HUB FOR CONTENT: BLOGHTTP://EMPLOYSOCIALMEDIA.WORDPRESS.COM/
ABOUT THIS TOPICEmploying Social Media VT has been created to share thoughts, ideas, and tipsabout the evolving role of social media in today’s job market. Due to the everchanging advancements in technology and the increasing usage of socialmedia in today’s culture it has become an inevitable communication tool forseeking employment, advancing your current job, recruiting, and evaluatingprospective employees. We must now rethink, relearn and re-resume so thatwe can keep our foot in the door. My goal of this blog is to explore and sharethe tools and possibilities available in social media that will help you findemployment in the digital age.
TARGETAUDIENCE My content focused on people who are searching for a newjob and could use information, inspiration and tips aboutusing social media to assist their job hunting efforts.
CONTENT• SlideShare presentation aboutthe purpose of the blog.• Youtube video that showslocal experience and tips• Blog post & infographic madefrom Social recruiting data• Social media resume idea• Social media preparations forthe job hunt• Reinforcing the growth ofsocial media blog post
PIN AND COLLECT THE IMAGES AND INFOGRAPHICS,AND SLIDESHARE PRESENTATIONS THAT I MADE.RESEARCH INFOGRAPHICS AND SOURCE IMAGESINSPIRATIONhttp://pinterest.com/quinlanmike/employing-social-media/Employing Pinterest
I USED HOOTSUITE TO MONITOR MYSOCIAL MEDIA STREAMS FOR MYEMPLOYING SOCIAL MEDIA WORDPRESS,FACEBOOK COMMUNITY PAGE, AND@EMPLOYSOCIALVT TWITTER HANDLEEmploying HOOTSUITE
I LINKED MY DELICIOUS PAGE @MIKEQUINLANTO MY BLOG TO BOOKMARK AND SHARE MYSOURCES FOR MY PROJECT AND FOR MYAUDIENCE AS A JOB HUNTER RESOURCEhttps://delicious.com/mikequinlanEmploying Delicious.com
I STARTED A YOUTUBE CHANNELAND POSTEDTHE VIDEO THAT I MADE ON MY EMPLOYINGSOCIAL MEDIA BLOGhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIEBH9yoHow&feature=youtu.beEmploying Youtube.com
I CREATED A FACEBOOK PAGE THAT LINKS TOAND FROM MY BLOG AND TWITTER ACCOUNT.I POSTED UPDATES ON NEW CONTENT ANDLINKS FOR DIFFERENT SITE LIKE MY PINTERESTEmploying Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/employingsocialmedia
I CREATED THE TWITTER HANDLE@EMPLOYSOCIALVTAND FOLLOWED JOBPOSTINGS AND INFORMATION THAT WASRELEVANT TO MY BLOG. I SHARED ALL OF MYCONTENT AND TWEETED IN RELATION TO JOBSEmployingTwitterhttps://twitter.com/employsocialVT
I LEARNED HOW TO USE SLIDESHARE ANDMADE A FUN PRESENTATION TO EXPLAIN THEPREMISE OF MY SUBJECTEmploying SlideSharewww.slideshare.net/MikeQuinlan2/social-final
I UPDATED MY LINKEDIN PROFILE AND MADECONNECTIONS. I CONTACTED SOME OF THOSENEW CONNECTIONS FOR MY VIDEO INTERVIEWS.THIS WILLALWAYS BE AN ONGOING PROCESS.Employing LinkedInwww.linkedin.com/in/quinlanmike/
WORDPRESS WAS MY PLATFORM OF CHOICEFOR MY BLOG CONTENT. I CHOSE TO RELEASEALL OF MY MATERIAL WITHIN A 10 DAY PERIODTO CONDENSE THE RESULTS. I TRIED POSTINGEVERYDAY OVER THE COURSE OF THE LAST WEEK.Employing Wordpresshttp://employsocialmedia.wordpress.com/
• I tried my best to employ my advice that I blogged about to my ownsocial media profiles• I made connections with people on LinkedIn and updated my profile.• Used my social media sites to communicate with them• Updated all of my profile pictures to be consistent• Made posts and shared blog content on Twitter and Facebook• Integrated Blog with every appropriate “tool and platform”SOCIAL MEDIA COMMUNICATIONSCredits & Inspiration:C.C. Chapman and AnnHandleyBrian SolisChris BroganDan ZarrellaBarbara DozetosDawn SantosJacob RobinsonAmie OBrienJennifer ODonnellChristopher CarraraVanessa DoodyKristen GagnonNatalie ElvidgeMelanie WhiteEmily TobiNathan BrownAvery Hammond
SOURCES USED:VIEW MORE @MIKEQUINLAN - DELICIOUS.COMSome Sources/works cited:• recruiting.jobvite.com• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SlideShare• http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/6376/Data-Shows-Presentations-With-More-Slides-Get-Viewed-More-on-SlideShare.aspx• http://www.slideshare.net/EmilandDC/how-i-landed-a-job-with-slideshare• http://www.slideshare.net/jessedee/really-ugly-resumes• US Department of Labor (Jolt reports)• PEW research institute• reputation.com
LOOKING AHEADI will continue blogging this topic on these upcoming posts:Market yourself for your job hunting campaignGet LinkedIn alreadyCommunities for job seekers to connectTop 3 social media sites for getting employed(Indeed).Success stories from the unemployed trenches
THANK YOU FOR VIEWING THEEMPLOYING SOCIAL MEDIA PROJECT!I am currently awaiting a response from a potentialemployer because of a LinkedIn connection that Imade during this project!
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