Social Media in Job Searching

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<ul><li> 1. People feel differently about social media. </li> <li> 2. Im a fan. </li> <li> 3. Im also a skeptic. </li> <li> 4. Many tools can help you get a job. But focusing on the tools is absurd. </li> <li> 5. One tool can have many uses. We cant predict what people will do with tools. </li> <li> 6. You probably think some new tools are silly. Is it the tools? </li> <li> 7. Sherrys Secrets: 1) People are curious. 2) People like to talk. 3) People like to help (if its easy). </li> <li> 8. 1) People are curious. Theyre interested in things you know about. They want to know more about you. 2) People like to talk. Listen &amp; learn. Chime in. 3) People like to help (if its easy). Help them first. Make it easy. </li> <li> 9. Which should you use?? </li> <li> 10. Consider the attributes of the tool you choose: Intimacy Nuance Detail Potential Audience Reciprocity Permanence Searchability Immediacy Geography </li> <li> 11. Relationship Building intimacy privacy nuance geography reciprocity </li> <li> 12. Learning: immediacy searchability detail permanence </li> <li> 13. Sharing Knowledge: searchability potential audience detail permanence </li> <li> 14. Its all changing. You cant keep up. Thats ok. </li> <li> 15. Help Me (if its easy) Introduce me to a stonemason in Portland Suggest improvements to this talk Hire or meet with a Bowdoin student Tell me about a surprising job youve loved Recommend me on LinkedIn Share a cutting from a hardy houseplant </li> <li> 16. Scheherazade Mason Twitter: sherryfm </li> </ul>