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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
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    • 1. QR Codes & Pinterest:What do these have todo with finding a job? Sarah Rach-Sovich
    • 2. Job Search is:
    • 3. First of all…
    • 4.  QR Code: 2-dimensional “quick response” code that contains a set of data (text, numbers or a hyperlink)
    • 5. They are read through Smartphone apps
    • 6. My E-folio and LinkedIn
    • 7. Try this business card…
    • 8. Put it on…
    • 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. What else can you do with them?
    • 11. You can even get fancy!
    • 12. I’m sold… how do I get one? www.QRStuff.com
    • 13. Is this really catching on?
    • 14. From a marketingstandpoint… this is HUGE!
    • 15. From aJob SearchStandpoint
    • 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. Once you are set up…
    • 18. Create boards
    • 19. Download the “Pin It” button
    • 20. Comment s
    • 21. Repins
    • 22. Weekly emails:
    • 23.  Use images Use image captions Upload strategically Expand your portfolio Show your passion Add boards Stay up-to-date
    • 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