Job Search With Social Media & Mobile


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This presentation covers job search strategies and techniques that leverage social networks such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. It also covers some mobile topics, including iPhone and beamME CV.

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Job Search With Social Media & Mobile

  1. 1 social networking for a job cc licensed image by Gabe Zichermann, CEO rmbrME by luc legay
  2. 2 finding a job with social media Framework: changing rules, values, downsides, opportunities It’s who you know! Linkedin Facebook Twitter Mobilizing the job search: iPhone & Beyond
  3. 3 Networking: #1 Method for Finding a Job (and it can be fun too)
  4. 4 changing rules, values The greatest networking advance ever: Meaning of “Friend” has changed Ability to silently deflect empowers you to be louder Frequency, Recency, Relevance rewarded over longevity, appearance, age Networking is a game, Social Networks merely expose the game’s mechanics: Scores, Levels, Badges CC Licensed image by Unlisted Sightings
  5. 5 the downside? Less attention Shorter-term investment strategy Introductions, connections, friendships value is reduced It’s very easy to ignore people
  6. 6 social media user types *with thanks to Malcolm Gladwell Connector Adds as many people as humanly (bot-ly) possible Leverages connections for projects, activities (1:1) Maven Resident expert on topics Often famous Salesperson Always pushing something Most bots (and reporters) are in this category
  7. 7 your levers Status Profile Connections CC licensed image by BitHead
  8. 8 It’s who you know: SN can help Linkedin: I want to find people @ XYZ company Facebook: I don’t remember everyone I know & I want to meet people with shared interests Twitter: I want to engage people outside of my immediate network
  9. 9 Leveraging Linkedin Add everyone Recommendations! Use a real email address More than 2 degrees? Nah. Get an InMail subscription Status = useless Groups? Groups!
  10. 10 Forging Facebook Status. Status. Status. Comments from others are key Number of friends is conspicuous Photos can be your friend Page for your consulting Groups, direct adding Tiered Access to Profiles
  11. 11 talking twitter
  12. 12 twitter tactics acquire followers: start with address book import follow you, follow me get retweeted (write interesting stuff) Especially interesting if you’re unemployed #hashtags (tags for content) join the conversation Link to Facebook (make your life easier)
  13. 13 mobilizing the search iPhone platform gives you unprecedented real-time opportunities: Discover Network (social net and otherwise) Apply Close the gap between opportunity and action Works on other phones too (but not as well)
  14. 14 a few great job-related apps beamME CV (beam resume) Craigster LinkediN, Facebook, TwitterFon To-Dos, Notecards CareerBuilder, iJobs, JobCompass 100 Words ... Smart
  15. 15 beamME CV: mobile networking beam your resume instantly from iPhone respond to job opportunities in real time beams formatted for phones or PCs make a lasting impression social network integration follow up easily with integrated history
  16. 16 summary mostly, social networking is a major opportunity maxims remain the same: it’s who you know tactics are very different mobilize your job search to improve efficiency networking objectives and strategy remain the same
  17. 17 download this+: follow me: @gzicherm