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How to use Social Media to find a job?
What is the social networking in Canada?
By: Ali Tavanayan

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  1. 1. Connection and social networking with employers and other professions using Social Media Ali Tavanayan Director of Tavanayan Enterprises Inc., (TEI Inc.) May 3rd, 2012Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  2. 2. Schedule 5:30 – 5:45 Start, Socializing 5:45 – 7:15 Main lecture 7:15 – 7:30 Break (networking) 7:30 – 8:15 Continue the lecture 8:15 – 8:30 Door prize, NetworkingEmail Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  3. 3. Agenda O Networking Concept O Finding a new job O Work experience O Education O Social Media O Twitter O Linked in O Meetup O User groups O Facebook O How to O Training O Learn to do O Resources O Tags O Q &AEmail Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  4. 4. You don’t need to take notes! O Available on SlideShare.net Search for “Ali Tavanayan”Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  5. 5. Job interview? 4 sales tricks to sell yourself O http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505125_162- 57386747/6-great-questions-to-ask-on-a-job- interview/?tag=nl.e713 O http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505125_162- 47540228/job-interview-9-great-tips-to-get-you- to-round-2/?tag=mncol;lst;8 O http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505125_162- 47541343/job-interview-over-8-ways-to-seal-the- deal/?tag=mncol;lst;2 O http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505125_162- 57326883/job-interview-4-sales-tricks-to-sell- yourself/?tag=mncol;lst;2
  6. 6. About me: O Ali Tavanayan-far, Director of TEI Web inc. Tavanayan- O Senior Web Development Project Manager O Software Engineering background (BS.c) O PMI, PMP, MCSE, A+, MS. e-commerce O Running Tavanayan Enterprises Inc. since 2002 In the past: O Doing 2D Animation for over 7 year long time ago. (93-99) O Members of ASIFA, few festival films. (1994) O Worked at : Jam-e-Jam Daily News paper, Saba, Rasaneh Far Animation (1997) O Worked with: Modiri, Kardan(s), Yaghmaina(S), Javaherian, Zarinkelk, Ahmadian, Alidosti, Jahanshahi,.. O Web admin, and marketing for Ardeshir TV. (2010) O Lived in London-UK & North Vancouver since 2001Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  7. 7. Now days: O Founder of : O Vancouver Joomla User Group (VanJoomla) O Vancouver Magento User Group O Vancouver Moodle User Groups O Speaker in O Vancouver Tech Festival (Microsoft – 2012) O Marketing Mastery Summit (Vancouver Business Network 2011) O Dev Cam (Microsoft) O Web Not War ( Microsoft 2010 – 2011) O Multi Multicultural society O S.C.U.C.S.S O Member of: O VanSPUG VanTUG O .NetBC VanDevEmail Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  8. 8. TEI Web inc. O Developing extensions for Open Source Platform, SharePoint, and DNN O Bridge application development for Win App & Web sites O Integration of any POS / ERP / CRM systems with e-commerce solutionsEmail Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  9. 9. It’s all about “my” personal experience! Please, contact professionals for any inquiries. Ali Tavanayan – 2nd May 2012Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  10. 10. In my opinion “mostly cultural difference” Ali TavanayanEmail Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  11. 11. Who are here tonight? Statistics: O How many are Computer specialist? O Any gentleman younger than 20? (Ladies are all 18 – We all know about that) O How many of us have more than 5 years work experience? O How many people been here more than 1 year O How many knows about meetup.com O How many Engineers? O How many from Medical fields? O How has Twitter? LinkedIn ? Facebook? O Do you mind if I am going fast over the slides tonight? (many slides)Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  12. 12. What is social Networking? O How to do networking? O Over %80 of the Canadian jobs are NOT posted officially. The go only through connections, and networking.Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  13. 13. Who is he?Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  14. 14. Finding a jobEmail Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  15. 15. Finding a job is a processEmail Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  16. 16. Finding a job O Are you ready for 3 months research (newcomers) O Do you have enough founds to survive for 6 months O Keep yourself up-to-date O Keep follow only one direction O Focus on your strength O Do not stock in a job, Because then you can not think, research, or update yourself O If you started such a job, before you go to this job, make a deadline for yourself.Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  17. 17. A Job Requirement: Canadian Job Experience Catch- Catch-22 ‫مرغ و تخم مرغ‬Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  18. 18. The 2 Biggest Problems With Online Networking “I have the feeling I don’t get much out of my time and effort.”The reason is that you have never defined: goal.1. Your goal2. Who is in the best position to help you goal. to reach that goal
  19. 19. Fundamental PrinciplesO Networking attitude O “Sharing information in a reactive and proactive way without expecting anything immediately in return.” O An attitude that builds trust and makes you more interesting to other people, works best.O Golden Triangle of networking GiveDo you always thank someone whenshe took the time to look for a solution,but didn’t find one? Ask Thank
  20. 20. Work experience replacement: O Relevant Work experience O Education BCIT O Volunteer JobEmail Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  21. 21. O Power of second Degree ConnectionO Quality & Diversity are both important O Your goals change over time O More opportunities O Value for your network O Diversity creates a larger safetyO Your “Know Like and Trust Factor Know, Know Trust” O Raise your factors
  22. 22. 80% Job Market is hidden!O Internal PostingO Over whelmed team without planO Not existing Position 1 in 15 of Informational Interview got job.
  23. 23. FactsO 86% of human resource professionals use social networkingO Facebook is used by 58% of organizations to source job applicants.
  24. 24. Why expanding our network?O Find the decision makersO To know about hidden jobsO Learn about the company and it’s teamO Introduce yourself (familiar face)O Get an Informational InterviewO Lot of extra help on the way
  25. 25. Informational InterviewO Why: Previous slide!O How: • Do the homework • Be polite and flexible (make a positive impression) • Prepare thoughtful questions • Seek additional contacts, and express thanks • Above all, dont bait and switch
  26. 26. Ask for Information Interview I am new to the country/industry. I would like to know how the industry works in Canada? I have experience, but I need to know about it more? 80% 80% says OK if you ask for Coffee Informational Interview
  27. 27. Larger companies in BC O EA Game O Blast Radius O Radical Entertainment O Sierra Wireless O Habanero O Vancouver Air Port O Graphically Speaking O KEG / Boston Pizza / O 6S marketing O Accenture’ O Jim Pattison O BC Lottery, BC Liquor Store O Telus,BC Hydro, O Shaw, Rogers, …Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  28. 28. Elevator pitch15 seconds to:O DescribeO Who you areO What you doO What do you need In an interesting, effective, not begging format
  29. 29. How to do it?Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  30. 30. O networking
  31. 31. How to do it?Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  32. 32. O Setup your profile (clean up comments & Photos)O Use right keywords in your profileO Get an effective head lineO Increase # of the connectionsO get recommendation (how capable & good you are)
  33. 33. O Setup your profile (clean up comments & Photos)O Use right keywords in your profileO Get an effective head lineO Increase # of the connectionsO get recommendation (how capable & good you are)
  34. 34. O Job seeker accountO Job Insider toolbarO CompaniesO http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eTDnSnDMgEO http://www.how-to-really-use-linkedin.com Book
  35. 35. O Research companies & industriesO Join groups & answer questionsO Complete your profileO Don’t forget your photoO DON’T be inconsistentO Update your info & network
  36. 36. O Micro blogging in 140 char.O Friend == follower (how many people will see it)O Direct messageO @AliTavana (mention)O RT @AliTavana (re-twitt)O #NSMCS (Hash tag)
  37. 37. O Micro blogging in 140 char. DEMOO Friend == followerO Direct message (how many people will see it)O @AliTavana (mention)O RT @AliTavana (re-twitt)O #NSMCS (Hash tag)
  38. 38. O Setup your profile (clean up comments & Photos)O Include employment & education informationO Join Groups & ApplicationsO Increase # of the connectionsO Facebook personal ad (social ad), sale yourself.
  39. 39. O Advertising models: O Content syndication O Display Advertisement O Gadget & Widgets Apps. O Social Ads O Social Networking Pages
  40. 40. O Recruitment applicationsO Market Place & JobsO Make a group / fan page The PDF Presentation
  41. 41. Keywordsselection
  42. 42. - SFU Robson Square - Irish Pub - BCIT SE4 – Room 670Email - Convention Center -…. Cell Twitter %99admin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  43. 43. User Groups: O Meetup.com O Vantug.com O netbc.ca O VanSpug.org O VanDev.org O Vancouver.sqlpass.org O Vancouver Joomla User Group O Vancouver Magento User GroupEmail Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  44. 44. Sometime you have to $$$ O Microsoft Tech Days O DevTeach MVP (Most valuable professional)Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  45. 45. O Create content on SlideShareO Get promoted on Career pagesO Share in on your other social networks (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)O Promote your self, answer questions
  46. 46. Use resources O VPL (Vancouver Public Library) O slideshare.net O fotolia.com O iconspedia.com O Canada e Man.com O ….Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  47. 47. Learn to say: • I don’t have pervious experience about this topic. • I will study it and get back to you. • I had similar experience, but not the exact one. • I need to get back to you on this topic after some research. • Unfortunately, it’s not in my comfort zone.Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  48. 48. Learn to be: • Communicate, Let them know • Appointment / RSVP requests • Waiting for answers / documentsEmail Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  49. 49. CanadaeMan.com Non- O Non-profitable O Community base O Informational O Resources for new comers O In-need for support by professionals In- O Experiences O Stories O SkillsEmail Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  50. 50. To do List:O ResumeO LinkedIn Account& profileO Twitter Account & profileO Expand your NetworkO Attend meetups, User groups, and eventsO Get Informational InterviewO Go for InterviewO Get the Job offers
  51. 51. What is this?Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  52. 52. What is it?Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  53. 53. TEI Web inc. accept volunteers : O If you are in : O Jave & Flash O HTML 5 & CSS 3 O Web Development / Backend or Frontend developer O CMS (PHP / ASP.NET) O VB 6.0 & C# O DBA, Server admin We can help you to gain your work experience.Email Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana
  54. 54. Q&A O Contact Me @alitavana Ali Tavanayan 604.506.6108 admin@tavanayan.comEmail Cell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com 604.506.6108 @alitavana Support CanadaeMan.com

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