Social Media for Job Search Workshop at Career Link!

Social-Media-Name-TagSOCIAL MEDIA FOR JOB SEARCH

On Tuesday, September 1st, Career Link  will be putting on a Social Media workshop @ 1-4pm.  Register online at careerlinkbc.com, in person at Career Link (4511 Marine Ave. Powell River, BC) or call 604.485.7958

What we will cover:

– Understand what is Social Media and how to leverage it to improve job search

– Discuss Online Presence that results from social media, news stories, messages boards, etc. and its impact on job search

– Google yourself and see what your current online presence looks like 

– We will discuss some basic googling techniques to improve search results

– If you require/want, help secure any obvious and easy to fix privacy issues (i.e. Publicly open Facebook profile) – Assist with creating or updating a Linkedin profile (Optional, but encouraged)

– Discuss the usefulness of Linkedin (Networking, Job Search, Head Hunting, LMI, Informational Interviews, etc.)

– Discuss how you can maintain/improve your profiles

What YOU need before attending:

– Preferably some basic computer skills (but not completely necessary) – A digital copy of your resume (we will use your current resume as the basis of your Linkedin Account)

 

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