Howto Make Your Resume Social Media Friendly

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Learn how to make your resume social media friendly. Tips on how to gain an advantage in a Career 2.0 World.

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Howto Make Your Resume Social Media Friendly

  1. 1. Social Media Friendly Resume | 2009 How to Make Your Resume Social Media Friendly All Rights Reserved YourJobStop.com | June 2009 By: @joannalord
  2. 2. Social Media Friendly Resume | 2009 Why Bother Making Your Resume Social Media Friendly? In an average day, more than 4 million people search out new job opportunities on the Web. That’s a lot of resumes being posted… What are YOU doing to stand out from the crowd?
  3. 3. Social Media Friendly Resume | 2009 Back in the day this worked… Words Words Words Words Words Words Words Words Words Words Words Words Words Words Words Words Words
  4. 4. Social Media Friendly Resume | 2009 These Days You Compete With These Resumes:
  5. 5. Social Media Friendly Resume | 2009 So…What’s Different? • More than just traditional background information • Links to social media profiles, web pages and blogs • Recommendations and reviews of your work • A focus on skills, talents, and proven track record in the field • More visually appealing, with a focus on rich media • Examples, numbers, and statistics that make your case for you
  6. 6. Social Media Friendly Resume | 2009 I know, I know it can be confusing… But let’s break it down even further…
  7. 7. Social Media Friendly Resume | 2009 So What Goes Where? Contact Information: In addition to the traditional phone number, address, and email—we suggest adding either your personal web page or your LinkedIn profile. Experience: Under this section, it is important to boast specific stats as well as mentioning specific groups, committees, and online networks you are a significant member of. Keep it relevant, but get them in there. Proficient In: Don’t just settle for “Internet savvy,” instead list the specific platforms you have worked with, especially spotlighting any rich media applications you are familiar with.
  8. 8. Social Media Friendly Resume | 2009 Key Takeaways: (No really write this down…) • It has never been a MORE competitive online job market • Resumes are no longer about one static page of words • Incorporate your social media profiles, link to them, showcase • List all of the sites, networks, applications you are familiar with • Focus on the many different social media skill sets you have, not just on traditional experience
  9. 9. Social Media Friendly Resume | 2009 Want to know more? Check out our Social Media page for more information on how to land your next job using social media and online networking… Click Here & Check It Out!
  10. 10. Social Media Friendly Resume | 2009 Thanks! This information was brought to you by the people over at YourJobStop.com. All information presented here is copyrighted. If you wish to use this information either site as follows: YourJobStop.com, 2009 Or contact us here: Info@yourjobstop.com for more information.

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