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Social media & online applications

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  1. 1. Social Media & online applications <ul><li>for GT Hiring Solutions Clients </li></ul>
  2. 2. Who ...? <ul><li>who has a mobile smart phone? by 2013 mobiles out# PC’s personal computers! </li></ul><ul><li>who uses google? youtube? bing? for internet searching </li></ul><ul><li>who texts more than use the actual phone? who remembers a rotary phone with party lines??? 70’s kids! </li></ul><ul><li>Who uses FB to stay in touch with friends outside long distance areas? or your friends that live almost next door? </li></ul><ul><li>who uses twitter ? or knows teenagers who use it? </li></ul><ul><li>who uses foursquare or yelp to find restaurants or gyms? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is social media? <ul><li>Social Media or SM is a term used mostly by Gen X or baby boomers to describe online social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Foursquare, etc.... </li></ul><ul><li>What to expect from 3 hour workshop </li></ul><ul><li>How can SM help you find work? </li></ul><ul><li>Where do you start to use SM to help you find work? </li></ul><ul><li>“Play time” after each SM theme introduced </li></ul>
  4. 4. The stats... <ul><li>Facebook 850million users (2012) </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter 200million users (2011) </li></ul><ul><li>Linkedin 120million users (march 2011) </li></ul><ul><li>Google+ 25million users 10mill in 2 weeks of “limited phase” </li></ul><ul><li>Tumbler </li></ul><ul><li>13 million users </li></ul>
  5. 5. What does this mean? <ul><li>New revolution: social media is the next communication tool that changes everything we do!!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>who has tried google’ing their name ? </li></ul><ul><li>What comes up? </li></ul><ul><li>This will be done on computers for each person </li></ul><ul><li>the # of hits that are really you on page one is what we are looking for </li></ul><ul><li>This will be your baseline of your online presence </li></ul>
  6. 6. social media: how can it help you find work? <ul><li>Linkedin: professional platform </li></ul>
  7. 7. Linkedin #1 <ul><li>135 million users </li></ul><ul><li>all professionals </li></ul><ul><li>makes a profit </li></ul><ul><li>decreases 6 degrees of separation to 3 </li></ul><ul><li>networking geniusness </li></ul><ul><li>recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>add skills & search for jobs & follow companies u want to work for </li></ul>
  8. 8. Linkedin Play <ul><li>Review linkedin home page </li></ul><ul><li>Using Sheny’s linkedin page </li></ul><ul><li>what companies are on there? </li></ul><ul><li>What jobs come up & why? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you best complete your profile? </li></ul><ul><li>Resources: </li></ul>get me connected
  9. 9. Social Media tool #2: Twitter Follow companies you want to work for; if an Follow companies you want to work for; if an <ul><li>If you are an expert in an area; start your own twitter account; see mine </li></ul><ul><li>Follow employment agencies for job tips and postings </li></ul><ul><li>Follow people of influence (500+ followers) </li></ul><ul><li>Follow experts in your field </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Twitter - you can search twitter without an account </li></ul><ul><li>Use hashtags - #jobs or #jobs victoria or #marketing See what comes up? </li></ul><ul><li>The unfortunate thing is twitter accounts don’t always reflect the company </li></ul><ul><li>ie gvsduncan if you don’t know it may not come up in your search - don’t expect google results </li></ul>
  11. 11. Research company values, successes & community involvement via FB <ul><li>Facebook has a fan page / business page option for businesses that you can follow to show your interest, share insights, etc </li></ul><ul><li>FB is scheduled to be a public company which means you can buy shares for it $ </li></ul>
  12. 12. Facebook: need to be member to search personal <ul><li>business pages can be found by google search i.e. global vocational services; </li></ul>
  13. 13. The purpose of social media is to meet f2f, share ideas, solve problems tweetups,Obama, Egypt Egypt <ul><li>e.g. meet-ups, Obama, Egypt </li></ul>