Advanced social networking: Library & online tools for job seekers<br />2011 Annual MFIP/DWP Conference<br />Aspire to ins...
Presenters<br />Dru Frykberg<br />Senior Librarian<br />DEED Library<br />dru.frykberg@state.mn.us<br />Brooke Roegge<br /...
Introduction<br />Take advantage of the DEED Library & Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)<br />Find a job using Twitte...
DEED Library<br />Exists to help DEED staff & partners work smarter, faster<br />Located in First National Bank Building, ...
DEED Library<br />
DEED Library website<br />DEED Intraweb: http://library.deed.state.mn.us<br />
DEED Library Alerts<br />Contact the library to sign up: DEED.Library@state.mn.us<br />
Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)<br /><ul><li>www.elm4you.org
Access news, company profiles, industry reports
Ideal for job-seeking clients, especially those without a library card
Funded by Minnesota Legislature         </li></li></ul><li>Why use ELM?<br /><ul><li>Research employers
Learn who is hiring, expanding, opening new businesses
Discover which industries and employers are cutting staff and closing operations</li></li></ul><li>ELM: www.elm4you.org<br />
Key ELM resources<br /><ul><li>Business Source Premier – Provides company profiles, industry reports, news coverage
EBSCO MegaFile– Search multiple databases at one time to research companies, search business news and more
ProQuest– Find local, state, national and international news            </li></li></ul><li>Find a job on Twitter<br />Goal...
Find a job on Twitter<br />Why Twitter?<br />Thousands of jobs posted there daily<br />Job seekers don’t have to register ...
Find a job on Twitter<br />Topics covered:<br />How to do advanced searches for job-related tweets<br />Third-party websit...
Searching for jobs<br />
Searching for jobs<br />Popular hashtags for job-related tweets:<br />#job<br />#jobs<br />#career<br />#careers<br />http...
Searching for Jobs<br />
Searching for jobs<br />Search by field of interest:<br />#clerical<br />#construction<br />#healthcare<br />#insurance<br...
Searching for jobs<br />Tip: Double up on hashtags to narrow down search results:<br />#job #healthcare<br />#jobs #cleric...
Searching for jobs<br />Potential problem:<br />Tweets come in from every geographic location. What if job seeker doesn’t ...
Searching for jobs<br />Solution: <br />Use Twitter’s advanced search engine<br />http://search.twitter.com<br />Searches ...
Third-party websites<br />
Third-party websites<br />TweetMyJobs<br />JobTweet.me<br />TwitJobSearch<br />TwitterJobFinder<br />TweetBeep<br />Twello...
Third-party websites<br />TweetMyJobs<br />
Third-party websites<br />JobTweet.me<br />
Third-party websites<br />TwitJobSearch<br />
Third-party websites<br />TwitterJobFinder<br />
Third-party websites<br />TweetBeep<br />
Third-party websites<br />Twellow<br />
Smartphone apps for job seekers<br />
Smartphone apps<br />Three iPhone apps that filter jobs on Twitter:<br />TwitterJobSearch<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br /...
Smartphone apps<br />TwitterJobSearch<br />
Smartphone apps<br />TwitterJobSearch<br />Can search by job or <br />	location<br />
Smartphone apps<br />TwitterJobSearch examples<br />
Smartphone apps<br />TwitterJobSearch’s truncated job description<br />
Smartphone apps<br />TwitterJobSearch<br />Features available via<br />	truncated description:<br />“QuickPitch” <br />Ema...
Smartphone apps<br />TwitterJobSearch<br />“View full job spec” <br />	goes to original <br />	post on the web<br />
Smartphone apps<br />TwitterJobSearch<br />Filters by ???<br />Results are imperfect<br />
Smartphone apps<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br />
Smartphone apps<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br />Search in English, <br />	German, French <br />	or Russian<br />Job seeke...
Smartphone apps<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br />What results look <br />	like for job search<br />Ex: “librarian”<br />
Smartphone apps<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br />User can save listings<br />
Smartphone apps<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br />Can also <br />	email entire list <br />	of search results<br />
Smartphone apps<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br />Saves your<br />	search history<br />
Smartphone apps<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br />What results look like <br />	for employer search<br />Ex: “librarian”<br />
Smartphone apps<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br />Filters tweets by #job,<br />	#jobs, job, jobs<br />
Smartphone apps<br />TwittCareers<br />
Smartphone apps<br />TwittCareers<br />Upon launch, <br />	displays jobs <br />	most recently <br />	posted to Twitter<br />
Smartphone apps<br />TwittCareers<br />Can search in<br />	English, French<br />	and Spanish<br />
Smartphone apps<br />TwittCareers<br />Example search:<br />	“Librarian”<br />
Smartphone apps<br />TwittCareers<br />Can email jobs to <br />	self (have to click <br />	link in tweet)<br />No other sp...
Smartphone apps<br />TwittCareers<br />Filters tweets by job, <br />	jobs, #job, #jobs, <br />	career, #careers, etc.<br />
Connect with networking opportunities<br />Why associations? Networking opportunities:<br />Meetings and events<br />Discu...
Connect with networking opportunities<br />Networking at a local Special Libraries Association event.<br />
Connect with networking opportunities<br />Traditional sources<br />Associations Unlimited (library database)<br />ASAE Ga...
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  1. 1. Advanced social networking: Library & online tools for job seekers<br />2011 Annual MFIP/DWP Conference<br />Aspire to inspire<br />
  2. 2. Presenters<br />Dru Frykberg<br />Senior Librarian<br />DEED Library<br />dru.frykberg@state.mn.us<br />Brooke Roegge<br />Digital Information Specialist<br />DEED Library/Communications<br />brooke.roegge@state.mn.us<br />
  3. 3. Introduction<br />Take advantage of the DEED Library & Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)<br />Find a job using Twitter<br />Connect with networking opportunities via online resources, Meetup, LinkedIn<br />
  4. 4. DEED Library<br />Exists to help DEED staff & partners work smarter, faster<br />Located in First National Bank Building, St. Paul<br />Librarians available in person and via email, phone chat<br />Offers research assistance, DEED Library Alerts, library materials (books, DVDs, journals, databases)<br />
  5. 5. DEED Library<br />
  6. 6. DEED Library website<br />DEED Intraweb: http://library.deed.state.mn.us<br />
  7. 7. DEED Library Alerts<br />Contact the library to sign up: DEED.Library@state.mn.us<br />
  8. 8. Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)<br /><ul><li>www.elm4you.org
  9. 9. Access news, company profiles, industry reports
  10. 10. Ideal for job-seeking clients, especially those without a library card
  11. 11. Funded by Minnesota Legislature </li></li></ul><li>Why use ELM?<br /><ul><li>Research employers
  12. 12. Learn who is hiring, expanding, opening new businesses
  13. 13. Discover which industries and employers are cutting staff and closing operations</li></li></ul><li>ELM: www.elm4you.org<br />
  14. 14. Key ELM resources<br /><ul><li>Business Source Premier – Provides company profiles, industry reports, news coverage
  15. 15. EBSCO MegaFile– Search multiple databases at one time to research companies, search business news and more
  16. 16. ProQuest– Find local, state, national and international news </li></li></ul><li>Find a job on Twitter<br />Goal of this section:<br />Give you resources for finding a job on Twitter that you can take back to your job-seeking clients<br />Presentation assumes participants have basic working knowledge of Twitter.<br />Need an introduction to Twitter? Try these books:<br />The Twitter Book by Tim O’Reilly and Sarah Milstein<br />Twitter: Tips, tricks and tweets by Paul McFedries<br />
  17. 17. Find a job on Twitter<br />Why Twitter?<br />Thousands of jobs posted there daily<br />Job seekers don’t have to register or post a resume first<br />Casual, informal networking<br />Access to experts in your field<br />
  18. 18. Find a job on Twitter<br />Topics covered:<br />How to do advanced searches for job-related tweets<br />Third-party websites that can help you find jobs posted on Twitter<br />Twitter-based smartphone apps for job seekers <br />
  19. 19. Searching for jobs<br />
  20. 20. Searching for jobs<br />Popular hashtags for job-related tweets:<br />#job<br />#jobs<br />#career<br />#careers<br />http://twitter.com<br />
  21. 21. Searching for Jobs<br />
  22. 22. Searching for jobs<br />Search by field of interest:<br />#clerical<br />#construction<br />#healthcare<br />#insurance<br />#IT<br />#librarian<br />#marketing<br />#sales<br />See link for more: http://goo.gl/SBHqV<br />
  23. 23. Searching for jobs<br />Tip: Double up on hashtags to narrow down search results:<br />#job #healthcare<br />#jobs #clerical<br />#career #engineering<br />#careers #IT<br />
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  25. 25. Searching for jobs<br />Potential problem:<br />Tweets come in from every geographic location. What if job seeker doesn’t want to move?<br />
  26. 26. Searching for jobs<br />Solution: <br />Use Twitter’s advanced search engine<br />http://search.twitter.com<br />Searches can be narrowed by zip code (and nearby range)<br />
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  32. 32. Third-party websites<br />
  33. 33. Third-party websites<br />TweetMyJobs<br />JobTweet.me<br />TwitJobSearch<br />TwitterJobFinder<br />TweetBeep<br />Twellow<br />
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  52. 52. Third-party websites<br />JobTweet.me<br />
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  58. 58. Third-party websites<br />TwitterJobFinder<br />
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  61. 61. Third-party websites<br />TweetBeep<br />
  62. 62. Third-party websites<br />Twellow<br />
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  67. 67. Smartphone apps for job seekers<br />
  68. 68. Smartphone apps<br />Three iPhone apps that filter jobs on Twitter:<br />TwitterJobSearch<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br />Twittcareers<br />
  69. 69. Smartphone apps<br />TwitterJobSearch<br />
  70. 70. Smartphone apps<br />TwitterJobSearch<br />Can search by job or <br /> location<br />
  71. 71. Smartphone apps<br />TwitterJobSearch examples<br />
  72. 72. Smartphone apps<br />TwitterJobSearch’s truncated job description<br />
  73. 73. Smartphone apps<br />TwitterJobSearch<br />Features available via<br /> truncated description:<br />“QuickPitch” <br />Email the job<br />View the full job <br /> description<br />
  74. 74. Smartphone apps<br />TwitterJobSearch<br />“View full job spec” <br /> goes to original <br /> post on the web<br />
  75. 75. Smartphone apps<br />TwitterJobSearch<br />Filters by ???<br />Results are imperfect<br />
  76. 76. Smartphone apps<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br />
  77. 77. Smartphone apps<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br />Search in English, <br /> German, French <br /> or Russian<br />Job seekers can <br /> search for jobs<br />Employers can search <br /> for candidates<br />
  78. 78. Smartphone apps<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br />What results look <br /> like for job search<br />Ex: “librarian”<br />
  79. 79. Smartphone apps<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br />User can save listings<br />
  80. 80. Smartphone apps<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br />Can also <br /> email entire list <br /> of search results<br />
  81. 81. Smartphone apps<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br />Saves your<br /> search history<br />
  82. 82. Smartphone apps<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br />What results look like <br /> for employer search<br />Ex: “librarian”<br />
  83. 83. Smartphone apps<br />Jobtweet.de’sJobsearch<br />Filters tweets by #job,<br /> #jobs, job, jobs<br />
  84. 84. Smartphone apps<br />TwittCareers<br />
  85. 85. Smartphone apps<br />TwittCareers<br />Upon launch, <br /> displays jobs <br /> most recently <br /> posted to Twitter<br />
  86. 86. Smartphone apps<br />TwittCareers<br />Can search in<br /> English, French<br /> and Spanish<br />
  87. 87. Smartphone apps<br />TwittCareers<br />Example search:<br /> “Librarian”<br />
  88. 88. Smartphone apps<br />TwittCareers<br />Can email jobs to <br /> self (have to click <br /> link in tweet)<br />No other special <br /> features<br />
  89. 89. Smartphone apps<br />TwittCareers<br />Filters tweets by job, <br /> jobs, #job, #jobs, <br /> career, #careers, etc.<br />
  90. 90. Connect with networking opportunities<br />Why associations? Networking opportunities:<br />Meetings and events<br />Discussion lists and online social networking<br />Job boards and position announcements<br />Volunteer and professional development opportunities<br />Career and educational guidance, informational interviews<br />
  91. 91. Connect with networking opportunities<br />Networking at a local Special Libraries Association event.<br />
  92. 92. Connect with networking opportunities<br />Traditional sources<br />Associations Unlimited (library database)<br />ASAE Gateway to Associations Directory (http://www.asaecenter.org/Directories/AssociationSearch.cfm)<br />Occupational Outlook Handbook (http://www.bls.gov/OCO)<br />
  93. 93. Connect with networking opportunities<br />More traditional sources<br />Directory of Minnesota Business & Professional Associations (http://www.jjhill.org/resources/guides/Associations2008.pdf) <br />WEDDLE’s Association Directory (http://www.weddles.com/associations/index.cfm) <br />
  94. 94. Connect with networking opportunities<br />Beyond traditional sources<br />Internet search engines (Google, Yahoo, Bing)<br />Meetup Groups (http://www.meetup.com) <br />LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com) <br />Twitter (http://twitter.com) <br />
  95. 95. Connect with networking opportunities<br />Wrap-up<br />These resources and more can be found in the library’s resource guide on careers, job hunting and employment counseling at http://library.deed.state.mn.us/faq_careers.htm<br />
  96. 96. Thank you!<br />Comments, questions?<br />Please contact us:<br />Dru Frykberg<br />dru.frykberg@state.mn.us<br />Brooke Roegge<br />brooke.roegge@state.mn.us<br />

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