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Paul DeBettignies presentation at SMBMP #46

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  • 1. Career Planning Social Media BreakfastMinneapolis St Paul06/28/2012

2. 14 years as an IT Recruiter Author of Minnesota Headhunter blog Frequent local and national speaker on Recruiting/HR, Careerand Social Media topics Co-Founder and Advisory Board of Minnesota Recruiters Active in the Minneapolis & St Paul technology, marketing andsocial media community as a sponsor, volunteer & mentor 3. If you leave here today and upon arrival to theoffice you were downsized, right sized,reorgd, acquired, funding cut, projectstopped... would you be ready for a job searchor have new clients ready to go? 4. You Dont Need More Contacts...You need deeper relationships! 5. Job Search And Dating...Do they like meUnreasonable expectationsBaggagePlaying hard to getWhen to call backSet expectationsBlind date and being set upMaking a commitment 6. STOP waiting for people to find you 7. You cant stay in your corner of the Forestwaiting for others to come to you. You have togo to them sometimes. 8. Networking Is A Contact Sport 9. Source of HireCareerXroads 2012 Sources of Hire: Channels that Influence 10. Source Of External Hire55% of all hires: Internal employees, employee referralsand company career sitesSilkRoad 2012 External Source of Hire 11. Getting Started: Do An Online Audit Of YourselfWhat can you (others) find about you?Use Google | Pipl | 123PeopleIn Google, if you have a common name you mayneed to do limit your search:Paul DeBettigniesPaul DeBettigniesPaul DeBettignies AND (MN OR Minneapolis) 12. Where Should I Look?Big job boardsNiche and local job boardsLinkedInFacebook, Twitter, Social Networking sitesNewspapersTrade, Professional, Association web sitesJob search enginesRecruiters, Search Firms, Employment AgenciesJob clubs, state & county resources 13. ITS NOT THE SIZE OF YOUR NETWORK ITS HOW YOU USE IT 14. WHO ARE YOUR CONNECTIONS?- Peers, Gurus, and Thought Leaders in your industry- Current/Former coworkers, bosses, vendors, clients*- Acquaintances you want to keep in touch with- College/High School friends- Friends, family and neighbors- Groups involved in- Who you have an email address for 15. Most companies SUCK at recruiting 16. HR and Recruiter folks are nice people(most of the time) 17. You have to take control of this 18. Until you know otherwise, assume the companyhas a position for you 19. Online Identity: Hub And Spokes (ADDED)For most of us it will look like this:Hub LinkedInSpokes Facebook Twitter Blog Google Profile (profile) (profile) Emurse (resume) Visual CV (resume) eFolioMinnesota (portfolio) 20. LinkedIn Headline Include keywords that will help people find you Websites Rename and link to company site, career page Summary Add skill sets and job titles you are recruiting for Add your email address 21. Default is Personal Website Company WebsiteEdit to name your Resume, Portfolio, Web site, etcMore click throughs when sites are named 22. Include this in your: resume, onlineprofiles, when leaving comments on websites, business card 23. Tell A StoryInclude: Keywords Buzzwords - Acronyms 24. Experience - Resume 25. Skills & Expertise Be sure to fill this out 26. Advanced SearchHR OR Human Resources OR Recruiter OR Hiring ManagerVP MarketingSEO OR Search Engine OptimizationRefine by categories 27. Search Companies- Click Companies- Enter a company name- Results will include statistics, related companies, jobposted on LinkedIn and people in your network whowork there- Follow 28. ApplicationsImport: Resume, PowerPoint presentations, Feeds,etc.- Slideshare- Wordpress- Twitter- Amazon Reading List 29. Facebook Include resume Follow company pages Join/participate in groups Connect with yournetwork Consider makingEducation and Workpublic 30. Twitter Include real name, nearest large city, keywords, buzzwords Follow local cool kids, industry leaders, groups, those in the know Search/follow Skill Sets, Titles, HR & Recruiters Add yourself to directories Find others lists Groups: #smbmsp - #mnrec - #minnebar Twitter Search 31. Minnesota Recruiter & HR LiMinnesota Recruiter & HR Li 32. Linkedin, Facebook & Twitter Updates Share links to: Events/conferences Seminars/webinars Industry articles/news/statistics/blog postsLocal business articles/news/statistics/blog postsAsk/give advice Ask/answer questionsReply to othersForward others updates 33. How To Add Social Networking Buttons To Your Outlook Email SignatureIcon Archive (one of many, many sites) 34. Would you hire you? 35. Would you call you back? 36. Who do you know who? 37. How to make a career shift 38. Job vs Contract/Project 39. Network Gravity 40. Negotiate a salary 41. Create your portfolio as you go 42. Future of workplace 43. Should I go to Grad School? 44. Great Recession 45. When do I try to connect with someone? 46. Help your friends 47. Paul DeBettignies VP RecruitingHireCast [email protected]