For anyone looking for a first job, exploring a career change, or just setting up for future success, social media sites are proven platforms for facilitating connections, demonstrating passions and interests, and ultimately landing the job. Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies enables you to harness the power of the Internet to research and identify job opportunities, and then create a strategy for securing a position.
Features in-depth coverage of topics such as: creating effective online profiles and resumes to sell your strengths; maintaining your online reputation (and ensuring that employers who Google you like what they find) and understanding electronic etiquette; using the power of personal branding and building your brand online; avoiding common pitfalls, such as jumping into filling out a social media profile without a strategy; getting to know Twitter, the only real-time job board with literally thousands of jobs posted daily; using social media sites to uncover opportunities in the “hidden job market” ahead of the competition; and much more.
Focuses on a step-by-step strategy for crafting your personal brand, translating that brand into a compelling online message, and using those new profiles as a platform for building new, job-attracting relationships. When you follow the exercises in the workbook, you’ll go through a proven process for conducting a career search in today’s job market. The workbook is a perfect companion for Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies.
This pair of books is essential for the modern job seeker. Get in-depth coverage on each technology in the For Dummies title while getting clear next steps with the workbook.
Joshua makes social media accessible. He explains not only what but how and why. This guidebook will help you understand the dynamics of how to use social media for career management
-Martin Yate CPC, NY Times bestseller Knock Em Dead
If you are a career professional struggling to keep up with social media, consider adopting The Social Media Job Search Workbook and upcoming instructor’s manual to run your next jobs skills course.
You didn’t become a career professional to wind up teaching technology! Use Joshua’s proven approach in your classes and free yourself from the burden of researching LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter every time you have to teach a class.