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Network your way to a new job - career networking


Network your way to a new job. Show up, speak up, follow up. Online as well as in person... …

Network your way to a new job. Show up, speak up, follow up. Online as well as in person...
I really enjoyed giving this presentation to research scientists at NatureJobs Career Expo 2011. See @naturejobs and @madelinep on twitter for more on this 22 Sept 2011 event.

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  • 1. career networking
  • 2. Network your way to a new job Madeline Paterson
  • 3. Which seat will you be in next year?
  • 4. Just having the right skills doesn’t cut it these daysConnections and conversations  
  • 5. Grow your professional profile Manage your online identityWork on your personal brand
  • 6. 1-many 1-1sharing conversationsinformation > & connections >conversations information and& connections   new possibilities  
  • 7. Show up
  • 8. Show up in person Show up online
  • 9. Just say Yes to opportunitiesMake opportunities for yourself
  • 10. Speak up
  • 11. networking is not saying“Look at me!”
  • 12. networking issimply saying “Hello”
  • 13. Google ProfileGoogle AlertsGoogle Reader
  • 14. My  networks   (LinkedIn  &   TwiGer)   Exis4ng  colleagues,   peers,  connec4ons   and  friends   New  connec4ons   How  did  I  prepare   for  this   conference?   Lived  experience  (my  own   and  my  clients)   Blogs,   books,   videos  
  • 15. my LinkedIn network
  • 16. LinkedInFree – easy to connect with othersProfessional profile, full CV or outlineReveal as much or little as you wishPost occasionally, ie weeklyHighly visible, actively used by employers
  • 17. TwitterLively, active, allows the personalPost links of professional interestFollow people wouldn’t otherwise meetImmediate conversation if you wishMini-profile links to website and/or CV
  • 18. Get  the  latest  science  jobs  from  An  automa4c  feed  of  all  science  jobs  from  our  database  of  over  9,000  science  jobs.  
  • 19. Buffer Parrotfish Rapportive Keepstream KloutTwylah Twitsprout Mentionmapp
  • 20. Follow up
  • 21. Good to meet you…Thanks for that idea. After we spoke…Here is the article I mentioned…
  • 22. orking yo ur wa y to a new jobnetw
  • 23. Show upSpeak upFollow up
  • 24. scholarly communication…Harley,  Diane;  Acord,  Sophia  Krzys;  Earl-­‐Novell,  Sarah;  Lawrence,  Shannon;  &  King,  C.  Judson.  (2010).  Assessing  the  Future  Landscape  of  Scholarly  Communica9on:  An  Explora9on  of  Faculty  Values  and  Needs  in  Seven  Disciplines.  UC  Berkeley:  Center  for  Studies  in  Higher  Educa4on.  Retrieved  from:    hGp://  
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  • 26. 20906607941 668841