Finding Opportunities in a Web 2.0 World

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This presentation teaches students why and how to use Twitter in their internship and job search.

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  • 1. Welcome! Finding Opportunities in a Web 2.0 World Kristina Sanchez Assistant Director, Employer Relations, Pomona College
  • 2. Agenda
    • Review Twitter
    • Discuss reasons why to use Twitter
    • Show tools and tips
    • Next steps
  • 3. Advantages Why Twitter?
    • Utilized heavily in U.S. and across the world
    • FREE!
    • Offers new ways to find opportunities and network
    • Recruiters use Twitter because they think college students use this site
    • Its one of the fastest growing phenomena on the internet
    • -New York Times
  • 4. Twitter Who is using it? What are they posting?
  • 5. Twitter
  • 6. Twitter
    • Why are employers using it?
    • Cheaper alternative to big online job boards
    • Small organizations that dont have a careers section of their web and cant afford a job board will advertise here.
    • Target social-media-savvy job hunters and convey an innovative image
    • Employers think college students are using Twitter
  • 7. Twitter
    • Why should you care?
    • Offers the chance to interact one-on-one with recruiters
    • Stay up-to-the minute with new job notifications
    • You know for sure that the organization is actively recruiting for this position
    • Offers students the chance to research what is happening and what is being said about an organization
  • 8. Sample Twitter Posts
  • 9. Twitter
    • Accenture @Accenture_Jobs ACULIS, Inc. @aculis ADP @ADPCareers Allstate Insurance @AllstateCareers Assurant Solutions @AssurantCareers AT&T @ATTjobs Burger King @BKCareers comScore @comScoreJobs Davita, Inc. @DaVitaJobs Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu @JoinDeloitteUS Ecolab @Ecolab_Jobs EMC @EMCCareers EMC @EMCCollege Ernst & Young @Ernst_and_Young Follett Software Co. @FSCCareers Forrester Research, Inc. @forresterjobs Fullhouse Interactive @fullhousecareer Hershey Company @HersheyCompany Hewitt @HewittCareers Hyatt Hotels & Resorts @Hyattcareers Hyatt San Antonio @HyattSanAntonio Intel @JobsatIntel J.B. Hunt @WeHaveFreight Kaplan Test Prep Services @KTPA_Careers Keller Williams Realty @KWCareers
    • Kissito Post-Acute Care @kissitocareers KPMG @KPMG KPMG @KPMGUSCareers Wipro, LTD @WiproCareers Kroger @KrogerWorks LexisNexis @LN_Recruiting Mattel @MattelRecruiter Mattel @mattelmba McCormick & Schmick @Careers_At_MSSR Microsoft @JobsBlog MTV Networks @MTVnetworksjobs MTV Games @MTVGamesJobs Raytheon @Raytheon_Jobs Razorfish @RazorfishJobs Sodexo @SodexoCareers Spotsylvania Medical Center @CareersAtSRMC Thomson Reuters @TRCareers Twitter (of course!) @jobs United Parcel Service @UPSjobs UPMC @UPMCCareers US Dept. of State @DOScareers Verizon @VerizonCareers Warner Brothers @WBCareers Wipro, LTD @WiproCareers
    Sample of Employers using Twitter to Recruit: Complete List: http://www.socialbrandindex.com/
  • 10. Twitter Handles/Avatars StudentJobs SummerJob GreenBizJobs GreenCollarJob SoCalLawCareers HireBioMedical IdealistJobsCA Doscareers journalism_jobs GetGraDesigJobs Artsjobs Publishingjobs WorkInSports jobs_NY_film GetMarReseaJobs SocialMediaJob How do you find these handles/avatars?
  • 11. Using Twitters Search StudentJobs SummerJob GreenBizJobs GreenCollarJob SoCalLawCareers HireBioMedical IdealistJobsCA Doscareers journalism_jobs GetGraDesigJobs Artsjobs Publishingjobs WorkInSports jobs_NY_film GetMarReseaJobs SocialMediaJob How do you find these handles/avatars?
  • 12. TweetMyJobs.com StudentJobs SummerJob GreenBizJobs GreenCollarJob SoCalLawCareers HireBioMedical IdealistJobsCA Doscareers journalism_jobs GetGraDesigJobs Artsjobs Publishingjobs WorkInSports jobs_NY_film GetMarReseaJobs SocialMediaJob How do you find these handles/avatars?
  • 13. Using Peoplebrwsr
  • 14. TwitterJobSearch
  • 15.
  • 16. Twitter Handles/Avatars Articles: http://www.stumbleupon.com/s/#26oUpZ/jobmob.co.il/blog/twitter-lists-job-search//
  • 17. Twitter by Email
  • 18. How to Get Started
    • Go through the links/articles on from this presentation
    • Keep searching for new handles. Set up your own Twitter account and then follow those handles.
    • Search the web on a regular basis for new lists of handles
    • Make sure your interactions with handles on Twitter are professional. Most likely a recruiter is responding!
  • 19. Questions?
    • Contact Information
    • Kristina Sanchez:
    • [email_address]
      • www.linkedin.com/in/kristinamariesanchez