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  1. Advanced Twitter for Job Seeking

  2. Introduction Why Twitter? • Thousands of jobs posted there daily • Job seekers don’t have to register or post a resume first • Good venue for casual, informal networking • Great way to show your ongoing interest in and knowledge about professional trends • Offers immediate access to important people in your field

  3. Introduction Why Twitter? According to 2012 Jobvite Social Recruiting Survey, Twitter is one of the top 3 social networks that recruiters use to find candidates.

  4. Module #1:Looking for Jobs on Twitter

  5. Searching for Jobs Popular hashtags for job-related tweets: • #job • #jobs • #career • #careers

  6. Searching for Jobs

  7. Searching for Jobs Search by field of interest: • #clerical • #construction • #healthcare • #insurance • #IT • #librarian • #marketing • #sales • See link for more: http://goo.gl/SBHqV

  8. Searching for Jobs Tip: Double up on hashtags to narrow down search results • #job #healthcare • #jobs #clerical • #career #engineering • #careers #IT

  9. Searching for Jobs

  10. Searching for Jobs Potential problem: • Job postings are from every geographic location. What if job seeker doesn’t want to move?

  11. Searching for Jobs Solution: • Use Twitter’s advanced search engine http://search.twitter.com • Searches can be narrowed by zip code (and nearby range)

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  20. Module #2: Other Websites and Tools for Job Seeking

  21. TweetMyJobs.com

  22. TweetMyJobs.com

  23. TweetMyJobs.com

  24. TweetMyJobs.com

  25. TweetMyJobs.com

  26. TweetMyjobs.com

  27. TweetMyJobs.com

  28. TweetMyJobs.com

  29. TwitJobSearch.com

  30. TwitJobSearch.com

  31. TwitJobSearch.com

  32. Tweetbeep.com

  33. TweetDeck.com or Hootsuite.com

  34. Module #3Smartphone Apps for Job Seekers

  35. Smartphone Apps Smartphone apps that you can use to find jobs on Twitter: • Jobtweet’sJobsearch • Twittcareers • Twitter Job Search • Twitter’s app

  36. Jobtweet’s Jobsearch Jobtweet’sJobsearch:

  37. Jobtweet’s Jobsearch Jobtweet’sJobsearch: • Search in English, German, French or Russian • Job seekers can search for jobs • Employers can search for candidates

  38. Jobtweet’s Jobsearch Jobtweet’sJobsearch: • What results look like for job search • Ex: “librarian”

  39. Jobtweet’s Jobsearch Jobtweet’sJobsearch: • Saves your search history

  40. TwittCareers TwittCareers:

  41. TwittCareers TwittCareers: • Upon launch, displays jobs most recently posted to Twitter

  42. TwittCareers TwittCareers: • Can search in English, French and Spanish

  43. TwittCareers TwittCareers: • Example search: “Librarian”

  44. TwittCareers TwittCareers: • Can email jobs to self (have to click link in tweet)

  45. Twitter Job Search Twitter Job Search:

  46. Twitter Job Search Twitter Job Search: • Allows you to search for jobs by keyword or location

  47. Twitter Job Search Twitter Job Search:

  48. Twitter Twitter’s app:

  49. Module #4Building Your Brand on Twitter

  50. Tip #1: Plan Ahead • Twitter is public. • Twitter is archived by the Library of Congress and other sites like Snapbird.org • Come up with a game plan for using your account: • How do you want to portray yourself? • What do you want to tweet about? • What professional topics do you want to have public conversations about?