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Resumes and Social Media by elfphabet2

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									Resumes and Social Media

 FINDING YOUR FUTURE ONE TWEET AT A
                TIME
Before we begin, an equation

    CRAPPY RESUME + SOCIAL MEDIA =
 THE WHOLE WORLD SEEING YOUR CRAPPY
               RESUME
                  First things first

 Work on your resume
 Work on it some more
 Have a friend proof it
 Have a professor review it
 Have a professional review it
 Create final draft
 Have a friend proof it
 Rinse and repeat as necessary
                        Get it online

 Benefits of online and social resume sites
   Unique url

   Feedback

   Database management of contacts

   Networks to…. network with prospective employers or peers

   Centralized location to keep your resume

 You must still be proactive
   Designate time every day to getting a job

   Once you have a job, stay involved

   Update your resume once a month
                            Social Sites

 Razume (http://www.razume.com)
    Start here
    Social evaluation of your resume
 ResumeSocial
    similar to razume with lots of resources for the creation of your
     resume
 Linkedin
    Resume, cover letter, reference, contacts, etc.
    Networking through groups
    Lots of social media features including status updates, groups, etc.
 VisualCV
    interactive online resume
    Database of job openings
    Networking opportunities
                     Social Sites Cont’

 Emurse
   online storage

   Job search capabilities

   Networking opportunities

 Xing
   much like linkedIn but for the rest of the world

 Resume Bucket
   Online storage

 Youtube
   Yes, youtube
                     Reverse it

 Use these same social media sites to do research
  prior to your job interview
 Determine what companies look for in new hires
 Evaluate other resumes
                   What else can you do

 Visit sociallyorange.org Jobs and Internships groups
  and read what others have posted
 Visit sociallyorange.org Jobs and Internships groups
  and share what you have found
    It takes two (or thousands) to be social
    Good karma
                           Promotion

 Include resume link or badge
    On email
    Facebook
    Blog
    Anywhere you can be found online
 Get proactive on your blog and show what you are made
  of
 Engage with others on Twitter
 Read industry blogs to stay abreast of current trends
 Join other groups and start engaging
    http://www.propenmic.org
    http://www.nextnewsroom.com
    Others? Post them on sociallyorange.org

								
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