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NETWORKING Part 2
SOCIAL MEDIA <ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain contact with acquaintances </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to...
SOCIAL MEDIA <ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>90 million members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>50% in the United States...
ASSOCIATIONS <ul><li>Meet individuals in your career </li></ul><ul><li>Access job resources about your specific field </li...
ASSOCIATIONS <ul><li>http://www. weddles .com/associations </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. bls . gov / oco </li></ul>
VOLUNTEERING <ul><li>http://www.volunteers. utah . gov /  or call 211 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. sa . utah . edu / benn...
GETTING STARTED <ul><li>If the idea of approaching people you don’t know intimidates you, begin your networking efforts by...
GETTING STARTED <ul><li>Ask your dentist, doctor, accountant, lawyer, hairdresser, and manicurist if any of their clients ...
GETTING STARTED <ul><li>Set obtainable goals </li></ul><ul><li>Invite people to lunch </li></ul>
WHAT TO DO WHEN NETWORKING <ul><li>Be prepared </li></ul><ul><ul><li>30-60 second commercial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bu...
WHAT TO DO WHEN NETWORKING <ul><li>Listen </li></ul><ul><li>Say the person’s name </li></ul><ul><li>Follow Up </li></ul><u...
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Networking Part Two

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Learn how to network utilizing social media, volunteering, and professional organizations.

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Networking Part Two

  1. 1. NETWORKING Part 2
  2. 2. SOCIAL MEDIA <ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain contact with acquaintances </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to message and post status </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>500 million members worldwide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go through Simplyhired.com to find where your friends work </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow companies and individuals talking about job searching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use www. twellow .com </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. SOCIAL MEDIA <ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>90 million members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>50% in the United States </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link your account to companies that you would like to work for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Put web address on business card, resume or other job seeker correspondence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask people you know to write recommendations for you </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. ASSOCIATIONS <ul><li>Meet individuals in your career </li></ul><ul><li>Access job resources about your specific field </li></ul><ul><li>Collect valuable information through electronic correspondence </li></ul><ul><li>Find out about meetings or seminars </li></ul>
  5. 5. ASSOCIATIONS <ul><li>http://www. weddles .com/associations </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. bls . gov / oco </li></ul>
  6. 6. VOLUNTEERING <ul><li>http://www.volunteers. utah . gov / or call 211 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. sa . utah . edu / bennion / </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer for companies you are targeting </li></ul>
  7. 7. GETTING STARTED <ul><li>If the idea of approaching people you don’t know intimidates you, begin your networking efforts by seeking out familiar faces, such as relatives and friends </li></ul>
  8. 8. GETTING STARTED <ul><li>Ask your dentist, doctor, accountant, lawyer, hairdresser, and manicurist if any of their clients work for the companies you are targeting </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to the parents of your kids classmates Source: Tory Johnson, Fired to Hired, pp. 96-97 </li></ul>
  9. 9. GETTING STARTED <ul><li>Set obtainable goals </li></ul><ul><li>Invite people to lunch </li></ul>
  10. 10. WHAT TO DO WHEN NETWORKING <ul><li>Be prepared </li></ul><ul><ul><li>30-60 second commercial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business cards and resume </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Have something to offer </li></ul><ul><li>Stop apologizing </li></ul><ul><li>Smile </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions </li></ul>
  11. 11. WHAT TO DO WHEN NETWORKING <ul><li>Listen </li></ul><ul><li>Say the person’s name </li></ul><ul><li>Follow Up </li></ul><ul><li>GET OVER YOUR FEAR OF REJECTION </li></ul><ul><li>TAKE RISK </li></ul>

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