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Job Seeker 2.0


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This is a presentation done by Doug Berg (Jobs2Web) at the ASQ conference in Minneapolis, which helps job seekers to utilize the web 2.0 world to find their next job.

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Job Seeker 2.0

  1. 1. Job Search 2.0
  2. 2. Talent Shift December 2008 3.7 Million Visitors Source: comScore Media Metrix December 2008 - 151 Million “Job” Searches > 5 Million Searches Per Day Source: Google Adwords Pre Web Web 1.0 Web 2.0
  3. 3. Optimizing Your Job Search: <ul><li>Find & Use New Sources </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing Your Career Keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Go Direct To Employers </li></ul><ul><li>Be The 1 st To Know (Email/RSS) </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Yourself Found Online </li></ul><ul><li>Use Front & Back Doors </li></ul><ul><li>When Applying Online </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Old Way: Only 10% Of Jobs Are Posted On Paid Job Boards
  5. 7. Find New Sources
  6. 8. Find New Sources
  7. 9. Find New Sources
  8. 13. Know Your Keywords: <ul><li>Software Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Software Quality Assurance </li></ul><ul><li>Software Quality Analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Software Testing Analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Software Test Analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Assurance Analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Software Quality Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Software Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Assurance Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Assurance Leader </li></ul><ul><li>QA Developer </li></ul><ul><li>QA Test Developer </li></ul><ul><li>Software Engineer – Test </li></ul><ul><li>Software Triage Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Software QA Engineer </li></ul>
  9. 14. Why NOT To Apply On Job Boards
  10. 15. Finding Key Employers Online
  11. 16. Finding Key Employers Online
  12. 17. Setup Email/RSS Agents
  13. 18. Talent Shift
  14. 19. Being Found Online
  15. 20. Being Found Online
  16. 21. Being Found Online
  17. 22. Being Found Online
  18. 23. Using LinkedIn For Job Search
  19. 24. Using LinkedIn For Job Search
  20. 25. Using Twitter For Job Search
  21. 26. Using Facebook For Job Search
  22. 27. Using Facebook For Job Search
  23. 28. Using Twitter For Job Search
  24. 29. Making It Easy To Connect
  25. 30. Using Mobile For Job Search Text: MicrosoftJobs To: 313131
  26. 31. When Applying To Jobs On Company Sites <ul><li>Match Your Title If Possible </li></ul><ul><li>Use Exact Keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate Buzz Words </li></ul><ul><li>Push Culture/Job Match </li></ul><ul><li>OTHER KEY TASKS: </li></ul><ul><li>Apply To Several Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Login/Update Resume Often </li></ul><ul><li>Find Referral Sources </li></ul>
  27. 32.
  28. 33. Thanks!