Hiring
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Solve the Mystery of Getting Hired Workshop

Cover Letter and Resume Essentials
Common Errors Keeping You From Interviews
The Process, the Scoring and the Mini-teach

Agenda   Workbook   Evaluation Form
Essential information to include in your Cover Letter and Resume
How to make your Cover Letter and Resume Stand out
Scoring process in the application
Errors that cause you to be eliminated from the getting an interview
Prepare for Interview Questions
Essential Points to Make During the Interview
Common errors during the mini-teach
Tips for a successful mini-teach
Other Resources

Adjunct Faculty Association Resources
The Adjunct Faculty Association has a series of web pages dedicated to the hiring process:
http://www.myafa.org/hiring.html
http://www.myafa.org/hiring/process.html
http://www.myafa.org/hiring/application.html
http://www.myafa.org/hiring/interview.html

Maricopa Community Colleges (MCCCD) Resources
The primary MCCCD site for Job Openings is:
http://www.maricopa.edu/employees/divisions/hr/jobs/current
which also has links to:
Applying: http://www.maricopa.edu/employees/divisions/hr/jobs/applying
Postings: http://www.maricopa.edu/employees/divisions/hr/files/jobs/jo_ext.pdf.
The MCCCD eRecruit/Online Application (OLA) System can be accessed here:
https://hr.dist.maricopa.edu/eRecruit/signon.html
A tutorial for using OLA to apply is provided here:
http://www.maricopa.edu/employees/divisions/hr/files/jobs/Ola_Instructions_Tutorial.pdf.
All faculty positions share a set of minimum qualification requirements as described here:
http://www.maricopa.edu/employees/divisions/hr/jobs/applying/facultymin.
Tips for Securing Employment within Maricopa Community Colleges site:
http://www.maricopa.edu/eod/secureemployment/index.html
MCCCD Hiring Training Guide:
http://www.maricopa.edu/employees/divisions/hr_train/NewNotebook/Section1_Overview.php

MCCCD Employee & Organizational Learning Resources
http://www.maricopa.edu/employees/divisions/hr/development/training
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Resume and Cover Letter Resources:
Taylor, Dayne S., Career Work Experience: A Career Development Workbook. KendallHunt
http://www.law.du.edu/images/uploads/career-development-and-opportunities/cover-letter.pdf
http://forgettingjob.blogspot.com/2012/12/the-importance-of-cover-letter.html

Articles on Hiring
The Chronicle of Higher Education: Manage Your Career
12 Bloopers to Avoid in Job Interviews (February 25, 2013):
http://chronicle.com/article/Bloopers-to-Avoid-in-Job/137449
What Community-College Search Committees Wish You Knew (March 13, 2013):
http://chronicle.com/article/What-Community-College-Search/137849

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