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Social Media & The Job Hunt<br />Messiah UMC Jobs Ministry<br />
Online Presence & Your Job Hunt<br />
Social Media Etiquette & Your Job Hunt<br />LinkedIn<br />Strong headline<br />Honesty<br />Personalize communications whe...
Twitter & Your Job Hunt<br />Things to do….<br />Link to your Resume<br />Follow Companies<br />Follow Recruiting Firms<br...
A Personal Blog & Your Job Hunt<br />How a blog can help…<br />Improve your standing in search results<br />Show your inte...
Facebook & Your Job Hunt<br />Keep it clean<br />“Like” Companies<br />Follow News Sites<br />Let friends know you are job...
SlideShare: The Social Resume<br /><ul><li>www.slideshare.net
Search-friendly resume – Google
Linking options:
Web pages
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Also good for portfolio pieces</li></li></ul><li>LinkedIn<br />
LinkedIn & Your Job Hunt<br />Present a professional online presence with your background, experience, and skills availabl...
Anatomy of a LinkedIn Profile<br />
Skills<br />
Seeking LinkedIn Connections<br />Via address book, company, or group<br />Current and former colleagues<br />Recruiters<b...
LinkedIn Inbox<br />
LinkedIn Recommendations<br />Recruiters do look at the recommendation<br />Ask current and former clients, co-workers, co...
Extend Your LinkedIn Profile: Applications<br />
Extend Your LinkedIn Profile: Publications<br />
Extend Your LinkedIn Profile: Volunteer Work Experience<br />
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Messiah United Methodist Church Jobs Ministry: Social Media and Job Hunting Seminar

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October 18, 2011 presentation I delivered to the Messiah United Methodist Church Jobs Ministry

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Messiah United Methodist Church Jobs Ministry: Social Media and Job Hunting Seminar

  1. 1. Social Media & The Job Hunt<br />Messiah UMC Jobs Ministry<br />
  2. 2. Online Presence & Your Job Hunt<br />
  3. 3. Social Media Etiquette & Your Job Hunt<br />LinkedIn<br />Strong headline<br />Honesty<br />Personalize communications when seeking a connection<br />Appropriate status updates<br />Follow Group posting rules<br />Twitter<br />Follow like minded people<br />Ask questions & reply (Share)<br />Beware of overload<br />Follow similar etiquette on Facebook and other social media sites.<br />
  4. 4. Twitter & Your Job Hunt<br />Things to do….<br />Link to your Resume<br />Follow Companies<br />Follow Recruiting Firms<br />Follow industry publications<br />Research interviewers<br />Stay informed about Job Hunting Trends<br />
  5. 5. A Personal Blog & Your Job Hunt<br />How a blog can help…<br />Improve your standing in search results<br />Show your interest in professional topics<br />Extends your professional brand<br />
  6. 6. Facebook & Your Job Hunt<br />Keep it clean<br />“Like” Companies<br />Follow News Sites<br />Let friends know you are job hunting<br />
  7. 7. SlideShare: The Social Resume<br /><ul><li>www.slideshare.net
  8. 8. Search-friendly resume – Google
  9. 9. Linking options:
  10. 10. Web pages
  11. 11. Facebook
  12. 12. Twitter
  13. 13. LinkedIn
  14. 14. Also good for portfolio pieces</li></li></ul><li>LinkedIn<br />
  15. 15. LinkedIn & Your Job Hunt<br />Present a professional online presence with your background, experience, and skills available 24/7 to over 115 million people.<br />Broadcast you are looking for a job.<br />Conduct a passive job hunt (just in case).<br />Find out where people with your background, experience, and skills are working.<br />Follow companies & learn about new contract wins & hiring.<br />Find out about the hiring manager.<br />
  16. 16. Anatomy of a LinkedIn Profile<br />
  17. 17.
  18. 18.
  19. 19. Skills<br />
  20. 20. Seeking LinkedIn Connections<br />Via address book, company, or group<br />Current and former colleagues<br />Recruiters<br />Professional Contacts<br />
  21. 21. LinkedIn Inbox<br />
  22. 22. LinkedIn Recommendations<br />Recruiters do look at the recommendation<br />Ask current and former clients, co-workers, colleagues, and even managers<br />Sometimes cultural<br />Be judicious and honest when giving them<br />Get Them. Give Them. Manage Them<br />
  23. 23. Extend Your LinkedIn Profile: Applications<br />
  24. 24. Extend Your LinkedIn Profile: Publications<br />
  25. 25. Extend Your LinkedIn Profile: Volunteer Work Experience<br />
  26. 26. Follow Companies<br />
  27. 27. LinkedIn Groups<br />
  28. 28. Job Hunting on LinkedIn<br />Job Postings in Groups<br />Search for groups dealing with your industry<br />Search for Jobs Feature<br />
  29. 29. Proper Care & Feeding Of Your LinkedIn Profile<br />Revise your summary and experience as it changes.<br />Extend your network.<br />Seek out and give recommendations.<br />Publish your Twitter feed (if beneficial)<br />Publish blog posts (if beneficial)<br />
  30. 30. Social Media and Today’s Job Hunt<br />Online Presence is a must now.<br />Even after you get the job, then it is time to start the passive job hunt.<br />Social media sites like LinkedIn are now the first stop for many recruiters<br />
  31. 31. Questions?<br />Will Kelly<br />wtkelly@gmail.com<br />@willkelly/@messiahumcjobs<br />www.linkedin.com/in/willkelly<br />Messiahumcjobs.wordpress.com<br />

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