Looking for a job in a social media world. Michael Loban @iDeserveaJob
<ul><li>According to the national survey, over 85% of participating recruiters indicated that applicants  do not understan...
What does it mean? <ul><li>Recruiters do not want to sort hundreds of resumes. </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiters want to see cr...
Recruiters state: <ul><li>For us, hiring process is very complicated and time consuming. Any applicant that makes this dec...
Recruiters on Social Media <ul><li>77% say it improved their ability to connect to passive candidates  </li></ul><ul><li>4...
Recruiter Experience <ul><li>is the  quality of experience a Recruiter has when interacting with an applicant . It can ran...
Ideal Recruiter Experience Recruiter Needs Business Constraints Technical Requirements Context
How to use Social Media <ul><li>Identify problems target employer has before offering them a solution.  </li></ul><ul><li>...
Step 1 – People Search  <ul><li>Technorati Blog Search </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook corporate groups </li></ul><ul><li>Linke...
Step 1 – People Search www.spokeo.com
Step 2 – Professional Research Entire sites : Specifying  www.mysite.com/*  will include all the pages on  www.mysite.com ...
Step 2 – Professional research www.linkup.com
<ul><li>BizShark brings you the latest business profiles, news, financials, web analytics, social footprint, marketing str...
Step 3 – Professional Research www.bizshark.com
Step 3 – Professional Research
Step 3 – Networking www.atomkeep.com
Step 3 – Networking www.unhub.com
Step 3 – Networking www.twtjobs.com
Step 4 – Job Interview
Step 4 – Job Interview
Step 4 – Job Interview
Step 4 – Job Interview
Self-Promotion <ul><li>Add your voice for interpersonal relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with old colleagues – this...
Self-Promotion Ways to reach you. Show that you don’t just use a phone. Show your work history. Share other social profile...
Self-Promotion
Self-Promotion
Twitter Tips <ul><li>Get the most out of your page: </li></ul><ul><li>Include your job pitch in your bio </li></ul><ul><li...
10 Ning networks that can help you find a job <ul><li>Recruiter Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Jober Talk </li></ul><ul><li>Secre...
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Using Social Media tools to look for a job

  1. 1. Looking for a job in a social media world. Michael Loban @iDeserveaJob
  2. 2. <ul><li>According to the national survey, over 85% of participating recruiters indicated that applicants do not understand what recruiters want to know and want to hear from the applicant throughout the hiring process. </li></ul>What recruiters are saying
  3. 3. What does it mean? <ul><li>Recruiters do not want to sort hundreds of resumes. </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiters want to see creativity, not look for it in the resumes. </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiters like networking as it makes their job search easier. </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiters like to see how your experience is aligned with the needs of employer. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Recruiters state: <ul><li>For us, hiring process is very complicated and time consuming. Any applicant that makes this decision easier will stand-out . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Recruiters on Social Media <ul><li>77% say it improved their ability to connect to passive candidates </li></ul><ul><li>44% say it improved their quality of hire </li></ul><ul><li>36% say it reduced their time to hire </li></ul>
  6. 6. Recruiter Experience <ul><li>is the quality of experience a Recruiter has when interacting with an applicant . It can range from a specific artifact, such as a resume or a portfolio, up to a larger, integrated experience such as an interview process. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Ideal Recruiter Experience Recruiter Needs Business Constraints Technical Requirements Context
  8. 8. How to use Social Media <ul><li>Identify problems target employer has before offering them a solution. </li></ul><ul><li>From the Recruiter’s standpoint, hiring a right person is the act of solving a problem that company has . Applicant has to identify these problems and the outcomes that the employer is trying to accomplish. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Step 1 – People Search <ul><li>Technorati Blog Search </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook corporate groups </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIN and Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>PeekYou and Pipl </li></ul>
  10. 10. Step 1 – People Search www.spokeo.com
  11. 11. Step 2 – Professional Research Entire sites : Specifying  www.mysite.com/*  will include all the pages on  www.mysite.com . Parts of sites : You can use wildcard patterns to include just certain parts of a site. For example,  www.mysite.com/*about*  will include only files on  www.mysite.com  that have  about  in their name. Entire domains : You can also specify an entire domain using *.mydomain.com.
  12. 12. Step 2 – Professional research www.linkup.com
  13. 13. <ul><li>BizShark brings you the latest business profiles, news, financials, web analytics, social footprint, marketing strategies, and other business information by searching across 50+ Internet business databases.  </li></ul>Step 3 – Professional Research www.bizshark.com
  14. 14. Step 3 – Professional Research www.bizshark.com
  15. 15. Step 3 – Professional Research
  16. 16. Step 3 – Networking www.atomkeep.com
  17. 17. Step 3 – Networking www.unhub.com
  18. 18. Step 3 – Networking www.twtjobs.com
  19. 19. Step 4 – Job Interview
  20. 20. Step 4 – Job Interview
  21. 21. Step 4 – Job Interview
  22. 22. Step 4 – Job Interview
  23. 23. Self-Promotion <ul><li>Add your voice for interpersonal relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with old colleagues – this is a monthly practice </li></ul><ul><li>Write recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Get recommendations – Ebay Review </li></ul><ul><li>Ask and answer questions </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with people immediately after the meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Get a vanity URL </li></ul><ul><li>Never use templates; custom messages only </li></ul><ul><li>Add depth to your profile </li></ul><ul><li>Add links </li></ul><ul><li>Customize why you want to be reached </li></ul><ul><li>Add applications </li></ul>
  24. 24. Self-Promotion Ways to reach you. Show that you don’t just use a phone. Show your work history. Share other social profiles. You are working and your knowledge is not obsolete. Volunteering experience. Personal information. Share This. Gather Testimonials. Downloadable documents about you.
  25. 25. Self-Promotion
  26. 26. Self-Promotion
  27. 27. Twitter Tips <ul><li>Get the most out of your page: </li></ul><ul><li>Include your job pitch in your bio </li></ul><ul><li>Utilize Twitter background </li></ul><ul><li>Include a link to LinkedIN and online CV </li></ul><ul><li>Establish yourself as an expert </li></ul><ul><li>@TweetMyJobs & @Microjobs </li></ul><ul><li>When contacting recruiter: </li></ul><ul><li>Read their bio </li></ul><ul><li>Follower/Following Ratio </li></ul><ul><li>Look at their websites </li></ul><ul><li>Do the research </li></ul>
  28. 28. 10 Ning networks that can help you find a job <ul><li>Recruiter Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Jober Talk </li></ul><ul><li>Secrets of the Job Hunt </li></ul><ul><li>New Media Hire </li></ul><ul><li>Jobs in Social Media </li></ul><ul><li>Keith Ferrazzi’s Greenlight Community </li></ul><ul><li>Open Networkers </li></ul><ul><li>Expertise for Hire </li></ul><ul><li>Jux.ta.pose </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Tech People </li></ul>

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