Leveraging Social Networking Sites for Job Opportunities Social Media Workshop at Lingaya’s University, Faridabad, Haryana February 16,2012 #SMWL12 Presented by Praveen K Panjiar Digital Media Evangelist WITS ZEN.COM A Blog for W eb, I nternet, T echnology and S ocial Intelligence
Social Recruiting Overview Source: Infographic: Jobvite Social Recruiting Survey 2011
Findings: Jobvite Social Recruiting Survey 2011
Social recruiting continues rapid growth among U.S. companies.
89% of companies planning to recruit through social media this year, up from 83% in 2010.
64% of survey respondents have hired through social networks in 2011, vs. 58% in 2010.
-55% will increase their budgets for social recruiting and 30% for referrals, while only 16% will spend more on job boards.
Social Recruiting Overview Source: 2012 Bullhorn Reach Social Recruiting Activity Report
Sex and Cash Theory of Hugh McLeod The creative person basically has two kinds of jobs: One is the sexy, creative kind. Second is the kind that pays the bills.
Sex and Cash Methodology for Job Search Lot many jobs are there; Lot many ways are there of getting jobs. The Cash Methodology: Make your profile on Job portals; look for jobs, send out customized covering letter with your resume Chances are 80% that you can land up with a job The Sex Methodology : Use social media creatively to land up with better job prospects. It’s Balancing act you need to find better job prospects with the use of social media platforms.
Create Online Profiles and Build a Brand Sites Where You Should Have an Online Profile LinkedIn LinkedIn is the professional networking site where everyone should have a profile. one of the best places online to find a job Facebook Here is best way to use Facebook when you're job searching. Twitter A presence on Twitter isn't absolutely necessary, but it can help with your job search and there are employers using it to source candidates.
Social media tools aren't an alternative to real life, they are part of it
Don't expect a quick ROI from your social media efforts
Take action, be consistent, and you’ll soon be exploring a wealth of new
professional networking opportunities
Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish
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