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How To Get A Job

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Social media is a modern tool for your job searches. Find a way to connect to your target company and engage! Become known as the expert in your field and get hired!

Social media is a modern tool for your job searches. Find a way to connect to your target company and engage! Become known as the expert in your field and get hired!

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  • 1. HOW TO GET A JOB
    Using Social Media Strategies
    Social Focus by CG
    Social Media Management
    SocialFocusbyCG.com
    Social Focus by CG
  • 2. Welcome
    Social Focus by CG-STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD.
  • 3. Some statistical trends
    50.3% of ALL hires were filled from internal movement by the 30 firms that tracked both internal and external sources. Internal Movement is the #1 Source of Hire. It is the second year in a row that internal movement was attributed to at least 50% of the positions filled.
    10th Annual CareerXroads Source of Hire Report: By the Numbers Survey & Report Authors: Gerry Crispin and Mark Mehler, co-founders CareerXroads
  • 4. SOURCES OF HIRE
    27.5% of hires are attributed to Referrals. Referrals are the #1 Source of External Hires.
    10th Annual CareerXroads Source of Hire Report: By the Numbers Survey & Report Authors: Gerry Crispin and Mark Mehler, co-founders CareerXroads
  • 5. How many referrals?
    10.3 Number of referrals it takes to make one hire. Only 16 firms were able to supply the total number of referrals they made in 2010: 223,940. They attributed 21,978 hires to these referrals.
    45% Percent of survey respondents who attribute ALL (100%) of their referral hires to their employees.
    47.2% Percent of firms surveyed that reported they make 1-20% of their hires from Alumni referrals.
    51.7% Percent of firms surveyed that reported they make 1-20% of their hires through referrals from vendors, customers, and and sources other than employees and alumni.
    10th Annual CareerXroads Source of Hire Report: By the Numbers Survey & Report Authors: Gerry Crispin and Mark Mehler, co-founders CareerXroads
  • 6. WHY USE SOCIAL MEDIA?
    88.5% of the firms surveyed consider social media part of their Direct Sourcing efforts.
    38.9% of firms manage prospects and candidates with social media tools. (A recent but separate study of Fortune 500 firms noted 45% include links to social media embedded on the career page sections.)
    36.1% survey
    respondents not engaged in social media or pipeline development.
    10th Annual CareerXroads Source of Hire Report: By the Numbers Survey & Report Authors: Gerry Crispin and Mark Mehler, co-founders CareerXroads
  • 7.
    • Social media is a viable strategy for any job search today. It will be even more so in the future as recruiters become more savy to how social media works.
    • 8. Those wishing to be hired need to “be found” , whether with job boards like CareerBuilder or Monster. Do you have a resume posted there?
  • Steps for a Social Media Presence
    Plan – develop a strategy
    Know who you will target
    Do your research
    Find your right platform
    Portfolio
  • 9. FACEBOOK
    • Very personable.
    • 10. Great for company research
    • 11. Semi - Current time info
    • 12. Built in set of “friends” who want to help
  • TWITTER
    • In Real Life – IRL
    • 13. Easy to engage on
    • 14. Easy to connect to others
    • 15. Large vast form of influence
    • 16. Best place to gain news and information about companies
  • LINKEDIN
    • Most used by recruiters
    • 17. Online resume/profile
    • 18. Great source for job postings
    • 19. Professional interaction
    • 20. Engage in industry news/groups
  • VISUALS
    • YOUTUBE
    • 21. Highest Google searched platform!
    • 22. Opportunity to be seen! Video resumes. A chance to sell yourself!
    (must be done right though)
    • Become the expert here
  • VISUALS
    • Promote yourself as an expert in the field of your interest.
    • 23. Gain recognition as the expert.
    • 24. Use:
    • 25. Video
    • 26. Infographics
    • 27. Slidesharepresentations
  • YOUR OWN WEBSITE!
    • WEBSITES
    • 28. Wordpress.com
    • 29. Blogger.com
    • 30. Write about your experiences in your job search or volunter opportunities. Appear to productive in your job search.
    • 31. Both are very easy to set up and are free.
    • 32. “Drop and click” for the most part.
  • YOUR NEXT STEP
    1) Search within Social Media
    Linkedin – jobs, groups
    Facebook – company history, promotions
    Twitter – IRL engage with others who associate with target companies
    2) Network with recruiter
    Get introductions
    Groups
    Email contacts
    3) Grow your online influence
    Klout – ck to see who has influence for you
    4) Leverage your Smartphone
    5) Start a social resume
    Your next job opportunity!
    How to : Get a Job Online, Aug 4 2011, by http://jaypeeonline.net/tips-tricks/howto-get-a-job-using-social-media/