USING TWITTER FOR JOBSEARCH

USING TWITTER FOR JOBSEARCH

Owner: TrainerofTrainers

Module members: 14

Description:

Course objectives and aims:

This module explores how Twitter can be used in helping you to communicate efficiently  at a professional level in order to seek for job opportunities.

Module Aims and Objectives

To use a Twitter account for:

  •        Creating a profile aimed at  identifying professional opportunities
  •        Building and maintaining a network of professional relationships
  •        Publishing and sharing posts related to the professional interests

Learning outcomes:

After studying this module you will understand:

  •        How to create a professional profile through Twitter
  •        How to use job search tools & resources
  •        How to find subjects related to job opportunities and how to communicate efficiently in this context

 

TOPIC CONTENT:

This module intended to be delivered as Blended Learning – a mixture of workshops, self-study with practice activities and self-assessment.  This will involve:

     An introductory workshop delivered by your course tutor

     Completion of a self-study module which includes:

  • How to set up a Twitter Account (optional – in case you are new to Twitter)
  • Discovering Twitter’s role in your job search
  • Attracting job opportunities by what you share on your Twitter profile
  • Using Job search tools and resources in Twitter for  proactive job search
  • Practical exercises and tips to help you apply your learning
  • Self-assessment exercises for checking your understanding

     A follow-up workshop for sharing, coaching and the application of your learning

 

You will also find a range of supporting resource materials available on the web2jobs platform.

 

LITERATURE:

Obligatory:

  1. How to use Twitter - https://support.twitter.com/articles/215585-getting-started-with-twitter#
  2. Twitter Tools - http://socialnetworking.lovetoknow.com/Twitter_Tools
  3. Twitter for Beginners - http://socialmediadiyworkshop.com/2010/02/ebook-twitter-for-beginners/

Further reading:

1. 31 Twitter Tips: How To Use Twitter Tools And Twitter Best Practices For Business -  http://www.forbes.com/sites/kenkrogue/2013/08/30/31-twitter-tips-how-to-use-twitter-tools-and-twitter-best-practices-for-business/

2. Twitter-tips-for-beginners - https://blog.bufferapp.com/twitter-lists

 

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