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  • 1. Part II: Building a Public Profile & Social Presence<br />Rebecca Watson<br />VP, Business Development<br />gWallet, Inc.<br />www.gwallet.com<br />
  • 2. Take public risks<br />Gain exposure and credibility by taking risks.<br />Smart activities you can do now:<br />Comment on blogs and news articles<br />Start your own blog <br />Speak at events and Meetups<br />Introduce yourself to speakers and experts<br />Follow your career “heroes” on Twitter, etc.<br />Submit a customized letter and resume to info@company.com<br />
  • 3. Add a thoughtful comment<br />
  • 4. Contribute to the community<br />
  • 5. Featured placement<br />
  • 6. Are you fit for a startup?<br />Long hours Regular hours<br />Multiple roles One defined role<br />Interact w/ everyone Interact within 1 dept.<br />Tolerant of growing pains Tolerant of boredom<br />Fast-paced Predictable pace<br />Creativity required Consistency required<br />Less structure Heirarchy<br />Low salary Good salary<br />Opportunity to move up Opportunity for raise<br />
  • 7. Tips for approaching startups<br />Submitting your resume and cover letter:<br /><ul><li>Be bold
  • 8. Remember entrepreneurial qualities
  • 9. Suggest launch ideas and new products
  • 10. Explain how you will immediately contribute
  • 11. Do your due diligence
  • 12. Show you have worked for equity in the past</li></ul>Getting noticed:<br /><ul><li>Attend events where an executive from your target company is speaking
  • 13. Ask for an intro on Linkedin
  • 14. Express your passion for their product/industry
  • 15. Clean up your public profiles, images, etc.</li></li></ul><li>An employer’s perspective <br />Immediate no-no’s:<br />Typos, poor grammar<br />Generic intro<br />Asking what jobs are available<br />Applying from a different city w/ no explanation<br />Inappropriate photos online<br />Not sending a thank you note after the interview<br />Not asking the interviewer any questions <br />
  • 16. Package yourself creatively<br />Hello,<br />My Abilities: Administrative - Enterprising - Linguistic (AEL) <br />A: "I like work that involves looking after and organizing information and things. I<br />Like routines and instructions and enjoy checking facts and figures. I like to be well<br />organized."<br />E: "I like work that allows me to take charge and make important choices. I like to<br />help people make decisions and motivate them. I like the challenge of something<br />new."<br />L: "I like work that involves speaking or writing about things. I like the opportunity<br />to express myself through discussion and debate, and communicating using a<br />variety of media." <br />I have more than 9 years of call center experience.<br />Outbound: I was responsible for handling Telemarketing, Tele-Surveys and Tele-Sales. <br />Inbound: Work Force Management, Hiring, Training & Call Center Efficiency Analytics. <br />Kind Regards,<br />Name <br />Email <br />Phone <br />

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