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Social Media Tools for People in Transition

Social media

Social media makes the world go around

Social media has arrived and has quickly emerged as a fruitful tactic. It continues to gain traction as mobile technology expands and turns recruiting into a 24/7 practice.

Are you using old school methods?

Struggling to be noticed?

Want to learn how social media can land you the job?

Despite being one of the least effective ways to land a position, most people continue to spend the hours submitting their resumes to job boards – which also happens to be one of the least effective methods of getting a job.

 Companies, recruiters, hiring managers, human resource officials are part of a powerful community who are using social media because it works.

You may find yourself avoiding social media for any number of reasons, some justifiable. However, the positives and opportunities outweigh your reluctance to jump on board. In this session, you will discover why social media needs to be part of your job search strategy and what steps you can employ to propel you ahead of the competition.

Social media not only helps you to uncover job leads and build your professional brand, it can accelerate your job search and have you enjoying that new paycheck sooner than you expected.

During this session, you will:

  • Get an inside look at how social media can work for you
  • Find that social media can share what’s not on your resume
  • Identify tools to help you manage your search
  • Understand the “must have’s” in your social media plan
  • Develop a social media game plan that’s right for you

 

 

 

LinkedIn: It’s About Being Found

You need to be found!

LinkedIn: It’s about being found.  In today’s market, a LinkedIn profile is a “must have” for any professional or job seeker as more than 90% of companies use LinkedIn to identify or vet a candidate. But having a profile isn’t enough — it’s ALL about being found. Alex Freund, The Landing Expert, will be featured in an insightful and highly valuable presentation for any professional: “LinkedIn: It’s About Being Found.”

This highly interactive session is designed to help you understand the dynamics of LinkedIn and how to position yourself for success. If you cannot be found, you cannot be considered for a position. There are a number of reasons why your profile might not appear in a search. Alex will reveal how to break through these impediments so that YOU make a recruiter’s search list.

And, not all components of your LinkedIn profile are created equal. In this presentation, you will learn which elements of your profile weigh more heavily in searches and which sections require your attention first. Alex will provide tips and easy-to-use tools that you can use right away to optimize your profile giving you a distinct competitive advantage.

Few spend much time cultivating their “headline” often inserting their last job title. But this important piece of real estate is how viewers define you – often within seconds. Learn how to structure a strong, compelling headline that has the viewer wanting to learn more about YOU.

During this event, participants will:

  • Evaluate the role of LinkedIn in a job search
  • Understand how to structure their profile to be “found”
  • Learn how to address job transitions and unemployment
  • Experience a recruiter’s view of a candidate
  • Distinguish an optimized profile from a poor one
  • Acquire free tools and techniques to create a “stand out” profile

LinkedIn: It’s About Being Found

You need to be found!

LinkedIn: It’s about being found.  In today’s market, a LinkedIn profile is a “must have” for any professional or job seeker as more than 90% of companies use LinkedIn to identify or vet a candidate. But having a profile isn’t enough — it’s ALL about being found. Alex Freund, The Landing Expert, will be featured in an insightful and highly valuable presentation for any professional: “LinkedIn: It’s About Being Found.”

This highly interactive session is designed to help you understand the dynamics of LinkedIn and how to position yourself for success. If you cannot be found, you cannot be considered for a position. There are a number of reasons why your profile might not appear in a search. Alex will reveal how to break through these impediments so that YOU make a recruiter’s search list.

And, not all components of your LinkedIn profile are created equal. In this presentation, you will learn which elements of your profile weigh more heavily in searches and which sections require your attention first. Alex will provide tips and easy-to-use tools that you can use right away to optimize your profile giving you a distinct competitive advantage.

Few spend much time cultivating their “headline” often inserting their last job title. But this important piece of real estate is how viewers define you – often within seconds. Learn how to structure a strong, compelling headline that has the viewer wanting to learn more about YOU.

During this event, participants will:

  • Evaluate the role of LinkedIn in a job search
  • Understand how to structure their profile to be “found”
  • Learn how to address job transitions and unemployment
  • Experience a recruiter’s view of a candidate
  • Distinguish an optimized profile from a poor one
  • Acquire free tools and techniques to create a “stand out” profile