Using Social Media for Professional Development and Job Search

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Using Social Media for Professional Development and Job Search

  1. 1. Using Social Mediafor Professional Developmentand Job Search<br />Denise Felder, Certified Online Identity Strategist<br />http://DeniseFelder.com; DeniseMpls@gmail.com<br />September 2011<br />
  2. 2. What is Social Media?<br /><ul><li> Web-based or mobile
  3. 3. User-generated
  4. 4. Create and share
  5. 5. Social interaction</li></ul>Social Media<br />Source: http://tecmidwest.blogspot.com/2010_08_01_archive.html<br />
  6. 6. What is Social Media?<br />
  7. 7. What is Social Media?<br />
  8. 8. What’s The Big Deal?<br />Years to Reach 50 millions Users …<br /><ul><li>Radio = 38 Years
  9. 9. TV = 13 Years
  10. 10. Internet = 4 Years
  11. 11. iPod = 3 Years</li></ul>Facebook: 100 million = less than 9 months<br />iPhone applications: 1billion = 9 months<br />Google +: 25 million = approx. 6 weeks<br />Sources: United Nations Cyberschoolbus,http://mashable.com, www.slashgear.com<br />
  12. 12. What’s The Big Deal?<br />Source: www.searchenginejournal.com<br />
  13. 13. What’s The Big Deal?<br />Source:http://mashable.com; www.searchenginejournal.com<br />
  14. 14. What’s The Big Deal?<br />Source: http://mashable.com<br />
  15. 15. What’s The Big Deal?<br />Source: www.searchenginejournal.com<br />
  16. 16. Social Media for Professional Development<br /><ul><li>Information Exchange
  17. 17. Research
  18. 18. Business Referrals
  19. 19. Job Leads
  20. 20. Building Relationships</li></li></ul><li>Social Media for Professional Development<br /><ul><li>Your Top Blogs& News Sites?
  21. 21. Your Industry-SpecificGroups?</li></li></ul><li>Social Media “Must Haves”<br /><ul><li>Google
  22. 22. LinkedIn</li></li></ul><li>Your Next Steps<br />Mashable: http://mashable.com<br />Network After Work: Here is a list of 28 Social Networking Sites that every professional should check out<br />Career Rocketeer: 100+ Career Blogs ALL Professionals MUST Read<br />Hub Spot: The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Mastering LinkedIn<br />The Next Web: 14 must-haves for your online personal brand building toolkit<br />
  23. 23. Your Next Steps<br /><ul><li>Evaluate Your Current Social Media
  24. 24. Online Identity Calculator
  25. 25. Klout
  26. 26. Set Goals for Online Presence
  27. 27. Your Audience
  28. 28. Your Message
  29. 29. Participate in Social Networking</li></ul>Denise Felder, http://DeniseFelder.comDeniseMpls@gmail.com<br />

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