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Using Twitter To Find Your Next Job
Using Twitter To Find Your Next Job
Using Twitter To Find Your Next Job
Using Twitter To Find Your Next Job
Using Twitter To Find Your Next Job
Using Twitter To Find Your Next Job
Using Twitter To Find Your Next Job
Using Twitter To Find Your Next Job
Using Twitter To Find Your Next Job
Using Twitter To Find Your Next Job
Using Twitter To Find Your Next Job
Using Twitter To Find Your Next Job
Using Twitter To Find Your Next Job
Using Twitter To Find Your Next Job
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Using Twitter To Find Your Next Job

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  • 1. USING TWITTER TO FIND YOUR NEXT JOB
  • 2. Twitter Background + Stats www.LNPStudios.com / www.facebook.com/LNPStudios / www.twitter.com/LNPStudios Started in 2006 Over 500 million users 400 million tweets a day 60% of tweets sent from mobile devices 87% of Fortune 100 companies use social media - Twitter is the most popular for this group.
  • 3. Why Should You Use Twitter www.LNPStudios.com / www.facebook.com/LNPStudios / www.twitter.com/LNPStudios Expand your social network Learn from industry influencers Stay on top of news Thousands of jobs posted daily
  • 4. Twitter Terms www.LNPStudios.com / www.facebook.com/LNPStudios / www.twitter.com/LNPStudios Hashtag (#job #jobs #career) Feed Trending URL Shortner (bit.ly) Follower Tweet Retweet Mention DM (Direct message)
  • 5. Twitter Profile www.LNPStudios.com / www.facebook.com/LNPStudios / www.twitter.com/LNPStudios Put job pitch in Twitter bio (160 characters) Professional avatar + header (Headshot) Customize background (www.LNPStudios.com) Include a link to your resume (LinkedIn profile) Establish yourself as an expert in your industry
  • 6. Research www.LNPStudios.com / www.facebook.com/LNPStudios / www.twitter.com/LNPStudios Follow industry influencers Find keywords/hashtags #
  • 7. How To Find A Job www.LNPStudios.com / www.facebook.com/LNPStudios / www.twitter.com/LNPStudios Follow your industry / Participate in conversations Be a thought-leader (Don’t just retweet) Use Twitter along with LinkedIn, Facebook, and blogging Don’t be overly professional
  • 8. Be An Engaging Candidate www.LNPStudios.com / www.facebook.com/LNPStudios / www.twitter.com/LNPStudios Show what you’re passionate about (Show your personality) Recruiters know if they hire you - they inherit your network Add value to your community and industry
  • 9. Accounts to follow by field: @ArtDirectorJobs - Art director jobs @cwjobs - Copywriter job @journalism_jobs - Jobs in journalism @juicyjobs - Green jobs @libgig_jobs - Library Jobs @mediabistrojobs - Media job listings from mediabistro.com @medical_jobs - Medical jobs @media_pros - Jobs for media professionals @narmsjobs - Retail marketing jobs @PRSAjobcenter - Jobs in public relations, communications and marketing @reflectx - Physical Therapy jobs @seojobs - SEO job listings @socialmediajob - Jobs in social media @travelmaxallied - Healthcare jobs @usmusicjobs - US Music Jobs @web_design_jobs - Web design and other graphics jobs Twitter Resources
  • 10. Get Followers www.LNPStudios.com / www.facebook.com/LNPStudios / www.twitter.com/LNPStudios Be interesting Be conversational Follow relevant people Create lists A small number of GREAT FOLLOWERS is much more valuable than a large number of UNINTERESTED FOLLOWERS
  • 11. Content www.LNPStudios.com / www.facebook.com/LNPStudios / www.twitter.com/LNPStudios 4.22 tweets per day per user (Average) Create a schedule »» 40% educate »» 30% promotion »» 30% conversation Twitter is a cocktail party
  • 12. Tools www.LNPStudios.com / www.facebook.com/LNPStudios / www.twitter.com/LNPStudios Hootsuite (www.hootsuite.com) TweetMyJobs.com (www.tweetmyjobs.com) (#TweetMyJobs) Klout
  • 13. Follow www.LNPStudios.com / www.facebook.com/LNPStudios / www.twitter.com/LNPStudios Follow LNP Studios: Facebook.com/LNPStudios Twitter.com/LNPStudios LNPStudios.com

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