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Using YouTube, Pinterest, and   Google+ for Job Search    Brooke Roegge and Jackie Buck SPHR  Minnesota Department of Empl...
IntroductionYouTube:  – Creating a video resume  – Promoting your video resume  – Other ways you can find work via YouTube
Creating a Video Resume
Creating a Video Resume  A video resume should supplement your real             resume, not replace it.
Creating a Video ResumeBefore starting, ask yourself:•How does the video resume differ from the paper resume?•What extra i...
Creating a Video ResumeTechnical tips:•Capture good audio (no background noises or echos)•Have decent lighting•Record segm...
Creating a Video Resume  Traditional             Creative
Traditional Video Tips
Traditional Video Tips     Keep it professional (dress, appearance, content)
Traditional Video Tips        Background should be clean and simple
Traditional Video Tips             60-90 seconds long
Traditional Video Tips        Look into the camera and speak clearly
Traditional Video Tips   Write out and practice what you want to say ahead of time              (don’t read a script or us...
Traditional Video Tips
Traditional Video Tips        Keep the special effects to a minimum
Traditional Video Tips         Be mindful of your body language
Creative Video Tips
Creative Video TipsSing about why they shouldhire you…
Creative Video TipsShow off your designskills…
Creative Video TipsUse humor to stand out…
Promote Your Video Resume
Promote Your Video ResumeLink to video from:•Paper resume•Online resume•Website•Online portfolio•Business card•LinkedIn ac...
Promote Your Video ResumeMake it findable (YouTube tags)         Tip: use quotes for phrases, like “video resume”
Other Things You Can Try
Other Things You Can Try  Post and Hope   (aka the Justin Bieber approach)
Other Things You Can TryBuild It / Demo approach
Other Things You Can TryOnline contests
Questions?
The Pinterest PhenomenonVirtual pinboardCreate boards on any topicVisual branding tool#3 Most activesocial media site site...
Discover your passions
• Get the facts                  Recruiting jobs
•Build a portfolioor pin your visuallyappealing resumePinterest cannot beused solely forselling yourself
Before applying . . .• Find and investigate prospective employers on  Pinterest                                          W...
Accessibility and privacy• Link to Facebook and Twitter accounts• Set privacy settings accordingly• Employers research can...
Google +New ways of sharing all across Google
Google has power          Think of SEO as you build your profile          Nurture new and existing relationships          ...
Getting started on Google +•   Join it•   Create your profile•   Set your privacy settings•   Share at least on interestin...
Circles
Google +Introduce yourself                                     Follow interestingfolks   Connect with friends and familyCh...
Brooke Roegge                     &              Jacqueline Buck SPHRDepartment of Employment & Economic Development      ...
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This last presentation in our series on using social media for job search covers YouTube, Pinterest, and Google+. Find out how you can create and promote video resumes. Use Pinterest to build online portfolios. Try Google+ for networking with colleagues.

Presented by Jackie Buck and Brooke Roegge on July 17, 2012. View this webinar on YouTube at http://youtu.be/IHgvutM9t6c

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Using YouTube, Pinterest, and Google+ for Job Search

  1. 1. Using YouTube, Pinterest, and Google+ for Job Search Brooke Roegge and Jackie Buck SPHR Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development July 17th, 2012
  2. 2. IntroductionYouTube: – Creating a video resume – Promoting your video resume – Other ways you can find work via YouTube
  3. 3. Creating a Video Resume
  4. 4. Creating a Video Resume A video resume should supplement your real resume, not replace it.
  5. 5. Creating a Video ResumeBefore starting, ask yourself:•How does the video resume differ from the paper resume?•What extra information does it offer?•Are you prepared for the risk of going viral?
  6. 6. Creating a Video ResumeTechnical tips:•Capture good audio (no background noises or echos)•Have decent lighting•Record segments until youget them right•Edit out mistakes(using Windows Live MovieMaker, iMovie, more)
  7. 7. Creating a Video Resume Traditional Creative
  8. 8. Traditional Video Tips
  9. 9. Traditional Video Tips Keep it professional (dress, appearance, content)
  10. 10. Traditional Video Tips Background should be clean and simple
  11. 11. Traditional Video Tips 60-90 seconds long
  12. 12. Traditional Video Tips Look into the camera and speak clearly
  13. 13. Traditional Video Tips Write out and practice what you want to say ahead of time (don’t read a script or use cue cards)
  14. 14. Traditional Video Tips
  15. 15. Traditional Video Tips Keep the special effects to a minimum
  16. 16. Traditional Video Tips Be mindful of your body language
  17. 17. Creative Video Tips
  18. 18. Creative Video TipsSing about why they shouldhire you…
  19. 19. Creative Video TipsShow off your designskills…
  20. 20. Creative Video TipsUse humor to stand out…
  21. 21. Promote Your Video Resume
  22. 22. Promote Your Video ResumeLink to video from:•Paper resume•Online resume•Website•Online portfolio•Business card•LinkedIn account Image source: http://us.moo.com/partner/youtube-cc/
  23. 23. Promote Your Video ResumeMake it findable (YouTube tags) Tip: use quotes for phrases, like “video resume”
  24. 24. Other Things You Can Try
  25. 25. Other Things You Can Try Post and Hope (aka the Justin Bieber approach)
  26. 26. Other Things You Can TryBuild It / Demo approach
  27. 27. Other Things You Can TryOnline contests
  28. 28. Questions?
  29. 29. The Pinterest PhenomenonVirtual pinboardCreate boards on any topicVisual branding tool#3 Most activesocial media site siteHighly addictive
  30. 30. Discover your passions
  31. 31. • Get the facts Recruiting jobs
  32. 32. •Build a portfolioor pin your visuallyappealing resumePinterest cannot beused solely forselling yourself
  33. 33. Before applying . . .• Find and investigate prospective employers on Pinterest Want to work for Google??
  34. 34. Accessibility and privacy• Link to Facebook and Twitter accounts• Set privacy settings accordingly• Employers research candidates on social media sites• Check Pinterest’s help section for tips on privacy settingsExtra tip:• Schedule “Pinterest breaks”
  35. 35. Google +New ways of sharing all across Google
  36. 36. Google has power Think of SEO as you build your profile Nurture new and existing relationships Use it as a complement to LinkedInWhat you won’t find on•Lots of job postings
  37. 37. Getting started on Google +• Join it• Create your profile• Set your privacy settings• Share at least on interesting update• Create ‘circles’ and start connecting• Add to your stream• Participate in video conversations ‘Hangout’
  38. 38. Circles
  39. 39. Google +Introduce yourself Follow interestingfolks Connect with friends and familyChoose who you share with Say “hi” & communicate
  40. 40. Brooke Roegge & Jacqueline Buck SPHRDepartment of Employment & Economic Development Follow us on @minnesotaworks @positivelymn

This last presentation in our series on using social media for job search covers YouTube, Pinterest, and Google+. Find out how you can create and promote video resumes. Use Pinterest to build online portfolios. Try Google+ for networking with colleagues. Presented by Jackie Buck and Brooke Roegge on July 17, 2012. View this webinar on YouTube at http://youtu.be/IHgvutM9t6c

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