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    1. 1. What is Social Networking in Canadian culture? <br />North Shore Multicultural Society<br />Ali Tavanayan<br />Director of Tavanayan Enterprises Inc., (TEI Inc.)<br />Aug. 29th, 2011<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    2. 2. Schedule <br />Social Networking concept<br />5:00 – 5:30 Start, Socializing<br />5:30 – 6:30 Main Lecture<br />6:30 – 7:00 Q&A, Round the room<br />7:00 – 7:30 Door prize, Networking<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    3. 3. You don’t need to take notes!<br />Social Networking concept<br />Available on<br />Search for “Social Networking”<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    4. 4. Social Networking concept<br />My Background<br />Ali Tavanayan-far, Director of TEI Inc.<br />Senior Web Development Project Manager<br />PMP, MCSE, A+, e-commerce<br />Running Tavanayan Enterprises Inc. since 2002<br />Software Engineering background<br />Founder of Vancouver “Joomla” , “Magento”, & “Moodle” User Groups (<br />Speaker in “Web Not War”, Microsoft 2011 – 2011<br />Developing extensions for Open Source Platform, SharePoint, and DNN<br />Bridge application development for Win App & Web sites<br />Been doing 2D Animation for over 7 year<br />Members of ASIFA, few festivak<br />Worked at : Jam-e-Jam Daily News paper, Saba, Rasaneh Far Animation for over 3 years<br />Worked with: Modiri, Kardan(s), Yaghmaina(S), Javaherian, Zarinkelk, Ahmadian, Alidosti, Jahanshahi,..<br />Web admin, and marketing for Ardeshir TV.<br />Lived in London & North Vancouver since 2001<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    5. 5. Agenda<br />Social Networking concept<br />Networking<br />Finding a new job<br />Work experience<br />Education<br />How to<br />User groups<br />Meetup<br />Training<br />Learn to do<br />Resources<br />Tags<br />Q &A<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    6. 6. Social Networking concept<br />It’s all about “my” personal experience!Please, contact professionals for any inquiries.Ali Tavanayan<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    7. 7. Social Networking concept<br />In my opinion “mostly cultural difference”Ali Tavanayan<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    8. 8. statistics:<br />Social Networking concept<br />How many are Computer specialist?<br />Any gentleman younger than 20? (Ladies are all 18 – We all know about that)<br />How many people been here more than 1 year<br />How many knows about<br />How many Web Developer? Programmer? System Administrator?<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    9. 9. What is social Networking?<br />Social Networking concept<br />How to do networking?<br />Over %60 of the Canadian jobs are NOT posted officially. The go only through connections, and networking. <br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    10. 10. Social Networking concept<br />Who is he?<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    11. 11. Social Networking concept<br />Finding a job<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    12. 12. Social Networking concept<br />Finding a job is a process<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    13. 13. Social Networking concept<br />Finding a job<br />Are you ready for 3 months research<br />Do you have enough founds to survive for 6 months<br />Keep yourself up-to-date<br />Keep follow only one direction<br />Focus on your strength <br /> Do not stock in a job that you can not think, research, or update yourself<br />If you started such a job, before you go to this job, make a deadline for yourself.<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    14. 14. Social Networking concept<br />A JobRequirement: <br />Canadian Job Experience<br />Catch-22<br />مرغ و تخم مرغ<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    15. 15. Social Networking concept<br />Work experience replacement: <br /> Relevant Work experience<br />Education  BCIT<br /> Volunteer Job<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    16. 16. Social Networking concept<br />education:<br />Part-time courses doesn't required <br />TOFEL or ILETS.<br />You usually can transfer the single <br />courses toward certification.<br /> You can fined free courses in BCIT.<br />Go and talk to course advisors first.<br /><br />Burnaby Downtown Marin Aerospace Satellite<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    17. 17. Social Networking concept<br />Real scenario cases:<br />Case 1-<br />A Web & Flash designer<br />Whom could not stay volunteer<br />Case 2-<br />A SharePoint 2007 Administrator <br />Whom could stay volunteer for 3 months.<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    18. 18. Social Networking concept<br />Larger companies in BC<br />Blast Radius<br />Sierra Wireless<br />Vancouver Air Port<br />KEG / Boston Pizza / <br />EA Game<br />Radical Entertainment<br />Habanero<br />Graphically Speaking<br />6S marketing<br />Accenture’<br />Jim Pattison<br />BC Lottery, BC Liquor Store<br />Telus,BC Hydro, <br />Shaw, Rogers, …<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    19. 19. How to do it?<br />Social Networking concept<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    20. 20. Find a new job<br />Move<br />Process<br />Start<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Socialize<br />Events<br />Send Resume<br />Add to Linked in<br />Do Twits<br />Be a Blogger <br />Facebook<br />Youtube<br />MySpace<br />Follow-up<br />Register<br />Update<br />Portfolio<br />Site<br />New people<br />Socialize<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    21. 21. User Groups:<br />Social Networking concept<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Vancouver Joomla User Group<br />Vancouver Magento User Group<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    22. 22. Social Networkings<br />- SFU Robson Square- Irish Pub- BCIT SE4 – Room 670- Convention Center-…. <br />%99<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    23. 23. Sometime you have to $$$<br />Social Networking concept<br />Microsoft Tech Days<br />DevTeach<br />MVP  (Most valuable professional)<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    24. 24. Use resources<br />Social Networking concept<br />VPL (Vancouver Public Library)<br /><br /><br /><br />Canada e<br />….<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    25. 25. Social Networking concept<br />Learn to say:<br />NO<br /><ul><li>I don’t have pervious experience about this topic.
    26. 26. I will study it and get back to you.
    27. 27. I had similar experience, but not the exact one.
    28. 28. I need to get back to you on this topic after some research.
    29. 29. Unfortunately, it’s not in my comfort zone.</li></ul>Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    30. 30. Social Networking concept<br />Learn to be:<br />ON<br />TIME<br /><ul><li>Communicate, Let them know
    31. 31. Appointment / RSVP requests
    32. 32. Waiting for answers / documents</li></ul>Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    33. 33. Social Networking concept<br /><br />Non-profitable<br />Community base<br />Informational<br />Resources for new comers<br />In-need for support by professionals<br />Experiences<br />Stories<br />Skills<br />Needs lot of volunteers<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    34. 34. What is this?<br />Social Networking concept<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    35. 35. What is it?<br />Social Networking concept<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    36. 36. Social Networking concept<br />To do list:<br /> Register in<br />Find your favorite groups<br />Attending events<br />Follow up<br />Build experiences<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    37. 37. Social Networking concept<br />We accept volunteers <br /> If you are in :<br />Hardware / software / Networking<br />Web Development / Building / Design<br />VB, C#, Flash Action script<br />CMS (PHP / ASP.NET)<br />DBA, Server admin,<br />We can help you to gain your work experience.<br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />
    38. 38. Social Networking concept<br />Q & A<br />Contact Me<br />Ali Tavanayan<br />604.506.6108<br /><br />Email Cell Twitter<br /> 604.506.6108 @alitavana<br />Support<br />