The Social #Job Seeker - Job Search 2.0


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Friday, June 8, 2012, 10:00 a.m. – Launch Pad Job Club Meeting
JOB SEARCH 2.0 by Jodie Garrison
Learn tips and tricks to navigate a job search in the Web 2.0 world. How do you connect with target companies when everyone, including your line manager and coworkers, can see your social profiles? Is your Klout score important? Is Facebook the new LinkedIn? Jodie Garrison will discuss ways job seekers can engage w/ companies + the missteps that job seekers make when attempting to contact recruiters.

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  • Facebook – 901 M ACTIVE users (visited and taken an action within 30 days) -> 170 M active monthly users in the US YouTube – YouTube has over 800 million monthly users uploading over an hour of video per second, 2 nd largest search engine Twitter – 140 M monthly active users producing 400 M tweets daily LinkedIn – 160 M (average age of LinkedIn users is about 42, Wallace says, with 60 percent of users being over the age of 35 Google Plus - 170 M “upgraded” to Google+ 100 M people have signed up for a Google Plus account and active monthly users of Google+ “related” products Pinterest – 8.3 million active users / 11.7 million users
  • two out of three American adults surveyed used social media in the last month 87% of those ages 18-29, 74% of those ages 30-49, 56% of those ages 50-64 and 34% of those ages 65 and older; 72% of college graduates, 69% of those with some college and 52% of those with a high school education;
  • The Social #Job Seeker - Job Search 2.0

    1. 1. The Social Jobseeker – Job Search 2.0 Have you changed your LinkedIn password? Jodie Garrison @jodiegg @ARMJobs
    2. 2. % of organizations using sites to recruit- SHRM, Future of Workplace Trends, Mar 31, 2012
    3. 3. AgeJune 7, 201213th Quarterly Allstate-NationalJournal Heartland Monitor Poll Education 51% 13% 12% 6%
    4. 4. Pew Internet Report: Twitter Use 2012, May 31, 2012
    5. 5. How to Tame Twitter#Jobs #Austin#HireFriday#jobhuntchat Mon 9pmCST#HFChat Fri 11amCST#jobsearch#SHRM#SHRM12
    6. 6. Headline & Hot Links 120 Characters Share who you are professionally! 3 Links + Twitter Get Creative! Where else are you?
    7. 7. Headline & Hot Links Wordpress Blog Calendar!
    8. 8. Connect Thoughtfully Ways to Connect with ARM
    9. 9. Connect Thoughtfully Who Shelli’s looking for
    10. 10. More Profile Tips• Clarify Mission• Utilize Keywords• Reduce Clutter• Be Yourself• Profile Photo, “My short-term goal is to bluff my Seriously. way through this job interview. My• Get Recommendations long-term goal is to invent a time machine so I can come back and change everything I’ve said so far.”Jodie