Charlene Kingston
• Self employed in  Phoenix since 1995.  – Hire people  – Place people in jobs    with my clients• Not a geek or gadget  p...
• Use your name  (professional).• Separate address for  nicknames.• You can have more  than one email  address.
• Focus on your face.• Looks like you.  – Recent  – Professional• Do not include:  – Pets  – Children  – Landscape• Square...
• Get on LinkedIn.• Complete your profile.• Ask for (and give)  recommendations.• Add your customized  LinkedIn link to yo...
• Create an online  contact manager.  – Email contacts  – Notes  – Accessible• Expand your network  using social media.  –...
• LinkedIn  – Connect with people    you know  – Trust relationships• Only invite people you  really know to join  your ne...
• Trends and issues in  your industry.  – Leading blogs    (AllTop.com)  – Online trade or    professional journals• Subsc...
• Learn blogging with a  personal blog.  – Hobbies / Interests  – Family• Free tools:  – Tumblr, Posterous,    Blogger,   ...
• Daily texting:   – 4.1 billion per day   – 14 text messages per     user per day• Almost every cell phone  has SMS capab...
• The world is  constantly changing.• Technology changes  are driving our  economy.• Businesses have to  incorporate new  ...
Put Your Best Foot Forward With Technology
Put Your Best Foot Forward With Technology
Put Your Best Foot Forward With Technology
Put Your Best Foot Forward With Technology
Put Your Best Foot Forward With Technology
Put Your Best Foot Forward With Technology
Put Your Best Foot Forward With Technology
Put Your Best Foot Forward With Technology
Put Your Best Foot Forward With Technology
Put Your Best Foot Forward With Technology
Put Your Best Foot Forward With Technology
Put Your Best Foot Forward With Technology
Put Your Best Foot Forward With Technology
Put Your Best Foot Forward With Technology
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Learn 10 ways you can use free technology tools
to make a great first impression, organize your
network, and build your confidence for your job
interviews. I'll provide the inspiration and a laserfocused set of tools selected to improve your job
search today!

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Put Your Best Foot Forward With Technology

  1. 1. Charlene Kingston
  2. 2. • Self employed in Phoenix since 1995. – Hire people – Place people in jobs with my clients• Not a geek or gadget person.
  3. 3. • Use your name (professional).• Separate address for nicknames.• You can have more than one email address.
  4. 4. • Focus on your face.• Looks like you. – Recent – Professional• Do not include: – Pets – Children – Landscape• Square or portrait.
  5. 5. • Get on LinkedIn.• Complete your profile.• Ask for (and give) recommendations.• Add your customized LinkedIn link to your resume.
  6. 6. • Create an online contact manager. – Email contacts – Notes – Accessible• Expand your network using social media. – Most don’t provide contact information
  7. 7. • LinkedIn – Connect with people you know – Trust relationships• Only invite people you really know to join your network.• Export LinkedIn contacts to online address book.
  8. 8. • Trends and issues in your industry. – Leading blogs (AllTop.com) – Online trade or professional journals• Subscribe to RSS feeds. – Get an RSS reader – Google Reader• 15 minutes each day to your education.
  9. 9. • Learn blogging with a personal blog. – Hobbies / Interests – Family• Free tools: – Tumblr, Posterous, Blogger, WordPress.com• Examples: – www.AfricanKelli.com – Fourthand140.com
  10. 10. • Daily texting: – 4.1 billion per day – 14 text messages per user per day• Almost every cell phone has SMS capabilities.• Check on costs.• Practice with a friend.• Don’t text and drive!
  11. 11. • The world is constantly changing.• Technology changes are driving our economy.• Businesses have to incorporate new technologies to survive.• Join the team!
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