Using The Web To Build A Network

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Here is a slideshow I gave young professionals at a workshop for aged care staff. It was a tad long & a little repetitious, but I hope you see how networking is vital when you are setting out in a career.

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Using The Web To Build A Network

  1. 1. Using the web to build a network Sarah Stewart 2009 http://sarah-stewart.blogspot.com www.flickr.com/photos/49503019876 @N01/1804295568
  2. 2. http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/4528/Facebook-in-Real-Life-Throwing-Sheep-cartoon.aspx
  3. 3. What is an online network? A group of people who are linked by common interests or activities www.flickr.com/photos/19441346@N00/2425374221
  4. 4. Not what you know, but who you know www.flickr.com/photos/66164549@N00/2675015360
  5. 5. Knowledge is in the network www.flickr.com/photos/12836528@N00/3143417443
  6. 6. in other words
  7. 7. Other people know stuff that you don’t, so all you need to do is ask www.flickr.com/photos/21404006@N00/105320746
  8. 8. You contribute to people’s learning www.flickr.com/photos/92278515@N00/500048151
  9. 9. Support www.flickr.com/photos/26406919@N00/291488094
  10. 10. Collaboration
  11. 11. Safe place to reflect www.flickr.com/photos/16346469@N00/3198376503
  12. 12. Try out new ideas www.flickr.com/photos/64251830@N00/363665579
  13. 13. Share resources www.flickr.com/photos/34579810@N00/131922241
  14. 14. Mentoring www.flickr.com/photos/47854931@N00/135024146
  15. 15. Introductions www.flickr.com/photos/11191497@N00/441518532
  16. 16. Reduces feeling of isolation www.flickr.com/photos/27021814@N00/3177298369
  17. 17. Increases job satisfaction www.flickr.com/photos/7729940@N06/2456576256
  18. 18. Free resources, learning & professional development www.flickr.com/photos/99239673@N00/276217065
  19. 19. Access to national & international resources & opportunities www.flickr.com/photos/73645804@N00/2222548359
  20. 20. In the clouds, portable www.flickr.com/photos/44124425616@N01/141900792
  21. 21. Open environment, no boundaries www.flickr.com/photos/8549467@N06/3098031487
  22. 22. Social or professional network? www.flickr.com/photos/23065375@N05/2247354856
  23. 23. How to present yourself www.flickr.com/photos/15119648@N04/2661333208
  24. 24. How to behave professionally www.flickr.com/photos/60519007@N00/246727400
  25. 25. Blurring between work & play
  26. 26. How you will ‘brand’ yourself
  27. 27. Confidentiality www.flickr.com/photos/12143758@N00/176850850
  28. 28. <ul><li>You get out what you put in </li></ul>www.flickr.com/photos/46042146@N00/2864757366
  29. 29. Takes time to build up a network www.flickr.com/photos/21649179@N00/406635986
  30. 30. Share what you have learned
  31. 31. Help people www.flickr.com/photos/44124453791@N01/2829041283
  32. 32. Find mentors www.flickr.com/photos/20738022@N00/433254061
  33. 33. Whatever you publish, imagine your boss is reading it www.flickr.com/photos/82312837@N00/1133303891
  34. 34. Hook into professional organizations
  35. 35. Don’t be afraid to try out new communication tools & resources www.flickr.com/photos/8982392@N02/2408379444
  36. 36. Consider how ‘fun’ websites like YouTube and Facebook can be used for professional networking & learning
  37. 38. Blog
  38. 40. <ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul>LinkedIn
  39. 41. <ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul>
  40. 42. <ul><li>YouTube </li></ul>
  41. 43. <ul><li>Flickr </li></ul>
  42. 46. References <ul><li>Sacha Chua. 2008. The Gen Y guide to web 2.0 at work. http://www.slideshare.net/sachac/the-gen-y-guide-to-web-20-at-work </li></ul><ul><li>Jennifer Dorman. 2009. Power up your professional learning network. http://www.slideshare.net/cliotech/power-up-your-professional-learning-network-presentation-899214 </li></ul><ul><li>Alison Doyle. Face and professional networking. http://jobsearch.about.com/od/networking/a/facebook.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Judy O’Connell. 2007. Creative Web 2.0 learning. http://www.slideshare.net/heyjudeonline/creative-web-20-learning </li></ul>Thanks to Kerry J: http://kerryj.com

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