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It’s hard times for everyone out there and I’m being asked to talk more and more about how socal media can help you find work. Here are some simple ideas to get you going, based on the use of LinkedIn, Twitter and blogging. There are lots of things you can do but I have tried to emphasise simple ideas that are practical and achievable.

It is worth noting that making good use of these tools will increase your skill set in very valuable ways. It will build your skills in the use of social media, increase your awareness of what is happening in your own field and will ideally help you build confidence in yourself by connecting with others. Sometimes it will make you feel like everyone else knows what they’re doing except you… but when this happens just close your eyes, grit your teeth and get back onto Twitter!

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A new one day course on 2 June will include a practical social media surgery to help build confidence in use of social media websites and show how local groups benefit from the latest social media tools.Just about everyone has heard of Facebook and Twitter, but do you know how they can help community development, not for profit organisations and volunteer groups? 

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