The Ferndale Career Center presents…Professional Profiles for Social MediaWritten and Designed by:Ron Marshall, Assistant Training FacilitatorFerndale Career Center713 East Nine Mile RoadFerndale, MI 48220248.545.0222www.twitter.com/ferndalecareerwww.facebook.com/FerndaleCareerCenterwww.linkedin.com/in/ferndalecareercenterLinkedIn Group: Ferndale Career Centerwww.ferndaleschools.org/fcc4.8.2011
If You’re Not There, You’re Invisible http://youtu.be/2H5kwp oMJ60
Put Your Best Profile Forward Human? Have a picture. – So’s … er, Shows your FACE! – Some things are personal; some things are personality. – Think: Are you better at remembering names…or faces? Concerned about your career? Avoid “twidiocy.” – This is publishing! Would you put it in the newspaper? Want to be seen? Be visible. Share: – info – opinions – connections – yourself
Twitter Sign UpOnly limit to Twitterprofiles is yourability to managethem.Several tools existto help:• TweetDeck• HootSuite• iGoogle
Follow the Leaders It’s all about “Twelevance!” – Who do you need to connect with? – Who’s talking about what you need to know about?
Facebook Sign Up Time to set up a professional “profile”, not “page” – but you can do that, too …
Become part of yournetworks!Identify your schools andworkplaces to connectwith former classmatesand co-workers.
Privacy Settings Tailor your Facebook to your needs Be comfortable Be open
LinkedIn Sign Up • Upload your resume • Tweak • Connect
How to Upload Your Resume Save your resume file Click to upload– OR – Add things manually