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Using Social Media for the Job Search

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Online portfolios, finding job leads and organizing your job search are some of the topics we cover here.

Online portfolios, finding job leads and organizing your job search are some of the topics we cover here.

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  • 1. Peer Learning and Leadership Network Using Social Media for the Job Search
  • 2. Using Social Media for the Job Search
    • April 7, 2011
    • 11 a.m.
    • Presenter:
    • Michele Martin , DiscoverAbility NJ, John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • 3. Use Chat box to communicate with chairperson Use Hide Chat for a cleaner, uncluttered webinar Select Full Screen to maximize presentation; minimizes chat feature Webinar Layout
  • 4. Michele Martin
  • 5. Materials and an archived version of this webinar will be available at www.discoverabilitynj.org
  • 6. Agenda
    • Online identity in the job search and why it matters
    • “Personal Branding”
    • Job leads
    • Organizing the Job Search
    • (NOTE—we will NOT cover LinkedIn in this webinar. LinkedIn will be covered in detail in our April 21 session at 1 p.m.)
  • 7. What Do Employers See When They Search For You?
  • 8.  
  • 9. 87% of Recruiters use search engines to check out job candidates
  • 10. Because they discover. . .
    • 41% --candidate posted info about drugs/alcohol use.
    • 40%--candidate posted inappropriate photos
    • 29%--candidate had poor communication
    • 28%--candidate bad-mouthed previous employer
    • 27%--candidate lied about qualifications
    • 21%--candidate linked to criminal behavior
  • 11.  
  • 12.  
  • 13. Some Stats
    • 92% currently use or plan to use social media to recruit.
    • 1/3 always check out a candidate’s social media profile to vet the recruit prior to hiring.
    • 58% have successfully hired candidates through social networking sites.
    • 36% say they plan to spend LESS on job boards.
    • 38% say the plan to spend LESS on external recruiters.
  • 14. The Personal “Brand”
  • 15. Elements of the Brand
    • Personal Appearance
    • Competencies
    • Personality & Attitude
    • “ Differentiators”
    • Personal Parameters
  • 16. The “Big 4”
  • 17. Can I Count On You?
  • 18. Are You Qualified?
  • 19. Will You Fit In?
  • 20. Will You Stand Out?
  • 21. How to Communicate Your Brand
    • Portfolio
    • Networking
    • Resumes/Cover Letters
    • Interviewing
    • Online
  • 22. How Can Social Media Help?
  • 23. The Portfolio
  • 24. Wikispaces.com
  • 25. Slideshare.net
  • 26. Using a Blog
  • 27.  
  • 28. Sharing Your Portfolio
    • In your email signature
    • On your LinkedIn and Facebook profiles
    • Personal business cards
    • On resume and in cover letter
    • Ask others to share the link with people in their networks
  • 29. Personal Brands on Twitter
  • 30.  
  • 31.  
  • 32. Ways to Use Twitter
    • Share professional resources with followers
    • Provide tips, advice, etc.
    • Connect people
    • RT and DM people
    • Participate in #chats
  • 33.  
  • 34. Positive Strategies
    • Use status updates to connect, let people know about job search.
    • Revise profile to emphasize professional/ educational accomplishments
    • Limit photos
    • Choose friends wisely
    • Join and get active in groups and on Fan Pages that are connected to your profession and/or to companies that interest you
  • 35.  
  • 36. Finding Job Leads
  • 37. http://www.google.com/alerts http://www.google.com/alerts
  • 38. Keywords
    • Names of companies
    • Names of key people in organization
    • Industries
    • Key skills/certifications
    • Industry trends
  • 39.  
  • 40. http://www.twitjobsearch.com/
  • 41.  
  • 42.  
  • 43.  
  • 44. Organizing the Job Search
  • 45. Some Tools
    • Gmail
    • Google Docs
    • Google Calendar
  • 46. Priority Inbox
  • 47. Gmail Labels
  • 48. Gmail Tasks
  • 49.  
  • 50.  
  • 51. Commenting
  • 52. Sharing
  • 53. Editing
  • 54. FORMS
  • 55.  
  • 56.  
  • 57. Other Features
    • Share calendars with others
    • Invite people to add item to their calendars
    • Have reminders sent to cell phone
    • Set to automatically email daily agenda each morning
    • Embed calendars in other websites
    • Can enable attachments to events
  • 58.