Paper communication is virtually gone from the business world, and there may be a day when face to face contact are a thing of the past, as well as telephone calls. Video conferencing and digital documents has changed the business world, and it has influenced career building and networking as well. The digital way is certainly the future, and there are several dangers with social media and technology that can pop up during a job search. The program discusses the top benefits of networking on the internet and the various precautions you should take before you start searching for a job. Be aware of what your online identities represent and make sure that any information that you want to be private is kept private. Learn how websites and social media can be used to network, build relationships, obtain new knowledge, learn skills, connect with others and more. (23 minutes)
Segments in this video include:
What Is E-Networking? (04:13) E-networking is available to you anytime and anywhere. It allows information sharing for business and professional reasons, and it offers a faster way to exchange information.
Benefits and Dangers of E-Networking (05:42) If job seekers adopt the same approach and strategy as recruiters they will get the most out of their e-networking efforts. Be conscious of privacy concerns.
Applying E-Networking (05:08) Find the most useful websites before you start your e-networking journey. Separate your personal and professional online identities.
E-Networking as a Component of Traditional Job Seeking (01:09) Cold calling and cold canvassing, and face to face interaction is slowly being replaced by e-networking.