How Career Counselors                      Can Use Social Media forProfessional DevelopmentNancy RichmondAssistant Directo...
A group of Internet-based applications that allows the creation and exchange of             user-generated content facilit...
Social<br />Media<br />Professional Development<br />Powerful <br />Career Counselor <br />Online Community<br />
Using Social Media for Professional Development<br />
Now what? The Value in LinkedIn               for Career Counselors<br />LinkedIn is only as valuable as you make it<br />...
LinkedIn – Sharing Information<br />
LinkedIn – Sharing Information<br />
LinkedIn – Sharing Information<br />
LinkedIn – Sharing Information<br />
How can we learn from one another <br />through using social media?<br />5 Ways Career Counselors Can                 Buil...
1<br />Actively participate in groups on LinkedIn by sharing questions and answers<br />Sample Groups to Join<br />
H <br />Greensboro – North Carolina<br />Responses to Question<br />
   Develop  connections and potential future collaborations using social media – share ideas to help move the career couns...
Posted Announcement on LinkedIn<br />Looking for a Panelist  for NACE Tech Session<br />Does your face light up when you t...
Portland, Oregon Area<br />Portland, Oregon Area<br />Portland, Oregon Area<br />Portland, Oregon Area<br />ValindaLee<br ...
3<br />Use Skype to Communicate<br />Social media is all about having a conversation<br /><ul><li> If you are not currentl...
Set up a Skype session to share best practices and to learn from one another
 Save time by connecting without traveling outside your office
Practice using Skype with each other before using it with a client</li></li></ul><li>4<br />Find or create interesting You...
 Could now share this video on a blog, twitter, or a LinkedIn group - Let’s learn from one another</li></li></ul><li>5<br ...
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How Career Counselors Can Use Social Media for Professional Development

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How Career Counselors Can Use Social Networking for
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December 2nd, 2009
&quot;The Social Search&quot;

Professional Development, Generating New Ideas and Connecting With Other Professionals:
Nancy Richmond, Assistant Director of Career Counseling and Exploration, works at MIT’s Global Education and Career Development Center. Nancy’s expertise includes helping career professionals use social media to solve problems, share information and to stay current with new trends in the marketplace. Nancy created the LinkedIn group “Career Counselor Technology Forum” to connect career counselors around the world which now has 174 members. In addition, she has experience using Twitter to help individuals find meaning in work and life one tweet at a time.

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  • The advancement of skills, knowledge or expertise through continued learning using Internet-based applications that facilitates the sharing of knowledge, expertise and ideas.
  • Twitter,Linkedin, Youtube, facebook
  • Twitter,Linkedin, Youtube, facebook
  • Twitter,Linkedin, Youtube, facebook
  • Twitter,Linkedin, Youtube, facebook
  • Twitter,Linkedin, Youtube, facebook
  • Twitter,Linkedin, Youtube, facebook
  • How Career Counselors Can Use Social Media for Professional Development

    1. 1. How Career Counselors Can Use Social Media forProfessional DevelopmentNancy RichmondAssistant Director, MIT<br />Jump On!<br />The Social Media Bandwagon<br />Career Counselors&apos; <br />Consortium Northeast<br />December 2nd, 2009<br />The Social Search<br />
    2. 2. A group of Internet-based applications that allows the creation and exchange of user-generated content facilitating the sharing of knowledge, expertise and ideas.[<br />The advancement of skills, knowledge or expertise for professional growth through continued learning.<br />Professional Development<br />Social<br />Media<br />
    3. 3. Social<br />Media<br />Professional Development<br />Powerful <br />Career Counselor <br />Online Community<br />
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    5. 5. Using Social Media for Professional Development<br />
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    7. 7. Now what? The Value in LinkedIn for Career Counselors<br />LinkedIn is only as valuable as you make it<br />Connect to people in the know, employers, and career counselors throughout the country and world<br />LinkedIn should be your online rolodex<br />Every time you get a business card send them a nice note and ask them if you can connect on Linkedin<br />Share information with one another through using online applications and participating in LinkedIn group discussions<br />
    8. 8. LinkedIn – Sharing Information<br />
    9. 9. LinkedIn – Sharing Information<br />
    10. 10. LinkedIn – Sharing Information<br />
    11. 11. LinkedIn – Sharing Information<br />
    12. 12. How can we learn from one another <br />through using social media?<br />5 Ways Career Counselors Can Build an Online Community<br />
    13. 13. 1<br />Actively participate in groups on LinkedIn by sharing questions and answers<br />Sample Groups to Join<br />
    14. 14. H <br />Greensboro – North Carolina<br />Responses to Question<br />
    15. 15. Develop connections and potential future collaborations using social media – share ideas to help move the career counseling field forward<br />2<br />Valinda Lee<br />Career Counselor<br />Scripps College, Claremont, CA <br />
    16. 16. Posted Announcement on LinkedIn<br />Looking for a Panelist for NACE Tech Session<br />Does your face light up when you talk with colleagues about using technology in career centers? Have you fully embraced your inner nerd? <br />Valinda Lee<br />Career Counselor<br />Scripps College, Claremont, CA <br />
    17. 17. Portland, Oregon Area<br />Portland, Oregon Area<br />Portland, Oregon Area<br />Portland, Oregon Area<br />ValindaLee<br />Nancy Richmond<br />Boston, Massachusetts<br />Assistant Director, MIT<br />Career Counselor at Scripps College<br />Meg Busse<br />Portland, Oregon <br />Director, Idealist.org<br />Nonprofit Career Transitions Program<br />Amanda Powers Snowden <br />Chicago, Illinois<br />Associate Director, <br />DePaul University<br />Valinda Lee, Claremont, California<br />Career Counselor, Scripps College<br />Farouk Dey, Gainesville, Florida<br />Senior Associate Director, University of Florida<br />Career Resource Center<br />NACE 2010 - Orlando, Florida                                                                                            <br />Embrace your inner geek:<br />Strategic and creative ways to implement technology in your work<br />
    18. 18. 3<br />Use Skype to Communicate<br />Social media is all about having a conversation<br /><ul><li> If you are not currently having a two-way dialogue using social media – start a conversation with a peer today!
    19. 19. Set up a Skype session to share best practices and to learn from one another
    20. 20. Save time by connecting without traveling outside your office
    21. 21. Practice using Skype with each other before using it with a client</li></li></ul><li>4<br />Find or create interesting YouTube videos and share with one another<br />Example<br />Found Useful Video on “How to edit a Youtube Video”<br /><ul><li> From this video discovered a free website www.zamzar.com which can be used to convert files into a Windows Movie Maker format
    22. 22. Could now share this video on a blog, twitter, or a LinkedIn group - Let’s learn from one another</li></li></ul><li>5<br />Share news that you think other career counselors will find interesting<br />
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    24. 24. The Missing Link<br />We should now understand <br />Who can benefit from social media and why<br />How to implement social media into our daily lives<br />However <br />IMPLEMENTATIONis often the missing link to INTEGRATION<br />
    25. 25. Leaving the Workshop Today<br />Your task will be to ensure IMPLEMENTION by becoming an active social media user <br />Take one small step at a time<br />For example ask a question on a LinkedIn group about today’s presentation<br />If you make this happen you will gain access to a new way of connecting - helping you grow professionally<br />Remember you are all experts in the field of career counseling <br />Share your knowledge with others using social media<br />Help build a POWERFULcareer counselor online community<br />

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