Published on March 7, 2014
On-line Job Hunting for Older Adults Overview
Remember when you could find a job using the classifieds?
Things have changed. Now the job market is online.
Fears... if not up-to-speed on the digital world ● Feeling overwhelmed (as if finding a job isn't hard enough) ● Rejection ● Needing help ● Looking foolish
How are people finding jobs? 36% over the internet
How? Social Media ● Forge your digital identity ● Take control of your information ● ● Publish what you want contacts and prospective employers to know Reach out to new people
Sample Facebook Profile
Sample LinkedIn Profile
Sample Twitter Profile
Referrals Start with people you know: ● Colleagues and former colleagues ● Neighbors and relatives ● Friends of friends (be targeted) ● Join groups: industry, community, alumni
Research ● Look at business trends ● Examine your industry ● If you want to work for a particular company, follow it in the news, from its website, and look for news about key managers.
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