Positive 			Digital 					Footprints<br />By: BrandeeBraaten and Joni Mailhot<br />
In the future, your “digital footprint” will  carry far more weight than anything you might include on an resume.- Chris B...
     What is a Digital Footprint?<br />
Your Digital Footprint tells you…Where you’ve been online.	Where you are online.	What you’ve done online.	What you are doi...
What are Social Networking Sites?<br />
	 Social Networking Sites are… Online communities that enable people with shared interests to communicate and connect thr...
Ways Employers Use Social Networking Sites to Recruit<br /> Posting ads for job openings.  To search for potential job c...
Why is there an interest in using Social Networking Sites to Recruit?  Employers seeking to find high quality candidates ...
Statistics from Careerbuilder.ca<br /> A survey in Dec. 2008 of 286 hiring managers and human resource professionals in C...
  2010 Statistics  Facebook has over 400 million active users. Twitter has around 75 million users, but a lot of      cu...
 What can an employer find out while looking for information online? Many social networking sites have fill-in type forms...
Check your digital footprint…<br />
Questions?<br />
Resources:<br />http://vestaltech.edublogs.org/2009/12/19/digital-footprint/<br />http://www.slideshare.net/djainslie/your...
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ECMP Digital Identity

  1. 1. Positive Digital Footprints<br />By: BrandeeBraaten and Joni Mailhot<br />
  2. 2. In the future, your “digital footprint” will carry far more weight than anything you might include on an resume.- Chris Betcher<br />
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  4. 4. What is a Digital Footprint?<br />
  5. 5. Your Digital Footprint tells you…Where you’ve been online. Where you are online. What you’ve done online. What you are doing online. <br />
  6. 6. What are Social Networking Sites?<br />
  7. 7. Social Networking Sites are… Online communities that enable people with shared interests to communicate and connect through a variety of networks. Contributes to your Digital Identity.<br />
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  9. 9. Ways Employers Use Social Networking Sites to Recruit<br /> Posting ads for job openings.  To search for potential job candidates using specific key word searches.  To screen job applicants by reviewing potential candidates.<br />
  10. 10. Why is there an interest in using Social Networking Sites to Recruit?  Employers seeking to find high quality candidates for job openings know they need to go where those potential candidates are.  And statistics show that membership in social networking sites are growing exponentially. <br />
  11. 11. Statistics from Careerbuilder.ca<br /> A survey in Dec. 2008 of 286 hiring managers and human resource professionals in Canada, indicated employers are looking to use the Internet as a vehicle for finding potential employees. In particular, 9% were planning to increase spending on recruitment through the use of social networking sites. Earlier in 2008, a survey noted 12% of Canadian employers were already screening candidates via the Internet on a regular basis while 19% planned to begin using these resources for the same purpose that year. A June 2008 survey of 3,169 hiring managers and human resource professionals in the US indicated that 1 in 5 use social networking sites to research job candidates. 34% found information during their searches that lead them to reject a potential candidate from the selection process. <br />
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  13. 13. 2010 Statistics  Facebook has over 400 million active users. Twitter has around 75 million users, but a lot of current users are inactive.  In the U.S. the active unique social network audience grew roughly 29% from 115 million in February 2009 to 149 million in February 2010.  Active unique users of social networks are also up nearly 30% globally, rising from 244.2 million to 314.5 million collectively.<br />
  14. 14.  What can an employer find out while looking for information online? Many social networking sites have fill-in type forms that ask for a whole host of personal information. Others give you options on what information you wish to make public. Many people don't consider what they say on social networking sites to be 'public' in nature. Instead, they see it as a forum to connect with friends when in fact, anything put on the Internet is public domain. <br />
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  16. 16. Check your digital footprint…<br />
  17. 17. Questions?<br />
  18. 18. Resources:<br />http://vestaltech.edublogs.org/2009/12/19/digital-footprint/<br />http://www.slideshare.net/djainslie/your-digital-footprint-2887070<br />http://donnasealeconsulting.typepad.com/workplacehumanrights/2009/01/using-social-networking-sites-in-the-hiring-process-smart-move-or-human-rights-trap.html<br />http://www.web-strategist.com/blog/2010/01/19/a-collection-of-social-network-stats-for-2010/<br />http://www.adobe.com/education/designschools/careers/digital-footprint.html<br />
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