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Saul Colt Presentation

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Saul Colt Presentation

  1. 1. Presence and Influence: Social Medias Role in Career Development SAUL COLT @saulcolt Head of Magic FreshBooks#careercircus
  2. 2. A New York Times Best selling Author/Speaker once told me to lose the first two slides of my talk because no one really cares “About Me”3
  3. 3. …and I sorta agree but it does make slide three harder to understand…4
  4. 4. ….and that is why I LOVE women!5 5
  5. 5. …and sometimes after a particularly good presentation like this one….6 6
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  7. 7. So why am I here today?8 8
  8. 8. To explain why I am awesome…9 9
  9. 9. …Presence and Influence: Social Medias Role in Career Development10
  10. 10. But First…Lesson learned from Dick Shawn.11 11
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  12. 12. OK.13 13
  13. 13. There used to be a saying…14 14
  14. 14. “Your Personal Brand isn’t what you think it is but rather what Google says it is.”15 15
  15. 15. “Your Personal Brand isn’t what you think it is but rather what Google says it is,” -Saul Colt, August 4th, 201116 16
  16. 16. A Google Search of me would show 3 things.17 17
  17. 17. I wear Great Pants!18 18
  18. 18. Now I am just bragging!19 19
  19. 19. This is by design…because it is memorable.20 20
  20. 20. ..and it starts conversations and builds fans.21 21
  21. 21. Every desirable job will havehundreds of people who wantit…that is why it is desirable.
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  23. 23. Digital Natives24 24
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  31. 31. So how do you do this?32 32
  32. 32. Blog Make your blog about yourself and your accomplishments. Every musing should tie back to something you’ve done/accomplished andevery time you apply for a positions make sure your top blog post is something relevant and impressive to the role you’ve applied for.
  33. 33. LinkedIn• Get lots ofrecommendations.•Answertons ofquestions onLinkedInAnswers.•These twothings willmake yourprofile standout.
  34. 34. Twitter•Be Helpful•Post Relevant Links toyour search/expertise•Tell people you arelooking for a job•Cross post your relevantlinks to LinkedIn so theyshow more activity in twoplaces•Make private lists ofpeople you need to knowand engage them.•Don’t get caught up withthe shiny people.•Make sure your contactinfo is clear!
  35. 35. Hiring Managers Love….
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  37. 37. So…in closing.44 44
  38. 38. If you remember nothing else from this talk I ask you to remember these two things.45 45
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  40. 40. …and speaking of resumes.47 47
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  43. 43. Any Questions? Contact me! @saulcolt saulcolt saulcolt saul@freshbooks.com Cell - 416-219-325952 52

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