I love Kevin Donlin’s and David Perry’s website, GM4JH.com – stands for Guerrilla Marketing For Job Hunters. Informative websites with lots of tools to help job hunters. I think the world of their resume templates and their efforts to help people find employment.
Nice resource – kudos to Kevin and David for sourcing it. This is the lead in:
Colleges across the nation are reaching out to current and prospective students through social media, helping them learn more about campus events, programs, and what the school can offer. More and more schools are realizing, however, that social interaction with students shouldn’t end once they graduate. Many alumni groups have started taking advantage of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube to keep in touch with students long after they’ve left campus. These tools not only make it easier for alumni groups to do a little fundraising, but can also be a great way for former students to stay in touch and make valuable connections that could help them find work in their post-graduation years.
It does on to list – you guessed – 30 of the most social media savvy alumni groups out there.
Hey, if you’re not utilizing your college alumni network – why the heck aren’t you?
And if you’re not a college grad, then look to your trade organization or high school or community college. Community colleges have some of the best job networking groups out there. Look beyond the traditional job hunting strategies and utilize all your options.
So, head over and see if your alumni group is in – hit this link!