Math, Engineering and Science

Social Media
Getting Connected
Getting it Right!
Why Social Media
Matters
Scientists and Engineers Communicate
On Social Media
1.15 Billion users
~ 1000
Science Groups

225 Million users
13982 sci...
~ 2.5 Million members

Social Networking for Scientists and Engineers
Social Media is the New Resume
Survey of 1600 recruiting and human resources
professionals in June 2013.

Source: Jobvite....
How to use social media
for academic success, and
landing your dream job
Academic Success
 Research
 Collaboration
 Project completion
Research
• Have a science question?
 Find someone who can answer it
 Search Mendeley
 Twitter
 Google Plus
It may have already...
Search Mendeley
Search Twitter
Search Google Plus
Find answers

Search on Quora

Ask if it hasn’t been
answered
Project Completion
Google Drive and Docs
Docs

Files

Activity
Collaboration
Share Your Google Docs
Set who can see the doc

Set what they can do
Who Can See Your Docs
What They Can Do
Google Plus Video Calling:
Hangouts
Start a
Video chat
Collaborate via Video
Chat

Google Drive
Landing Your Dream Job
 Optimize your profiles
 Connect with key people
 Search for jobs
Social Recruiting
What you post
on your profiles matter

Source: Jobvite.com
Optimize Your
Social Profiles
Facebook privacy settings
Your command center
Find out what others can see on your Timeline
1

2
• Choose between Public or a particular person
• Delete status updates and photos you don’t
want the public to see
Take control of your privacy
Manage tagging permissions
2

1
Other privacy settings

1

•
•
•

Who can see my stuff
Who can contact me
Who can look me up

2
Clean up your Twitter profile
Search for yourself while logged out
www.twitter.com/yourtwitterhandle
Optimize
Your Bio

Re...
Clean up your Twitter profile
Log in to your profile
Delete inappropriate photos and status updates

Delete
Optimize your Linkedin Profile
If you do not have one, it’s time to create one!

2

1

3
Optimize your Linkedin Profile
Upload a Short
Video, Slide Deck

Upload Images
Posters
Connect with
Key People
Search for Groups
Use Advanced Search to
Optimize the Search
Search for Jobs
Let’s say you want to
work at Life Technologies
Check to see their job
Openings

Job
openings
Find People You Think May
Recommend You
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Why social media matters for an STEM academic success and career development by Sherry Nouraini

  1. 1. Math, Engineering and Science Social Media Getting Connected Getting it Right!
  2. 2. Why Social Media Matters
  3. 3. Scientists and Engineers Communicate On Social Media 1.15 Billion users ~ 1000 Science Groups 225 Million users 13982 science groups ~10 Million engineers ~14 Million in science 200 University pages 200 million users 1 in 40 scientists use twitter
  4. 4. ~ 2.5 Million members Social Networking for Scientists and Engineers
  5. 5. Social Media is the New Resume Survey of 1600 recruiting and human resources professionals in June 2013. Source: Jobvite.com
  6. 6. How to use social media for academic success, and landing your dream job
  7. 7. Academic Success  Research  Collaboration  Project completion
  8. 8. Research
  9. 9. • Have a science question?  Find someone who can answer it  Search Mendeley  Twitter  Google Plus It may have already been answered  Search Quora
  10. 10. Search Mendeley
  11. 11. Search Twitter
  12. 12. Search Google Plus
  13. 13. Find answers Search on Quora Ask if it hasn’t been answered
  14. 14. Project Completion
  15. 15. Google Drive and Docs Docs Files Activity
  16. 16. Collaboration
  17. 17. Share Your Google Docs Set who can see the doc Set what they can do
  18. 18. Who Can See Your Docs
  19. 19. What They Can Do
  20. 20. Google Plus Video Calling: Hangouts Start a Video chat
  21. 21. Collaborate via Video Chat Google Drive
  22. 22. Landing Your Dream Job  Optimize your profiles  Connect with key people  Search for jobs
  23. 23. Social Recruiting
  24. 24. What you post on your profiles matter Source: Jobvite.com
  25. 25. Optimize Your Social Profiles
  26. 26. Facebook privacy settings Your command center
  27. 27. Find out what others can see on your Timeline 1 2
  28. 28. • Choose between Public or a particular person • Delete status updates and photos you don’t want the public to see
  29. 29. Take control of your privacy Manage tagging permissions 2 1
  30. 30. Other privacy settings 1 • • • Who can see my stuff Who can contact me Who can look me up 2
  31. 31. Clean up your Twitter profile Search for yourself while logged out www.twitter.com/yourtwitterhandle Optimize Your Bio Review Photos
  32. 32. Clean up your Twitter profile Log in to your profile Delete inappropriate photos and status updates Delete
  33. 33. Optimize your Linkedin Profile If you do not have one, it’s time to create one! 2 1 3
  34. 34. Optimize your Linkedin Profile Upload a Short Video, Slide Deck Upload Images Posters
  35. 35. Connect with Key People
  36. 36. Search for Groups
  37. 37. Use Advanced Search to Optimize the Search
  38. 38. Search for Jobs
  39. 39. Let’s say you want to work at Life Technologies
  40. 40. Check to see their job Openings Job openings
  41. 41. Find People You Think May Recommend You
  42. 42. Math, Engineering and Science Social media has got everything to do with it?

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