Tweet Your Way To A New Job

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Presentation on using Twitter (and social media) for job search

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<ul><li> A Social Media Job Search Warren Sukernek Tweet your way to a new job Flickr: Stillthedudeabides Flickr: Dimmerswitch </li> <li> On December 18, I was laid off and became a statistic Flickr: Billypalooza </li> <li> The difference one tweet can make </li> <li> <ul><li>One Tweet </li></ul></li> <li> <ul><li>One Tweet </li></ul></li> <li> <ul><li>One Tweet </li></ul></li> <li> Success Flickr: Cavalier92 <ul><li>4 job offers </li></ul><ul><li>All in 3 weeks! </li></ul></li> <li> You cant just join Twitter and tweet. <ul><li>Youve got to build it before you need it . </li></ul><ul><li>Become a Twitter Ninja </li></ul></li> <li> My social media tool box How to stand out from the crowd Flickr: Hbarrows </li> <li> My Network Flickr: Jcroach Fairly large Multichannel </li> <li> My Community <ul><li>Networking is Most important </li></ul><ul><li>Social networks increase velocity and access </li></ul><ul><li>Loose ties are more valuable </li></ul><ul><li>Be specific in what you want </li></ul>Flickr: Legay </li> <li> Blogging <ul><li>Something youre passionate about </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrates your subject matter expertise/ POV </li></ul><ul><li>Write fairly often </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic doesnt matter for finding a job </li></ul></li> <li> My social media resume Digital breadcrumbs Publications Speaking </li> <li> Where is your resume? <ul><li>Is it accessible online? </li></ul><ul><li>Get beyond paper </li></ul><ul><li>Are you findable? </li></ul><ul><li>Use links in the document </li></ul></li> <li> Set your goal Flickr: Simon-Wakefield </li> <li> Flickr: Greg Timm </li> <li> Make a favorable impression </li> <li> Putting it all together Flickr:Lumaxart </li> <li> Push Pull Sending Applications Content Syndication Their brand Your brand Recruiters Active in your community Monster Indeed Short term Sustainable </li> <li> Personal branding </li> <li> Compelling description Recommendations Where else are you active? </li> <li> Your digital footprint Flickr: Nathan Gibbs </li> <li> <ul><li>45 percent of employers are now using social media to screen potential job candidates </li></ul><ul><li>And </li></ul>Youre not alone Harris Interactive Survey Flickr: Deeble </li> <li> <ul><li>35 percent of employers have decided not to offer a job to a candidate based on the results of that social media background check. </li></ul>Ouch Flickr: Numberstumper </li> <li> Summary </li> <li> Resources Alison Doyle Jobsearch.About.com Daniel Johnson, Jr How I Got My Job Podcasts Cris Janzen I Love My Job! Jason Alba Jibber Jobber Applicant .com Mack Collier How to use social media to land your next job Rachel Levy Researching a Company Before the Job Interview TwiTip 5 Methods I Used to Get a Job Through Twitter Mashable How to Leverage Twitter for Hiring Job search links on Delicious </li> <li> <ul><li>Warren Sukernek </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>@warrenss </li></ul><ul><li>http://slideshare.net/warrenss </li></ul></li> </ul>