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I am looking for a job, what is social media and why should I care

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    • Social media and your job search Philippe Gadeyne Social Media from strategy to implementation 760-884-8081 [email_address]
    • Social Media
      • I am looking for a job,
      • What is social media
      • Why should I care?
      • Philippe Gadeyne: Social Media from strategy to implementation
        • What is social media?
        • Social media is the leveraging of social technology to maximize exposure, create networking opportunities and create job opportunities
    •  
      • LinkedIN.com
      • Facebook.com
      • MySpace.com
      • Plaxo.com
      • YouTube.com
      • Meetup.com
      • Twitter.com
      • And many other less known niche networks
    • Why should I care?
      • Which Social networking sites do you use to find candidates?
      • 95% use LinkedIN
      • 59% use Facebook
      • 42% use Twitter
      • 11% use MySpace
      • Source Jobvite 2009 study
    • Why do you use social networks
      • 77% Reach passive job seekers
      • 74% Low cost
      • 72% Source of hard to find skills and experience
      • 72% Good way to find target candidates
      • 60% Identify potential candidates before a requisition opens
    • Have you successfully hired a candidate through an online social network?
      • 66% answered yes
    • What tools do you use to research candidates?
      • 76% LinkedIN
      • 67% Search engine
      • 61% References
      • 44% Facebook
      • 21% Twitter
      • 10% MySpace
    • What type of candidates does your company find through referral vs social networks 13% 28% C Level 27% 44% Executive/VP 43% 62% Senior Level/Director (7-10) 51% 77% Mid Level/Manager (3-6 years) 34% 76% Entry Level Social Network Referral
    • In what candidate source will your company invest more this year?
      • 76% Employee referrals
      • 72% Social networks
      • 64% Corporate career sites
    • In what candidate source will your company invest less this year?
      • 72% Outside recruiters/search firms
      • 57% Job boards
    • What % of your company’s vacancies are listed on job boards
      • 57%
    • What does that mean for you?
      • More jobs will be filled through live and online networking
      • Job Boards will become more and more irrelevant
    • Building your network with LinkedIN, why?
      • 2009 Stats
      • 50MM members
      • 25MM in the US
      • 11MM in Europe
      • Took I year 4 months to reach the first MM members
      • Took 12 days to reach the last MM
      • 450MM page views per month
      • 560k professionals visit LI on a typical day
      • 42 page view per member per week
    • Who is on LinkedIN?
      • All Fortune 500 have Executives on LinkedIn
      • Decision-Makers are on LinkedIn
          • 7.8% are C level
          • 6.5% are EVP/SVP level
          • 16% are senior management
          • 18% are mid management
      • Most of your current/future professional contacts
      • Increasingly expected of any business professional
      • Recruiters and employers are on LinkedIN
      • “ If you do not like change,
      • you will like irrelevancy even less”
      • General Eric Shinseki
      • Accept new technologies
      • Learn them
      • Use them.
      • Your relevancy in the job market
      • is at stake
      • Philippe Gadeyne
      • Social Media from strategy to implementation
      • 760-884-8081
      • [email_address]