Ipfw e networking event 11-13

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Ipfw e networking event 11-13

  1. 1. Social Media in your Job/Internship Search: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
  2. 2. Anywhere from 45% to80% of employers are using the internet topre-screen candidates
  3. 3. Why Employers Disregarded Candidates After Screening Online 35% of employers reported they have found content on socialnetworking sites that caused them not to hire the candidate.
  4. 4. Why Employers Hired Candidates After Screening Online8% of employers reported they have found content on social networking sites that caused them to hire the candidate.
  5. 5. According to a recent survey by the Department of Labor, networking accounts for at least 69% of all annual hires.Networking is one of the BEST ways to find a job or internship.
  6. 6. Building real relationships, actively maintaining them, and giving as much as you take.
  7. 7. What is Social Media? “Social media describes the online technologies and practices that people use to sharecontent, opinions, insights, experiences, perspectives, and media themselves.” Social media is… Editable Popular A conversation Fast Historical Ironic Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_medi
  8. 8. • More than 350 million active users• 50% of our active users log on to Facebook in any given day
  9. 9. How to Use Facebook in Your Job/Internship SearchThe most efficient way to use Facebook in your job/internship search is to update your status with relevant information.(For example, if your looking for a job/internship and you let your friends know, they will want to help you—perhaps by passing along a contact that they know is hiring.)
  10. 10. Twitter is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that enables its users tosend and read messages known as tweets. Short, sweet and to the point. 140 characters (not words, not letters, characters) to say what you want to say to your followers.
  11. 11. • 14,000,000+ Professionals• 500,000+ Senior Executives• Executives from 498 Fortune 500 companies• 65,000 new professionals every week• Average experience level: 15 yrs
  12. 12. You can’t win thelottery, if you don’tbuy a ticket!
  13. 13. Jennifer Fisher Culture and Retention Manager jfisher@dekko.com Group Dekko Twitter: JenfisherfwBlog: www.generationalsoup.com

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