Your Career: New Year, New Focus

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What will your New Year's Resolution be this year? Is this the year you will focus on your satisfaction at work? One recent survey by Mercer found that almost 1/3 of employees are seriously considering leaving their current job and an additional 1/4 are not engaged in their work. Whether you are planning on staying in a job you love or leaving one you hate, make this the year you dedicate to your career
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Your Career: New Year, New Focus

  1. 1. Your Career: New Year, New Focus Hannah Morgan | www.careersherpa.net | Reputation Management & Job Search Strategies
  2. 2. • 5 Questions to Answer about Me, Inc.• 5 Ways to Build "it" Before You Need "it“• 5 Rules of Online Engagement• 5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Online Personal Reputation• The Best Career Insurance policy ever Hannah Morgan | www.careersherpa.net | Reputation Management & Job Search Strategies
  3. 3. Me, Inc.Hannah Morgan | www.careersherpa.net | Reputation Management & Job Search Strategies
  4. 4. Vision Purpose Goal Values PassionsHannah Morgan | www.careersherpa.net | Reputation Management & Job Search Strategies
  5. 5. Begin Building “It” This Year It = Network• Build relationships with new people – Industry experts – Movers and shakers – Colleagues/Peers• Re-kindle prior relationships• Volunteer• Participate in organizations and conferences• Attend networking events Hannah Morgan | www.careersherpa.net | Reputation Management & Job Search Strategies
  6. 6. 5 Rules of Online Engagement• Know your audience• Align your message with audience interests• Pull, don’t push• Listen and respond• Give selflessly and generously Hannah Morgan | www.careersherpa.net | Reputation Management & Job Search Strategies
  7. 7. Hubs and Feeds HubHannah Morgan | www.careersherpa.net | Reputation Management & Job Search Strategies
  8. 8. • Robust Summary, Specialties & Skills• Creatively use apps• Participate in group discussions• Respond to Q&A• Customize every invitation you send• Respond to status updates of connections Hannah Morgan | www.careersherpa.net | Reputation Management & Job Search Strategies
  9. 9. • Join groups of professional interest• Investigate professional networking apps – BranchOut and BeKnown• List your professional work experience• Participate in relevant discussions• Determine who you want to connect with Hannah Morgan | www.careersherpa.net | Reputation Management & Job Search Strategies
  10. 10. • Photo & key word rich bio (160 characters)• Tweet on-brand and interesting information• Participate in Twitter Chats• Follow new people• PS: Use Tweetdeck or Hootsuite for a better user-experience Hannah Morgan | www.careersherpa.net | Reputation Management & Job Search Strategies
  11. 11. • If you have something to say, start a blog• If not: read and comment on other blogs• Offer to write Guest posts for other blogs• Build a solid “About” page• Include portfolio of your work, resume, etc.Blogs can act very much like websites and could be used as aHub. (hint, hint) Hannah Morgan | www.careersherpa.net | Reputation Management & Job Search Strategies
  12. 12. • Your video can be educational and doesn’t need to be a shot of you• Interview experts or past customers• Document a case study• Creatively show your expertise, your testimonials, and your knowledge in a slideshow.• Video is HOT and Google loves YouTube Hannah Morgan | www.careersherpa.net | Reputation Management & Job Search Strategies
  13. 13. • Google Plus blends the best of Facebook discussion features with the open connectivity of Twitter• Brogan says it is where you go to find people with similar interests.• It is novel, new and has neat features like Hangouts and Ripples.• Oh, and it is a Google product Hannah Morgan | www.careersherpa.net | Reputation Management & Job Search Strategies
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  15. 15. Diversify Income Streams• Side business• Real Estate• Consulting projects• Writing• Selling onlineTap into your hobbies for ideas! Hannah Morgan | www.careersherpa.net | Reputation Management & Job Search Strategies

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