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How To: Get Job Using Social Media

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A power point that I use to teach a class on how to get a job using socila media. I have directly gotten an internship from twitter adn a job from LinkedIn. Social media has so much influence there is …

A power point that I use to teach a class on how to get a job using socila media. I have directly gotten an internship from twitter adn a job from LinkedIn. Social media has so much influence there is no way to measure the amount of times it has indriectly effected oppertinities that have come my way. Here are some tips to help you use social media in your job search.

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  • 1. Use Social Media to Get a Career! 48% of all job seekers used social media in their search in 2011 By: Jenny Pollock Follow me @jennykaypollock #SMJobSearch
  • 2. Let’s Network!
    • Name
    • Business/Company you want to work for
    • Fun Fact
  • 3. Your Job Search Tool Kit
    • Resume
    • Reference List
    • Cover Letter
    • Monster and other sites
    • LinkedIn
    • Social Media – Twitter and Facebook
    • Personal Branding
    • Interview Skills
  • 4. Resume
    • Positive image
    • List in detail previous jobs
    • Display your skills
    • Obtain an interview
  • 5. Resume Tips
    • Professional email address – gmail
    • 0.5” -1” inch margins are typical
    • Have one master resume edit for each job
    • Use wording from the job description
    • List most current jobs first
    • Recent graduates can include coursework
  • 6. Action Verbs
    • advise
    • analyze
    • anticipate
    • arrange
    • coach
    • compile
    • coordinate
    • delegate
    • demonstrate
    • design
    • develop
    • diagnose
    • edit
    • evaluate
    • generate
    • implement
    • improve
    • influence
    • inspire
    • mediate
    • monitor
    • motivate
    • negotiate
    • operate
    • organize
    • participate
    • recommend
    • recruit
    • refer
    • reinforce
    • reorganize
    • review
    • schedule
    • sell
    • serve
    • sketch
    • solve
    • speak
    • structure
    • supervise
    • support
    • train
    • translate
    • update
    • write
  • 7. Suggested Resume Sections
    • Objective
    • Work Experience
    • Related Experience
    • Work History
    • Volunteer Experience
    • Employment History
    • Professional Experience
    • Leadership Experience
    • Skills
  • 8. Examples
    • Jenny Pollock – Public Relations
    • Scott Miller – Teaching
    • Jon Pollock- Environmental
    • Daniel Lein – Police
    • Patrick Anderson – Graduate Student
    • Michael Pollock – Collegiate Internships
  • 9. Reference List
    • Separate from your resume!
    • People who will give good reviews
    • 3 – 5 references ready
    • Reference permission
  • 10. Traditional Job Search Questions?
  • 11. Job Search – Online! Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxjtPeMiPDM
  • 12. The Job Search Puzzle Pieces
    • Monster http://www.monster.com/
    • LinkedIn http://linkd.in/zFUlQH
    • Twitter http://bit.ly/xPQ5F6
    • Facebook http://on.fb.me/vZOIb4
    • Traditional methods still work,
    • but need to be supplemented
    • With social media!
  • 13. General Job Search Sites
    • Monster.com **
    • Careerbuilder.com **
    • Jobfox.com **
    • FevQ.com
    • Job.com
    • Jobbi.com
    • JobDig.com
    • JobSearchEasy.com
    • Jobster.com
    • Yahoo HotJobs
    • YorZ.com
  • 14.
    • 135 million registered users
    • 200 countries and territories
    • Online resume & networking
    • Groups – industry specific
    • Job Listings - "Apply with LinkedIn" button
    • Recommendations feature
    • Apps – book list
    • Get your profile to 100%
    • Look at the how to create a LinkedIn account handout
  • 15.
    • 140 Characters per post
    • 300 million users as of 2011
    • 300 million tweets
    • Over 1.6 billion searches per day
    • How to shorten links: https://bitly.com/
    • Put your objective in your Twitter profile
    • Tweet about your job search
    • Follow industry professionals
  • 16. Twitter Job Search Resources:
    • @ JobAngels – Helping the unemployed find jobs @indeed – One search. All jobs.
 @ jobshouts – General job postings @ simplyhired – Job search site
 @ StartUpHire – Jobs at VC backed companies @ twithire – Job board service 

    • @OnlineResume – Online resources
  • 17. Industry Specific Twitter Resources
    • Example: Public Relations
    • @PRSAJobcenter – Industry Org.
    • @EntryPRJobs
    • @mashablejobs
    • @jobs_in_media
    • @pr_jobs
    • @nyadjobs – Location Based
    • @dcprjobs
    • @PRJobsLondon
  • 18. Other Industries on Twitter
    • @ alldevjobs – Developer jobs @ ArtDirectorJobs – Art director jobs @ cwjobs – Copywriter jobs @ jobsinhiphop – Jobs in Hip-Hop @ juicyjobs – Green jobs @ libgig_jobs – Library Jobs
 @ medical_jobs – Medical jobs @ media_pros – Jobs for media professionals @ narmsjobs – Retail marketing jobs @ reflectx – Physical Therapy jobs @ seojobs – SEO job listings
 @ travelmaxallied – Healthcare jobs @ travelnursejob – Jobs for traveling nurses
 @ usmusicjobs – US Music Jobs
 @ web_design_jobs – Web design and other graphics jobs

  • 19.
    • Not for job searching
    • Keep professional
    • Even if you delete something it could still be on the internet
    • Do damage control
    • Employers look at Facebook profiles
    • Dr. Phil Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8G7FSZNhP1o&feature=related
  • 20.
    • Video Resume
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rMVx2JbztU (Barney Stinson)
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D411EyRiyU8 (Seattle)
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oHhD3Bk9Uc (Sandwich)
  • 21. Read Blogs
    • General Job Search
    • http://www.thewisejobsearch.com/
    • http://applicant.com/
    • http://www.careerhubblog.com/
    • http://www.monsterworking.com/
    • PR Industry Specific
    • http://www.mnprblog.com/ (regional)
    • http://www.pr-squared.com/
  • 22. Write a Blog!
    • You are an expert in your field!
    • Share your expertise
    • Network with others
    • Get your name out there
    • Drive people to you social media sites
    • Use Wordpress! http://wordpress.org/
  • 23. Personal Branding
    • Information should be the same everywhere
    • Use the same photo on all sites
    • Use the same colors on everything you do
    • Having a personal logo is a good idea
    • Create your own business cards
  • 24. The Interview
    • Dress professional
    • Be early
    • Bring your portfolio
    • Bring 5-10 copies of your resume
    • Be prepared – have answers ready!
    • SMILE
    • Good attitude
    • Confidence is key
  • 25. Accepting the Job
    • Compare job offers
    • Ask about benefits
    • Negotiate salary!
    • "In business as in life, you don’t get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate." - Chester Karrass
    • Ask about advancement opportunities
    • Acceptance letter
  • 26. Online Job Search Questions?
  • 27. Text Message Survey
    • http://www.smspoll.net/poll.customise.chart.php?pollid=2667
  • 28. References/Additional Resources
    • http://mashable.com/2009/03/13/twitter-jobs/
    • http://mashable.com/2009/01/05/job-search-secrets/
    • http://mashable.com/2008/12/16/find-jobs/
    • http://www.askmen.com/money/keywords/salary-negotiation.html
    • http://thegrindstone.com/career-management/networking-strategy/6-ways-to-finally-start-taking-advantage-of-linkedin-387/
  • 29. Any Questions? Thank You!
    • Contact Me:
    • [email_address]
    • 952.913.0293
    • Twitter:@jennykaypollock
    • LinkedIn: http:// linkd.in/zFUlQH

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