C2.0 digital toolbox - building an online presence for job search

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Presentation created and delivered to work club co-ordinators in Rhondda Cynon Taff on Wednesday 15/11/2011.

Showcasing various online tools to help people who are currently looking for employment and taking a look at how those tools could be used.

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  • Online and Offline Set-up Email Visit websites – which ones? Create CV – can that CV be viewed – PDF What if people can’t use a computer? 2.0?
  • First impressions are everything What is your own personal email address?
  • Create yourself a new Gmail account Send a introduction email to mattgwynlloyd@gmail.com
  • Create yourself a new Gmail account Send a introduction email to mattgwynlloyd@gmail.com Cath to group all the emails together under a group contact
  • Create yourself a new Gmail account Send a introduction email to mattgwynlloyd@gmail.com
  • Storing your CV under an online account could be useful If you spot an opportunity you could pop into a local library or venue and print a CV off and hand it in there and then
  • Matt to share Digital Toolbox doc – show how this can be shared for editing or not Participants to click on Google Document and view the file shared
  • Storing your CV under an online account could be useful If you spot an opportunity you could pop into a local library or venue and print a CV off and hand it in there and then
  • Search for your name
  • Cath to run through how to ensure this is done
  • Online and Offline Set-up Email Visit websites – which ones? Create CV – can that CV be viewed – PDF What if people can’t use a computer? 2.0?
  • Storing your CV under an online account could be useful If you spot an opportunity you could pop into a local library or venue and print a CV off and hand it in there and then
  • Cath to run through how to ensure this is done
  • Online and Offline Set-up Email Visit websites – which ones? Create CV – can that CV be viewed – PDF What if people can’t use a computer? 2.0?
  • Cath to run through how to ensure this is done
  • Summary
  • C2.0 digital toolbox - building an online presence for job search

    1. 2. Digital Toolbox Building an online presence for job search Matthew Lloyd, Regional Broker for RCT, Communities 2.0 Cath Padfield, Circuit Rider, Communities 2.0
    2. 3. What we are going to cover? <ul><li>Job Search Digital Toolbox </li></ul><ul><li>Giving it a Go </li></ul><ul><li>Work Clubs Digital Toolbox </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping Up </li></ul>
    3. 4. Intros <ul><li>Name, organisation, role </li></ul><ul><li>Favourite website </li></ul><ul><li>What you hope to get out of the day </li></ul>
    4. 5. What do you advise people to do when looking for a job?
    5. 6. <ul><li>Job Search Toolbox </li></ul>
    6. 7. What is your personal email address? [email_address] [email_address]
    7. 8. Set-up a professional email 1
    8. 9. Send test email to my gmail address
    9. 10. Make your CV mobile 2
    10. 11. Make your CV mobile
    11. 12. <ul><li>Online Office </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Version Control </li></ul><ul><li>File Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>File Conversion </li></ul><ul><li>File Storage </li></ul><ul><li>1Gb </li></ul>
    12. 13. <ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>File Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Folder </li></ul><ul><li>File Storage </li></ul><ul><li>2.5Gb (Increases) </li></ul>
    13. 14. <ul><li>Play Time! </li></ul><ul><li>Try creating and sharing files </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate on the Digital Toolbox </li></ul>
    14. 15. Quick Tip! <ul><li>Get a person to send their CV to you or to another address to make sure this can be opened (consider saving as a PDF) </li></ul>
    15. 16. What would someone see if they searched for you online?
    16. 17. <ul><li>Google your name? </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.co.uk/search?rlz=1C1CHFX_en-GBGB449GB449&gcx=w&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=matthew+lloyd </li></ul>
    17. 18. FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT!
    18. 19. Ensure security is locked down 3
    19. 20. Has anyone heard of ?
    20. 21. <ul><li>Online social network </li></ul><ul><li>Online CV </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to create an online profile </li></ul>
    21. 22. Consider setting up a profile 4
    22. 23. How else could someone promote themselves?
    23. 24. Consider setting up a digital video CV 5
    24. 25. <ul><li>http :// www.bbc.co.uk/wales/arts/yourvideo/media/pages/jason_meeneghan_01.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>http://flexplus.innovatecv.com/cv/share/26/do-not-reply@innovatecv.com </li></ul>Examples
    25. 26. Set-up a professional email 1 Make your CV mobile 2 3 4 5 Ensure security is locked down Consider setting up a profile Consider setting up a digital video CV
    26. 27. Work Clubs Digital Toolbox <ul><li>YouTube/Vimeo Channel </li></ul><ul><li>Dropbox </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul><ul><li>Evernote </li></ul>
    27. 28. What next? <ul><li>What would you like to know? </li></ul><ul><li>Would you like further sessions? </li></ul>

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