Using Web 2.0 to Find Your Next Adventure<br />
Transition and Career Search is Similar to Running a Business<br />What are your goals?<br />What is your strategy?<br />W...
Goals and Strategy<br />Discussing your aspirations with friends and family<br />Finding a mentor who has transitioned bef...
One Tool: The Internet<br />Career Advice<br />Researching Industries, Companies<br />Job Boards: Generic and Niche <br />...
Setting Up Your “Office”<br />Professional email address: KSmith@Yahoo.com, not huggybear@Yahoo.com<br />Professional Outg...
How to Navigate a Job Board<br />Searching for Positions<br />Registering for the Site<br />Registering for individual ser...
Searching for a Position<br />Start with a wide search and then narrow down<br />Use exact phrases within quotes to provid...
Register as a Job Seeker<br />Registering allows employers to search your resume within the database <br />It allows you t...
Registering on a Company Website<br />First place where a recruiter will look is their own company website database <br />...
General Services Administration inked landmark agreements with several new media companies that clear up legal issues surr...
professional networkingand job searching onlinkedin <br />
385 members and growing<br />Share news<br />Post discussions<br />Network with recruiters and job seekers<br />
photo sharing for job search and career positioning<br />
microbloggingand job searching ontwitter <br />
photo sharing for job search and career positioning<br />
educational videosfor job seekers on<br />
Tim Strike, Senior Manager, Recruiting & Staffing for General Dynamics interviews include:<br />Introduction to General Dy...
LinkedIn:<br />Fill in as much as you are comfortable with on your profile<br />Find and join groups that interest you<br ...
Thank you and Good Luck!<br />ksmith@ClearedJobs.Net<br />CustomerService@ClearedJobs.Net<br />www.SlideShare.com<br />Cle...
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  1. 1. Using Web 2.0 to Find Your Next Adventure<br />
  2. 2. Transition and Career Search is Similar to Running a Business<br />What are your goals?<br />What is your strategy?<br />What are your tools?<br />
  3. 3. Goals and Strategy<br />Discussing your aspirations with friends and family<br />Finding a mentor who has transitioned before you<br />Use career strategy tools found on the Internet: About .com, SHRinsight.com and ClearedJobs.Net<br />
  4. 4. One Tool: The Internet<br />Career Advice<br />Researching Industries, Companies<br />Job Boards: Generic and Niche <br />Industry and Trade Associations<br />Business and Social Networking<br />
  5. 5. Setting Up Your “Office”<br />Professional email address: KSmith@Yahoo.com, not huggybear@Yahoo.com<br />Professional Outgoing Message on Cell Phone<br />Business Cards with Name, Skills & Availability Date<br />Setting Up Time Each Day to Work Your Strategy<br />
  6. 6. How to Navigate a Job Board<br />Searching for Positions<br />Registering for the Site<br />Registering for individual services such as newsletters or job fairs<br />
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  8. 8. Searching for a Position<br />Start with a wide search and then narrow down<br />Use exact phrases within quotes to provide you with a more exact result<br />Realize that postings are based on computer feeds from the company<br />
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  10. 10. Register as a Job Seeker<br />Registering allows employers to search your resume within the database <br />It allows you to see how many times it has been viewed<br />Allows you to apply for jobs<br />You have options of making your resume public or private<br />Setting up a job agent<br />
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  12. 12. Registering on a Company Website<br />First place where a recruiter will look is their own company website database <br />OFCCP – all applicants must be tracked<br />Refresh your resume frequently<br />Other uses for the website then searching for a job: Press releases, benefits, reviewing the overall corporate culture<br />
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  14. 14. General Services Administration inked landmark agreements with several new media companies that clear up legal issues surrounding liability and government sunshine rules — thus easing their use by government agencies&apos; websites <br />
  15. 15. professional networkingand job searching onlinkedin <br />
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  20. 20. 385 members and growing<br />Share news<br />Post discussions<br />Network with recruiters and job seekers<br />
  21. 21. photo sharing for job search and career positioning<br />
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  33. 33. microbloggingand job searching ontwitter <br />
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  40. 40. photo sharing for job search and career positioning<br />
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  43. 43. educational videosfor job seekers on<br />
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  45. 45. Tim Strike, Senior Manager, Recruiting & Staffing for General Dynamics interviews include:<br />Introduction to General Dynamics Information Technology http://cli.gs/2AB2pj<br />Applying for a Job and Interviewing with General Dynamics Information Technology http://cli.gs/2AB2pj<br />What is General Dynamics Information Technology’s Military Recruitment Program? http://cli.gs/mmnn3h<br />Austin West, Project Manager for General Dynamics interviews include:<br />Differences between Military Life and Private Industry Lifehttp://cli.gs/1L5QJE<br />Interviews http://cli.gs/gavMUH<br />Transition and Preparing for the Next Career http://cli.gs/rSy4QR<br />Military Background and Experience http://cli.gs/YZqWJPRelocationhttp://cli.gs/EJnWUj<br />
  46. 46. LinkedIn:<br />Fill in as much as you are comfortable with on your profile<br />Find and join groups that interest you<br />Personalize your invitations to connect<br />Acknowledge those who want to connect with you<br />Twitter:<br />Pace yourself <br />Try getting into a routine of updating at least once 2x a week<br />Search for and join in on relevant convos of interest to you<br />Facebook:<br />Search for industry events and find 1-2 you can attend<br />If comfortable, a good profile photo helps to humanize you<br />When you join a group, leave a small note to introduce yourself<br />
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  48. 48. Thank you and Good Luck!<br />ksmith@ClearedJobs.Net<br />CustomerService@ClearedJobs.Net<br />www.SlideShare.com<br />Cleared Job Fairs<br />February 25th – Tysons Corner<br />March 18th - BWI <br />
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