What is the presentation about: Why use social media? How to use it? What can EF do for you?
Facebook: 1.15 billion users (3 rd biggest country in the world) YouTube: 1 billion users (4 billion views per day) Twitter: 500 million users Instagram? 150 million LinkedIn? 238 million
92% of companies used social media for recruiting in 2012 77% of all job openings are posted on LinkedIn 48% of recruiters post jobs exclusively on LinkedIn
Disconnected and standard CV -> Professional online profile Placing the offers on job boards -> Pushing the offers to the right people Independent spheres -> Connected networks
Using social media effectively in your job search
What are you passionate about? Which social media platforms are relevant for you? What are your main objectives ? How much time do you want to invest ? -> No universal answer
Consider: Setting up a proper LinkedIn Profile Buy your domain name (www.name-surname.com) Provide links to your public social media activity (Twitter, blog, etc.)
What to do: Have a catchy headline List relevant positions Have a professional picture Use keywords Add your contacts Add content (links, articles) Ask for recommendations* -> your online CV
Example: Google “David Pires”
Avoiding social media pitfalls
What can you do and what can EF do for you?
Join social networks Attend networking events Globalize your network Take a leadership role
Share your passions Publish professional content Create added value information Use new channels
Join the group and gain access to a global network composed of EF Alumni and young professionals from all around the world Share and access relevant information for young professionals
EF Education First has been founded in 1965 and is the World Leader in International Education . Offering study abroad programs , language education , educational and leisure tours , academic programs etc, our mission is to break down barriers , be it language barriers, cultural barriers, or geographical barriers.
We are present in more than 50 countries around the globe and we hosted more than 15 million students in about 450 schools so far.
How can EF help you? What can EF do for you? In the end, it’s up to you to write your CV and cover letter but we can help you get some achievements, which you can then put on your CV! So, here are 4 out of many programs that EF is offering. The first one on the bottom left is our university preparation program, which is designed for people aged 16 and older. It prepares you for placement at one of our 150 partner universities. The duration of this program can be either 6, 9, or 11 months. The next one is the academic year abroad which combines academic and language studies for people aged 17 and older. It takes either 6 or 12 months. The remaining two programs are language courses abroad from 2-52 weeks. We have one program for people aged 25 and older and one for university students and adults aged 16 and older.
For more information on what EF does and which programs and events EF is offering, please go to our website or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, or YouTube.
EF Go Global - Using social media for your job search
USING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR YOUR
Webinar presented by: Kaisa Schreck
EF Education First
Online Campaign Team
EF Education First
WHY USE SOCIAL MEDIA?
HOW DO YOU USE IT EFFECTIVELY?
THE SOCIAL MEDIA REVOLUTION
FACEBOOK: 1.15 BILLION USERS (3rd
BIGGEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD)
YOUTUBE: 1 BILLION USERS (4 BILLION VIEWS PER DAY)
TWITTER: 500 MILLION USERS
LINKEDIN: 238 MILLION USERS
“The resume of the future should enable candidates to tell their story without the limitations
of a plain text document. Profiles will be an interactive experience with rich content that
should adapt and dynamically direct viewers to relevant skills, strengths and
accomplishments based on the viewers needs”
PLAN YOUR DIGITAL STRATEGY
PASSIONS PLATFORMS OBJECTIVES INVESTMENTS
References: (5) (2)
ESTABLISH YOUR PRESENCE
“Give people something to see when they look for you online”
SET UP A PROPER LINKEDIN PROFILE
BUY YOUR DOMAIN NAME (www.name-surname.com)
PROVIDE LINKS TO YOUR PUBLIC SOCIAL MEDIA ACTIVITY
BUILD A ROBUST LINKEDIN PROFILE
HEADLINE POSITIONS PICTURE KEYWORDS CONTACTS CONTENT RECOMMENDATIONS
COMPLETE YOUR PROFILE!
MOST IMPORTANT: HEADLINE, PICTURE, RECOMMENDATIONS
CONTROL YOUR PERSONAL BRAND
CONSIDER USING AN ONLINE RESUME SERVICE
WEBSITES LIKE RESUM.UP, FLAVORS.ME, VIZUALIZE.ME, ABOUT.ME, DOYOUBUZZ