LeadCompass is navigating us through social media use in job search process.

In Diversity in the Workplace we encourage the lifelong development of skills and through our collaboration with Diversity Network members we offer training on topics promoting employability by our valuable partners and established professionals, to the beneficiaries of our services. Today, Tuesday 30/06/2020, we hosted Markos Korvesis from LeadCompass, member of the Diversity Network. Driven by professionalism and consistency he turns his compass to supporting people with various ethnic backgrounds to find the job they really desire.

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Markos Korvesis is a Career Counselor trained in 11 European countries, specialized in conducting professional Curriculum Vitae and LinkedIn management. Markos has already supported successfully more than 700 people of more than 50 nationalities in 17 countries. We had the pleasure to host him in the premises of our organization Generation 2.0 RED. Markos shared his advises of the most effective management of Facebook & LinkedIn tools with the beneficiaries of our services, and their key role in the job search process and in the evaluation of candidates by employers.

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More specifically, beneficiaries were informed on how to use Facebook as a tool for job search, the role of profile photos and posts, the main reasons that employers are rejecting an applicant by evaluating  his/her account, what does a locked profile mean to an employer, what are the settings for using Facebook as a job search tool and much more.

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In the now quite popular LinkedIn platform we saw in details the structure and the key settings for better appearance of the profile by other users, how to apply for job offers, but also how to network properly through Personal Branding and Blogging. In the end were clarified the functions All Star Status and SSI – Social Selling Index Score and how they benefit the users who are searching job offers.

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Along with the presentations, there was space for taking professional portrait photos for use on these platforms.

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We would like to sincerely thank LeadCoppass and Markos Korvesis for his contribution with his positive attitude, his creativity, and his high professionalism. With his guidance we got a more structured idea on the use of Social Media in the job search process and how we might be evaluated through them by potential employers.

«The project “Equality Works” is being implemented under the Active citizens fund program, by Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity.
The Active citizens fund in Greece is supported through a € 12m grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway as part of the EEA Grants 2014 – 2021. The program aims to develop the sustainability and capacity of the civil society sector in Greece, and to strengthen its role in promoting and safeguarding democratic procedures, active citizenship and human rights. The Fund Operator for the Active citizens fund in Greece is Bodossaki Foundation in consortium with SolidarityNow.» 
For more information: www.activecitizensfund.gr

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