Outside the Box Job Searching - QR Codes & Pinterest

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  • They can do more than just go to a webpage!
  • Should be integrated on to every pin, and small enough so that they can be seen without scrolling.Be creative in your approach (snapshots, company logos, colorful charts) – these make your board more engaging
  • Outside the Box Job Searching - QR Codes & Pinterest

    1. 1. QR Codes & Pinterest:What do these have todo with finding a job? Sarah Rach-Sovich
    2. 2. Job Search is:
    3. 3. First of all…
    4. 4.  QR Code: 2-dimensional “quick response” code that contains a set of data (text, numbers or a hyperlink)
    5. 5. They are read through Smartphone apps
    6. 6. My E-folio and LinkedIn
    7. 7. Try this business card…
    8. 8. Put it on…
    9. 9.  A creative way to market yourself – it gets you noticed! Gives you a competitive edge Encourages actual contact (link to a contact form) Possible hiring managers can get to you any time (on the go) vs. just at their computer You give them access to a TON more info You will project an image of being technologically vital Help them find the real you (multiple names) There are ways to check out who is checking you out
    10. 10. What else can you do with them?
    11. 11. You can even get fancy!
    12. 12. I’m sold… how do I get one? www.QRStuff.com
    13. 13. Is this really catching on?
    14. 14. From a marketingstandpoint… this is HUGE!
    15. 15. From aJob SearchStandpoint
    16. 16. Again… I want to know WHY? Creates a brand Shows areas of expertise Terrific visual connection! Show examples of your work  LinkedIn  Electronic portfolio  Websites/blogs Shows you have some technology skills
    17. 17. Once you are set up…
    18. 18. Create boards
    19. 19. Download the “Pin It” button
    20. 20. Comment s
    21. 21. Repins
    22. 22. Weekly emails:
    23. 23.  Use images Use image captions Upload strategically Expand your portfolio Show your passion Add boards Stay up-to-date
    24. 24.  Just like every other online site… Creating it isn’t enough It is about engaging It’s a living thing… not meant to be static

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