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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.

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 Using Social Media In Your Job Search Presentation Transcript

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