Ielc adv b_internet_career_winter2010

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Ielc adv b_internet_career_winter2010

  1. 1. Intensive English Language and Culture Program, Advanced B
  2. 2.  When you hear me say a word on your card, mark the word  Raise your hand when I have said all nine of the words on your card (Bingo!)  The first student to hear all nine of their words wins a prize.
  3. 3. How big is the internet? 4
  4. 4. One Trillion URLs +++ 5
  5. 5. It’s a network for communication
  6. 6. 45 % of employers use social networking sites to research job candidates 45% Monitor social 55% networking sites CareerBuilder survey, August 2009
  7. 7. Form Demonstrate connections your skills Promote yourself
  8. 8.  #1: Social networks
  9. 9.  Others???
  10. 10. Control your privacy Untag Be careful with applications
  11. 11.  Professional audience  Easy alternative to a personal website  Make contacts that might lead to a job
  12. 12.  #1: Social networks  #2: Microblogging
  13. 13.  140 characters  Real time information flow  News, alerts  “Hive mind”  An alternative: Identi.ca
  14. 14.  #1: Social networks  #2: Microblogging  #3: Blogs
  15. 15. John Smith
  16. 16.  #1: Share freely but not unprofessionally  #2: Choose your username carefully  #3: Let your online communication extend to in-person contacts
  17. 17.  It's important to post all of your contact information and work history when you post a resume online. FALSE!  Source: Pam Dixon, World Privacy Forum (2009) http://www.worldprivacyforum.org/resumedatabaseprivacytips.html
  18. 18.  It's unsafe to enter personal data (like credit card numbers) on a public wireless network (wi fi) TRUE!  Source: OnGuard Online (2006) http://www.onguardonline.gov/topics/wireless-security.aspx
  19. 19.  When you take a quiz on Facebook, almost everything on your profile is visible to the quiz creator and others who take the quiz, even if you modify your profile privacy settings. TRUE!  Source: American Civil Liberties Union (2009) http://blog.aclu.org/2009/06/11/quiz-what-do-facebook-quizzes-know- about-you/
  20. 20.  Cookies on websites are like viruses that infect your computer. FALSE! But they can compromise your privacy.  Source: Pam Dixon, World Privacy Forum (2009) http://www.worldprivacyforum.org/cookieoptout.html
  21. 21.  #1: Pay attention to what you download/click  #2: Know who is collecting your information and why  #3: Think before posting
  22. 22. Looking for a job?
  23. 23.  McGill’s Career Planning Service  Websites  Workshops  Library web pages  Links to company information  CV writing advice: websites and books  Newspapers
  24. 24. Megan Fitzgibbons megan.fitzgibbons@mcgill.ca Humanities & Social Sciences Library
  25. 25.  Dixon, Pam. 2009. “Job Seekers' Guide to Resumes: Twelve Resume Posting Truths.” World Privacy Forum. http://www.worldprivacyforum.org/resumedatabaseprivacytips.html  Dixon, Pam. 2009. “Consumer Tips: How to Opt-Out of Cookies That Track You.” World Privacy Forum. http://www.worldprivacyforum.org/cookieoptout.html  “Forty-five Percent of Employers Use Social Networking Sites to Research Job Candidates, CareerBuilder Survey Finds.” PRNewswire. 2009, August 19. Retrieved October 2, 2009 from http://www.marketwatch.com/story/forty-five- percent-of-employers-use-social-networking-sites-to-research-job-candidates- careerbuilder-survey-finds-2009-08-19?siteid=nbsh  “Quiz: What Do Facebook Quizzes Know About You?” 2009, June 11. American Civil Liberties Union. http://blog.aclu.org/2009/06/11/quiz-what-do-facebook- quizzes-know-about-you/  “Wireless Security.” 2006. OnGuard Online.. http://www.onguardonline.gov/topics/wireless-security.aspx
  26. 26.  Slide 9: Privacy by unknowndomain http://www.flickr.com/photos/62834984@N00/12518473/. License: Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 Generic  Slide 9: Sharing the Popsicle by The Facey Family http://www.flickr.com/photos/44124461706@N01/2384239540. License: Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 Generic  Slide 13: Social Stalking by Matthew Grum by visionnewspaper http://www.flickr.com/photos/44156128@N00/369769623/. License: Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 Generic  Slide 30: NASDAQ building by niallkennedy http://www.flickr.com/photos/35034351734@N01/3484815373/. License: Attribution-Noncommercial 2.0 Generic  Slide 31: Pargeter by b_d_solis http://www.flickr.com/photos/briansolis/1411905457/. License: Attribution 2.0 Generic

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