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How to Get a Job using
Social Media
How to Get a Job using
Social Media

     by Nicki Hicks
Disclaimer
Disclaimer
 Social media will help with your job search
Disclaimer
 Social media will help with your job search

 Don’t replace it with traditional tactics
Disclaimer
 Social media will help with your job search

 Don’t replace it with traditional tactics
   Monster
Disclaimer
 Social media will help with your job search

 Don’t replace it with traditional tactics
   Monster
   Craigsli...
Disclaimer
 Social media will help with your job search

 Don’t replace it with traditional tactics
   Monster
   Craigsli...
Disclaimer
 Social media will help with your job search

 Don’t replace it with traditional tactics
   Monster
   Craigsli...
Social media is…
Social media is…

…well, why don’t you tell me what you think it is
 first?
Ok, ok. Social media is…
Ok, ok. Social media is…
Ok, ok. Social media is…

 The same as “social networking”
Ok, ok. Social media is…

 The same as “social networking”

 A virtual water cooler
Ok, ok. Social media is…

 The same as “social networking”

 A virtual water cooler

 An online conversation
Ok, ok. Social media is…

 The same as “social networking”

 A virtual water cooler

 An online conversation
    “Talking ...
How can social media
help you?
How can social media
help you?
How can social media
help you?

 Brand yourself
How can social media
help you?

 Brand yourself

 Network and build online relationships
How can social media
help you?

 Brand yourself

 Network and build online relationships

 Acquire the skills to brand you...
Remember…
Remember…
Remember…

    It’s not what you know,
Remember…

    It’s not what you know,
      but who you know.
Social Media for the
“New Age Job Hunter”
Social Media for the
“New Age Job Hunter”
 General pointers
Social Media for the
“New Age Job Hunter”
 General pointers

 “Big Three”
Social Media for the
“New Age Job Hunter”
 General pointers

 “Big Three”
   Facebook
Social Media for the
“New Age Job Hunter”
 General pointers

 “Big Three”
   Facebook
   LinkedIn
Social Media for the
“New Age Job Hunter”
 General pointers

 “Big Three”
   Facebook
   LinkedIn
   Twitter
Social Media for the
“New Age Job Hunter”
 General pointers

 “Big Three”
   Facebook
   LinkedIn
   Twitter
 RSS feeds
Social Media for the
“New Age Job Hunter”
 General pointers

 “Big Three”
   Facebook
   LinkedIn
   Twitter
 RSS feeds

 ...
General Social Media
Pointers
General Social Media
Pointers
 Always add value
General Social Media
Pointers
 Always add value
  Or…give before you get
General Social Media
Pointers
 Always add value
   Or…give before you get
 Be yourself
General Social Media
Pointers
 Always add value
   Or…give before you get
 Be yourself

 Engage people
General Social Media
Pointers
 Always add value
   Or…give before you get
 Be yourself

 Engage people
   Social media is ...
General Social Media
Pointers
 Always add value
   Or…give before you get
 Be yourself

 Engage people
   Social media is ...
General Social Media
Pointers
 Always add value
   Or…give before you get
 Be yourself

 Engage people
   Social media is ...
Facebook: Step 1
Facebook: Step 1
 Clean up those profiles!
Facebook: Step 1
 Clean up those profiles!
  Pictures
Facebook: Step 1
 Clean up those profiles!
  Pictures
  Wall
Facebook: Step 1
 Clean up those profiles!
  Pictures
  Wall
  Information
Facebook: Step 1
 Clean up those profiles!
  Pictures
  Wall
  Information
    Who are you?
Facebook: Step 1
 Clean up those profiles!
  Pictures
  Wall
  Information
    Who are you?
    What are you looking for?
Employers DO NOT want
to see this
Employers DO NOT want
to see this
Facebook: Step 2
Facebook: Step 2
Facebook: Step 2

 Look for Job Hunting pages, like:
Facebook: Step 2

 Look for Job Hunting pages, like:
  Jobs in ME
Facebook: Step 2

 Look for Job Hunting pages, like:
  Jobs in ME
 …and become a fan
Facebook: Step 2

 Look for Job Hunting pages, like:
  Jobs in ME
 …and become a fan

 Join conversations
LinkedIn
LinkedIn
LinkedIn

 The most professional social media platform
LinkedIn

 The most professional social media platform

 The “virtual resume”
Find people you know
Find your next dream job
Have a company in mind?
You have one chance to
make a first impression
Whatcha
doin’?
Are you done
yet?
Experience
Get
recommended
Get your vanity
URL
Answer questions
Join
groups
LinkedIn:
Above and Beyond
LinkedIn:
Above and Beyond
LinkedIn:
Above and Beyond

 Add Applications to your Profile
LinkedIn:
Above and Beyond

 Add Applications to your Profile
  Twitter
LinkedIn:
Above and Beyond

 Add Applications to your Profile
  Twitter
  Blog, etc.
LinkedIn:
Above and Beyond

 Add Applications to your Profile
  Twitter
  Blog, etc.
 Answer questions
LinkedIn:
Above and Beyond

 Add Applications to your Profile
  Twitter
  Blog, etc.
 Answer questions
 Join groups
Using LinkedIn really
works?
Using LinkedIn really
works?
 Breanne Cooley landed a job by leveraging LinkedIn
Using LinkedIn really
works?
 Breanne Cooley landed a job by leveraging LinkedIn
   Reconsidered LinkedIn Group strategy
Using LinkedIn really
works?
 Breanne Cooley landed a job by leveraging LinkedIn
   Reconsidered LinkedIn Group strategy
 ...
Using LinkedIn really
works?
 Breanne Cooley landed a job by leveraging LinkedIn
   Reconsidered LinkedIn Group strategy
 ...
Using LinkedIn really
works?
 Breanne Cooley landed a job by leveraging LinkedIn
   Reconsidered LinkedIn Group strategy
 ...
Using LinkedIn really
works?
 Breanne Cooley landed a job by leveraging LinkedIn
   Reconsidered LinkedIn Group strategy
 ...
Using LinkedIn really
works?
 Breanne Cooley landed a job by leveraging LinkedIn
   Reconsidered LinkedIn Group strategy
 ...
What is Twitter?
What is Twitter?
 Micro-blogging
What is Twitter?
 Micro-blogging

 140 characters
What is Twitter?
 Micro-blogging

 140 characters
 Answer: “What are you doing?” or…
What is Twitter?
 Micro-blogging

 140 characters
 Answer: “What are you doing?” or…
  What are you reading?
What is Twitter?
 Micro-blogging

 140 characters
 Answer: “What are you doing?” or…
  What are you reading?
  What are yo...
What is Twitter?
 Micro-blogging

 140 characters
 Answer: “What are you doing?” or…
  What are you reading?
  What are yo...
What is Twitter?
 Micro-blogging

 140 characters
 Answer: “What are you doing?” or…
   What are you reading?
   What are ...
Include your
full name
Choose a
username   Don’t use
           symbols.
           (*, <3, @, !,
           or numbers)
Add your
time zone
If you don’t
          have a
          website,
          don’t stress.
Add a
          Link your
website
          Linke...
You only
            have 160
            characters.
            So make
            sure
            you’re…
           ...
Location,
location!
DO NOT
protect your
tweets
DO NOT
protect your
tweets
Sometimes appearances
matter
Sometimes appearances
matter
 Choose an appropriate picture
Sometimes appearances
matter
 Choose an appropriate picture
Sometimes appearances
matter
 Choose an appropriate picture
  NOT the default
Sometimes appearances
matter
 Choose an appropriate picture
  NOT the default
  Headshot of you
Sometimes appearances
matter
 Choose an appropriate picture
  NOT the default
  Headshot of you
 Choose a background
Sometimes appearances
matter
 Choose an appropriate picture
  NOT the default
  Headshot of you
 Choose a background
  NOT...
Sometimes appearances
matter
 Choose an appropriate picture
  NOT the default
  Headshot of you
 Choose a background
  NOT...
Sometimes appearances
matter
 Choose an appropriate picture
  NOT the default
  Headshot of you
 Choose a background
  NOT...
Twitter 101
Twitter 101
 @nickihicks = reply
Twitter 101
 @nickihicks = reply
 RT = ReTweet
Twitter 101
 @nickihicks = reply
 RT = ReTweet
 Direct message = private message
Twitter 101
 @nickihicks = reply
 RT = ReTweet
 Direct message = private message
 # = hashtag
Twitter 101
 @nickihicks = reply
 RT = ReTweet
 Direct message = private message
 # = hashtag
  #followfriday
Twitter 101
 @nickihicks = reply
 RT = ReTweet
 Direct message = private message
 # = hashtag
  #followfriday
  #heavymeta...
Following the right
Tweeps
Following the right
Tweeps
 Follow job search accounts
Following the right
Tweeps
 Follow job search accounts

 Search on Twitter search
 (www.search.twitter.com)
Following the right
Tweeps
 Follow job search accounts

 Search on Twitter search
 (www.search.twitter.com)

 Twellow.com ...
Following the right
Tweeps
 Follow job search accounts

 Search on Twitter search
 (www.search.twitter.com)

 Twellow.com ...
Following the right
Tweeps
 Follow job search accounts

 Search on Twitter search
 (www.search.twitter.com)

 Twellow.com ...
Using Twitter really
works?
Using Twitter really
works?
 David Gallant used Twitter to find his current job
 by:
Using Twitter really
works?
 David Gallant used Twitter to find his current job
 by:
   Saw a job post on Twitter
Using Twitter really
works?
 David Gallant used Twitter to find his current job
 by:
   Saw a job post on Twitter
   Email...
Using Twitter really
works?
 David Gallant used Twitter to find his current job
 by:
   Saw a job post on Twitter
   Email...
Using Twitter really
works?
 David Gallant used Twitter to find his current job
 by:
   Saw a job post on Twitter
   Email...
RSS Feeds
RSS Feeds
RSS Feeds

 A lot of your favorite job search sites will have
 RSS feeds and email updates.
RSS Feeds

 A lot of your favorite job search sites will have
 RSS feeds and email updates.

 Why go to them everyday?
RSS Feeds

 A lot of your favorite job search sites will have
 RSS feeds and email updates.

 Why go to them everyday?

 S...
YouTube Intro
YouTube Intro
 Employers may not necessarily be looking on
 YouTube just yet, BUT…
YouTube Intro
 Employers may not necessarily be looking on
 YouTube just yet, BUT…

 What if they Google your name? Your v...
YouTube Intro
 Employers may not necessarily be looking on
 YouTube just yet, BUT…

 What if they Google your name? Your v...
Create a video resume

      Example video resume
Basic Interview Rules
Apply
Basic Interview Rules
Apply
Basic Interview Rules
Apply

 Wear business attire
Basic Interview Rules
Apply

 Wear business attire

 Don’t speak too fast
Basic Interview Rules
Apply

 Wear business attire

 Don’t speak too fast

 Look at the camera, not your script
Tips for Video Success
Tips for Video Success
Tips for Video Success

 Keep it short and sweet (under 2 minutes)
Tips for Video Success

 Keep it short and sweet (under 2 minutes)
 Answer the questions
Tips for Video Success

 Keep it short and sweet (under 2 minutes)
 Answer the questions
  What makes you different?
Tips for Video Success

 Keep it short and sweet (under 2 minutes)
 Answer the questions
  What makes you different?
  Why...
Tips for Video Success

 Keep it short and sweet (under 2 minutes)
 Answer the questions
  What makes you different?
  Why...
Technical Video Tips
Technical Video Tips
 Create a title with keywords specific to your
 resume (“Video Resume for Nicki Hicks –
 Graduate wit...
Technical Video Tips
 Create a title with keywords specific to your
 resume (“Video Resume for Nicki Hicks –
 Graduate wit...
Technical Video Tips
 Create a title with keywords specific to your
 resume (“Video Resume for Nicki Hicks –
 Graduate wit...
Now what?
Now what?
Join Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter if you’re not
already there.
Now what?
Join Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter if you’re not
already there.
Fan, follow, and join the right groups/people.
Now what?
Join Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter if you’re not
already there.
Fan, follow, and join the right groups/people....
Now what?
Join Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter if you’re not
already there.
Fan, follow, and join the right groups/people....
Now what?
Join Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter if you’re not
already there.
Fan, follow, and join the right groups/people....
Now what?
Join Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter if you’re not
already there.
Fan, follow, and join the right groups/people....
Now what? (cont.)
Now what? (cont.)
Now what? (cont.)

 Step out of your comfort zone
Now what? (cont.)

 Step out of your comfort zone

 Cross promote in real life by networking
Now what? (cont.)

 Step out of your comfort zone

 Cross promote in real life by networking

 Add depth to and differenti...
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 LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/nickihicks

 Twitter: www.twitter.com/ni...
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  1. 1. How to Get a Job using Social Media
  2. 2. How to Get a Job using Social Media by Nicki Hicks
  3. 3. Disclaimer
  4. 4. Disclaimer Social media will help with your job search
  5. 5. Disclaimer Social media will help with your job search Don’t replace it with traditional tactics
  6. 6. Disclaimer Social media will help with your job search Don’t replace it with traditional tactics Monster
  7. 7. Disclaimer Social media will help with your job search Don’t replace it with traditional tactics Monster Craigslist
  8. 8. Disclaimer Social media will help with your job search Don’t replace it with traditional tactics Monster Craigslist Jobs in ME
  9. 9. Disclaimer Social media will help with your job search Don’t replace it with traditional tactics Monster Craigslist Jobs in ME Email possible employers
  10. 10. Social media is…
  11. 11. Social media is… …well, why don’t you tell me what you think it is first?
  12. 12. Ok, ok. Social media is…
  13. 13. Ok, ok. Social media is…
  14. 14. Ok, ok. Social media is… The same as “social networking”
  15. 15. Ok, ok. Social media is… The same as “social networking” A virtual water cooler
  16. 16. Ok, ok. Social media is… The same as “social networking” A virtual water cooler An online conversation
  17. 17. Ok, ok. Social media is… The same as “social networking” A virtual water cooler An online conversation “Talking at” v. “talking with”
  18. 18. How can social media help you?
  19. 19. How can social media help you?
  20. 20. How can social media help you? Brand yourself
  21. 21. How can social media help you? Brand yourself Network and build online relationships
  22. 22. How can social media help you? Brand yourself Network and build online relationships Acquire the skills to brand your business
  23. 23. Remember…
  24. 24. Remember…
  25. 25. Remember… It’s not what you know,
  26. 26. Remember… It’s not what you know, but who you know.
  27. 27. Social Media for the “New Age Job Hunter”
  28. 28. Social Media for the “New Age Job Hunter” General pointers
  29. 29. Social Media for the “New Age Job Hunter” General pointers “Big Three”
  30. 30. Social Media for the “New Age Job Hunter” General pointers “Big Three” Facebook
  31. 31. Social Media for the “New Age Job Hunter” General pointers “Big Three” Facebook LinkedIn
  32. 32. Social Media for the “New Age Job Hunter” General pointers “Big Three” Facebook LinkedIn Twitter
  33. 33. Social Media for the “New Age Job Hunter” General pointers “Big Three” Facebook LinkedIn Twitter RSS feeds
  34. 34. Social Media for the “New Age Job Hunter” General pointers “Big Three” Facebook LinkedIn Twitter RSS feeds YouTube
  35. 35. General Social Media Pointers
  36. 36. General Social Media Pointers Always add value
  37. 37. General Social Media Pointers Always add value Or…give before you get
  38. 38. General Social Media Pointers Always add value Or…give before you get Be yourself
  39. 39. General Social Media Pointers Always add value Or…give before you get Be yourself Engage people
  40. 40. General Social Media Pointers Always add value Or…give before you get Be yourself Engage people Social media is a conversation!
  41. 41. General Social Media Pointers Always add value Or…give before you get Be yourself Engage people Social media is a conversation! Ask questions
  42. 42. General Social Media Pointers Always add value Or…give before you get Be yourself Engage people Social media is a conversation! Ask questions Provide resources
  43. 43. Facebook: Step 1
  44. 44. Facebook: Step 1 Clean up those profiles!
  45. 45. Facebook: Step 1 Clean up those profiles! Pictures
  46. 46. Facebook: Step 1 Clean up those profiles! Pictures Wall
  47. 47. Facebook: Step 1 Clean up those profiles! Pictures Wall Information
  48. 48. Facebook: Step 1 Clean up those profiles! Pictures Wall Information Who are you?
  49. 49. Facebook: Step 1 Clean up those profiles! Pictures Wall Information Who are you? What are you looking for?
  50. 50. Employers DO NOT want to see this
  51. 51. Employers DO NOT want to see this
  52. 52. Facebook: Step 2
  53. 53. Facebook: Step 2
  54. 54. Facebook: Step 2 Look for Job Hunting pages, like:
  55. 55. Facebook: Step 2 Look for Job Hunting pages, like: Jobs in ME
  56. 56. Facebook: Step 2 Look for Job Hunting pages, like: Jobs in ME …and become a fan
  57. 57. Facebook: Step 2 Look for Job Hunting pages, like: Jobs in ME …and become a fan Join conversations
  58. 58. LinkedIn
  59. 59. LinkedIn
  60. 60. LinkedIn The most professional social media platform
  61. 61. LinkedIn The most professional social media platform The “virtual resume”
  62. 62. Find people you know
  63. 63. Find your next dream job
  64. 64. Have a company in mind?
  65. 65. You have one chance to make a first impression
  66. 66. Whatcha doin’?
  67. 67. Are you done yet?
  68. 68. Experience
  69. 69. Get recommended
  70. 70. Get your vanity URL
  71. 71. Answer questions
  72. 72. Join groups
  73. 73. LinkedIn: Above and Beyond
  74. 74. LinkedIn: Above and Beyond
  75. 75. LinkedIn: Above and Beyond Add Applications to your Profile
  76. 76. LinkedIn: Above and Beyond Add Applications to your Profile Twitter
  77. 77. LinkedIn: Above and Beyond Add Applications to your Profile Twitter Blog, etc.
  78. 78. LinkedIn: Above and Beyond Add Applications to your Profile Twitter Blog, etc. Answer questions
  79. 79. LinkedIn: Above and Beyond Add Applications to your Profile Twitter Blog, etc. Answer questions Join groups
  80. 80. Using LinkedIn really works?
  81. 81. Using LinkedIn really works? Breanne Cooley landed a job by leveraging LinkedIn
  82. 82. Using LinkedIn really works? Breanne Cooley landed a job by leveraging LinkedIn Reconsidered LinkedIn Group strategy
  83. 83. Using LinkedIn really works? Breanne Cooley landed a job by leveraging LinkedIn Reconsidered LinkedIn Group strategy Reached out proactively to network
  84. 84. Using LinkedIn really works? Breanne Cooley landed a job by leveraging LinkedIn Reconsidered LinkedIn Group strategy Reached out proactively to network Looked beyond surface of people’s profiles to find common interests
  85. 85. Using LinkedIn really works? Breanne Cooley landed a job by leveraging LinkedIn Reconsidered LinkedIn Group strategy Reached out proactively to network Looked beyond surface of people’s profiles to find common interests Included LinkedIn URL as permanent part of email signature
  86. 86. Using LinkedIn really works? Breanne Cooley landed a job by leveraging LinkedIn Reconsidered LinkedIn Group strategy Reached out proactively to network Looked beyond surface of people’s profiles to find common interests Included LinkedIn URL as permanent part of email signature Stepped outside of social networking comfort zone and stuck her neck out!
  87. 87. Using LinkedIn really works? Breanne Cooley landed a job by leveraging LinkedIn Reconsidered LinkedIn Group strategy Reached out proactively to network Looked beyond surface of people’s profiles to find common interests Included LinkedIn URL as permanent part of email signature Stepped outside of social networking comfort zone and stuck her neck out! Here’s her full story
  88. 88. What is Twitter?
  89. 89. What is Twitter? Micro-blogging
  90. 90. What is Twitter? Micro-blogging 140 characters
  91. 91. What is Twitter? Micro-blogging 140 characters Answer: “What are you doing?” or…
  92. 92. What is Twitter? Micro-blogging 140 characters Answer: “What are you doing?” or… What are you reading?
  93. 93. What is Twitter? Micro-blogging 140 characters Answer: “What are you doing?” or… What are you reading? What are you thinking about?
  94. 94. What is Twitter? Micro-blogging 140 characters Answer: “What are you doing?” or… What are you reading? What are you thinking about? What do you want to know? etc...
  95. 95. What is Twitter? Micro-blogging 140 characters Answer: “What are you doing?” or… What are you reading? What are you thinking about? What do you want to know? etc... Rule #1: Always add value
  96. 96. Include your full name
  97. 97. Choose a username Don’t use symbols. (*, <3, @, !, or numbers)
  98. 98. Add your time zone
  99. 99. If you don’t have a website, don’t stress. Add a Link your website LinkedIn account. If you don’t have one, don’t stress, you will by tomorrow!
  100. 100. You only have 160 characters. So make sure you’re… -YOU! Add a bio -Show that you’re well- rounded -If you’re job seeking, make sure you insinuate it!
  101. 101. Location, location!
  102. 102. DO NOT protect your tweets
  103. 103. DO NOT protect your tweets
  104. 104. Sometimes appearances matter
  105. 105. Sometimes appearances matter Choose an appropriate picture
  106. 106. Sometimes appearances matter Choose an appropriate picture
  107. 107. Sometimes appearances matter Choose an appropriate picture NOT the default
  108. 108. Sometimes appearances matter Choose an appropriate picture NOT the default Headshot of you
  109. 109. Sometimes appearances matter Choose an appropriate picture NOT the default Headshot of you Choose a background
  110. 110. Sometimes appearances matter Choose an appropriate picture NOT the default Headshot of you Choose a background NOT the default blue
  111. 111. Sometimes appearances matter Choose an appropriate picture NOT the default Headshot of you Choose a background NOT the default blue Choose a pre-designed template, or
  112. 112. Sometimes appearances matter Choose an appropriate picture NOT the default Headshot of you Choose a background NOT the default blue Choose a pre-designed template, or A background from a reputable site like Twitter Backgrounds
  113. 113. Twitter 101
  114. 114. Twitter 101 @nickihicks = reply
  115. 115. Twitter 101 @nickihicks = reply RT = ReTweet
  116. 116. Twitter 101 @nickihicks = reply RT = ReTweet Direct message = private message
  117. 117. Twitter 101 @nickihicks = reply RT = ReTweet Direct message = private message # = hashtag
  118. 118. Twitter 101 @nickihicks = reply RT = ReTweet Direct message = private message # = hashtag #followfriday
  119. 119. Twitter 101 @nickihicks = reply RT = ReTweet Direct message = private message # = hashtag #followfriday #heavymetalfriday
  120. 120. Following the right Tweeps
  121. 121. Following the right Tweeps Follow job search accounts
  122. 122. Following the right Tweeps Follow job search accounts Search on Twitter search (www.search.twitter.com)
  123. 123. Following the right Tweeps Follow job search accounts Search on Twitter search (www.search.twitter.com) Twellow.com – The Twitter Yellow Pages
  124. 124. Following the right Tweeps Follow job search accounts Search on Twitter search (www.search.twitter.com) Twellow.com – The Twitter Yellow Pages Wefollow.com
  125. 125. Following the right Tweeps Follow job search accounts Search on Twitter search (www.search.twitter.com) Twellow.com – The Twitter Yellow Pages Wefollow.com Nearbytweets.com – Local Tweeps
  126. 126. Using Twitter really works?
  127. 127. Using Twitter really works? David Gallant used Twitter to find his current job by:
  128. 128. Using Twitter really works? David Gallant used Twitter to find his current job by: Saw a job post on Twitter
  129. 129. Using Twitter really works? David Gallant used Twitter to find his current job by: Saw a job post on Twitter Emailed resume to the employer
  130. 130. Using Twitter really works? David Gallant used Twitter to find his current job by: Saw a job post on Twitter Emailed resume to the employer Included links to both his Twitter account and blog, adding depth to his resume
  131. 131. Using Twitter really works? David Gallant used Twitter to find his current job by: Saw a job post on Twitter Emailed resume to the employer Included links to both his Twitter account and blog, adding depth to his resume Here’s his full story
  132. 132. RSS Feeds
  133. 133. RSS Feeds
  134. 134. RSS Feeds A lot of your favorite job search sites will have RSS feeds and email updates.
  135. 135. RSS Feeds A lot of your favorite job search sites will have RSS feeds and email updates. Why go to them everyday?
  136. 136. RSS Feeds A lot of your favorite job search sites will have RSS feeds and email updates. Why go to them everyday? Set it up so they update you!
  137. 137. YouTube Intro
  138. 138. YouTube Intro Employers may not necessarily be looking on YouTube just yet, BUT…
  139. 139. YouTube Intro Employers may not necessarily be looking on YouTube just yet, BUT… What if they Google your name? Your video will come up
  140. 140. YouTube Intro Employers may not necessarily be looking on YouTube just yet, BUT… What if they Google your name? Your video will come up What if you include the video in your email to a potential employer? If that doesn’t add depth to your resume, I don’t know what does!
  141. 141. Create a video resume Example video resume
  142. 142. Basic Interview Rules Apply
  143. 143. Basic Interview Rules Apply
  144. 144. Basic Interview Rules Apply Wear business attire
  145. 145. Basic Interview Rules Apply Wear business attire Don’t speak too fast
  146. 146. Basic Interview Rules Apply Wear business attire Don’t speak too fast Look at the camera, not your script
  147. 147. Tips for Video Success
  148. 148. Tips for Video Success
  149. 149. Tips for Video Success Keep it short and sweet (under 2 minutes)
  150. 150. Tips for Video Success Keep it short and sweet (under 2 minutes) Answer the questions
  151. 151. Tips for Video Success Keep it short and sweet (under 2 minutes) Answer the questions What makes you different?
  152. 152. Tips for Video Success Keep it short and sweet (under 2 minutes) Answer the questions What makes you different? Why should I hire you?
  153. 153. Tips for Video Success Keep it short and sweet (under 2 minutes) Answer the questions What makes you different? Why should I hire you? Be yourself!
  154. 154. Technical Video Tips
  155. 155. Technical Video Tips Create a title with keywords specific to your resume (“Video Resume for Nicki Hicks – Graduate with Marketing Degree”)
  156. 156. Technical Video Tips Create a title with keywords specific to your resume (“Video Resume for Nicki Hicks – Graduate with Marketing Degree”) Create a detailed description that includes main points from your resume
  157. 157. Technical Video Tips Create a title with keywords specific to your resume (“Video Resume for Nicki Hicks – Graduate with Marketing Degree”) Create a detailed description that includes main points from your resume Attach a PDF or doc version of your resume
  158. 158. Now what?
  159. 159. Now what? Join Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter if you’re not already there.
  160. 160. Now what? Join Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter if you’re not already there. Fan, follow, and join the right groups/people.
  161. 161. Now what? Join Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter if you’re not already there. Fan, follow, and join the right groups/people. Start joining the conversation!
  162. 162. Now what? Join Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter if you’re not already there. Fan, follow, and join the right groups/people. Start joining the conversation! Cross promote
  163. 163. Now what? Join Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter if you’re not already there. Fan, follow, and join the right groups/people. Start joining the conversation! Cross promote Link between profiles
  164. 164. Now what? Join Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter if you’re not already there. Fan, follow, and join the right groups/people. Start joining the conversation! Cross promote Link between profiles Include your LinkedIn account, Twitter handle, and even YouTube video resume in your email signature
  165. 165. Now what? (cont.)
  166. 166. Now what? (cont.)
  167. 167. Now what? (cont.) Step out of your comfort zone
  168. 168. Now what? (cont.) Step out of your comfort zone Cross promote in real life by networking
  169. 169. Now what? (cont.) Step out of your comfort zone Cross promote in real life by networking Add depth to and differentiate your resume with social media
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