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    Connectpreso Connectpreso Presentation Transcript

    • Jobsocial networks to stand out. Using Search 2.0
    • About me Manager of web experience and technologies at ATR, a Silicon Valley-based staffing rm. lisaa@atr1.com http://www.atrinternational.com http://www.linkedin.com/in/lisaamorao http://www.facebook.com/lisaamorao
    • About me Drank the Facebook and Twitter Kool-Aid Tends to babble about these things So you need to stop me if I veer too much off topic. *Does not work for Facebook, Twitter, or Apple.
    • Job Search 2.0
    • Why?
    • Beyond “it’s who you know”
    • Social networks as tools
    • “It’s for kids”
    • Search and be noticed
    • Employers are taking recruiting beyond the job boards.
    • It’s cheaper and it broadens their reach.
    • Facebook Marketplace You can put in the job you want Browse available jobs Categories
    • JOBS Job search tool on LinkedIn
    • Twitter lingo: # hashtags used for keywords #jobs #careers
    • Social networking sites as research tools
    • Companies link EMPLOYEES What are their backgrounds like? Does it match yours?
    • Research the person you are interviewing with before you show up for your interview. Not only will it give you something to talk about, during your interview, it will also show you did your research.
    • Social networking...how-to: no right or wrong way to do it, but it’s not networking if you’re not connecting..
    • Networking and asking for work are two different things.
    • Be FOUND!
    • Future employers aren’t going to search for you by name.
    • On LinkedIn, you can see the profiles of your connections, up to the third degree.
    • If you are not connected to anyone, you are not going to appear in their search results.
    • CONNECT, CONNECT, CONNECT!
    • Use uploading tools to find contacts
    • Join online groups to network
    • The importance of your social networking profile.
    • Have you Googled yourself lately?
    • My blog My flickr pictures My Facebook profile My Twitter feed
    • When you are found, what will they see? A picture A headline Status update Experience Where else they can find me
    • Status updates help you become more visible to your network.
    • Recommendations!
    • Show your expertise by answering questions from the network!
    • Networking as a habit.
    • My facebook profile is PERSONAL
    • OPPORTUNITY
    • Status What are you about?
    • Machead Machead who has an inclination to be critical of Microsoft
    • Personality How well do you articulate? Interests
    • Same stuff you would talk about in an interview!
    • CONNECT, CONNECT, CONNECT!
    • The value of your network is determined by your connections.
    • The value of your network is determined by your connections.
    • Facebook as a resource
    • Confession: I stalk people.
    • Facebook apps: distracting, but a lot are also useful.
    • Sometimes (ok, lots of times) pointless babble but on keeps up with new a larger technology context, shows who mom you are. mom working professional enjoys the long holiday weekends, just like everyone else.
    • Find people to follow, most of the time, they follow back!
    • Content? Talk about what you know.
    • EXPERTISE
    • No right or wrong way to do it! (ok, plenty of wrong ways, but use common sense)
    • Discussion