Using Social Media In Your Job Search

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This is the presentation I use when I teach people how to use social media to help increase their chances of finding a job. I just want to help people get back to work faster.

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Using Social Media In Your Job Search

  1. 1. Using Social Media in your Job Search Stephen Wycoff Blog @ StephenWycoff.com [email_address]
  2. 2. Here are the numbers and trends Social Media Video
  3. 3. 89% Companies will use Social Media Networks for recruiting in 2011! Up from 83% in 2010
  4. 4. 1 of 3 Employers rejected candidates based on something they found about them online
  5. 5. 14.4 Million People have used social media to find their last job in 2011
  6. 6. 86% Employers say candidates should make their profiles more “employer-friendly”
  7. 7. 79% Hiring managers & job recruiters review applicants’ online info
  8. 8. 24% Managers found “fit & personality” from a social media profile
  9. 9. 65% Companies that have successfully hired via Social Media
  10. 10. 56% HR Professionals that use networking websites to source potential candidates
  11. 11. 92 % of Hiring Managers in 2010 used or plan to recruit via social networks….of these <ul><li>86 % use Linked In </li></ul><ul><li>60% use Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>50 % use Twitter </li></ul>
  12. 12. Linked In <ul><li>Complete your profile with as much information as possible </li></ul><ul><li>Get a professional picture </li></ul><ul><li>Join Groups and comment </li></ul><ul><li>Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Ask for recommendations – These are your online references </li></ul><ul><li>Add your blog and Facebook Page </li></ul>
  13. 13. Facebook <ul><li>Consider two accounts (Professional and Personal) </li></ul><ul><li>Keep your posts and pictures clean </li></ul>
  14. 14. Video Resume <ul><li>Unique way to set yourself out differently from everyone else applying for the same job </li></ul><ul><li>Research the company you want to work for </li></ul><ul><li>Think about the future </li></ul><ul><li>Post it everywhere you can </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Linked In </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resume, email, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Finding jobs <ul><li>Indeed.com </li></ul><ul><li>Simplyhired.com </li></ul><ul><li>TwitJobSearch.com </li></ul><ul><li>TweetMyJobs.com </li></ul>
  16. 16. Researching companies and people <ul><li>FindPeopleOnPlus.com </li></ul><ul><li>Linkedin.com </li></ul>
  17. 17. Ways to be found on the internet <ul><li>Socialbios.com </li></ul><ul><li>path.to </li></ul><ul><li>Zoominfo.com </li></ul><ul><li>Google + profile </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Emurse.com </li></ul>
  18. 18. Good luck. Don’t be afraid to promote yourself Offers One-on-One sessions Stephen Wycoff 352.672.6080 x3

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