Electronic Networking & Your Job Search  Featuring
Objectives <ul><li>What are eNetworking resources? </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss the role eNetworking can play in </li></ul><u...
eNetworking Resources <ul><li>Professional associations </li></ul><ul><li>Industry groups </li></ul><ul><li>Alumni organiz...
Why Network Online? <ul><li>Expands your primary network more </li></ul><ul><li>quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Provides introdu...
More Advantages of eNetworking <ul><li>Helps the ‘shy’ professional overcome </li></ul><ul><li>  the fear of connecting wi...
Getting Started On <ul><li>Setting up your account  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to header bar  -  click ‘Join today’ and comp...
When you go to   <ul><li>Spend time in Account & Settings </li></ul><ul><li>  to understand privacy settings </li></ul><ul...
CAUTIONS !!! <ul><li>Doesn’t replace face-to-face networking </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of “netiquette” </li></ul><ul><ul>...
Network…Network…Network <ul><li>The ‘hidden job market’ offers the largest  </li></ul><ul><li>opportunity to job seekers…....
Contact Information <ul><li>- www.linkedin.com </li></ul><ul><li>Riley Guide –  www.rileyguide.com </li></ul><ul><li>[emai...
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Electronic Networking Lives In Transition For Publication

  1. 1. Electronic Networking & Your Job Search Featuring
  2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>What are eNetworking resources? </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss the role eNetworking can play in </li></ul><ul><li> your career search </li></ul><ul><li>Tour LinkedIn.com and become familiar with </li></ul><ul><li> its basic features </li></ul>Lives in Transition @ Work - June 25, 2009
  3. 3. eNetworking Resources <ul><li>Professional associations </li></ul><ul><li>Industry groups </li></ul><ul><li>Alumni organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Professional networking site: </li></ul><ul><li>The Riley Guide (www.rileyguide.com) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Network, Interview, and Negotiate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Networking and your Job Search </li></ul></ul></ul>Lives in Transition @ Work - June 25, 2009
  4. 4. Why Network Online? <ul><li>Expands your primary network more </li></ul><ul><li>quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Provides introduction to the </li></ul><ul><li> ‘ hidden job market’ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Taking contacts from ‘cold’ to ‘warm’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Making a level contact into a </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Many recruiter and employers use </li></ul><ul><li>eNetworking sites to locate candidates </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent tool for reconnecting with </li></ul><ul><li> lost colleagues, friends, and alumni </li></ul>Lives in Transition @ Work - June 25, 2009
  5. 5. More Advantages of eNetworking <ul><li>Helps the ‘shy’ professional overcome </li></ul><ul><li> the fear of connecting with others </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances your ability to leverage current </li></ul><ul><li> contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent contact management tool </li></ul><ul><li> during career search and while employed </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Breaks the Ice’ before meeting someone </li></ul><ul><li> in person </li></ul>Lives in Transition @ Work - June 25, 2009
  6. 6. Getting Started On <ul><li>Setting up your account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to header bar - click ‘Join today’ and complete </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Profile </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Develop your profile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Derived from your resume </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Must Include key words </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Study and practice traditional networking </li></ul><ul><li> techniques </li></ul>Lives in Transition @ Work - June 25, 2009
  7. 7. When you go to <ul><li>Spend time in Account & Settings </li></ul><ul><li> to understand privacy settings </li></ul><ul><li>Check out Job Seeker area </li></ul><ul><li>Join a Professional and Alumni Group </li></ul><ul><li>Reviews FAQs </li></ul><ul><li>Review other profiles </li></ul>Lives in Transition @ Work - June 25, 2009
  8. 8. CAUTIONS !!! <ul><li>Doesn’t replace face-to-face networking </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of “netiquette” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Netmanners.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customize your message when you reach out </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Don’t post anything you don’t want </li></ul><ul><li> potential employers to find </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage your online reputation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Google” your name and clean up digital </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> dirt if necessary </li></ul></ul>Lives in Transition @ Work - June 25, 2009
  9. 9. Network…Network…Network <ul><li>The ‘hidden job market’ offers the largest </li></ul><ul><li>opportunity to job seekers…. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remember 80+ % of all jobs are found via networking </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Remember ‘netiquette’ when using </li></ul><ul><li> eNetworking sites </li></ul><ul><li>Use your network today in your career </li></ul><ul><li> search and after when actively employed </li></ul><ul><li>Networking is more than just a career </li></ul><ul><li> search tool </li></ul>Lives in Transition @ Work - June 25, 2009
  10. 10. Contact Information <ul><li>- www.linkedin.com </li></ul><ul><li>Riley Guide – www.rileyguide.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>Lives in Transition @ Work - June 25, 2009

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