JOB                        FOR                    G                K IN           OR         TW       NE    A L RS  CI ESO...
GOALS• What’s in it for job seekers• What’s in it for your workforce board• Where do you start?• How to do social media we...
WHAT’S IN IT FOR JOB SEEKERS?•   Social media resources are new communication    tools and are now mainstream.•   Jobseeke...
WHAT’S IN IT FOR JOB SEEKERS?•   Company searches allow job seekers to seek out    and connect with organizations that int...
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?• 25 percent of search results for the world’s top 20  brands are links to user-generated content (Ma...
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOUR WORKFORCE BOARD?Workforce boards can:• Excerpt their web pages and bring out content that’s  importa...
WHERE DO YOU START?•   Determine your goals and create a plan•   Create a social media policy that outlines guidelines for...
WHERE DO YOU START?Jump in and start exploring social media sites:    Facebook    Linked In    Company Blog    Twitter...
MONITORINGGoogle Alerts: E-mail updates on a topic of your choice     www.google.com/alerts    Twitter       twitterale...
HOW TO DO SOCIAL MEDIA WELL AND KEEP IT UP •   Make it a part of one staff member’s daily routine •   Once all social medi...
TOP SOCIAL MEDIA RESOURCES FOR JOB SEEKERS Facebook www.Facebook.com LinkedIn www.LinkedIn.com Twitter www.Twitter.com
WHAT IS FACEBOOK?• The largest social networking site in the world  with more than 800 million members• If Facebook was a ...
WHY USE FACEBOOK?• The most popular social media site• Vast networking opportunities in a more casual  online atmosphere• ...
WORKSOURCE
WCF HOT JOBS
WCF HR NETWORK
WHAT IS LINKEDIN?•   LinkedIn connects the world’s professionals to make    them more productive and successful•   More th...
WHY USE LINKEDIN?• Stay informed about your contacts and  industry• Control your professional identity online• Post your r...
WHY USE LINKEDIN?•   Obtain recommendations from past colleagues•   Participate in Answers•   Search for people, companies...
WORKSOURCE PROFESSIONAL NETWORK
WHY USE TWITTER?•   Unlike LinkedIn and Facebook, where requesting    connections with someone you don’t know is    discou...
WHY USE TWITTER?•   Industry knowledge•   New ideas•   The “retweet” allows your message to spread    organically•   Acces...
@WCFHOTJOBS
@WORKSOURCE_JAX
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  • 2011: 500 million members
  • 2011:65 million
  • WCFHotJobs provides career search tips and job listings
  • Social media 2012

    1. 1. JOB FOR G K IN OR TW NE A L RS CI ESO EK SE CANDACE MOODY, WORKSOURCE JACKSONVILLE
    2. 2. GOALS• What’s in it for job seekers• What’s in it for your workforce board• Where do you start?• How to do social media well and keep it up• Top social media resources for job seekers
    3. 3. WHAT’S IN IT FOR JOB SEEKERS?• Social media resources are new communication tools and are now mainstream.• Jobseekers who aren’t active on social networks are missing out on valuable resources and connections.• Allows job seekers to broaden their pool of contacts with people they may or may not know.• Status updates offer a forum to update contacts about a job search and skill set.
    4. 4. WHAT’S IN IT FOR JOB SEEKERS?• Company searches allow job seekers to seek out and connect with organizations that interest them.• Job postings are listed frequently by employers and employees.• Network and connect with those who share interests and work in a field.• Allows job seekers to brand themselves as experts.
    5. 5. WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?• 25 percent of search results for the world’s top 20 brands are links to user-generated content (Marketing Vox and Nielson BuzzMetrics SES Magazine, June 8)• You must have a presence where your customers are• Social media is not just about publishing content. It’s about listening to your customers and creating relationships
    6. 6. WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOUR WORKFORCE BOARD?Workforce boards can:• Excerpt their web pages and bring out content that’s important or new• Increase awareness of services: • Announce events, speakers and preview content• Link to resources and articles of interest• Monitor what’s being said about the organization • Get feedback, testimonials and highlight issues that customers are asking about• Increase website hits by linking back to site• Identify influencers in the workforce industry for research on hot workforce topics• Increase customer loyalty
    7. 7. WHERE DO YOU START?• Determine your goals and create a plan• Create a social media policy that outlines guidelines for staff to help protect and strengthen the organization’s brand• Guidelines designed to represent your organization in a positive manner• Includes reminder that all staff members are representing their organization online, even in personal accounts• Explain that all staff members are personally responsible for the content they publish online• Ask employees to respect confidential information and to follow laws such as copyright and plagiarism
    8. 8. WHERE DO YOU START?Jump in and start exploring social media sites:  Facebook  Linked In  Company Blog  Twitter  YouTubeSet up monitoring of what’s being said onlineabout your organization
    9. 9. MONITORINGGoogle Alerts: E-mail updates on a topic of your choice  www.google.com/alerts Twitter  twitteralerts.net  tweetlarm.com  TweetBeep.com  Twilert.com
    10. 10. HOW TO DO SOCIAL MEDIA WELL AND KEEP IT UP • Make it a part of one staff member’s daily routine • Once all social media outlets are set up, allow about 30 minutes a day • As easy as checking e-mails and voicemails • Responding quickly is important
    11. 11. TOP SOCIAL MEDIA RESOURCES FOR JOB SEEKERS Facebook www.Facebook.com LinkedIn www.LinkedIn.com Twitter www.Twitter.com
    12. 12. WHAT IS FACEBOOK?• The largest social networking site in the world with more than 800 million members• If Facebook was a country, it would be the world’s 4th largest - between the U.S. and Indonesia• Widely regarded as a personal social networking site
    13. 13. WHY USE FACEBOOK?• The most popular social media site• Vast networking opportunities in a more casual online atmosphere• Members connect with family, friends and business associates• Association and career groups• Company profiles, i.e. Wyndham Careers
    14. 14. WORKSOURCE
    15. 15. WCF HOT JOBS
    16. 16. WCF HR NETWORK
    17. 17. WHAT IS LINKEDIN?• LinkedIn connects the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful• More than 187 million members in more than 200 countries• Executives from all Fortune 500 companies are LinkedIn members• Employers gravitate toward it when recruiting
    18. 18. WHY USE LINKEDIN?• Stay informed about your contacts and industry• Control your professional identity online• Post your resume• Research companies within your industry• Recruiters are using LinkedIn• Find the people and knowledge to achieve your goals
    19. 19. WHY USE LINKEDIN?• Obtain recommendations from past colleagues• Participate in Answers• Search for people, companies, etc.• Search for jobs• Join groups• LinkedIn now gives you the ability to link to a blog post on your profile. Every time you post to your blog it updates your profile.• Update status – start discussions
    20. 20. WORKSOURCE PROFESSIONAL NETWORK
    21. 21. WHY USE TWITTER?• Unlike LinkedIn and Facebook, where requesting connections with someone you don’t know is discouraged, on Twitter it is acceptable. • Networking• Job Postings• Company information• Personal branding
    22. 22. WHY USE TWITTER?• Industry knowledge• New ideas• The “retweet” allows your message to spread organically• Access to thousands of job resources and experts for research
    23. 23. @WCFHOTJOBS
    24. 24. @WORKSOURCE_JAX
    25. 25. S ER SW ANCOM NDRCEFL . A SOU S ORK ONDY@W TI MOO ESFO: CQUORE IN @candacemoody M

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