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Expose Your
Best Self
Online
Using Social Media to
enhance your job search
Viqui Dill @viqui_dill
STC WDCB Chapter @STCWDC...
Icebreaker!
• Who are you?
– What are your
super powers?
– What is your
Kryptonite?
04/21/2015 2| @viqui_dill | Expose You...
Video Viqui
• Motto
– This softw are is so sexy !
• Super powers
– user empathy
– warm yet energetic voice -
over
– impecc...
Your best self
• Accent your
superpowers
– Career advice from
the Career Sherpa
– Create a home on
the web
• Know your
Kry...
Career advice from the Career Sherpa
• Career Sherpa, Hannah Morgan
– http://careersherpa.net/
– http://www.linkedin.com/i...
Create a home on the web
• Blog your content and information
– http://www.hylawrence.com/
– https://viquidill.wordpress.co...
Know your Kryptonite
• Clean house online
– View your profile as an outsider
– Focus on what to show.
Worry less about wha...
Online resources
• LinkedIn
• Job boards
– http://jobs.stcwdc.org/
– http://www.stc.org/job-bank
• Hashtags on twitter
– #...
Connect with me
• Bio
http://wdcb.stcwdc.org/about-us/chapter-bios/dill-bio/
• Blog
https://viquidill.wordpress.com/
• Ema...
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Expose your best self online

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This is my presentation for the Building Your Professional Identity in Technical Communication Workshop http://events.stcwdc.org/event/building-your-professional-identity-in-technical-communication-workshop/

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Expose your best self online

  1. 1. Expose Your Best Self Online Using Social Media to enhance your job search Viqui Dill @viqui_dill STC WDCB Chapter @STCWDC April 21, 2015 04/21/2015 1| @viqui_dill | Expose Your Best Self Online | #TechComm #STCorg |
  2. 2. Icebreaker! • Who are you? – What are your super powers? – What is your Kryptonite? 04/21/2015 2| @viqui_dill | Expose Your Best Self Online | #TechComm #STCorg |
  3. 3. Video Viqui • Motto – This softw are is so sexy ! • Super powers – user empathy – warm yet energetic voice - over – impeccable sense of timing • Kryptonite – isolation – needs coffee to perform – snow 04/21/2015 3| @viqui_dill | Expose Your Best Self Online | #TechComm #STCorg |
  4. 4. Your best self • Accent your superpowers – Career advice from the Career Sherpa – Create a home on the web • Know your Kryptonite 04/21/2015 4| @viqui_dill | Expose Your Best Self Online | #TechComm #STCorg |
  5. 5. Career advice from the Career Sherpa • Career Sherpa, Hannah Morgan – http://careersherpa.net/ – http://www.linkedin.com/in/hannahmorgan – https://www.facebook.com/careersherpa – https://twitter.com/careersherpa • Job search • Reputation management • Social media – LinkedIn is primary 04/21/2015 5| @viqui_dill | Expose Your Best Self Online | #TechComm #STCorg |
  6. 6. Create a home on the web • Blog your content and information – http://www.hylawrence.com/ – https://viquidill.wordpress.com/ (free) – http://techcommgeekmom.com/ – http://andreajwenger.com/ – http://www.technicalcommunicationcenter.com/ – http://thebookshelfofemilyj.com/ – http://writing.rocks/ • Start with a blog – Blog your social media contact links and set up crossposts – Blog your writing – Blog your presentations from http://www.slideshare.net/ 04/21/2015 6| @viqui_dill | Expose Your Best Self Online | #TechComm #STCorg |
  7. 7. Know your Kryptonite • Clean house online – View your profile as an outsider – Focus on what to show. Worry less about what not to show. – Google yourself and set up alerts • https://www.google.com/alerts – Get to know about EdgeRank • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EdgeRank • https://www.facebook.com/help/327131014036297/ 04/21/2015 7| @viqui_dill | Expose Your Best Self Online | #TechComm #STCorg |
  8. 8. Online resources • LinkedIn • Job boards – http://jobs.stcwdc.org/ – http://www.stc.org/job-bank • Hashtags on twitter – #TechComm – #eLearning – #ContentStrategy – #DCTech – #STCorg
  9. 9. Connect with me • Bio http://wdcb.stcwdc.org/about-us/chapter-bios/dill-bio/ • Blog https://viquidill.wordpress.com/ • Email social_media@stcwdc.org • @viqui_dill https://twitter.com/viqui_dill • Linked In https://www.linkedin.com/in/viquidill • Facebook https://www.facebook.com/viqui.dill • SlideShare http://www.slideshare.net/viqui_dill 04/21/2015 9| @viqui_dill | Expose Your Best Self Online | #TechComm #STCorg |

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