Positive Networking: How Social Networks can Promote Professional & Personal Success

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Positive Networking: How Social Networks can Promote Professional & Personal Success

  1. 1. SOCIAL NETWORKING FOR PROFESSIONAL & PERSONAL SUCCESS <ul><li>Teela Jackson </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.linkedin.com/in/teelajackson </li></ul><ul><li>@teelajackson </li></ul>
  2. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Trends in Social Media </li></ul><ul><li>Best Practices </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Takeaways </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Special Invitation </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Networking is the only CONSTANT for career success. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Networking <ul><li>Association Meeting/Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Alumni Event </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch/Coffee </li></ul><ul><li>Soccer/Baseball/Gymnastics </li></ul><ul><li>BBQ </li></ul><ul><li>Graduation Party </li></ul><ul><li>School Field Trip </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media </li></ul>
  5. 6. TRENDS IN SOCIAL MEDIA
  6. 10. LinkedIn
  7. 11. Best Practices for LinkedIn <ul><li>Professional networking tool </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Share business related information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create profile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use common terms and “searchable” information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Give your profile personality </li></ul><ul><li>Public profile address </li></ul><ul><li>Plan, set goals & execute </li></ul><ul><li>Live by the “golden rule” </li></ul>
  8. 12. Facebook
  9. 13. Best Practices for Facebook <ul><li>Learn about privacy settings </li></ul><ul><li>Determine if it is the right tool for you </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is your goal? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who will you connect with? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How will you manage it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What content will you share? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who can participate? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How will you react to posts? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Future Employer Background Checks </li></ul>
  10. 14. Twitter
  11. 15. Best Practices for Twitter <ul><li>Set goals quickly - this could be a bumpy ride! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow those you know and trust </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See who they are following </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Watch & learn </li></ul><ul><li>It’s all about relationships </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personalize </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stimulate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When there’s a lull, revisit your goals </li></ul>
  12. 16. Takeaways <ul><li>Develop and maintain new relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with the best in your industry </li></ul><ul><li>Stay connected with colleagues (current and former) </li></ul><ul><li>Find a new opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Get promoted </li></ul><ul><li>Discover innovative ways to work </li></ul><ul><li>Reach your professional goals </li></ul><ul><li>Support for your charity of choice </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of your company’s Social Media Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile </li></ul>
  13. 17. <ul><li>Networking is like </li></ul><ul><li>LOVE... </li></ul>
  14. 18. QUESTIONS?
  15. 19. Thank You! <ul><li>DeVry/Keller SHRM Student Chapter & Leadership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Eunice Glover, Sherri Mack, Kathy Allen </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Connect </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teela Jackson – Director of Talent Delivery, Talent Connections LLC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li> EVP External Relations, SHRM-Atlanta </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.twitter.com/teelajackson </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.linkedin.com/in/teelajackson </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul>

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