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Harnessing Your Potential
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Harnessing your potential by going after the hidden job market

Harnessing your potential by going after the hidden job market

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  • 1. Harnessing Your Potential Taking Advantage of Hidden Job Markets Michelle J. Iseman September 2010
  • 2. Agenda
    • Introduction
    • Job Market
    • Tools
    • Online Profile
    • Leveraging
    • Networking
    • Social Media
    • Tracking
    • Sources
    • Questions
    • Conclusion
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  • 3. Introduction
    • Who are you?
    • Bio on Queen Schmooze
      • Communications – 30 years
      • Various industries – banking, property mgmt,
      • non-profit, human resources
      • Activism – political, social, community, job retraining & retention, career coaching
      • Re-Positioning Strategist, Personal Branding/Profiling & Career Coach:
        • When You Want to STAND OUT in a Crowd
      • Facilitator – connecting ideas for people
      • Help for job seekers, career changers, recruiters, & entrepreneurs
      • Michelle J. Iseman – mischa@queenschmooze.com
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  • 4. Job Market
    • Traditional media
      • newspapers, bulletin boards,
      • job magazines, employment
      • agencies, etc.
    • Internet media
      • online job boards, company
      • websites, online aggregator newsletters, etc.
    • Web 2.0
      • social media sites, instant alerts, discussion
      • groups, tweet chats, etc.
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  • 5. Hidden Job Market
    • Job Market components
      • networking, help-wanted ads,
      • employment agencies,
      • & marketing yourself
    • Help-wanted ads &
    • employment agencies
      • Visible portion of market 20%
    • Networking & marketing
    • yourself "hidden job market“
      • Job seeker initiates contact with potential employers – 80% of the market
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  • 6. Tools
    • Have a Job Strategy – MARKET YOURSELF
    • Social Media – Web 2.0
      • Top 3 tools: Facebook,
      • LinkedIn, Twitter
        • Groups, Experts, Discussions, Jobs, etc.
    • Online Job Alerts
      • Monster, Workopolis, Charity Village, etc.
        • Register for jobs in your field to be sent
        • via email
    • Blogs, Company websites, Career Event websites http://www.canadiancareers.com/jobboards.html
      • Register to receive updates on a regular basis
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  • 7. Online Profile
    • SEO – Search Engine Optimization
    • Google yourself
      • Your name, your brand,
      • your job
    • Key words & Meta tags
    • Recommendations
    • Use social media proactively
      • Always maintain a professional presence because it can be found even if erased
      • Make sure you can be found
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  • 8. Leveraging
    • Make comments on Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter - get noticed
    • Ask questions
    • Build your reputation & brand
    • Confer on projects
    • Offer your expertise to
    • help others
    • Use your SHYNESS to your
    • advantage
    • SMILE at all times
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  • 9. Networking
    • Seek out professional orgs
    • Join immigrant support groups
    • Do it everywhere, all the time
    • Practice networking
    • Talk to everyone you know
    • Use good social skills
    • Know when to speak
    • LISTEN attentively to potential mentors
    • Attend seminars, workshops, webinars, presentations
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  • 10. Facebook
    • Create a profile with your
    • desired job in it
    • Find new connections
      • & opportunities
    • Follow sourcers,
      • recruiters, HR
      • pros, job groups,
      • talent scouts
    • Advertize your skills
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  • 11. LinkedIn
    • LinkedIn
      • Clear summary of your brand
      • Join groups & discussions
      • Look in groups for job postings
      • Ask & answer questions in groups
      • Answer questions in the
      • Experts section
      • Research companies & people
      • in companies
      • Make connections outside your
      • comfort zone
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  • 12. Twitter
    • Twitter
    • Mirco-blogging – instant messages
    • Create a compelling profile
    • Follow people who can help
    • @TweetMyResume
    • Follow job boards, recruiters,
    • HR pros, etc. (HRMargo,
    • Recruiting Animal…)
    • Join Twitter Chats
      • #jobhuntchat, #hfchat, #careersuccess,
      • #HireFriday, #HFCanada, etc.
    • Make comments & Re-Tweet
    • Advertize your skills & accomplishments
    • Recruiters love to use Twitter to find candidates
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  • 13. Tracking
    • Jibber Jobber
      • job tracking CRM
    • Keep all information in a very organized format
    • Don’t expect a job offer to follow an interview
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  • 14. Sources
    • LinkedIn
      • http://www.chrisbrogan.com/use-linkedin-effectively/
    • Twitter
      • WeFollow: http://wefollow.com/
      • GeoFollow: http://geofollow.com/
      • Just Tweet It: http://justtweetit.com/
      • TwitR: http://twitr.org/
      • twtBiz:http: //twtbiz.com/
      • Twello: http://www.twellow.com/
      • Twibs: http://www.twibs.com/
      • Tweet Find: http://www.tweetfind.com/
      • Tweeter Tags: http://www.tweetertags.com/
      • TweetWorks: http://www.tweetworks.com/
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  • 15. Questions
    • What is your next step?
    • Do you have a plan?
    • Do you know where to
    • search & how to track
    • your success?
    • ????
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  • 16. Conclusion
    • Thank you
    • Contact me:
      • Website: http://queenschmooze.com
      • Email: [email_address]
      • Phone: 613-355-6378
      • LinkedIn: http://ca.linkedin.com/in/michellejiseman
      • Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/QueenSchmooze
      • Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/QueenSchmooze
      • Ask questions, book a consultation, ask for help
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