Job Searching with Social Media

Looking for a job is tough, especially when you have submitted dozens of resumes and cover letters without response. For those new to the job market or the world of social media, it can be daunting. This class will provide actionable steps, utilizing social media, to help get your resume in the right hands and to get interviews. Event website.

Participants should be comfortable using online applications.

Optional: Preregister online jobsearchingwithsocialmedia.eventbrite.com.

This class will cover:

Social Media in the job search world
Your online presence and how to make sure people can find you
Clearly defining the positions you are interested in
Finding those positions at companies
Talking to the right people about that position
Submitting a concise Cover Letter and Resume
Getting an interview

Social Media is a tool that you can use to find the job that you want. Use it to your advantage by finding and talking to those individuals who make hiring decisions.

We have a new co-instructor: Charlie Nelson.
Charlie is the Director of Business Development at SmartRecruiters, a free social recruitment software built to make hiring easy. His career started in recruitment as a business representative for local job search engine, Simply Hired. While at Simply Hired, Charlie worked with Fortune 500 companies and Recruitment Advertisement Agencies on recruitment strategy and processes. In 2011, he decided to take a stab at social media recruiting when he accepted the role of Director of Sales at Identified, a Facebook Recruitment application. Now at SmartRecruiters, Charlie’s focus is helping small-medium sized employers build strong recruitment strategies to attract and retain top talent. He has a focus on technology and social recruiting that spans several industries and various sized employers.

Patrick Stern: Patrick has been teaching since 2006, when he taught psychology to college freshmen. From there, he went on to teach and train hundreds of employees at Apple Inc. in sales and technology. He is passionate about social media, and consults with companies interested in leveraging social mediums to their advantage. He combines this passion with helping others find the jobs they are looking for using social media. To find out more, please visit www.patrickstern.me

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  • Donya

    Hi Everyone, Please go to the Lower Level of the Main Library, Latino Hispanic Community Room. I look forward to meeting you soon!

    January 12, 2014

  • Sonya

    Hi there! Looking forward to joining this class to learn more about social media jobs... Im excited..

    January 6, 2014

    • Donya

      Unfortunately this class is not about finding social media jobs. It's about using social media in your job search, strategies and techniques. I think you will find it useful anyway!

      January 7, 2014

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