Know about the “Hidden Job Market”?
For professional job seekers, PEERS is an invaluable referral and connections network operating in the Tucson area…
- Confidential referrals & connections network
- Employment resources for professional job seekers
- An “employment resource program”
- Best practices information from subject matter experts
- Targeted employer/job seeker networking functions
- Ongoing career development resources
- Getting any Interviews?
You could be just 10 questions away from discovering why your job seeking efforts are stalled.
More than 80% of today’s job opportunities are never advertised, never assigned to search firms or internal recruiters, and are never displayed at job fairs. PEERS, helps job seekers explore the hidden job market.
Is Networking a Waste of Time?
Effective networking is one of the most valuable tools used to learn about the area job market, and to discover the various pathways and portals that will give you access to it. PEERS will help make you both competent and comfortable in networking situations.
Got Other Community Resources?
We will soon release a comprehensive list of community resources available to job seekers.
A Shot in the Dark, or a Strategic Plan?
In the simplest of terms, a strategic plan for job seekers begins with a thorough analysis of “Who am I now” and ends with ”Where do I want to be in 10 years”? PEERS will help identify Target Companies and industries that best match you skills and experience. Who are you going after? PEERS is developing industry segments called Affinity Groups. Each Affinity Group creates a network of employers that are involved in tangible technologies. This program allows both job seekers and employers the opportunity to fine tune both job parameters and required skill sets.
Got a Strong Resume?
Winning resumes should be accomplishment based rather than a mere job description. PEERS will help create a resume’ that has the most impact based on your accomplishments, and tie in the additional stages of the process including strong cover letters, interview expectations and more.
Can You Tell Your Story in 30 Seconds?
Describing yourself, your strengths, and why someone should be interested in you is a worthy and challenging goal. The “30 second branding speech” is a powerful tool that can be used for networking and interviews throughout your professional career. PEERS will help you develop and practice your story.