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					September 18 - October 1, 2011

                                                                                                                             September 18 - Oct 1, 2011
                                                                                                                             Volume XXIX, Issue 1276

                                                   The South Bay’s HIREvent page 7

    Making your connections count
                              by Peter Weddle

There’s a view these days that successful net-
working is based on a simple mathematical
formula. A lot of contacts equals a lot of
employment opportunities. If that were so,
however, all of those who are now feverishly
connecting, friending and following would be
happily ensconced in a new job instead.
Networking is important in a job what they mean. It’s netWORK.                              Sport
                                                                                       The Sport of Networking             Your mother told you never to
search, but what many people     To be effective:                                  So, what’s the key to successful     speak to strangers. She would
                    notworking’ • you have to make networking
are doing today is ‘not
                    not                                                            networking? You have to un-          have been equally wise to advise
and – as a consequence – wasting   an integral part of your work-                  derstand exactly what kind of        you never to let a contact remain
their time.                        day. It is something you should                 investment works best. Contrary      a stranger. Make new acquain-
   Networking is one of those      do in preparation for a job                     to conventional thinking, it’s not   tances, but do so to build a
rare words that say exactly        change as well as during your                   the quantity but the quality of      relationship with them. Said
                                   job search campaign itself.                     the activity that matters.           another way, networking is most
                                              • you have to work hard at your          You see, networking is not a     effective when you see it as your
                                                networking. You must devote        contact sport. The goal is not       opportunity to make an invest-
                                                significant time and genuine       to score a lot of connections,       ment of caring – to show others
 Job Wire ............................... 3     effort to the activity and you     friends and followers. An ever-      that you are as interested in them
                                                have to stick with it, even when widening circle of acquaintances       as you hope they will be in you.
 Featured Employers .............. 4
                                                it feels like a lot of extra work. is important, but it will do you                              Works
                                                                                                                          An Investment That Works
 Career Pros ........................... 5      Think of it as an investment       little good if those contacts are
                                                you make in your future, but virtually unknown to you and               A meaningful relationship –
 The South Bay’s HIREvent ..... 7                                                  you to them.                         especially one that will largely
                                                one that will only pay off if
                                                                                                                                      continued on page 9
                                                you do it right.
                                                Why bother? Because one-
                                              third of all open jobs are never       Your mother told you never to speak to strangers.
                                              advertised. They’re filled by
                                              networking – by one person             She would have been equally wise to advise you
                                              knowing another person who
                                              puts them in touch with a third
                                              person who lands the job.
                                                                                     never to let a contact remain a stranger.
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                               Department of
                               Veterans Affairs
                               VA Sierra Nevada                          State’s Job Count Declined in August
                               Health Care System                          California suffered its second straight month of negative
                                                                           job growth, losing a net 8400 jobs in August, according to
    A career with VA offers stable employment with a challenging,          the state Employment Development Dept. Construction
    satisfying, and rewarding future. Work in a multidisciplinary          workers bore the brunt of the bad news, falling 7200 jobs
    patient-centered care environment with one of the most                 below their normal employment level for this time of year,
    advanced electronic medical records reporting systems in the
                                                                           despite remarkably cool summer temperatures. Financial
    country. Most of all, we are proud of our patients and honor
    Lincoln’s historical promise, to “care for those who have borne
                                                                           employment was off by 4000 and government cutbacks
    the battle and for his widow and his orphan.” In return for your       accounted for 3600 of the jobs lost. Most of the hiring was
    commitment to quality health care for our nation’s veterans, VA        concentrated in Trade, Transportation & Utilities, which
    offers first-rate employment benefits, ample paid leave and            produced 5700 new jobs. Manufacturing gained 1600 and
    plentiful learning/teaching/educational opportunities.                 Leisure & Hospitality was up 1500. CA’s unemployment
                                                                           rate was 12.1 percent in August, up a tenth from July. Only
    We are recruiting for the following U.S. citizen, BC/BE physicians     Nevada has a higher unemployment rate at 13.4 percent.
    and other allied health care professionals for positions on our
    Reno campus and in our Community Based Outpatient Clinics.
                                                                         A Discouraged Workforce
    Ambulatory Care Service                                                In a sobering Labor Day assessment, the California Budget
    • Internal Medicine Physicians –                                       Project reported that fewer than three in five of the state’s
      Reno, NV, Fallon, NV, Winnemucca, NV (½ time),                       working-age adults have jobs. Over two million are unem-
      Susanville, CA (recruitment/relocation incentive                     ployed and nearly half of them have been looking for work
                                                                           for more than six months. Over 700,000 have been jobless
      may be authorized), Minden, NV
                                                                           for more than a year. The CBP also found that declines in
    • Physician – Comp & Pension                                           the state’s unemployment rate over the past year have had
    • Telehealth Clinical Technicians – Veterans only;                     more to do with discouraged workers leaving the labor
      call for details (closes 9/22/11)                                    force than any significant increase in hiring activity. Among
                                                                           its key findings, the nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy
    Geriatrics & Extended Care Service                                     research organization said, “economists are increasingly
    • Physical Therapy Assistant (closes 9/23/11)                          concerned that the Great Recession will transform into the
                                                                           Great Stagnation – a long period of slow economic growth
    Medicine Service
                                                                           too weak to generate the jobs that millions of unemployed
    • Gastroenterologist                                                   desperately need.”
    • Academic Internist/Hospitalist

    Patient Care Service
                                                                         On the Job Front
    • RNs – Med/Surg-Telemetry (closes 9/24/11)                            NATIONWIDE – Bank of America plans to eliminate at least
                                                                           40,000 jobs, over 13 percent of its workforce, and about
                                                                           10 percent of its branches over the next several years. The
                Providing World-Class Care                                 cuts to BofA’s consumer-banking operations are expected
              and Service to America’s Heroes                              to take a heavy toll in California, where the nation’s largest
                                                                           bank has its highest concentration of branches, loan centers
      We encourage you to consider VA employment, join a                   and other offices. . . Local and state governments cut more
     team that values healthy home/work life balance and be                than 200,000 full-time workers in 2010, according to US
    rewarded by the role you’ll play in keeping the promise to             Census data. Cities, counties and authorities in California
                       those who served.                                   lost 47,620 part-time employees, more than any other state.
                                                                           Since June 2008, CA has lost public-sector jobs at three
           For additional information including complete                   times the rate of the nation overall.
         job announcements, new postings, closing dates,
              and online application instructions, visit:                  STATEWIDE – Construction employment is still declining in
                                          most regions of California, says the Associated General
                                                                           Contractors of America. Over the past 12 months, construc-
            VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System                            tion employment is down 11 percent in Fresno, 5 percent in
           Human Resources Management Service                              LA, and 4 percent in San Francisco.
             975 Kirman Avenue, Reno NV 89502                              ELK GROVE – buybuy Baby just opened its sixth California
                        775-829-5630                                       location, at 7621 Laguna Blvd. The retail chain of 50+ stores
                                                                           nationwide sells a broad range of merchandise, including
                                                                           clothing, furniture and toys for newborns and toddlers.
                                                                           The baby shop is a subsidiary of Bed, Bath & Beyond, Inc. ❏

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                                                                     Click on ‘JobWire details’ on the homepage.
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     When you choose a career at Berkeley Lab you become a part of a
     thriving national laboratory renowned for performing cutting-edge
                                                                                     NetWORKING                                                        from page 1

     scientific research in a variety of fields. Berkeley Lab was founded on the     or even entirely exist on the Web – depends upon two critical
     idea that pioneering science is best performed by multidisciplinary teams
     working together, and the concept of teamwork remains a vital
                                                                                     factors: familiarity and trust. The people with whom you interact
     component of daily life at the Lab. Here, you will find career                  must feel as if they know you and that they can count on you to
     opportunities in:                                                               have their best interests at heart.
     • Renewable energy sources such as bio-fuels and artificial                        How can you establish those factors without the body language
       photosynthesis.                                                               and tone of voice we rely on in the real world? How can we
     • Energy efficiency at home, at work, and around the world.                     convince people that we truly care
     • The ability to observe, probe and assemble materials atom by atom.            about them when all or most of our
     • Operational excellence. From financial support to HR and general              communications occur online?
       administrative roles.
     • Climate change research, environmental science, and the connections
                                                                                        We have to communicate with a
                                                                                     theme. Every message we send must
                                                                                                                                        Every message we
       between them.
     • The chemistry and physics of matter and force in the Universe from the
                                                                                     convey one simple but powerful idea.
                                                                                     It must resonate with ‘I thought of you.’
                                                                                                                                        send to networking
       infinite to the infinitesimal.
                                                                                        You can impart that theme to your
     • Biological sciences for human health and energy research; and more…
                                                                                     contacts in two ways:                              contacts must con-
     Our goal is to solve the most pressing problems facing the nation
     and the world. Join us in our efforts to bring science solution to
                                                                                     • In general messages, that pass along
                                                                                       information which everyone in your
                                                                                                                                        vey one simple but
     the globe at                                                 network is likely to find interesting,
                                                                                       newsworthy or, most importantly,                 powerful idea. It
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                                          Berkeley Lab is a U.S. Department of
                                                                                       or strive to advance their career).              must resonate with
                                                                                     • In targeted messages, that pass
                                          Energy national laboratory that
                                          conducts multidisciplinary research.         along information which a specific               ‘I thought of you.’
                                          Eleven Nobel laureates are associated        individual in your network is likely
                                          with Berkeley Lab, which is managed          to find gracious, kind or helpful (by
                                          by the University of California.
                                                                                       remembering their birthday or alert-
                                                                                       ing them to a job opening in which they might be interested).
                                                                                     In both cases, you are taking the time and making the effort to
                                                                                     help others. You are, in fact, thinking of them. Your investment
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                             September 21 - October 3                                tough economic climate, nothing is more valuable.              ❏
                                                                                       Peter Weddle is the author of over two dozen employment-related
          xplore opportunities with these organizations.                               books, including WEDDLE’s 2011/12 Guide to Employment Sites
  Visit and click on the Virtual HIREvent banner to                      on the Internet, The Career Activist Republic, Work Strong, Your
  apply directly with employers now hiring in the Bay Area.                             Personal Career Fitness System and Recognizing Richard Rabbit.
                                                                                               Get them at or today.

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                                                                                   W O R T H R E P E AT I N G
                                                                                       Admitting you’re wrong is never easy. But sometimes,
                                                                                       being able to face the truth about yourself and your job-
                                                                                       search shortcomings can turn failure into success. For
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                                                                                       The one thing that would put me over the top.”
                                                                                          He discovered that ‘one thing’ when he met another
                                                                                       applicant who had created a portfolio that provided a
                                                                                       dramatic sampling of her work. He followed her lead and
                                                                                       compiled his own portfolio that included evaluations,
                                                                                       abstracts, training materials and summaries. In no time,
                                                                                       he landed a high-powered job with a major corporation.
                                                                                                                     – Trial and Error on the Job-Search Trail
              Only at                                                   For complete text, visit               January 2, 2005
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