Using Social Media for Your Career       Nancy Richmond, Assistant Director           Career Counseling & Exploration
You Were…                               d! Did you know?   Less than 10% of searchers read past the first 2              p...
Power of Your Brand   Good & Bad
Create MultipleStreams of You
Be Social:Effectively ManageYour Social Systems
Social Media Can Help       Build a Stronger Social Network• Making connections is not something you just dowhen you need ...
Facebook                       LinkedIn                      Twitter             500 Million Users                100 Mill...
Linkedin is...Your Online Rolodex
Don’t                                Do•Use a generic email to           •Write a personal messageconnect                 ...
Give as Much as You Take        “Altruism”
Linkedin Degrees ofSeparation• Reveals three degrees of separation    You             1st             2nd   3rd
Time
http://ow.ly/4mYgx
Why Tweet•   Twitter is more than “what I ate for lunch”•   Follow people you find interesting•   Share information and li...
3 Important Functions of Twitter• Reading/Learning• Sharing• Connecting
1.    @reply and RT often – make connections2.    TweetDeck & Hootsuite3.    Use tiny urls4.    Please and thank you5.    ...
http://tweetchat.com/
Tweetup/Meetup
• http://mashable.com/2009/05/31/twitter-tutorials-youtube/
@NancyRichmond
Using Social Media For Your Career
Using Social Media For Your Career
Using Social Media For Your Career
Using Social Media For Your Career
Using Social Media For Your Career
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Using Social Media For Your Career

  1. 1. Using Social Media for Your Career Nancy Richmond, Assistant Director Career Counseling & Exploration
  2. 2. You Were… d! Did you know? Less than 10% of searchers read past the first 2 pages of a Google search
  3. 3. Power of Your Brand Good & Bad
  4. 4. Create MultipleStreams of You
  5. 5. Be Social:Effectively ManageYour Social Systems
  6. 6. Social Media Can Help Build a Stronger Social Network• Making connections is not something you just dowhen you need a job• Building connections is a life long process• It takes work and doesn’t happen over night• Building a strong social network will help you growprofessionally
  7. 7. Facebook LinkedIn Twitter 500 Million Users 100 Million Users 200 Million Users# Users More people are Designed for Open accessAdvantages using Facebook than professional allows a user to any other social networking, more communicate networking site – control over info with hundreds of access based on posted followers at a friend requests and time. security settings * Number of Users reported by Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter 2011
  8. 8. Linkedin is...Your Online Rolodex
  9. 9. Don’t Do•Use a generic email to •Write a personal messageconnect and follow through•Just link with anyone – there •Tell the person why you think youneeds to be some kind of should “connect” – What do youconnection have in common? Where did you meet?•Have an Un-filled out Profile •Should be 100% completePage•Don’t say you don’t know •Instead create a group, developanyone relationships, share information and answer questions•Don’t just ask for favors/jobs •Spread connections & Be altruistic (Give more than you take)
  10. 10. Give as Much as You Take “Altruism”
  11. 11. Linkedin Degrees ofSeparation• Reveals three degrees of separation You 1st 2nd 3rd
  12. 12. Time
  13. 13. http://ow.ly/4mYgx
  14. 14. Why Tweet• Twitter is more than “what I ate for lunch”• Follow people you find interesting• Share information and links• Stay connected• Create new connections• Get your name out there• Instant feedback from others• Global and local perspectives• Create a community of sharing and learning• Stay current with new trends and news
  15. 15. 3 Important Functions of Twitter• Reading/Learning• Sharing• Connecting
  16. 16. 1. @reply and RT often – make connections2. TweetDeck & Hootsuite3. Use tiny urls4. Please and thank you5. Make an impact in your field of interest6. Say something interesting7. Learn from others8. Share information9. Tweet often - at least once a day10. Remember all tweets are public information – think before you tweet
  17. 17. http://tweetchat.com/
  18. 18. Tweetup/Meetup
  19. 19. • http://mashable.com/2009/05/31/twitter-tutorials-youtube/
  20. 20. @NancyRichmond

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