”Midlife Career Strategy:
How To Use SlideShare To Stand Out In Your
Job Search”
By Cathy Goodwin, Ph.D.
http://www.Midlif...
“What IS Slide Share?”
Relatively new social medium
Allows you to upload and share visual files
Powerpoint
PDF
Word
Excel
...
“WHY Slide Share?”
People are more visual these days.
You stand out from competition.
You gain more visibility
It’s lLess ...
“WHAT to Put On Slides”
Introduce yourself.
Use info from your resume, one item per slide.
OK to use smaller fonts than
in...
“EXAMPLE”
Designed a training seminar for sales reps to
showcase a product that lagged in sales.
Sales of that product inc...
Add a tasteful graphic.
Avoid stock photos of people.
Use quality stock photos (e.g., istockphoto) ,
take your own photos ...
What else to include on
slides
Contact information
Relevant Education, Training, Certificates
Awards
WHERE to use slides
Upload to slideshare.net
Very easy to get a free account
Plan for keywords and description
Add to your...
Cathy Goodwin, Ph.D.
http://www.MidlifeCareerStrategy.com
http://www.MidlifeCareerStrategy.com/services.html
I’m available...
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Slide Share for your Mid-Life, Mid-Career Job Search

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When you're engaging in a job search and you're at the midlife, mid-career stage, you probably want to stand out from the competition. One way is o create a presentation file, upload it to slideshare, and embed it in LinkedIn. Supplement your resume with this attention-getting job search tool. It's very new but growing in popularity so you get to start on the ground floor. This presentation gives you tips to do just that. And I'm available for career consulting at http://www.MidlifeCareerStrategy.com

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Slide Share for your Mid-Life, Mid-Career Job Search

  1. 1. ”Midlife Career Strategy: How To Use SlideShare To Stand Out In Your Job Search” By Cathy Goodwin, Ph.D. http://www.MidlifeCareerStrategy.com
  2. 2. “What IS Slide Share?” Relatively new social medium Allows you to upload and share visual files Powerpoint PDF Word Excel Others see your presentation and get to know you.
  3. 3. “WHY Slide Share?” People are more visual these days. You stand out from competition. You gain more visibility It’s lLess intrusive than video.
  4. 4. “WHAT to Put On Slides” Introduce yourself. Use info from your resume, one item per slide. OK to use smaller fonts than in a presentation.
  5. 5. “EXAMPLE” Designed a training seminar for sales reps to showcase a product that lagged in sales. Sales of that product increased by 300% within one year.”
  6. 6. Add a tasteful graphic. Avoid stock photos of people. Use quality stock photos (e.g., istockphoto) , take your own photos or modify. Use fiverr.com to polish up your graphics.
  7. 7. What else to include on slides Contact information Relevant Education, Training, Certificates Awards
  8. 8. WHERE to use slides Upload to slideshare.net Very easy to get a free account Plan for keywords and description Add to your LinkedIn Profile Add as a widget to your blog - Some career coaches recommend blogs Good way to demonstrate your knowledge Tweet and post your SlideShare presentation Add to Pinterest
  9. 9. Cathy Goodwin, Ph.D. http://www.MidlifeCareerStrategy.com http://www.MidlifeCareerStrategy.com/services.html I’m available to help.
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