Blogging Micro-blogging Social networks Other
BLOGGING Large content about activity/ personal thoughts Can show your work and explain it in full Easily themed Allows future employers to learn more about your writing and creativity skills
MICRO-BLOGGING Short content Links posted should all be connected in some way Are you presenting yourself in a professional manner or is it personal Who are you following?
SOCIAL NETWORKFacebook Linkedin Info page can be used to Used by most show educational and work professionals background Wall could be filled with Easy to use with resume links upload that shows all Likes should be to educational and work organizations experience Friends of political or known About me section great figures location for cover letter Have separate for personal information use Photos should be Professional looking professional or family picture (shoulders up) oriented
OTHER Youtube – online video site Create your own channel Use it as a video blog Let people know you can communicate well
WHAT YOU SHOULD THINK ABOUT WHENCREATING EACH What is your purpose Make sure your personal and professional appearance is balanced Link all of your accounts together with one online identity Find people to follow and use them as a tool Engage with your followers
WHAT ARE THE PROFESSIONALS LOOKINGFOR? What are your interests? What is your personality like? What are your skills? What is it that you are looking for in your future? They are looking for answers that they can get without doing an interview.
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