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Job Searching in an Online World:
CuratingYour Digital Identity
By Lance Eaton
Coordinator of Instructional Design
North S...
OUTLINE
• Job Searching Online
• Digital Identity Maintenance
• LinkedIn & Social Networking
JOB SEARCHING ONLINE
General Sites
• Monster.com – http://www.monster.com
• Indeed - http://www.indeed.com/
• Craigslist.O...
• Word Choices
• Saved Searches
• Job Search alerts
• Google Alerts - http://www.google.com/alerts
“UseYour Words”
Digital Identity Maintenance
• What is a Digital Identity?
• Why might you want a digital presence?
• What does Google say...
DIGITAL IDENTITY, STAYING
INFORMED & PROFESSIONAL
OPPORTUNITES
• What is a Digital Identity?
• Why might you want a digita...
Finding Professional Resources
• Feedly
• Twitter
• Facebook/Google Communities
• Google Alerts: Keywords of the field & j...
LINKEDIN & SOCIAL NETWORKING
PROFILES
• Proper Grammar & Spelling
• Clear language
• Connected language
• Professional pic...
Presentation Link: http://goo.gl/rJRqA
Networking in the Online World
• Professional Network: BE PROFESSIONAL
• Link with people your know.
• Send personal messa...
Anything that I cover, please follow up with me:
Leaton@northshore.edu
Twitter: leaton01
LinkedIn: Leaton01
Or Google + Qu...
Job Searching in an Online World: Curating Your Digital Identity
Job Searching in an Online World: Curating Your Digital Identity
Job Searching in an Online World: Curating Your Digital Identity
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Job Searching in an Online World: Curating Your Digital Identity

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This presentation provides some tips and ideas about job searching, identity curating, and fine-tuning your professional identity online and within LinkedIn.

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Job Searching in an Online World: Curating Your Digital Identity

  1. 1. Job Searching in an Online World: CuratingYour Digital Identity By Lance Eaton Coordinator of Instructional Design North Shore Community College leaton@northshore.edu
  2. 2. OUTLINE • Job Searching Online • Digital Identity Maintenance • LinkedIn & Social Networking
  3. 3. JOB SEARCHING ONLINE General Sites • Monster.com – http://www.monster.com • Indeed - http://www.indeed.com/ • Craigslist.Org – http://craigslist.org Field-Oriented Job Sites (for education or nonprofit) • Inside Higher Ed - http://careers.insidehighered.com/ • Higher Ed Jobs - http://www.higheredjobs.com • Idealist – http://www.idealist.org Organization & Professional Group websites (for education or nonprofit) • NSCC - http://www.northshore.edu/hr/jobs/ • Salem State - http://www.salemstate.edu/409.php • Mass.Gov - http://goo.gl/KdYGY • MTA - http://www.massteacher.org/career.aspx
  4. 4. • Word Choices • Saved Searches • Job Search alerts • Google Alerts - http://www.google.com/alerts “UseYour Words”
  5. 5. Digital Identity Maintenance • What is a Digital Identity? • Why might you want a digital presence? • What does Google say about you? • Resume -> Google Search -> Interview
  6. 6. DIGITAL IDENTITY, STAYING INFORMED & PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITES • What is a Digital Identity? • Why might you want a digital presence? • What does Google say about you? • Resume -> Google Search -> Interview Create, Produce, Curate
  7. 7. Finding Professional Resources • Feedly • Twitter • Facebook/Google Communities • Google Alerts: Keywords of the field & job alerts • MOOCs • EdX - https://www.edx.org/ • Coursera - https://www.coursera.org/ • Udacity - https://www.udacity.com/
  8. 8. LINKEDIN & SOCIAL NETWORKING PROFILES • Proper Grammar & Spelling • Clear language • Connected language • Professional pictures • Regularly visit & update/tweak • Check out your stats for more information • Profile Surf
  9. 9. Presentation Link: http://goo.gl/rJRqA
  10. 10. Networking in the Online World • Professional Network: BE PROFESSIONAL • Link with people your know. • Send personal messages with people you don’t know well. • Return endorsements in kind. • Find professional organizations. • Learn about organizations. • Talk to people about what they are doing. • Provide GODO RECOMMMENDETIONES • Proper spelling/grammar • Quality content • Specific examples
  11. 11. Anything that I cover, please follow up with me: Leaton@northshore.edu Twitter: leaton01 LinkedIn: Leaton01 Or Google + Question = Walkthrough Feel free to follow up with success stories with your online experiences. QUESTIONS? THANKYOU!

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