style."
"Generous and wise with his advice and I have found him to possess a rare ability to combine genuine empathy with grace and passion along with the utmost practicality and realism."
"John’s intelligence, humor, drive and passion are on the same level as Robbins and Covey—truly something to be experienced."
"Since the first time I had the opportunity to join a training section for job seeker with John Crant, I immediately realize that he is an exceptional professional delivering an outstanding services as advisor and coach."
"He has provided me with excellent insight for my job search, and I would definitively recommend who is currently in the market place to follow his simple step by step process to meet the next career challenge and become "great self-recruiter".
Will your Clients be prepared with NEW methods for success in a changed job market?
Or will they be stuck in the ways of the past?
Your Clients must approach their Job Search in a different way.
Success requires Motivation & the Right Tools:
The Self-Recruiter Series for Workforce Development creates a strong foundation that will help get your clients excited and motivated with exceptional training that will help lead toward job search success.
GIVE Your Program's Participants The Tools For The NEW Job Market.
John Crant has been speaking and educating through his lecture series at corporate events, with the YMCA in NYC, at The New York Public Library's JOB SEARCH CENTRAL, and his specially designed series is helping Workforce Development Organizations to teach The Secrets to Getting Hired in a Changed Job Market.
The Need for Quality Workforce Development programs is Clear:
What do those in the organizations helping in this effort say:
Clients say, "I feel very fortunate to be get this opportunity."*
Self-Recruiter® Series for Workforce Development:
Two Day Program
PROGRAM: DAY ONE
What it means to be a Self-Recruiter
Empowerment. Control. Achievement. It’s all about taking control back for yourself and realizing that by adding focus to your efforts, those efforts become much more effective. Many things that seemed impossible, suddenly become within reach. By looking at things from a different angle, you really can solve most any problem. Then those problems or obstacles that were holding us back –are no longer blocking our path to success. The two day program will be outlined in the introduction so participants understand how it will benefit them and help them to achieve their goals.
In this session, the participants will learn how to increase the value of the items on their resume, and how to make the cuts necessary, to be seen as a stand-out during their job search.
• Resume: ‘New’ Deﬁnition* • Resume Goals • Understanding ‘Stacks of Incoming Resumes’ • '3 Second’ Test for Resumes • One Page Resume, Unless It’s Two :-( • Value, Value Everywhere, but Nowhere to be Seen • Degrees of Degrees • The Headless Horseman: Don’t Send a Word Doc
RESUME LAB, Part 1
In this first hands-on Resume Lab, participants will work individually on the changes they need to make to their own resumes, by applying what they have been taught during the Resume Renovation session. As each individual works on their resume, I will be circulating to give guidance and to answer any questions that they may have.
THE BEST 25 SECONDS OF YOUR LIFE
Your Personal Presentation
Opportunity in life can happen at unexpected times and in unexpected places. Will you be prepared to take advantage when it’s knocking on your door, and will you be Ready with Your Answer? A Career Fair presents one of these great opportunities, but you may only have just a few moments to present your value. What will you say about yourself?
In this session, participants will learn how to be more valuable –and memorable with those they have an opportunity to meet, whether that meeting is planned ahead, or happens by chance.
• Job Search ‘Luck’ is about Being Ready to Get Lucky • ‘The Best 25 Seconds of Your Life’, Your Personal Presentation • Accomplishments Worksheet • Practice in Pairs: Role-Playing Your ‘Best 25 Seconds’ presentations
RESUME LAB, Part 2 / One-on-One 'BEST 25 SECONDS'
Presentation Coaching with John Crant
This second hands-on Resume Lab session will begin with brief one-on-one resume reviews to help point out opportunities in content, formatting and style. Participants will then continue to refine their new resumes. While the Resume Lab is progress, I will work one-on-one, with participants that want direct additional coaching, on refining their presentations in preparation for Career Fair opportunities.
OPEN QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
This session is designed as an open forum where participants can ask any job search related questions they may have and talk about any obstacles that they may face. It will close with a quick review of the day, and a preview of what they will learn on Day Two of the program.
PROGRAM: DAY TWO
Reinforcement for Change
What it means to stay a Self-Recruiter:
Empowerment. Control. Achievement. The second day of the program will be outlined so participants understand how it will benefit them and help them to achieve their goals.
Participants have developed their ‘Best 25 Seconds’, but presentation starts before you say hello. Understanding body language. Dressing for an Opportunity or the Job Interview. First Impressions are Everything.
You CAN Be Who You Want to Be. It just takes practice...
• Practice in Pairs Refresher: Role-Playing Your ‘Best 25 Seconds’ presentations • A Call for Volunteers: One-on-One Role Playing with John Crant in a Group Setting –Just Like a Career Fair
FOLLOW UP AFTER A CAREER FAIR
Participants will learn the best ways to follow up after an interview or an opportunity to ensure that they remain memorable and that their success is not simply left to chance.
• Thank You Notes That Get You Noticed • How Will They Remember You? • Calls, emails and old-fashion mail
ORGANIZING & MANAGING YOUR JOB SEARCH
In this session, participants will learn how to plan, set goals, and manage their job search on an ongoing basis, so that they stay motivated and get the job that They Want!
• Elements of a Successful Job Search • Resumes Sent, Tracking & Follow Up • Calling a Hiring Manager, and Strategy • 30 Second Calling ‘Script’ Preparation before Calling • Practice in Pairs: Role-Playing Your 30 Second Calling ‘Script’ • If you measure it: Weekly Review of Your Goals
Self-Recruiter® INTERVIEW CHECKLIST:
PREPARING BEFORE YOUR INTERVIEW
Success during an Interview depends on how you prepared beforehand. In this session, participants will learn how to research a job opportunity that they are about to interview for, and how to prepare for interview success.
• Success is about Preparation • Researching the Company, Job and More... before the Interview • Be Ready to Impress: The Self-Recruiter® INTERVIEW CHECKLIST
OPEN QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
This session is designed as an open forum where participants can ask any job search related questions they may have and talk about any obstacles that they may face. It will close with a quick review of what they have learned during the Two Day program so that they can keep those skills sharp throughout their job search.
When you are ready, or if you have additional questions about the programs, just give me a call or drop an email me to set up an appointment to discuss how these programs give your students what others do not.
Contact me today to GIVE Your Graduates The Tools For The NEW Market That They Need!