Americorps Networking for Job Seekers

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My presentation to Americorps in Denver, Colorado for job seekers. Online and in person techniques were presented to the current members.

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Americorps Networking for Job Seekers

  1. 1. Networking: In Person & Online for Job Seekers Coming SoonJo GuerraSocialJo1@gmail.com303.632.2928 Authentic Attraction Marketing Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 1
  2. 2. About Me Marketing & Social Media Specialist, Business Consultant, Speaker & Trainer Started first business as an importer Take lots of writing classes Love healthy cooking, working out, movie buff Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 2
  3. 3. Preview What is Your Story  Connections In Person  Twitter Networking, How  Facebook and Where  LinkedIn You the Brand  YouTube & Video Do it Right Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 3
  4. 4. What is Your Story? Share your stories at: http://americorpsalums.wordpress.com Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 4
  5. 5. In Person Networking Always think happy Go to events with the best attitude Leave the inner critic and grump  at home Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 5
  6. 6. How to Meet Others Pay attention to the Self-Check: introduction Where is my emotional The more you focus when I meet network, the easier someone for the first Ask questions that time? Do I think about start with why, what, how I feel? Or do I how think about how others are feeling about themselves? Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 6
  7. 7. Where Can You Network? Parties Meetups Grocery stores Business events Anywhere there are people Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 7
  8. 8. Join Meetup.com There’s a group for that Business, personal interests, chambers, etc. Attend meetings – fill out profile(s) Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 8
  9. 9. You’re THE Brand – Networking Online Use the same professional headshot Ability to expand prospective company’s brand Search value Connections Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 9
  10. 10. Make YourGrandmother,Grandfather,Father, etc.,ProudAssumeeverything you postis public andprospectiveemployers areabsolutelyGoogling you. Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 10
  11. 11. It’s Not ME-Media It’s Social Media Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 11
  12. 12. ShareHow to Look Like an Expert Set up www.Google.com/alerts to find content & info about potential companies Look at www.Alltop.com or popurls.com for hot topics Post videos & pictures Subscribe to newsletters & share info Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 12
  13. 13. Hire Me Website Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 13
  14. 14. Make People You Meet Feel LikeRock Stars Interact and ask questions Network – get to know people Build trust & community Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 14
  15. 15. Your Connections  Invite people to connect  Never know who knows someone you need to know  Important - when sending invitations, tell them how you know them Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 15
  16. 16. Twitter 300 to 500 jobs tweeted/minute (duplicates) Use hashtags and search Follow @tweetajob & other job posting services http://tweetajob.com/home (post bio) Follow prospective companies Use search: http://search.twitter.com Join #jobhuntchat on Twitter Follow @americorps Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 16
  17. 17. Facebook Scan your wall – you never know Like business pages of companies you want to work for  Temporary agencies, large corporations, etc. Add “friends” you meet Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 17
  18. 18. LinkedIn Your profile - think sales, marketing, problem solving Include title “Job Seeker” in “Professional Headline” Fill out 100% of profile Claim your name http://learn.linkedin.com/students/step-1/ Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 18
  19. 19. Be the Next YouTube Job Seeker Star  Get creative  Great Search Engine Optimization (getting found) capabilities Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 19
  20. 20. Summary What is Your Story  Connections In Person  Twitter Networking  Facebook  How and Where  LinkedIn You the Brand  YouTube & Video Do it Right Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 20
  21. 21. Inspirational Quotes Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. - Albert Einstein Imagination is more important than Intelligence. - Albert Einstein Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you. They are supposed to help you discover who you are. - Bernice Johnson-Reagon Every day is a gift~ Open it! Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012 21
  22. 22. Thank you! Please connect with meJo Guerra LinkedIn Group:YourMarketingGal.comPO Box 370732 Linkd.in/DenverBizDenver, CO 80237 Denver Entrepreneurs:Jo@YourMarketingGal.com Meetup.com/Denver-Entrep303.632.2928facebook.com/joguerra Coming Soonfacebook.com/yourmarketinggaltwitter.com/joguerralinkedin.com/in/joguerra Authentic Attraction Marketing Your Marketing Gal Copyright 2012- 22
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