Twitter - the Hidden Job Market

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Presented by Susan Baier (@SusanBaier) with content adapted from Jessica Pierce (@JessicaPierceAZ).

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  • Twitter - the Hidden Job Market

    1. 1. The Hidden Job Market Adapted from a presentation by Jessica Pierce
    2. 2. What is Twitter?
    3. 3. Benefits of Twitter for Job Search• Six degrees of separation• Visibility to hiring companies• Access to hidden jobs• Networking potential• Company research and access
    4. 4. How Hiring Companies are Using Twitter
    5. 5. How Hiring Companies are Using Twitter
    6. 6. How Hiring Companies are Using Twitter
    7. 7. How Hiring Companies are Using Twitter
    8. 8. Connect with Recruiters
    9. 9. Connect with Recruiters
    10. 10. Connect with Recruiters
    11. 11. Connect with Recruiters
    12. 12. You on Twitter• Experience• Expertise• Education & Training
    13. 13. • Professional picture• Consistent name• Employer friendly• Job pitch in bio• Keywords• Resume link
    14. 14. Job Searches on Twitter
    15. 15. Search & Follow Companies
    16. 16. Companies Tweeting JobsJessica-Pierce.com/twitterhiddenjobmarket
    17. 17. Tweeting
    18. 18. • Tweet - When you post or write your 140 characters on twitter and hit send• Handle – your twitter name - @susanbaier• Follow – the act of adding someone to your list of people you are following• Replies – when someone writes a tweet directly at your handle• Retweet – republishing someone else’s tweet• DM – a message directly sent to another user• Hashtag (#) – mark keywords or topics
    19. 19. Tweet• What you are doing/thinking• What people WANT to read• Share skills• Engaging, professional, intelligent• 2 retweets/responses to every 1 tweet• Ask questions• Links to websites
    20. 20. 15 minutes every day• TweetMyJobs• Network (DM, @, RT)• Make friends• Search!• Share interesting links• Build your brand
    21. 21. Online Networking• Real people!• Find opportunities to connect IRL• Be engaged, but don’t go crazy• Manage direct messages• Watch others pros in your line of work
    22. 22. • Positions posted • LinkedIn group • Email newsletterCareerConnectors.org
    23. 23. Tweeps• @susanbaier• @laidoffcampphx• @laidoffcamptuc• @gptucson• @grammardocs• @careerconnected• @jessicapierceAZ

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