Career Management by Tom Kenny [email_address]
Professional Networking <ul><ul><li>Professional Networking is mutual relationship building and maintenance. </li></ul></u...
Professional Networking <ul><ul><li>Share valuable positive WOW moments with your network. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cont...
Personal Brand <ul><ul><li>Your brand consists of the labor, skills, products and services that others will pay for you to...
Personal Brand <ul><ul><li>An online presence is necessary: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn.com – to find professi...
Career Management Tools <ul><ul><li>A contact management database. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail - communication archi...
The Bottom Line <ul><ul><li>Investing in your network and brand will reap rewards for you. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Memb...
Other Resources <ul><li>Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi   </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  Fo...
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Career Management Presentation at Jersey Shore Networking Group on July 22nd, 2008.
Primarily covers: professional networking, personal branding and common web tools to use.

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Career Management Presentation at Jersey Shore Networking Group

  1. 1. Career Management by Tom Kenny [email_address]
  2. 2. Professional Networking <ul><ul><li>Professional Networking is mutual relationship building and maintenance. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitates viral marketing for your career. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Dig the well before you are thirsty.“ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data mine your E-mail address book and archive for networking candidates. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask and note what other's goals are and then assist when you can. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Professional Networking <ul><ul><li>Share valuable positive WOW moments with your network. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continually plan networking pinging opportunities (email, phone, in person). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate and academic alumni groups. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online social networking - LinkedIn, Plaxo, ETP Global Community, twitter...  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Build your network, Support your network, Lead your network&quot; - Rod Colon  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are your networking goals? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Personal Brand <ul><ul><li>Your brand consists of the labor, skills, products and services that others will pay for you to provide. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What differentiates you from others? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google yourself to determine what your existing online brand recognition is. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publish articles, papers and books. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assure you have no conflicts of interest! </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Personal Brand <ul><ul><li>An online presence is necessary: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn.com – to find professionals and be found. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail signature - your electronic business card.  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blogging – brand broadcast medium. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your own web site – your brand’s show case. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are your branding goals? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Career Management Tools <ul><ul><li>A contact management database. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail - communication archive. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn.com - professional connections: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Complete profile. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Review network updates. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indeed.com - job posting aggregation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manta.com - corporate information database. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google.com – automated alerts and manual search. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS feed reader - news and blog aggregation. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. The Bottom Line <ul><ul><li>Investing in your network and brand will reap rewards for you. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Members of your network will be your advocates when you are in a job search. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Viral marketing works.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be a (less risky) known candidate due to your positive online presence.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your career net worth is your network! </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Other Resources <ul><li>Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  For more information on these topics please visit: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.thomasekenny.com / </li></ul><ul><li>http:// etpjerseyshore.blogspot.com / </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.etpnetwork.com / </li></ul>

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