Social Media for Job Seekers

Monday, February 27th    /  2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM

Contact: Jessica D’Avanza   401-333-2552 X 2   jessicad@cumberlandlibrary.org

Are you looking for a job? In today’s job search, online networking is used by employers to research and verify a job candidate’s work history, qualifications, and personality as part of the employment decision making process. In this free workshop, presented by Consolidated Consulting & Recruiting Services, LLC., learn how to develop your online professional image.

Workshop #1(Introduction to Social Media & Professional Branding) topics include:
(Feb. 27th)

A general introduction to social media
Why employers are using social media to verify candidate qualifications and character
How to use social media as a job search tool
Online professional branding
Professional branding tools and resources

Workshop #2 (Protecting Your Online Image) topics include:
(March 5th)

What is your online image?
Why should you care?
How do you protect your online image?
Managing tools
Professional help

Participants will use the library’s laptop computers during the workshop. You are welcome to bring your own laptop with WiFi capability. The presenter suggests attending both workshops, but it is not required to attend both.

Registration is requested by calling 401-333-2552 X 2 or can be completed online.

These workshops are made possible by the Broadband Technology & Opportunities Program and Ocean State Libraries.
Location: Seminar Room

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