<ul><li>Social networking is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet based technologies commonly referred to as Web 2.0 </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Social networking helps you: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Establish professional creditability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Social networking helps you </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build a network of strong professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Some social networks are dedicated job resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easier for job seeking professionals to con...
<ul><li>Three things you need to get started </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your elevator speech </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your em...
<ul><li>How to start on social networking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pick a platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </...
<ul><li>How do I learn to use social networking sites? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set goals and seek a social networking coach ...
<ul><li>JobAngels – non-profit created to help the job seeker </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Got started as a random act of kindnes...
<ul><li>Pick your network </li></ul><ul><li>Create your profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Get a social networking coach </li></ul...
 
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Social Networking 101: A job seekers guide to establishing your Internet footprint

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Job seeking has changed with the introduction of social networking. More and more people are posting and find jobs using social networking sites via the Internet. So how can you use social networking to find your next opportunity? Follow along with this presentation for some best practices!

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Social Networking 101: A job seekers guide to establishing your Internet footprint

  1. 2. <ul><li>Social networking is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet based technologies commonly referred to as Web 2.0 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose is to connect with people and share information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many sites have different purposes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Job seeking </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing pictures, videos, info and other items </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Connecting with friends and family </li></ul></ul></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Social networking helps you: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Establish professional creditability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Builds an online presence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Makes you easy to find </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Social networking helps you </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build a network of strong professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connect you to your next opportunity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help you find positions not on the traditional job boards </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Some social networks are dedicated job resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easier for job seeking professionals to connect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share and contribute advise, experience and valuable resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Way to expand your network and help others in the process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check out: www.jux-ta-pose.com </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Three things you need to get started </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your elevator speech </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your employment and education history </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your current contacts </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>How to start on social networking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pick a platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Myspace </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plaxo </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build your network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clean up existing profiles to maintain professionalism </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>How do I learn to use social networking sites? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set goals and seek a social networking coach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Look for free webinars and classes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connect with others who can help you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check out: www.socialnetnet.com </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>JobAngels – non-profit created to help the job seeker </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Got started as a random act of kindness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilize mainly social networking to connect Job seekers and JobAngels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social networks, started on January 29, 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter = 9,320 followers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn = 6,740 connections </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook = 3,052 friends </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Pick your network </li></ul><ul><li>Create your profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Get a social networking coach </li></ul><ul><li>Start connecting!!! </li></ul>

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