Ss to brainstorm the different social media tools available e.g Facebook, Twitter, YouTube – put answers up on Lino itThis leads into next slide where students are asked how they can use these tools to help them get a job
There will be thousands of graduates looking for similar jobs. What can you do with social media to stand out from the crowd?
In groups students research different tools I use – Diigo, Slideshare, LinkedIn, WordpressOn a Google Doc ss explain – what the tool is, how they could use it, pros of using this tool, cons of using this toolDiscuss results as a class A link to the Google Doc can be sent to the students after the class
Who uses Twitter already?Has anyone used it to find a job?How do you think Twitter could be used to find employment after uni?
Discuss how I use Twitter
Points to discuss:Image – use a professional looking image that Tweet information relating to the career you’d like to gain e.g links to interesting articles you have found, new stories, lesson ideasFollow the companies you’d like to work for, people who have the same job as you, course mates as they may send out links to job vacancies once they are in ft employmentJoin ‘tweet chats’ relating to what you’d like to do #pechat, #educhar
Using social media to find graduate employment
How to use social media to
gain graduate employment
University of Derby
What is social media
How to stand out from the crowd
Real life examples
How to Be social media savvy