Social media and finding a job

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Ideas and tips for building your online brand, visibility and networking using social media and Google

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Social media and finding a job

  1. 1. social media Finding a jobSusan Burton LowryVice PresidentStrategic Servicessquare one|consulting
  2. 2. social media definitionSocial media tools and onlinecommunities are how and where yourclients, customers and people aretalking, researching and reviewing. Its a conversation that you need to be aware of, understand, and, in some cases, participate in.
  3. 3. What you should know social media1) Your online reputation
  4. 4. What you should know social media1) Your online reputation
  5. 5. What you should do social media2) Actively Manage your reputation Be Unique Create a Google Account and a Profile
  6. 6. What you should do social media3) Know how are people looking for you…and what shows up
  7. 7. TIP: Other Places to Check ChoicePoints subsidiaries, in compliance with the FACT Act, provide you with one FREE report during each 12 month period .
  8. 8. What you should do social media3) Know how are people looking for you…and what shows up
  9. 9. What you should do social media4) Actively Manage your reputation Google Alerts: You Companies you are tracking
  10. 10. What you should do social media5) Manage your Facebook account! What you post, Facebook owns New Privacy Setting: One click shares with Friends only Beware Friends who share with Everyone6) Manage your Blog Posts Your blog posts are visible On the web Through LinkedIn7) Manage your Tweets Your tweets are visible On the web Through LinkedIn
  11. 11. •Create a Profile•Optimize your Profile Keywords Summary Headline HINT:(use search to find good examples)•Notify your Connections of yourSearch- Get Recommendations•Leverage Company Search•Leverage Job Boards
  12. 12. TIP: Know about Blind References
  13. 13. Know Your Network
  14. 14. Know Your Network
  15. 15. AnswersParticipate and establish yourself as asubject matter expertGroupsThis is virtual networkingJoin your ALUMNI GROUPEventsGet out and meet peopleExplore all opportunities to meetpeople and/or volunteer
  16. 16. ApplicationsShare your expertise with SlideShareShare your BlogDownloadable Resumes (Box.NET) On the web resumes should only contain basic PII: an email and/or phone number. NOT YOUR ADDRESS
  17. 17. Make it EasyFind and follow recruitersUse a Dashboard like TweetDeck
  18. 18. the power of communities
  19. 19. social media Questions

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