Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media
to Land a Job or Internship
A Social Media Workshop

Presented by
Emily Miethner Founde...
Let’s meet!
Name
Dream job
Professional hero
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethne...
Largest Meetup for interns and grads in country
Recruiters and creatives from NBCUniversal, Warby Parker,
Etsy, Bravo, Tum...
What
we’ll
cover
today
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Follow your interests
Showcase aspirations
Master events
Connect with pros
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Jo...
We’re
talking
social
media
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
but
really…

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
How to
connect
with
people
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
My
social
media
stories
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
I’ve met professional heroes

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
I’ve stayed in touch on Twitter

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSp...
I’ve stood out in applications

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpa...
I’ve been referred

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Let’s
start
with
these tips:
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Assume
everyone
sees
everything
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpa...
Keep
it
professional
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Make
it
manageable
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Remember context

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
The
Big
Three
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
LinkedIn is 100% professional

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpar...
Facebook is personal

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Twitter is somewhere in between

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSp...
Your blog/website is up to you

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpa...
Follow your interests
Showcase aspirations
Master events
Connect with pros
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Jo...
Follow
your
interests
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Curate your newsfeeds

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Follow industry news

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Follow companies you like

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Don’t forget niche platforms

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Showcase
your
aspirations
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Google yourself

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Decide on your landing page

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Set up your LinkedIn profile

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Consider blogging

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Don’t be afraid to be embarrassed

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @Find...
Use industry leaders as examples

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindS...
Master
networking
events
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Join Meetup.com

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Volunteer at industry events

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Scope out the guest list

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Start connecting beforehand

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Use the event hashtag

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Send custom LinkedIn requests

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpar...
Connect
with
professionals
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Use LinkedIn Search

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Check for mutual connections

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Get on their radar

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Stay in touch in different ways

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSp...
What
now?

Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Q&A
Set goals
Join FindSpark
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
Stay
in
touch!
emily@findspark.com
Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship

@EmilyMiethner of @FindS...
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  1. 1. Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship A Social Media Workshop Presented by Emily Miethner Founder, President Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  2. 2. Let’s meet! Name Dream job Professional hero Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  3. 3. Largest Meetup for interns and grads in country Recruiters and creatives from NBCUniversal, Warby Parker, Etsy, Bravo, Tumblr, Google, Tribeca Film Festival and more Social and educational events all year round Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  4. 4. What we’ll cover today Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  5. 5. Follow your interests Showcase aspirations Master events Connect with pros Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  6. 6. We’re talking social media Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  7. 7. but really… Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  8. 8. How to connect with people Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  9. 9. My social media stories Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  10. 10. I’ve met professional heroes Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  11. 11. I’ve stayed in touch on Twitter Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  12. 12. I’ve stood out in applications Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  13. 13. I’ve been referred Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  14. 14. Let’s start with these tips: Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  15. 15. Assume everyone sees everything Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  16. 16. Keep it professional Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  17. 17. Make it manageable Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  18. 18. Remember context Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  19. 19. The Big Three Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  20. 20. LinkedIn is 100% professional Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  21. 21. Facebook is personal Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  22. 22. Twitter is somewhere in between Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  23. 23. Your blog/website is up to you Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  24. 24. Follow your interests Showcase aspirations Master events Connect with pros Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  25. 25. Follow your interests Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  26. 26. Curate your newsfeeds Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  27. 27. Follow industry news Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  28. 28. Follow companies you like Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  29. 29. Don’t forget niche platforms Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  30. 30. Showcase your aspirations Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  31. 31. Google yourself Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  32. 32. Decide on your landing page Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  33. 33. Set up your LinkedIn profile Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  34. 34. Consider blogging Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  35. 35. Don’t be afraid to be embarrassed Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  36. 36. Use industry leaders as examples Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  37. 37. Master networking events Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  38. 38. Join Meetup.com Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  39. 39. Volunteer at industry events Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  40. 40. Scope out the guest list Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  41. 41. Start connecting beforehand Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  42. 42. Use the event hashtag Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  43. 43. Send custom LinkedIn requests Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  44. 44. Connect with professionals Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  45. 45. Use LinkedIn Search Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  46. 46. Check for mutual connections Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  47. 47. Get on their radar Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  48. 48. Stay in touch in different ways Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  49. 49. What now? Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  50. 50. Q&A Set goals Join FindSpark Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  51. 51. Stay in touch! emily@findspark.com Hashtag to Hired: Use Social Media to Land a Job or Internship @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
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