Using Social Media tools to look for a job

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Learn how to control recruiter experience. Find out a list of new available tools that will help you get the job you want.

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<ul><li> 1. Looking for a job in a social media world. Michael Loban @iDeserveaJob </li></ul> <p> 2. </p> <ul><li>According to the national survey, over 85% of participating recruiters indicated that applicantsdo not understand what recruiters wantto know and want to hear from the applicant throughout the hiring process.</li></ul> <p>What recruiters are saying 3. What does it mean? </p> <ul><li>Recruiters do not want to sort hundreds of resumes. </li></ul> <ul><li>Recruiters want to see creativity, not look for it in the resumes. </li></ul> <ul><li>Recruiters like networking as it makes their job search easier.</li></ul> <ul><li>Recruiters like to see how your experience is aligned with the needs of employer. </li></ul> <p> 4. Recruiters state: </p> <ul><li>For us, hiring process is very complicated and time consuming. Any applicant that makes this decision easier willstand-out . </li></ul> <p> 5. Recruiters on Social Media </p> <ul><li>77% say it improved their ability to connect to passive candidates</li></ul> <ul><li>44% say it improved their quality of hire </li></ul> <ul><li>36% say it reduced their time to hire </li></ul> <p> 6. Recruiter Experience </p> <ul><li>is thequality of experience a Recruiter has when interacting with an applicant . It can range from a specific artifact, such as a resume or a portfolio, up to a larger, integrated experience such as an interview process. </li></ul> <p> 7. Ideal Recruiter Experience Recruiter Needs Business Constraints Technical Requirements Context 8. How to use Social Media </p> <ul><li>Identify problems target employer has before offering them a solution.</li></ul> <ul><li>From the Recruiters standpoint, hiring a right person is theact of solving a problem that company has . Applicant has to identify these problems and the outcomes that the employer is trying to accomplish. </li></ul> <p> 9. Step 1 People Search</p> <ul><li>Technorati Blog Search </li></ul> <ul><li>Facebook corporate groups </li></ul> <ul><li>LinkedIN and Twitter </li></ul> <ul><li>PeekYou and Pipl </li></ul> <p> 10. Step 1 People Search www.spokeo.com 11. Step 2 Professional Research Entire sites : Specifying www.mysite.com/* will include all the pages on www.mysite.com . Parts of sites : You can use wildcard patterns to include just certain parts of a site. For example, www.mysite.com/*about* will include only files on www.mysite.com that have about in their name. Entire domains : You can also specify an entire domain using *.mydomain.com. 12. Step 2 Professional research www.linkup.com 13. </p> <ul><li>BizShark brings you the latest business profiles, news, financials, web analytics, social footprint, marketing strategies, and other business information by searching across 50+ Internet business databases. </li></ul> <p>Step 3 Professional Research www.bizshark.com 14. Step 3 Professional Research www.bizshark.com 15. Step 3 Professional Research 16. Step 3 Networking www.atomkeep.com 17. Step 3 Networking www.unhub.com 18. Step 3 Networking www.twtjobs.com 19. Step 4 Job Interview 20. Step 4 Job Interview 21. Step 4 Job Interview 22. Step 4 Job Interview 23. Self-Promotion </p> <ul><li>Add your voice for interpersonal relationships </li></ul> <ul><li>Connect with old colleagues this is a monthly practice </li></ul> <ul><li>Write recommendations </li></ul> <ul><li>Get recommendations Ebay Review </li></ul> <ul><li>Ask and answer questions </li></ul> <ul><li>Connect with people immediately after the meeting </li></ul> <ul><li>Get a vanity URL </li></ul> <ul><li>Never use templates; custom messages only </li></ul> <ul><li>Add depth to your profile </li></ul> <ul><li>Add links </li></ul> <ul><li>Customize why you want to be reached </li></ul> <ul><li>Add applications </li></ul> <p> 24. Self-Promotion Ways to reach you. Show that you dont just use a phone. Show your work history. Share other social profiles. You are working and your knowledge is not obsolete. Volunteering experience. Personal information. Share This.Gather Testimonials.Downloadable documents about you. 25. Self-Promotion 26. Self-Promotion 27. Twitter Tips </p> <ul><li>Get the most out of your page: </li></ul> <ul><li>Include your job pitch in your bio </li></ul> <ul><li>Utilize Twitter background </li></ul> <ul><li>Include a link to LinkedIN and online CV </li></ul> <ul><li>Establish yourself as an expert </li></ul> <ul><li>@TweetMyJobs &amp; @Microjobs </li></ul> <ul><li>When contacting recruiter: </li></ul> <ul><li>Read their bio </li></ul> <ul><li>Follower/Following Ratio </li></ul> <ul><li>Look at their websites </li></ul> <ul><li>Do the research </li></ul> <p> 28. 10 Ning networks that can help you find a job </p> <ul><li>Recruiter Earth </li></ul> <ul><li>Jober Talk </li></ul> <ul><li>Secrets of the Job Hunt </li></ul> <ul><li>New Media Hire </li></ul> <ul><li>Jobs in Social Media </li></ul> <ul><li>Keith Ferrazzis Greenlight Community </li></ul> <ul><li>Open Networkers </li></ul> <ul><li>Expertise for Hire </li></ul> <ul><li>Jux.ta.pose </li></ul> <ul><li>Smart Tech People </li></ul>