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    • Using social media to assist your Career
      Matthew Mobbs
      e: mjm33@le.ac.uk
      web: http://mjmobbs.com
      twitter: mjmobbs
    • “In three to five years time I would expect not to be looking at CVs and doing most of my recruiting online using LinkedIn”
      Graduate Recruiter – Accenture
    • What we’ll be looking at today
      Why engage with social media
      Staying in touch
      How to engage with social media
      Protecting yourself
    • Why engage with social media
    • Why engage with social media
      Researching Careers
      Peer feedback on the recruitment process
      Chat to employers
      Improve you commercial awareness
      Creative job hunting
      Employers look for you
      Promoting yourself
    • Keeping Up with Employers
      KPMG Graduate Recruitment
      Company profile
      @KPMG_UK_LLP
      KPMG Channel
    • Keeping in touch
      RSS Feeds and News readers
      Google Alerts (Email)
      Blog Search Tools
    • How to engage with Social Media
      Twitter
      Networking
      Share ideas
      Job Search
      www.tweetmyjobs.com
      www.twitterjobsearch.com
      Facebook
      • Social
      • Large companies have Fan Pages
      LinkedIn
      • More professional
      • Digital CV and achievements
      • Large number of companies and groups of similar interests
    • How Twitter works
      Been developing a new idea. Read on my blog http://mjmobbs.com
      @you I’ve done some work in that before check this out http://joblogs.com
      @you Really nice idea, why don’t we discuss more over coffee
      @greenguy @blueguy Thanks for your advice. Lets work together
    • How to engage with Social Media
      Twitter
      Networking
      Share ideas
      Job Search
      www.tweetmyjobs.com
      www.twitterjobsearch.com
      Facebook
      • Social
      • Large companies have Fan Pages
      LinkedIn
      • More professional
      • Digital CV and achievements
      • Large number of companies and groups of similar interests
    • Get the most out of LinkedIn
      Create a full Profile
      Keep it up-to-date
      Get Recommendations
      Use Updates
      Make Connections
      Personalised
      Research Employers
      “Follow” for news and jobs
    • More in-depth reflection and writing
      Blogs enable you to write longer, more in-depth reflections into activities you engage in
      Can share via Social Media
      Help with applying for jobs
      Wordpress
      Blogger
      Posterous
    • Collating Evidence
      Team Working Skills
      £30.00
      WORK
      Team working
      Team working
      Team working
      Group Project
    • Why do this?
      What experience do you have of working in teams?
      Team working
      IT Skills
      Communication
      Team working
      Work Placement
      Team working
      IT Skills
      Team working
      Team working
      Communication
      Team working
      Networking
      IT Skills
      Networking
    • Example blog
      http://mjmobbs.com
    • Digital Footprint
      First Find your footprint
      Google Yourself!
      kgbpeople.com
    • Protecting Yourself
      Keep it private
      Do you want employer, lecturers, colleague, your mum to see it?
      Check your Social Network Privacy Settings
      Outside and inside
    • Netiquette
      Build a positive presence
      Be polite; think about your approach
      Expand your network and make connections
      Build relationships over time
      Be sincere
      Decide on boundaries
    • Promoting yourself
      Link your sites together
      Add selected link to your:
      CV
      Business card
      Email signature
      Matthew Mobbs
      Learning Technologist
      Student Support and Development Service
      University of Leicester
      LE1 7RH
      e: mjm33@le.ac.uk
      Web: mjmobbs.com
      Twitter: @mjmobbs
      LinkedIn: http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/matthew-mobbs/7/381/48b
    • Horses for courses
      Choose the networks that suit you
    • Thank-you
      For all the resources used in this presentation and more: http://www.diigo.com/list/mjmobbs/leicester-award-and-social-media
      http://mjmobbs.com