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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

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