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Title: Jobs Personal Finance Success by Ronald O. McCants, M.Div., M.Ed.

JobsPersonal Finance Successby Ronald O.
McCants, M.Div., M.Ed.
  • Effective Strategies in Finding Your Job

  • We are what we repeatedly do.Excellence, then,
    is not an act, but a habit.

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Success in Building Personal Finance by Ronald
O. McCants, M.Div., M.Ed.
  • TIME 1000 a.m. 1130 a.m.
  • May 19, 2012 - The Building Blocks to Achieving
    Personal Finance Success
  • June 2, 2012 - Effective Strategies in Finding
    Your Job
  • June 16, 2012 - Financial Statements, Tools, and
    Budgets to Become Your Best
  • June 30, 2012 - Managing Your Income Growth
  • July 14, 2012 - Wise Steps to Obtaining
    Affordable Housing
  • July 28, 2012 - The Big Picture on Credit Cards
    and Consumer Loans
  • August 4, 2012 - How to Win with Vehicle and
    Other Major Purchases
  • PLACE Evergreen-Conecuh County Public Library

Max Messmer, Chairman of Accountemps
  • While the job market for new graduates is
    stronger this year than it has been for the past
    few years, there's still intense competition for
    every single job opening.
  • "In today's employment environment, there is less
    room for error when looking for your first career

  • To see the everything differently is the power of
    a paradigm shift.
  • Our behavior results from our paradigms of the

Making Careless Errors
  • Proofread, proofread, proofread. Every document
    you send to a potential employer must be
    error-free. Go through your resume, cover letter,
    emails, thank-you notes and any other
    communication with a fine-tooth comb to make
    certain they don't contain typos or grammatical

Due Diligence
  • When applying for a position, go beyond the job
    description to find out about the company as a
    whole. A little company research can go a long
  • "Applicants who uncover beyond-the-basics
    knowledge of the job and the companyare better
    able to communicate specific ways they can
    contribute to the organization's success.

Acting Casual
  • Once you begin your job search, make certain that
    you're acting like the professional you aspire to
    be. "Keep phone voice-mail greetings clear,
    professional and succinct."
  • "Likewise, avoid using off-color or overly cute
    email addresses or signatures."

Create Your Own Opportunities
  • The right mind-set You can create opportunities
    if you take charge of your career.
  • A spirit of adventure.

  • Self-knowledge Know your values, skills,
    strengths and weaknesses, and what you're
    passionate about. This is the time to shape
    something to fit you, rather than shape you to
    fit your work.

  • Production is getting someone to work now
    (demanding that your son clean his room).
  • Production Capability is making sure something
    will work in the future (building up an
    adult-adult relationship with your son so that he
    is the kind of person who wants to keep his room
  • We should keep these in balance.

All Things Are Created Twice
  • Plan well.
  • Think things through.
  • The carpenter's rule is "measure twice, cut

Proverbs 2
  • 6 For the Lord gives wisdom, and from his mouth
    come knowledge and understanding.
  • 7 He holds victory in store for the upright,
  • he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless,
  • 8 for he guards the course of the just and
    protects the way of his faithful ones.

Financial Peace
  • Through knowledge and discipline financial peace
    is possible for us all of us. (5)

  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
  • Personal Finance by Bixley and Dugan
  • (3) 5 Steps to Professional Presence How to
    Project Confidence, Competence, and Credibility
    at Work.
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