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Job hunting through social media

  1. 1. JOB HUNTING THROUGHSOCIAL MEDIAPresented by : Loay Qabajeh
  2. 2. Who Are You , We ?‫محمد‬ ‫علي‬/‫إدارة‬http://goo.gl/88mtI
  3. 3. The Trainer / Facilitator
  4. 4. Ground Rules
  5. 5. Training Agenda Effective online presence. Preparing online resume. Job Hunting though Professional networks. Job Hunting though Social networks Using Google drive.
  6. 6. Social Media 1016
  7. 7. Social Media TimeLine
  8. 8. What is Social Media? Online content created by people. A shift in how people discover, read, andshare news, information and content. Changing people from content readersinto contributors and publishers Does not require expensive equipmentor much experience.
  9. 9. Why Should You Care? Job Hunting Tool Platform for spreading your message Community engagement tool Partnership opportunities Listening tool New audiences ?
  10. 10. What should you be doing on social media? Searching for Jobs Conversing Customer service Educating Sharing Asking for action ?
  11. 11. It’s easy and it’s worth it. Find recruiters Build your CV Everyone’s doing it. It only takes a few hours a week to maintain asteady presence. The sky is the limit. Or at least 140 characters long.
  12. 12. Social Media…Myths & Truths» I do not have the time , It’s a time-waster.» Social networks are for children and teenagers.» It’s just a fad ‫.بدعة‬» Local Market is not ready for Social media era.» Social media replaces my other job huntingactivities.
  13. 13. A day in the life of Social Media
  14. 14. Social Media – Arab Worldhttp://www.arabsocialmediareport.com/http://www.socialbakers.com/16
  15. 15. Useful Platforms
  16. 16. Googleyourname18
  17. 17. Being Online …19Jobs.ps Linkedin.com Visualcv.com
  18. 18. How to put your resume on line20
  19. 19. The VisualCV.com is …. New approach to creating an Internet-based resume. Building and managing an online career portfolio. Securely sharing professional qualifications withemployers, customers, partners and colleagues. Allows professionals to do this all in one place, withprivacy and control, for free.21
  20. 20. VisualCV vs. Traditional Resume22
  21. 21. www.Visualcv.com
  22. 22. Let us PracticeSign UpUpdateProfileCreateProfile24
  23. 23. Time to Break.
  24. 24. Stay Linked with26
  25. 25. 27Find past and present colleaguesand classmates quickly. LinkedInmakes staying in touch simple.Re-connect
  26. 26. 28Discover inside connections whenyoure looking for a job or newbusiness opportunity.Power your career
  27. 27. 29Your network is full of industryexperts willing to share advice. Havea question? Just ask.Get answers
  28. 28. How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile as a Job Search Tool Create a Profile.Create a detailed profile, including employment (current and past),education, and industry. Review your resume and copy/paste therelevant information into your profile. Add a Photo.You can add a photo (a headshot is recommended or upload alarger photo and edit it) to your LinkedIn profile. Professional Summary.The Professional Summary section of your profile is a good way tohighlight your experience. Select an Industry, because recruitersoften use that field to search.30
  29. 29. How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile as a Job Search Tool Keywords and Skills.Include all the keywords and skills from your resume in your profile.That will make it easier for your profile to be found in search results. Contact Settings.Your contact settings let your connections (and recruiters) know whatyoure available for. Links.The links section of your profile is a good way to provide even moreinformation to potential employers and to your contacts. Public Profile URL.Dont forget to make your profile public.31
  30. 30. How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile as a Job Search Tool Update Your Profile.Dont forget to update your profile when you change positions orcompanies. Your profile should be current and up-to-date. Grow Your NetworkConnect with other members and build your network. The moreconnections you have, the more opportunities you have, but dontrandomly connect with people you dont know.Get Recommendations.To a potential employer, a LinkedIn recommendation is a reference inadvance.32
  31. 31. Where to go …33• www.Linkedin.com• http://www.youtube.com/user/LinkedIn• http://learn.linkedin.com/
  32. 32. 34How to use LinkedinSign INSign Up
  33. 33. 35Creating Profile
  34. 34. www.linkedin.com
  35. 35. Let us PracticeSign UpUpdateProfileCreateProfile37
  36. 36. Controlling your digital identity38
  37. 37. Lunch Break.
  38. 38. Being Online …40Jobs.ps Linkedin.com Visualcv.com
  39. 39. What can you Do on41
  40. 40. All in ……Follow upwithEmployersPreparingyourResumeSearchingfor a job42Self Development
  41. 41. Click and Check43Search by CategoryTop 5
  42. 42. Employee Vs. Employer44
  43. 43. How your Resume Look Like45
  44. 44. Manage Your Account…46
  45. 45. www.Jobs.ps47
  46. 46. Practice48(1) •Create An Account(2) •Update Your Profile
  47. 47. www.bayt.com … Public Profile49
  48. 48. Many Ways to Use Facebook Professionally50Selective Friends Business GroupsEdit preferences Business EventsProfessionalProfile
  49. 49. Facebook … Be ProfessionalBranschout.comBeknown.comTelent.me51
  50. 50. www.branchout.com52
  51. 51. www.beknown.com53
  52. 52. Google Drive
  53. 53. http://goo.gl/r1TTKEvaluation55
  54. 54. You can find me hereloayqloayqloayqLoay.qabajeh

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