Marketing Yourself Online: Social Media Job Search Do’s and Don’ts

social-media-icons-as-baloons-DIANE CROMPTONPeople advise using social media for finding a new job. But how, exactly, should you do that? In this presentation, social networking expert and author Diane Crompton shares the Do’s and Don’ts of networking your way into a job using four powerful online tools: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and ExecuNet.
Diane will share insights on how to:

  • Let people on social networking sites know you’re looking
  • Optimize your online profile so hiring managers and recruiters find you
  • Find information about hiring companies using these social tools
  • Create the connections you need to get the job you want
  • Seek out job-search advice you can trust

If you’re looking for work or even thinking about it, you need to engage on social networking sites to increase your visibility and searchability with prospective employers. This presentation will show you how.

Diane Crompton

Diane Crompton

Diane Crompton is a career coach, author, entrepreneur and former recruiter and educator. She was an early adopter of social-networking tools and has co-authored several books on this subject, Seven Days to Online Networking  and Find a Job Through Social Networking. She has coached professionals from diverse industries, building their effectiveness with using social tools for effective job search, business development, and overall career management. Diane is passionate about sharing her expertise related to the use of social media for building an effective online brand and as an integral part of business objectives. She is a frequently sought after as a subject matter expert, speaking at forums and industry conferences and is a frequent contributor to media on the topic of social media for career management.


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William Flamme

William Flamme

William Flamme is ExecuNet's Associate Director of Content Marketing, where he develops engaging job search, career path, and leadership insight to build ExecuNet's brand recognition as the leader in senior-level executive job search and all matters career.

He delivers executive-level content across the various properties under the ExecuNet brand, amplifying the power of ExecuNet's expert voices and shaping the content strategy.

Prior to joining ExecuNet in 2008, Will earned a master's degree in education and taught fifth grade and sixth grade. As a teacher, he deepened his appreciation for the written word and mastered skills necessary for managing writers who sometimes view deadlines as homework. It is his training as an educator which allows Will to take complex ideas and make them simple for busy executives to understand and to execute.

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