Get a job with social media

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There are several ways to search for jobs. You can send résumés and cover letters to targeted companies, respond to job offers you found in newspapers or on job search websites, network all around, and… promote your online profiles. Believe it or not, getting a job thanks to social media is possible! How do I know it? Well, I got my first job that way!

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Get a job with social media

  1. 1. Get a job with social media Read the blog post here Copyright Florence Poirel 2013 @FlorencePoirel. Find her on Linkedin or Tiki'mee.
  2. 2. Want to get hired? There are many ways to search for jobs: ● Send résumés and cover letters out-of-the-blue ● Respond to job offers from newspapers or job search websites ● Network all around, and… ● Promote your online profiles Believe it or not, getting a job thanks to social media is possible! Copyright Florence Poirel 2013 @FlorencePoirel. Find her on Linkedin or Tiki'mee.
  3. 3. It's not that easy! The problem? Companies receive tons of applications every day, and yours might hit the trash too soon. The solution? Grab their attention! ● Improve your professional profiles ● Optimize your online visibility Copyright Florence Poirel 2013 @FlorencePoirel. Find her on Linkedin or Tiki'mee.
  4. 4. Create a strong profile 1. Be complete 2. Be bold 3. Get endorsements 4. Add recommendations 5. Be obvious Copyright Florence Poirel 2013 @FlorencePoirel. Find her on Linkedin or Tiki'mee.
  5. 5. 1. Be complete Become an "All-Star" individual ● Include all your professional experiences ● Include your extra-curricular activities ● Fill in the blanks Remember that recruiters don't have time to ask questions. They want all the answers at once. Copyright Florence Poirel 2013 @FlorencePoirel. Find her on Linkedin or Tiki'mee.
  6. 6. 2. Be bold Do not hesitate to say what you can do! ● Identify your skills and areas of expertise ● Select key words ● Add them to your titles and job descriptions Make a list of everything you can do, find the ‘professional’ term for it, then share it! Copyright Florence Poirel 2013 @FlorencePoirel. Find her on Linkedin or Tiki'mee.
  7. 7. 3. Get endorsements Saying that no one but you can sell you is not true. Get your connections vouch for you! ● Add your skills and areas of expertise ● Endorse your contacts' skills ● Get them endorse yours Copyright Florence Poirel 2013 @FlorencePoirel. Find her on Linkedin or Tiki'mee.
  8. 8. 4. Add recommendations ● Click on ‘Edit your profile’ in the top section ● ● Go to the "Recommendations" section at the bottom Copyright Florence Poirel 2013 @FlorencePoirel. Find her on Linkedin or Tiki'mee. ● Ask to be recommended
  9. 9. 5. Be obvious If you are looking for a job, say it! ● Your title is your objective: write the position you want to get. ● Your summary is the introduction you would write on a cover letter. ● Help recruiters get in touch! Copyright Florence Poirel 2013 @FlorencePoirel. Find her on Linkedin or Tiki'mee.
  10. 10. Read the full article here: http://socialmediavalue.wordpress.com/2012/08/15/get-a-job-with-social-media/

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