Use social media toget a
@pgezerlis
ooopswrongproblem
Greekunemploymentrate   (Oct ‘11)
Greekunemploymentrate for <25yr             (Oct ‘11)
Why use Social Media    to get a job?
Most important reason:The smart people are using it to get a job!
11 ways to use Social Media to get a job…
1Clean up your social presence from those precious moments in life….(Make photos like this private!)
2Create your LinkedIn profile, and make it look awesome!
BTW, many people are doing it…LinkedIn has 5 million members
actually that was 5 yrs      ago, LinkedIn now has150 millionmembers in200 countries        (as of Feb ’12)
3Learn nice details about the person who will interview you
• Put your job pitch in your Twitter bio (which is 160 chars)• Use a professional looking avatar• Tweet about your job sea...
(you think this   happens only           in the      US, huh?)MeetVictoria(hired at buldoza.gr, after tweeting them)
5Look actively for job matching your criteria (and also your network!)
6Ask your ex colleagues & employers to recommend you
(you think a writtenrecommendation is no big deal, huh?)MeetKiriaki(now eCommerce manager at a big Clothes Wholesalerand s...
7Find info on glassdoor.com about salaries & job reviews…
8…also on glassdoor.com you can sneak in past interview questions(and sometimes, the answers)
9               • linksInclude links to your social media presence in your resume(allow your prospect employer find out mo...
10Start writing a blog (or guest posts on other blogs).(Show the world you can be an expert in your field!)
11Add your twitter name in your CV(Show the world you know your social media stuff, dude!)
Allow me to offer 3 advices?
Be creative in your quest to finda job ;-) (see 1min YouTube video on next slide)
Job seeking & finding is not allSocial Media stuff of course…
Υπομονή & Επιμονή
Feel free to    contact me    (presentation on slideshare.com)@pgezerlis
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11 tips on how to use Social Media to find yourself a job. Presented at the Ionian University at Corfu, Greece.

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  1. 1. Use social media toget a
  2. 2. @pgezerlis
  3. 3. ooopswrongproblem
  4. 4. Greekunemploymentrate (Oct ‘11)
  5. 5. Greekunemploymentrate for <25yr (Oct ‘11)
  6. 6. Why use Social Media to get a job?
  7. 7. Most important reason:The smart people are using it to get a job!
  8. 8. 11 ways to use Social Media to get a job…
  9. 9. 1Clean up your social presence from those precious moments in life….(Make photos like this private!)
  10. 10. 2Create your LinkedIn profile, and make it look awesome!
  11. 11. BTW, many people are doing it…LinkedIn has 5 million members
  12. 12. actually that was 5 yrs ago, LinkedIn now has150 millionmembers in200 countries (as of Feb ’12)
  13. 13. 3Learn nice details about the person who will interview you
  14. 14. • Put your job pitch in your Twitter bio (which is 160 chars)• Use a professional looking avatar• Tweet about your job search 4• Utilize your Twitter background• Include a link to an online CV• Establish yourself as an expert in your field on Twitter
  15. 15. (you think this happens only in the US, huh?)MeetVictoria(hired at buldoza.gr, after tweeting them)
  16. 16. 5Look actively for job matching your criteria (and also your network!)
  17. 17. 6Ask your ex colleagues & employers to recommend you
  18. 18. (you think a writtenrecommendation is no big deal, huh?)MeetKiriaki(now eCommerce manager at a big Clothes Wholesalerand she’s only 24!)
  19. 19. 7Find info on glassdoor.com about salaries & job reviews…
  20. 20. 8…also on glassdoor.com you can sneak in past interview questions(and sometimes, the answers)
  21. 21. 9 • linksInclude links to your social media presence in your resume(allow your prospect employer find out more about you)
  22. 22. 10Start writing a blog (or guest posts on other blogs).(Show the world you can be an expert in your field!)
  23. 23. 11Add your twitter name in your CV(Show the world you know your social media stuff, dude!)
  24. 24. Allow me to offer 3 advices?
  25. 25. Be creative in your quest to finda job ;-) (see 1min YouTube video on next slide)
  26. 26. Job seeking & finding is not allSocial Media stuff of course…
  27. 27. Υπομονή & Επιμονή
  28. 28. Feel free to contact me (presentation on slideshare.com)@pgezerlis

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