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Introduction new Lehigh Valley Professionals website

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Introduction new Lehigh Valley Professionals website

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION TO THE LVP’S NEW WEBSITE: CAREERLINKLEHIGHVALLEY.ORG/LVP Welcome to our new website….Presented by IT/Web Committee Written by Shaun Sykes July 20, 2012
  2. 2. DISCUSSION TOPICS… Introduction of new website Site to Site comparison Modules 1. LVP Active Forums 2. Resume Manager Updates Things to Remember Questions
  3. 3. SECTIONS OF WEBSITE – WEBSITE OVERVIEW Home page
  4. 4. SECTIONS OF WEBSITE – CONTINUED Logos - plan to merge or create new one from the existing two o PA Careerlink Lehigh Valley o Lehigh Valley Professionals
  5. 5. SECTIONS OF WEBSITE – CONTINUED LVP News o In the Newspapers o On the Radio o Press Releases
  6. 6. SECTIONS OF WEBSITE – CONTINUED Main menu : o Seven sections include: o Home
  7. 7. SECTIONS OF WEBSITE – CONTINUED o LVP
  8. 8. SECTIONS OF WEBSITE – CONTINUED o Employers
  9. 9. SECTIONS OF WEBSITE – CONTINUED o Members
  10. 10. SECTIONS OF WEBSITE – CONTINUED o Calendar
  11. 11. SECTIONS OF WEBSITE – CONTINUED o Newsletters o Alumni
  12. 12. CONVENIENCE AND MAINTENANCE Access on careerlink’s side – we can access the website at any time, and if there are difficulties or outages, careerlink can be directly contacted. Very efficient. Currently – equipment and software is owned and maintained by our site administrator Frank Westmoreland. If we lose access to the server, we have to contact Frank via email, and the problem is resolved when Frank has time. Not very efficient.
  13. 13. DIFFERENT LOOK AND FEEL Three section /page appearance:
  14. 14. DIFFERENT LOOK AND FEEL CONTINUED…o Menu driven appearance:
  15. 15. TECHNOLOGY DNN (DotNetNuke) version 6.2.0 – recent upgrade to PA Careerlink LV and LVP DotNetNuke is a CMS (content management system) Has design/development capabilities for IT and other members (EC and other interested parties who will work on website) Viewed and accessed via computer, tablet, or smartphone
  16. 16. BENEFITS For Employers o View LVP candidates o Sub-category view, enhancing specialization o New resource to access and use
  17. 17. BENEFITS CONTINUED… For members and users of the site o Access LVP information and updates – calendar, schedules, newsletters o Keep up with LVP’s coverage in the media o LVP Forums is accessible to members with login and registration
  18. 18. BENEFITS CONTINUED… For EC – o Management of key components by EC committee members o File Repository – storage area o Management – authorize and grant rights to members, manipulate resumes o New website to market
  19. 19. COMPARISON OF SITES… Current site: lvprofessionals.org to New site: careerlinklehighvalley.org/lvp
  20. 20. LVP ACTIVE FORUMS… Ken Herr presentation….
  21. 21. WHY WE ARE DOING THIS Provide a maneagable communications platform Provide easy, uniform access to information Reduce background noise Improve focus Eliminate spam Eliminate Yahoo Groups
  22. 22. WHAT YOU GET OUT OF IT Get what you want Get it when you want it
  23. 23. WHAT IT IS On-line platform to post and read messages Collection of topical forums Message management features Individual forum visibility controlled by security roles according to your roles in LVP
  24. 24. WHERE YOU POST YOUR MESSAGES Create and manage messages on LVP web site Select forum topic Create your content Whoosh
  25. 25. WHERE YOU GET YOUR MESSAGES Your choice: different depending upon your interest, on a per forum basis  E-mail  RSS feed  On-line  Not at all
  26. 26. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE Tour
  27. 27. WOW - THAT’S A LOT OF CHANGE Accept change Things will be different Give us feedback
  28. 28. RESUME MANAGER… Resume Manager module presentation…
  29. 29. UPDATES Website completion – plans for late 2nd quarter to mid 3rd quarter New resume submittals – schedule to be communicated Id and password migration access – updates to follow Logo merger/new logo
  30. 30. WHAT WE DISCUSSED… Review: Introduction of new website  Benefits – to all involved  Convenience Site to Site comparison  Where things are located Modules  LVP Active Forums  Resume Manager Updates
  31. 31. THINGS TO REMEMBER…. Remember: the website is not completed yet. This is an overview of the new LVP website, and not a preview of the completed site. Work is still in progress. You can view the website at www.careerlinklehighvalley.org/lvp Your feedback is welcomed.
  32. 32. QUESTIONS…….. Question and answer period…………………………
  33. 33. THANK YOU

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