Navigating the job search with social media

20 Apr

Join Social Media Breakfast Toledo on April 29 at Thread Information Design in Maumee.

Building a personal brand, sharing it in the correct spots and smartly navigating the employment landscape have never been easier because of social media. Unfortunately, there’s that wicked economy. Join us for a conversation about the options and tools for employers, and tactics and personal branding for employees.

  • Social Media Breakfast Toledo No. 8
  • April 29, Thursday (7:30 a.m.)
  • Thread Information Design (1700 Woodlands Dr., Maumee)
  • Panel discussion – Social Media’s Role in the Search for Employment and Employees

In light of the topic and SMB Toledo’s success since 2009, the organization is waiving its registration fee for this event as a thank you for your ideas and continued support. Meet the panel:

  • Don Leith (National Sales Executive with CareerBuilder.com) is responsible for partnering with Fortune 1000 enterprise clients based in Michigan and Northern Ohio to create customized recruiting solutions for top talent and HR processes using social media. Don is a graduate of Michigan State University’s School of Packaging and has worked for Kraft Foods, Georgia-Pacific, and International Paper.
  • Kevin Cesarz (Director of Social Media at Thread Information Design) has been a writer, web editor, and manager for news organizations like The Detroit News, the Minneapolis Star Tribune and toledoblade.com, and is one of the founding members of Social Media Breakfast Toledo. He has used social media and content strategy as a Digital Editor for Campbell-Ewald with clients such as Kaiser Permanente, OnStar and Navy.com.
  • Patty A. Wise (Labor and employment lawyer) is a frequent speaker for state banking associations and serves on the faculty of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Patty is a Visiting Professor at The University of Toledo College of Law, teaching employment law as well as civil and political rights and recently completed the second edition of her book, Understanding and Preventing Workplace Retaliation.
  • Brandon Croke (Founder of Career Bull) is a Toledo native and graduate of Ohio University’s College of Business (Bachelors in Marketing, minor in Psychology). He helped to found The Empower Campaign, a hybrid non-profit model run by university students throughout Ohio. He founded Career Bull, a free service to help young professionals find rewarding work, and has been recognized as a 2010 Fulbright Scholar Finalist.

Registration is free but required to help plan for the light breakfast and drinks.

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