Introduction<br />This PowerPoint Presentation will be available at Cornerstone Solutions Websitewww.CornerstoneSolutionsofNY.com<br />
Agenda<br />What is Social Media and Why is it important<br />Touch on some Social Networks<br />Twitter<br />Blogging<br /> LinkedIn<br /> Facebook<br />Tips for using Social Media in Your Job Search<br />Promoting Yourself<br />Questions<br />
What is Social Media?<br />Wikipedia:<br /> “Social Media are media for social interaction, using highly accessible and scalable communication techniques. Social media is the use of web-based and mobile technologies to turn communication into interactive dialogue.”<br />Think . . . Business Cocktail Reception<br />. . . Without constraints of time or space<br /><ul><li>We meet people and start conversations
Follow a few blogs yourself – Think industry magazines
Keep a schedule. Blog regularly. Once a week, Bi-monthly</li></li></ul><li>Blog Etiquette<br /><ul><li>Attribute your sources (called Trackbacks). Hot links are great. Don’t copy someone else’s blog verbatim and attribute it as a source.
Allow comments. When you comment, stay relevant. You can disagree with the message without attacking the blogger. Don’t Spam
Anything posted, can and will be available on the internet forever.</li></li></ul><li>Mark Twain Quote<br />“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” <br />-Mark Twain<br />
Recap<br />So, let’s recap Job Searching with Social Media:<br /><ul><li>Use a multi-tiered approach