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!

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How To Get A Job

  1. 1. HOW TO GET A JOB<br />Using Social Media Strategies<br />Social Focus by CG<br />Social Media Management<br />SocialFocusbyCG.com<br />Social Focus by CG<br />
  2. 2. Welcome<br />Social Focus by CG-STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD.<br />
  3. 3. Some statistical trends<br />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. <br />10th Annual CareerXroads Source of Hire Report: By the Numbers Survey & Report Authors: Gerry Crispin and Mark Mehler, co-founders CareerXroads<br />
  4. 4. SOURCES OF HIRE<br />27.5% of hires are attributed to Referrals. Referrals are the #1 Source of External Hires. <br />10th Annual CareerXroads Source of Hire Report: By the Numbers Survey & Report Authors: Gerry Crispin and Mark Mehler, co-founders CareerXroads<br />
  5. 5. How many referrals?<br />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. <br />45% Percent of survey respondents who attribute ALL (100%) of their referral hires to their employees. <br />47.2% Percent of firms surveyed that reported they make 1-20% of their hires from Alumni referrals. <br />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. <br />10th Annual CareerXroads Source of Hire Report: By the Numbers Survey & Report Authors: Gerry Crispin and Mark Mehler, co-founders CareerXroads<br />
  6. 6. WHY USE SOCIAL MEDIA?<br />88.5% of the firms surveyed consider social media part of their Direct Sourcing efforts. <br />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.) <br />36.1% survey <br />respondents not engaged in social media or pipeline development. <br />10th Annual CareerXroads Source of Hire Report: By the Numbers Survey & Report Authors: Gerry Crispin and Mark Mehler, co-founders CareerXroads<br />
  7. 7. <ul><li>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. 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?</li></li></ul><li>Steps for a Social Media Presence<br />Plan – develop a strategy<br />Know who you will target<br />Do your research<br />Find your right platform<br />Portfolio<br />
  9. 9. FACEBOOK <br /><ul><li>Very personable.
  10. 10. Great for company research
  11. 11. Semi - Current time info
  12. 12. Built in set of “friends” who want to help</li></li></ul><li>TWITTER<br /><ul><li>In Real Life – IRL
  13. 13. Easy to engage on
  14. 14. Easy to connect to others
  15. 15. Large vast form of influence
  16. 16. Best place to gain news and information about companies</li></li></ul><li>LINKEDIN<br /><ul><li>Most used by recruiters
  17. 17. Online resume/profile
  18. 18. Great source for job postings
  19. 19. Professional interaction
  20. 20. Engage in industry news/groups</li></li></ul><li>VISUALS<br /><ul><li>YOUTUBE
  21. 21. Highest Google searched platform!
  22. 22. Opportunity to be seen! Video resumes. A chance to sell yourself!</li></ul>(must be done right though)<br /><ul><li>Become the expert here</li></li></ul><li>VISUALS<br /><ul><li>Promote yourself as an expert in the field of your interest.
  23. 23. Gain recognition as the expert.
  24. 24. Use:
  25. 25. Video
  26. 26. Infographics
  27. 27. Slidesharepresentations</li></li></ul><li>YOUR OWN WEBSITE!<br /><ul><li>WEBSITES
  28. 28. Wordpress.com
  29. 29. Blogger.com
  30. 30. Write about your experiences in your job search or volunter opportunities. Appear to productive in your job search.
  31. 31. Both are very easy to set up and are free.
  32. 32. “Drop and click” for the most part.</li></li></ul><li>YOUR NEXT STEP<br /> 1) Search within Social Media<br />Linkedin – jobs, groups<br />Facebook – company history, promotions<br />Twitter – IRL engage with others who associate with target companies<br />2) Network with recruiter<br /> Get introductions<br /> Groups<br /> Email contacts<br />3) Grow your online influence<br />Klout – ck to see who has influence for you<br />4) Leverage your Smartphone<br />5) Start a social resume<br />Your next job opportunity!<br />How to : Get a Job Online, Aug 4 2011, by http://jaypeeonline.net/tips-tricks/howto-get-a-job-using-social-media/<br />

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