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  Social Networking and the Social Media Job Search in 2012
  March 30, 2012 12:00 PM PT
  March 30, 2012 3:00 PM PT
USC Ronald Tutor Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Rooms 350-352,
USC University Park Campus
3607 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA  90089

The USC Career Center, USC Alumni Association and Society 53, in partnership with the USC Credit Union and Target, are pleased to present:

Social Networking and the Social Media Job Search in 2012
Featuring a Talk and Book Signing by Joshua Waldman - The Author of "Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies

Are you trying to figure out how to make social networks work to your advantage in the job search?

Are you ready to leverage technology through new and innovative strategies proven to improve the job search and land new careers/jobs?

Do you want to learn more about how employers use social media to source potential candidates?

Please join us for this special presentation/book signing event and learn how to make your job search via social networks (i.e. LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter) work for you. This event also includes a brief presentation from Target on Employers’ perspective on social media—ranging from how they use social media to source candidates to what impresses/discourages them from candidates in this medium. Lunch will be served.

Joshua Waldman is an Author, Speaker and Trainer specializing in helping people re-gain control of their careers in today’s economic and technology climate. As the author of “Job Searching With Social Media For Dummies”, he enjoys presenting keynotes and workshops on personal branding, online reputation and advanced LinkedIn strategy. With the mission of helping professionals break away from outdated and ineffective job-searching strategies, he runs, a successful career blog. Joshua has been featured on ABC News, Mashable, International Business Times and Simply-Hired.

To learn more about Joshua Waldman and his book “Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies” please visit his interactive web site at

Date: Friday, March 30, 2012
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Venue: USC Ronald Tutor Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Rooms 350-352
Address: USC University Park Campus, 3607 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Cost: $25.00 per person for alumni and guests, which includes the book and lunch. All registration sales are final. You must be present at the event to receive a copy of the book.
Parking: In Parking Structure X (PSX), Cost $8.00

Register ASAP, as space is extremely limited.

For anyone looking for a first job, exploring a career change, or just setting up for future success, social media sites are proven platforms for facilitating connections, demonstrating passions and interests, and ultimately landing the job. Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies enables you to harness the power of the Internet to research and identify job opportunities, and then create a strategy for securing a position.

Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies features in-depth coverage of topics such as: creating effective online profiles and resumes to sell your strengths; maintaining your online reputation (and ensuring that employers who Google you like what they find) and understanding electronic etiquette; using the power of personal branding and building your brand online; avoiding common pitfalls, such as jumping into filling out a social media profile without a strategy; getting to know Twitter, the only real-time job board with literally thousands of jobs posted daily; using social media sites to uncover opportunities in the "hidden job market" ahead of the competition; and much more.
  • Shows you how to easily harness social media sites
  • Advice on how to brand yourself online
  • Covers all of the latest and most popular social media sites: Google, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and more

If you're a recent graduate, changing careers, or have been away from the job-search scene for a while, turn to the trusted guidance and expert insight of Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies.

This career event is designed to help Trojan Alumnae and friends of Trojans with managing their careers at every stage of their lives.

If you have any questions regarding this event, or need special accommodation, please a call us at (213) 740-9111 or email

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