Use the Back Doorby Using Social Networking Tools
The 2-Step Approach to Applying for Jobs
Company Search:• Who do you know  who works there?• Who could introduce  you?
Join GroupsHow to findgroups? Search LinkedIn  Groups See what groups  colleagues belong  toUsing Groups Ask questions...
1st      What Do You Say….Degree           Hi Sally! Hey, I need your help…           Hi Sally! What’s new? What do you kn...
2nd      What Do You Say….Degree           Hi Bill! Hey, I need your help, can you introduce me to…           Hi Bill! I b...
Search:• Follow company• Follow company employees
Advanced Twitter Search (twitter.com/search-advanced)FollowerWonkc.omWeFollow.comListorious.comTwellow.com
What Do You Tweet….    Super job @5Linx for making #ROC    Top 100!    Go Sabers! @kschepler and congrats    on @5Linx Top...
Company Search:• Who do you know who  works there?• Who could introduce you?• Does the company have a  Page you could “Lik...
Company Search: • Circle the people who work   there • See what they are saying   and introduce yourself
Find jobs and relevant connections for eachjob! Log in with your favorite social networkand start looking for a job, then ...
To Your Success!LinkedIn   www.LinkedIn.com/in/Hannah MorganTwitter    @careersherpaFacebook   Career SherpaGoogle+    +Ha...
Use the Back Door To Get Your Application Noticed Through Social Media
Use the Back Door To Get Your Application Noticed Through Social Media
Use the Back Door To Get Your Application Noticed Through Social Media
Use the Back Door To Get Your Application Noticed Through Social Media
Use the Back Door To Get Your Application Noticed Through Social Media
Use the Back Door To Get Your Application Noticed Through Social Media
Use the Back Door To Get Your Application Noticed Through Social Media
Use the Back Door To Get Your Application Noticed Through Social Media
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Tips and Resources for Finding Inside Connections

When a friend comes to visit your home, they knock on the back door. This is the same approach to take when you apply for jobs. The number one source of external hires is through employee referrals, so learn how to beat the competition by finding connections inside companies where you have applied for jobs. In this workshop, we’ll look at tips and resources to help you get the inside track! LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter & Google+ each provide unique contact information and better still, enable you to gather intelligence and begin a dialogue.

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Use the Back Door To Get Your Application Noticed Through Social Media

  1. 1. Use the Back Doorby Using Social Networking Tools
  2. 2. The 2-Step Approach to Applying for Jobs
  3. 3. Company Search:• Who do you know who works there?• Who could introduce you?
  4. 4. Join GroupsHow to findgroups? Search LinkedIn Groups See what groups colleagues belong toUsing Groups Ask questions Promote events Share articles/ information Post jobs
  5. 5. 1st What Do You Say….Degree Hi Sally! Hey, I need your help… Hi Sally! What’s new? What do you know about… Hi Sally! Hey, I see there’s an opening at your company… Hello Sally, Hope you are doing well! We’ve got to get together soon! Maybe you could help me. I see there is an opening at your company for a [job] and I was wondering what you could tell me about it? Do you think I would be a good fit? Could you put in a good word for me? Do you know the name of the hiring manager?
  6. 6. 2nd What Do You Say….Degree Hi Bill! Hey, I need your help, can you introduce me to… Hi Bill! I believe you know Jim over at … Hi Bill! Hey, There’s an opening at [company] do you know someone over there named… Hello Bill, Hope you are doing well! I need you help with something! There is a job I think is a great fit for me at [company]. As I was searching LinkedIn, it appears you know Jim Smith. I think you both worked together at ABC company in the 90s. I was wondering if you could either introduce us or provide me his email so I can reach out to him.
  7. 7. Search:• Follow company• Follow company employees
  8. 8. Advanced Twitter Search (twitter.com/search-advanced)FollowerWonkc.omWeFollow.comListorious.comTwellow.com
  9. 9. What Do You Tweet…. Super job @5Linx for making #ROC Top 100! Go Sabers! @kschepler and congrats on @5Linx Top 100 in #ROC! Must be loving this warm running weather in December @Diana_Drake Congrats re: @5Linx Top 100!
  10. 10. Company Search:• Who do you know who works there?• Who could introduce you?• Does the company have a Page you could “Like”?
  11. 11. Company Search: • Circle the people who work there • See what they are saying and introduce yourself
  12. 12. Find jobs and relevant connections for eachjob! Log in with your favorite social networkand start looking for a job, then quickly knowwho can help.
  13. 13. To Your Success!LinkedIn www.LinkedIn.com/in/Hannah MorganTwitter @careersherpaFacebook Career SherpaGoogle+ +Hannah MorganEmail hmorgan@careersherpa.net

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