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Donna Messer Using Social And Traditional Networking To Land Your Dream Job


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Donna Messer Using Social And Traditional Networking To Land Your Dream Job

  1. 1. Using Social Networking & Traditional Networking to Land your Dream Job This workshop will equip you with the skills and tools you need to cross boundaries, and find that perfect career opportunity!
  2. 2. <ul><li>Donna Messer </li></ul><ul><li>Pioneer in Power Teamwork & The Art & Science of Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Inspiring and Motivational Public Speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Trainer </li></ul><ul><li>Published Author of 4000+ articles </li></ul><ul><li>Radio and TV Personality </li></ul><ul><li>Former Broadcast Journalist </li></ul>Why am I an authority?
  3. 3. RISE is a systematic process that enables ethical and effective networking. An Effective Organizational Structure:
  4. 4. Social Networking – How to use it wisely <ul><li>LinkedIn – What does your profile say? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is in your network? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you Blog? If not, why not? </li></ul><ul><li>If you do, what does yours say? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you Twitter? Where is the value? </li></ul><ul><li>Is Face Book for you? </li></ul><ul><li>Visibility – how do you get it? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Play your cards right! You can collaborate more effectively with a full deck! It’s important to utilize a full deck of cards when playing the game called connecting! Be connected to an entire room - deliver your objectives and find common ground. Simply put, “When You Connect, You Communicate and Everyone Wins!” Make profitable connections!
  6. 6. Crossing Boundaries – no one person needs to lead all the time. When Roles and Responsibilities are defined, working together is far easier and less burdensome. A common set of goals can be achieved more effectively when sharing objectives.
  7. 7. Johnny The Bagger <ul><li>What if everyone on you meet brought value to </li></ul><ul><li>each other? </li></ul><ul><li>What if it brought value to other organizations? </li></ul><ul><li>How would that impact your job search? </li></ul><ul><li>We all have something to give that costs us </li></ul><ul><li>nothing but offers an exceptional ROI. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Alliances – 2 nd Chance Transferrable skills are an invaluable asset to any group. Do you know what your overall strengths are? How can you best utilize those skills to deliver against your objectives? How would you feel if you got to do what you were really good at in your work day?
  9. 9. Putting the pieces together. Negotiate Explore Contact Opportunity Solution Strategize
  10. 10. Everyone can learn to Network – How can we share our ideas? Orange Big picture thinker, think in “pods”, comfortable with conceptual ideas. Red Think in terms of chapters, always need a beginning, middle and end. Green Organized, sequential in their thinking - specific and brief.
  11. 11. Think Laterally! There is always more than one way to achieve your goals. We is better than Me! Harness your lateral thinking to benefit from alternative and new perspectives.
  12. 12. In Person, On Line it’s all about Connections, Communication & Cooperation = W3 <ul><li>WHO are you? </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT do you need? </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT are you willing to share? </li></ul>
  13. 13. Awareness Heightens Achievement A-H-A – Communicate & Connect <ul><li>Share who you are. </li></ul><ul><li>What do you like to do? </li></ul><ul><li>What are you good at? </li></ul><ul><li>What are your strengths? </li></ul><ul><li>What are your weaknesses? </li></ul><ul><li>What are your hobbies/interests? </li></ul><ul><li>Who do you know? </li></ul><ul><li>What special skills do you have? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s your biggest accomplishment? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Make The First Minute Count! <ul><li>S tart with a smile </li></ul><ul><li>M ake eye contact </li></ul><ul><li>I ntroduce yourself </li></ul><ul><li>L et people know what you do </li></ul><ul><li>E xplain what you need </li></ul><ul><li>A sk how you can help them </li></ul><ul><li>S ay thank you </li></ul><ul><li>K eep in touch </li></ul>
  15. 15. Become an Effective Connector Be prepared Be open minded Don’t be afraid to ask Treat everyone as an equal Build on information, not status Say Thank You Don’t waste your resources Give without expectation Set realistic and achievable goals Be committed and determined to do whatever it takes
  16. 16. Messer’s Hierarchy of Needs Self-fulfillment Egotistic Needs Social Needs Safety/Security Basic Needs
  17. 17. Connect Us International Inc. 323 Kerr St. Suite 202 Oakville ON L6K 3B6 905 337 9578 phone 905 337 9320 fax [email_address]