How to use social media during your job search Presented by: Holly Bunn Ms. Resume Help firstname.lastname@example.org www.msresumehelp.com
Who am I? • Resume Writer, Project Manager, Budding Blogger • 13 Years Human Resources Experience • Implemented Resume Management Systems - the technology used by recruiters to manage resumes. • Managed two Career Management Offices helping client’s get back to work after being laid-off. Education Holly Bunn • Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Global ManagementMs. Resume Help • Bachelor of Arts (BA) – English • Six Sigma Yellow Belt • Certified Administrative Professional (CAP)
FACT:80% of job openings are filled using social media Recruiters use Social Media to find candidates 98% 42% 33% Source: Bullhorn Reach, 2012 “The 2012 Social Recruiting Activity Report”; “2011 Jobvite Social Recruiting Survey Results”
What Does Your Social Media Profile Say About You?
Top 5 Mistakes Job Seekers Make when using Social Media• Displaying inappropriate photos or pictures on your profile (ex. Alcohol consumption)Source: Jobvite.com NOTE: Full list available during live workshop….
Top 6 items Recruiters look for on Social Media Profiles• Your Picture and Contact information (not shadowman or your children)• Communications Skills (good or bad)NOTE: Full list available during live workshop….• Source: The Undercover Recruiter “How Employers User Social Media to Screen Applicants” http://bit.ly/U8IAyz
Who uses Social Media? • LinkedIn has 161M users • Facebook has 900M users • Twitter 500M users • Pinterest 31M Users and growingSources: LinkedIn Press Center; CNN.Money.com; Mashable.com; Techcrunch.com
Tips for Success• Personalize your link: www.linkedin.com/in/johnsmith• Create a unique Headliner. How?NOTE: Full list available during live workshop….
Tips for Success• Update Work & education sections with current information and set as public view (add a Google voice#)NOTE: Full list available during live workshop….
Tips for Success• Tweet that you are looking for a job.NOTE: Full list available during live workshop….
Tips for Success• Leave comments that are keyword optimized (use #)• Pin, Repin, RepeatNOTE: Full list available during live workshop….
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