Using the Internet and Social Media in Your Job Search

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Using the Internet and Social Media in Your Job Search

  1. 1. Using the Internet and Social Networking in Your Job Search
  2. 2. What are we doing today? • Tips from recruiters • Career Sites or Job Boards • Social Networks
  3. 3. Recruiters are unique
  4. 4. Networking is #1 Social networks expand your reach
  5. 5. Goals, Strategy and Target Employers
  6. 6. Accomplishments Not Responsibilities
  7. 7. Learn from others who have already transitioned.
  8. 8. Apply only when meet 80+% job requirements.
  9. 9. hotsugarmama@yahoo.com Every aspect of your job search should be professional
  10. 10. Clearance Level? Relevant Keywords? Where are they hiring? Who is Hiring? What positions match your skills?
  11. 11. Start with a broad search
  12. 12. Search clearance levels lower than your current clearance.
  13. 13. Register on Target Company Sites
  14. 14. Refresh Log in at least monthly. Lets recruiters know you’re still looking.
  15. 15. 1 in 7 Employee Referrals is Hired 1 in 100 General Candidates is Hired JobVite 2013
  16. 16. Social Media 1. Networking 2. Reputational Tool 3. Great info source
  17. 17. Hiring managers look for on social media? - Professional presentation - Fit with company culture CareerBuilder, 6/13
  18. 18. Online Reputation • Google Yourself • Do you need to change profiles or new presence? • Check privacy settings
  19. 19. Follow target companies and your profession.
  20. 20. Create Google+ profile if need a more robust online presence.
  21. 21. Customize professional headline for what you aspire to.
  22. 22. Picture in professional attire Headline describes what you’re looking for Contact info is complete What is a good LinkedIn profile?
  23. 23. • Summary is a more robust version of your elevator speech • Experience include key accomplishments and how you impacted the organization • Complete Volunteer Experience & Causes, Certifications, Education, Skills, etc. Good Profile cont.
  24. 24. Strategic Recommendations
  25. 25. LinkedIn Groups
  26. 26. Search Target Companies
  27. 27. Endorsements
  28. 28. Personalize your invitations to connect
  29. 29. Review interviewer(s) LinkedIn profiles
  30. 30. 1. Complete profile 2. Join groups and participate 3. Get/give strategic recommendations 4. Research and follow target employers 4 Things You Must Do
  31. 31. Follow recruiters & target companies
  32. 32. Is your Twitter profile employer friendly?
  33. 33. You never know who may be able to help your job search.
  34. 34. Follow Targeted Employers
  35. 35. Search Employer Search Job Position
  36. 36. Profiles, Groups, Discussions and more
  37. 37. This is the best thing that could ever happen here a is going to be a great networking roup for intelligence careers www.TheIntelligenceCommunity.com
  38. 38. Connect with your target companies.
  39. 39. Social networking isn’t over after you land the job
  40. 40. Upcoming Cleared Job Fairs May 8 – Crystal City, Va June 5 – Tysons Corner, Va www.ClearedJobs.Net Thanks for your service!

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