Finding A Job Your Way

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This presentation was presented at the University of Georgia and focused on creative ways to find a job. Using social media and being creative in the search process are key.

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  • 1. Finding a Job YOUR Way Alex Putman @alexputman |@muzebranding

2. Tweet This! @alexputman at UGA to discuss finding a job www.muzebranding.com 3. Table of Contents Who are you on-line? o Where are the employers posting jobs? Importance of Networking o Social Networking o Traditional Networking Creative Resume Ideas Stand out! Researching Companies www.muzebranding.com 4. Who Are You On-Line? 5. Where Are Recruiters Looking? Social Networks (Facebook, LinkedIn) RSS Feeds Aggregators (Indeed, SimplyHired) Virtual Worlds (SecondLife) Video (YouTube, Vimeo) Podcast (BlogTalkRadio.com) Blogs (WordPress, Blogger) Micro Blogs (Twitter, IM, Texting) Wikis Bookmarking (StumbleUpon, Digg) Location Based Social (Foursquare, FB Places) www.socialtrex.com 6. Google Google yourself Clean up o Photos/content o Profanity o Negativity TalentWise G+ Manage digital reputation o Google alerts o SocialMention.com o Control your name www.muzebranding.com 7. Importance of Networking 8. LinkedIn Complete profile Keyword optimization Groups Video Follow companies Recommendations CardMunch mobile App www.socialtrex.com 9. www.socialtrex.com 10. Tweet This! Check out @alexputman book Size Matters on https://www.csepub.com www.muzebranding.com 11. www.socialtrex.com 12. Twitter Follow recruiters/hiring managers/companies Tweet and retweet companies Directories (Twellow) #jobs www.muzebranding.com 13. Facebook Privacy settings Like company pages Interact with companies on their pages Search job tabs Jobvite App www.muzebranding.com 14. www.muzebranding.com 15. www.muzebranding.com 16. Traditional Networking Internship CO-OP Campus Career Center Meet-ups Volunteering Community Services Georgia Association of College and Employers http://www.gace.org/careerfair www.muzebranding.com 17. Tweet This! Like www.facebook.com/muzebranding great company and student friendly www.muzebranding.com 18. Stand Out!! 19. Applying Innovation What does a termite hill and architecture have in common? www.socialtrex.com 20. The termite mound uses tunnels to cool control temperature at an even 82 degrees. The East Gate Centre saves $4 million annually on air conditioning cost! Think innovatively and creatively; many things outside your current scope are possible! www.muzebranding.com 21. Creative Resume Tips 22. Creative Use of FREE Tools Prezi.com Create presentation of skills Make an interactive resume How can I use it for job search? o Use it for VIDEO o Shows creativity o Create memorable content o Create on Goo.gl o Hipscan.com www.muzebranding.com 23. Creative Resumes http://www.careerigniter.com http://www.resumebuilderonline.org 24. Stand Out to the Right Person How do you apply for a job? Who is your resume going to? Find the decision maker: o Google search for the hiring manager o LinkedIn search for 2nd and 3rd level connections o Call in and ask someone (tell them you are a jobseeker) o Talk to friends, neighbors, anyone you can www.muzebranding.com 25. Be Memorable www.muzebranding.com 26. Blogs Control the content Great example of your interest and abilities SEO: search and be found Guest blog Comment & Engage Connect resume & content www.muzebranding.com 27. Tweet This! @alexputman says build a blog to showcase your expertise www.muzebranding.com 28. Mobile Recruiting Always on, always with us, always connected In an average 1 week period ___% of mobile users will: 81% browse internet 77% use a search engine 48% watch a video 63% access a social network 39% use in bathroom 33% use while watching tv 70% use while in a store 74% make a buy decision based on info from smartphone 95% use to find local info 71% of mobile search is due to seeing an ad 42% people click on mobile ads www.muzebranding.com 29. Mobile Apps o LinkedIn o CardMunch o Monster o Careerbuilder o Indeed o JobSpeek www.muzebranding.com 30. Research Companies www.socialtrex.com 31. Research Companies Glassdoor.com LinkedIn Google Facebook Fan Page Twitter www.muzebranding.com 32. Look for huge things from the @muzebranding team of @alexputman @anabertram www.muzebranding.com Tweet This! 33. Contact Alex Putman 678-557-0469 alex@muzebranding.com To connect search for Muze Branding on all social platforms