“Branding Yourself Professionally for the Jobsmarket”
This Website is tailor made for young people, youth workers, trainers, and coaches, totally focused on branding yourself professionally for the jobsmarket and self-employment! This website and the Social Media Savvy Platform and SMS Passport are Social Media Savvy - Part 2 productions. The project Social Media Savvy Part 2 is made by young people with young people for young people and is co-funded by the Erasmus Plus Programme of the European Union.
Three Savvy Steps to unlock your profesional social media savvy value!
Step 1 - Study & Research
Do your research! YouTube Video's and online articles and blogs hold a huge amount of information on general skills and knowledge regarding social media.
Even if you’re not looking for a job with “social media” in the title, you might find that these skills will come in handy during your job hunt ! You can use social media in a savvy way to: present a positive picture of yourself; research companies you'd like to work for; showcase your skills; do some networking; boost your professional knowledge and do some personal sleuthing...
Step 2 - Create Platforms
Pick what social media platforms will suit you best. From professional to networking all the way to creative. We advice to pick a few platforms and stand out on those!
You can build your network and engage with a wider audience across multiple social channels. Ensure your social media profiles state that you are actively job seeking and the type of role you are interested in, make sure you use keywords so recruiters can find you.
Step 3 - Stay Savvy
Most importantly, Stay Savvy. You need to stay connected to your audience. Creating a platform is easy but maintaining it and updating it, is the secret.
Follow relevant companies and individuals in your industry or network. Initiate conversations with individuals and companies on any interesting topics related to your industry. Keep your personal updates and professional updates on separate social media accounts.
Social Media Savvy - Part 2
Social Media Savvy - Part 2 (2020-2-UK01-KA205-079587) is the sequel of Social Media Savvy (2017-3-UK01-KA205-046578). Social Media Savvy - Part 2 facilitates a Social Media Savvy website with a seperate SMS Platform. On top of that we the partnership has developed a Social Media Savvy Passport. We provide guidance, advice, tips and tricks on how to build a personal savvy brand ('the brand I', to help young people to create an attractive Social Media Savvy profesional digital identity on their journey to work. SMS Part 2 is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.
Our SMS Programme and Products are targeted at young people aged 14-24, teachers, trainers and youth workers.