SOCIAL MEDIA: USE IT TO YOURADVANTAGEMeghan Alarie
WHAT ARE SOME EXAMPLES???
   Blogging   Micro-blogging   Social networks   Other
BLOGGING Large content about activity/ personal thoughts Can show your work and explain it in full Easily themed Allow...
MICRO-BLOGGING Short content Links posted should all be connected in some way Are you presenting yourself in a professi...
SOCIAL NETWORKFacebook                            Linkedin   Info page can be used to           Used by most    show edu...
OTHER Youtube – online video site Create your own channel Use it as a video blog Let people know you can communicate w...
WHAT YOU SHOULD THINK ABOUT WHENCREATING EACH What is your purpose Make sure your personal and professional  appearance ...
WHAT ARE THE PROFESSIONALS LOOKINGFOR? What are your interests? What is your personality like? What are your skills? W...
RECOMMENDATIONS Make a WEBSITE Link your social media to the website Create your digital portfolio—it’s easier for  emp...
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  1. 1. SOCIAL MEDIA: USE IT TO YOURADVANTAGEMeghan Alarie
  2. 2. WHAT ARE SOME EXAMPLES???
  3. 3.  Blogging Micro-blogging Social networks Other
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. 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?
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. OTHER Youtube – online video site Create your own channel Use it as a video blog Let people know you can communicate well
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. 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.
  10. 10. RECOMMENDATIONS Make a WEBSITE Link your social media to the website Create your digital portfolio—it’s easier for employers megalarie.webs.com
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