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social media Finding a job Susan Burton Lowry Vice President Strategic Services square one|consulting

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Ideas and tips for building your online brand, visibility and networking using social media and Google

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social mediaFinding a job

Susan Burton LowryVice PresidentStrategic Services

square one|consulting

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Social media tools and online communities are how and where your clients, customers and people are

talking, researching and reviewing.

It's a conversation that you need to be aware of, understand, and, in some cases, participate in.

social mediadefinition

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social mediaWhat you should know

1) Your online reputation

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social mediaWhat you should know

1) Your online reputation

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2) Actively Manage your reputation

Be Unique

Create a Google Account and a Profile

What you should do

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3) Know how are people looking for you…and what shows up

What you should do

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TIP: Other Places to Check

ChoicePoint's subsidiaries, in compliance with the FACT Act, provide you with

one FREE report during each 12 month period.

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3) Know how are people looking for you…and what shows up

What you should do

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4) Actively Manage your reputation

Google Alerts:You Companies you are tracking

What you should do

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social media5) Manage your Facebook account!

What you post, Facebook owns

New Privacy Setting: One click shares with Friends onlyBeware Friends who share with Everyone

6) Manage your Blog PostsYour blog posts are visible

On the webThrough LinkedIn

7) Manage your TweetsYour tweets are visible

On the web

Through LinkedIn

What you should do

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•Create a Profile

•Optimize your ProfileKeywordsSummaryHeadlineHINT:(use search to find good examples)

•Notify your Connections of your Search- Get Recommendations

•Leverage Company Search

•Leverage Job Boards

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TIP: Know about Blind References

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Know Your Network

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Know Your Network

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AnswersParticipate and establish yourself as a subject matter expert

GroupsThis is virtual networkingJoin your ALUMNI GROUP

EventsGet out and meet peopleExplore all opportunities to meet people and/or volunteer

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Applications

Share your expertise with SlideShare

Share your Blog

Downloadable Resumes (Box.NET)On the web resumes should only

contain basic PII: an email and/or phone number. NOT YOUR ADDRESS

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Make it EasyFind and follow recruitersUse a Dashboard like TweetDeck

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the power of communities

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social mediaQuestions