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North Shore Multicultural Society Connection and networking with employers and other professions using Social  Media Ali Tavanayan


  • 1.Connection andnetworking with employers and otherprofessions usingSocial MediaAli TavanayanDirector of Tavanayan Enterprises Inc., (TEI Inc.)Dec. 15th , 2011EmailCellTwitteradmin@tavanayan.com604.506.6108@alitavana

2. Schedule5:00 5:30Start, Socializing5:30 7:00Main Lecture7:00 7:15Q&A, Round the room7:15 7:30Door prize, NetworkingEmail Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 3. You dont need to take notes!O Available on SlideShare.netSearch for Ali Tavana - Social NetworkingEmail Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 4. My BackgroundO Ali Tavanayan-far, Director of TEI Inc.O Senior Web Development Project ManagerO PMP, MCSE, A+, e-commerceO Running Tavanayan Enterprises Inc. since 2002O Software Engineering backgroundO Founder of Vancouver Joomla , Magento, & Moodle User Groups ( Speaker in Marketing Mastery Summit, Dev Cam, Web Not War, Microsoft 2010 2011O Developing extensions for Open Source Platform, SharePoint, and DNNO Bridge application development for Win App & Web sitesO Been doing 2D Animation for over 7 yearO Members of ASIFA, few festival films.O Worked at : Jam-e-Jam Daily News paper, Saba, Rasaneh Far Animation for over 3 yearsO Worked with: Modiri, Kardan(s), Yaghmaina(S), Javaherian, Zarinkelk, Ahmadian, Alidosti,Jahanshahi,..O Web admin, and marketing for Ardeshir TV.O Lived in London & North Vancouver since 2001EmailCell Twitteradmin@tavanayan.com604.506.6108 @alitavana 5. AgendaO Networking ConceptO Finding a new jobO Work experienceO EducationO Social MediaO TwitterO Linked inO MeetupO User groupsO FacebookO How toO TrainingO Learn to doO ResourcesO TagsO Q &AEmail Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 6. Its all about my personalexperience!Please, contact professionalsfor any inquiries. Ali TavanayanEmail Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 7. In my opinion mostly cultural difference Ali TavanayanEmail Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 8. statistics:O How many are Computer specialist?O Any gentleman younger than 20? (Ladies are all 18 We all know about that)O How many of us have more than 5 years work experience?O How many people been here more than 1 yearO How many knows about meetup.comO How many Engineers?O How many from Medical fields?O How has Twitter? LinkedIn ? Facebook?O Do you mind if I am going fast over the slides tonight? (many slides)Email 604.506.6108@alitavana 9. What is social Networking?O How to do networking?O Over %80 of the Canadian jobs are NOT posted officially. The go only through connections, and networking.Email Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 10. Who is he?Email Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 11. Finding a jobEmail Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 12. Finding a job is a processEmail Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 13. Finding a jobO Are you ready for 3 months researchO Do you have enough founds to survive for 6 monthsO Keep yourself up-to-dateO Keep follow only one directionO Focus on your strengthODo not stock in a job that you can not think, research, orupdate yourselfO If you started such a job, before you go to this job, make adeadline for yourself.Email Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 14. A JobRequirement:Canadian Job ExperienceCatch-22Email Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 15. Work experience replacement: O Relevant Workexperience O Education BCIT O Volunteer JobEmail Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 16. The 2 Biggest Problems WithOnline Networking I have the feeling I dont get much out of my time andeffort.The reason is that you have neverdefined:1. Your goal.2. Who is in the best position to help you to reach that goal. 17. Fundamental PrinciplesO Networking attitude O Sharing information in a reactive and proactive way without expecting anything immediately in return. O An attitude that builds trust and makes you more interesting to other people, works best.O Golden Triangle of networkingGiveO Do you always thank someone whenO she took the time to look for a solution,O but didnt find one?AskThank 18. O Power of second Degree ConnectionO Quality & Diversity are both importantO Your goals change over timeO More opportunitiesO Value for your networkO Diversity creates a larger safetyO Your Know, Like and Trust FactorO Raise your factors 19. 80% Job Market is hidden!O Internal PostingO Over whelmed team without planO Not existing Position 1 in 15 of Informational Interview got job. 20. FactsO 86% of human resource professionals use social networkingO Facebook is used by 58% of organizations to source job applicants. 21. Why expanding our network?O Find the decision makersO To know about hidden jobsO Learn about the company and its teamO Introduce yourself (familiar face)O Get an Informational InterviewO Lot of extra help on the way 22. Informational InterviewO Why: Previous slide!O How: Do the homework Be polite and flexible (make a positive impression) Prepare thoughtful questions Seek additional contacts, and express thanks Above all, dont bait and switch 23. Ask for Information Interview I am new to the country/industry. I would like to know how the industry works in Canada? I have experience, but I need to know about it more? 80% says OK if you ask for Coffee Informational Interview 24. Larger companies in BC O EA Game O Blast Radius O Radical Entertainment O Sierra Wireless O HabaneroO Vancouver Air Port O Graphically SpeakingO KEG / Boston Pizza / O 6S marketing O Accenture O Jim Pattison O BC Lottery, BC Liquor Store O Telus,BC Hydro, O Shaw, Rogers, Email Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 25. Elevator pitch15 seconds to:O DescribeO Who you areO What you doO What do you need In an interesting, effective, not begging format 26. How to do it?Email Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 27. O Setup your profile (clean up comments & Photos)O Use right keywords in your profileO Get an effective head lineO Increase # of the connectionsO get recommendation (how capable & good you are) 28. O Job seeker accountO Job Insider toolbarO CompaniesO Book 29. O Research companies & industriesO Join groups & answer questionsO Complete your profileO Dont forget your photoO DONT be inconsistentO Update your info & network 30. O Micro blogging in 140 char.O Friend == follower (how many people will see it)O Direct messageO @AliTavana (mention)O RT @AliTavana (re-twitt)O #NSMCS (Hash tag) 31. O Setup your profile(clean up comments & Photos)O Include employment & education informationO Join Groups & ApplicationsO Increase # of the connectionsO Facebook personal ad (social ad), sale yourself. 32. O Advertising models: O Content syndication O Display Advertisement O Gadget & Widgets Apps. O Social Ads O Social Networking Pages 33. O Recruitment applicationsO Market Place & JobsO Make a group / fan pageThe PDF Presentation 34. - SFU Robson Square- Irish Pub- BCIT SE4 Room 670Email- Convention Center-.Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 35. User Groups:O Meetup.comO Vantug.comO netbc.caO VanSpug.orgO VanDev.orgO Vancouver.sqlpass.orgO Vancouver Joomla User GroupO Vancouver Magento User GroupEmail Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 36. Sometime you have to $$$O Microsoft Tech DaysO DevTeach MVP (Most valuable professional)Email Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 37. O Create content on SlideShareO Get promoted on Career pagesO Share in on your other social networks (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)O Promote your self, answer questions 38. Use resourcesO VPL (Vancouver Public Library)O slideshare.netO fotolia.comO iconspedia.comO Canada e Man.comO .Email 604.506.6108@alitavana 39. Learn to say: I dont have pervious experience about this topic. I will study it and get back to you. I had similar experience, but not the exact one. I need to get back to you on this topic after some research. Unfortunately, its not in my comfort zone.Email Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 40. Learn to be: ONTIME Communicate, Let them know Appointment / RSVP requests Waiting for answers / documentsEmail Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 41. O Non-profitable O Community base O Informational O Resources for new comers O In-need for support by professionalsO ExperiencesO StoriesO SkillsEmail Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 42. To do List:O ResumeO LinkedIn Account& profileO Twitter Account & profileO Expand your NetworkO Attend meetups, User groups, and eventsO Get Informational InterviewO Go for InterviewO Get the Job offers 43. What is this?Email Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 44. What is it?Email Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 45. We accept volunteers O If you are in : O Jave & Flash O HTML 5 & CSS 3 O Web Development / Backend or Frontend developer O CMS (PHP / ASP.NET) O VB, C# VB 6.0 job O DBA, Server admin,We can help you to gain your workexperience.Email Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana 46. Q&AO Contact Me@alitavanaAli Tavanayan604.506.6108admin@tavanayan.comEmail Cell 604.506.6108 @alitavana Support