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Using Social Media for Your Job Search

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How do you use social media to supplement your job search? This short presentation covers the basics!

Topics include the use of Twitter, LinkedIn, Flavours.me and About.me. We hope that this presentation shows you how you can supplement your job search with various social networking tools.

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Using Social Media for Your Job Search

  1. 1. Using Social Media for Your Job Search<br />Prepared by:<br />Iris Eom &<br />Kelvin Claveria<br />
  2. 2. Why social media?<br />
  3. 3. What you’ll learn today:<br />Getting started<br />Create your presence.<br />Branding yourself.<br />Control your brand.<br />Finding job leads.<br />Growing your network.<br />How this relates to you. <br />
  4. 4. Getting started.<br />Think about your OBJECTIVE.<br />Set SMART goals.<br />Consider your intended audience.<br />
  5. 5. Part 1: Branding yourself<br />
  6. 6. Create your presence.<br />Use consistent, appropriate user name.<br />Use your real name.<br />
  7. 7. Create your presence.<br />Share interesting content.<br />Create a digital portfolio.<br />
  8. 8. Create your presence.<br />Blog to show your expertise.<br />
  9. 9. Create your presence.<br />Create your personal homepage.<br />http://flavours.me<br />
  10. 10. Create your presence.<br />Create your personal homepage.<br />http://about.me<br />
  11. 11. Create your presence.<br />Which social networking sites should you join?<br />Optional<br />Essential<br />
  12. 12. Control your online brand.<br />
  13. 13. Control your online brand.<br />Think twice before posting an update. <br />
  14. 14. Control your online brand.<br />Control your privacy settings. <br />
  15. 15. Control your online brand.<br />Consider removing your Facebook profile from public (Google) search.<br />
  16. 16. Control your online brand.<br />Google your name regularly.<br />
  17. 17. Part 2: Finding job leads.<br />
  18. 18. Find job leads.<br />Follow companies you’re interested with.<br />
  19. 19. Find job leads.<br />Follow companies you’re interested with.<br />
  20. 20. Find job leads.<br />Follow companies you’re interested with.<br />
  21. 21. Find job leads.<br />@BestJobsInVan<br />Follow accounts that tweet jobs.<br />
  22. 22. Find job leads.<br />@SIAT_SFU<br />Follow accounts that tweet jobs.<br />
  23. 23. Find job leads.<br />@TalentEgg<br />Follow accounts that tweet jobs.<br />
  24. 24. Grow your network.<br />
  25. 25. Grow your network.<br />Connect with people you meet.<br />
  26. 26. Grow your network.<br />Ask for recommendations.<br />
  27. 27. Grow your network.<br />Join and participate in groups.<br />
  28. 28. Final tips.<br />
  29. 29. Final tips.<br />Social media is supposed to be social.<br />
  30. 30. Final tips.<br />Social media is a supplement to your job search.<br />
  31. 31. Final tips.<br />Maintain relationships even after you find a job.<br />
  32. 32. And finally...<br />
  33. 33. And finally...<br />HAVE FUN!<br />
  34. 34. How this relates to you…<br />
  35. 35. CONNECT WITH US!<br />Iris<br />LinkedIn: <br />http://ca.linkedin.com/pub/iris-eom/12/b67/343<br />Twitter: @irisjhe<br />Kelvin<br />LinkedIn:<br />http://ca.linkedin.com/in/kcclaveria<br />Twitter: @kcclaveria<br />

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