Using social networks for job search

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Using social networks for job search

  1. 1. Using Social Networks For your Job Search<br />
  2. 2. The percent of hiring managers using social networks has doubled in a year.<br />77 %<br />45 %<br />
  3. 3. 90 % of hiring managers “Google” their candidates.<br />
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  5. 5. Facebook<br />Use a professional looking profile picture.<br />Edit privacy settings.<br />Use Facebook marketplace to search for open positions.<br />Use Groups and Fan Pages to find people with common interest.<br />
  6. 6. Twitter<br />Follow others to allow employers to know what your interests are.<br />Add useful information to conversations.<br />Get noticed when tweeting.<br />Show other profiles in your Tweeter bio.<br />
  7. 7. LinkedIn<br />Optimize your profile by filling in your information.<br />Join and participate in groups.<br />Exchange endorsements.<br />Find hiring managers in networks.<br />Use Jobs You May Be Interested In section<br />
  8. 8. Sources<br />50 + Job Search Statistics You Need To Know. http://careerchangechallenge.com/50-job-search-statistics-you-need-to-know/ 10/3/2010<br />Top 10 Social Sites for Finding a Job. http://mashable.com/2009/02/24/top-10-social-sites-for-finding-a-job/ 10/2/2010<br />Warning: Social Networking Can Be Hazardous to Your Job Search. http://www.careerbuilder.com/Article/CB-533-Job-Search-Warning-Social-Networking-Can-Be-Hazardous-to-Your-Job-Search/ 10/2/2010<br /> Online Profiles. http://jobsearch.about.com/od/professionalbranding/a/profiles.htm 10/2/2010<br />
  9. 9. Thank You<br />

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