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7 Reasons Every Job Seeker Should Blog

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Blogging might be the edge you need to stand out in many job categories. Here are seven reasons why.

Blogging might be the edge you need to stand out in many job categories. Here are seven reasons why.

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    7 Reasons Every Job Seeker Should Blog 7 Reasons Every Job Seeker Should Blog Presentation Transcript

    • 7 REASONS EVERY JOB SEEKER NEEDS TO BLOG
    • Hi. I’m Mark Schaefer. An author. Blogger. Marketing consultant. College educator.
    • One of the coolest parts of what I do is getting to MEET RECENT GRADS entering the workforce.
    • They often ASK ME FOR ADVICE on how to get ahead in their career.
    • I always recommend BLOGGING.
    • Here are 7 reasons why.
    • 1 HOW S U’RE AT YO WH E OF MAD
    • Normally you have to CONVINCE people what you know.
    • BUT A BLOG GIVES YOU THE STAGE.
    • YOU CAN SHOW PEOPLE WHAT YOU KNOW.
    • Current events.
    • Current events. Industry trends.
    • Current events. Industry trends. Your own skills.
    • 2 UILD B ORK ET W UR N YO
    • People find jobs all the time through connections in a blog community.
    • IMPRESS PEOPLE with your blog.
    • Great design + RITE* content = winning combination *Relevant, Interesting, Timely & Entertaining
    • Read, share and comment on other blogs in your industry.
    • Turn your blog into a PROFESSIONAL NETWORK.
    • 3 AGE ENG RTISE DVE VS. A
    • No matter how creative you get, your RESUME IS STILL AN AD.
    • And no one has ever said: “More ads please.”
    • IMAGINE BEING THIS GUY.
    • He reads resumes all day. Every day. IMAGINE BEING THIS GUY.
    • But a blog full of interesting stories?
    • THAT will capture a prospective employer’s attention.
    • THAT will capture a prospective employer’s attention. You had me at hello.
    • 4 IATE ENT FFER DI SELF OUR Y
    • In today’s world, BLOGGING MAY BE AN EXPECTATION of many entry level jobs.
    • Blogging can give you the advantage over a non-blogger.
    • It’s kind of like this...
    • THE INTERNET GALAXY OF JOB APPLICANTS
    • THE INTERNET GALAXY OF JOB APPLICANTS Look closely. There you are.
    • THE INTERNET GALAXY OF JOB APPLICANTS Look closely. There you are. Right. There.
    • Unless you blog. Then it’s more like...
    • WHOA.
    • WHOA. Can’t miss that.
    • 5 PEN HAR S KILLS UR S YO
    • If you’re going to blog about a subject, you need to KNOW YOUR STUFF.
    • Putting out thoughtful content will help you STAY ON TOP OF YOUR GAME.
    • Text NOT THIS GAME.
    • Put down the controller. Text NOT THIS GAME.
    • THIS ONE.
    • Creating content is to your advantage.
    • Especially if your job search becomes a LONG PROCESS.
    • 6 AND EXP ACH UR RE YO
    • BUILDING YOUR PERSONAL BRAND means showing up in all the places a prospective employer might find you.
    • Of course that usually means LinkedIn.
    • You should also link to your blog in your profile.
    • And you should display your recent blog posts too.
    • Give that potential employer stalking you on LinkedIn more ways to connect with you.
    • Give that potential employer stalking you on LinkedIn more ways to connect with you.
    • 7 TEND EX VIEW INTER THE
    • The INTERVIEW DOESN’T HAVE TO END when you walk out those office doors.
    • Extend it by saying something like this:
    • I’ve enjoyed our time together today.
    • I’ve enjoyed our time together today. But there is so much more I could tell you about my abilities.
    • I hope you’ll visit my blog. The link is on my resume.
    • I hope you’ll visit my blog. The link is on my resume. You can see for yourself how I think about things.
    • Let’s RECAP
    • 7 REASONS EVERY JOB SEEKER NEEDS TO BLOG
    • 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Show what you’re made of. Build your network. Engage vs. advertise. Differentiate yourself. Sharpen your skills. Expand your reach. Extend the interview. BLOG TO JOB
    • So get blogging and get that job you want.
    • THANK YOU! IF YOU LIKED IT, CLICK HERE TO: DOWNLOAD THE PRESENTATION L FOR A TWEET
    • Get more blogging advice with my book, Born to Blog. Buy it HERE on Amazon.
    • Connect with me online: L @markwschaefer businessesgrow.com/blog Design by @sarahsmason Credits Wired photos by Death To Stock • MacBook Pro, Concert & Wii photos by Unsplash Geeks by handras • Martha v2 by isayx3 • M31 by write_adam • MacPet: iPet-o by wanderingchiara