ARE YOU?
About LinkedIn? <ul><li>LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with over 50 million members and growing rapi...
Watch the LinkedIn Video
What is LinkedIn? <ul><li>LinkedIn is an interconnected network of experienced professionals from around the world, repres...
Using LinkedIn Jobs <ul><li>Can help you to find or fill that next job using the power of your network. </li></ul><ul><li>...
Bytes and Pieces! <ul><li>Whether you’re actively seeking a job, or just keeping tabs on where your industry is heading, L...
Refining Your Search <ul><li>Location  </li></ul><ul><li>Experience level  </li></ul><ul><li>Date posted  </li></ul><ul><l...
Getting It Right <ul><li>LinkedIn Jobs : positions posted directly on LinkedIn, including exclusive listings  </li></ul><u...
Reaching Out <ul><li>Regardless of the source, LinkedIn will display who in your network can help you with the position.  ...
Refining the Results <ul><li>Once you’ve returned search results, if you’d like to expand or refine your query, click the ...
Application Process <ul><li>Applying for a job is as easy as clicking the “Apply Now” button on the specific job listing p...
Getting a Referral <ul><li>Referrals are powerful tools that will help you get your foot in the door.  </li></ul><ul><li>C...
Getting a Referral (cont). <ul><li>If you want to contact a user who is two or three degrees away from you, you can reques...
Forwarding a Job <ul><li>See a job that you think would be a perfect fit for one of your connections?  </li></ul><ul><li>C...
Making A Profile
Your Profile <ul><li>Your LinkedIn profile is your chance to showcase your skills and talents and help the right people an...
Up-to-Date <ul><li>Be sure that your profile is up-to-date with your latest work information and you have a well-written s...
Your Chances <ul><li>Users with complete profiles are 40 times more likely to receive opportunities through LinkedIn! </li...
Your Contacts <ul><li>Your first step is to Import your address book and add those trusted connections who are already on ...
Leveraging for Results <ul><li>LinkedIn Jobs has thousands of job listings for each category. You can search using keyword...
Get Connected <ul><li>Use LinkedIn to increase your existing network or to create one for the first time. </li></ul><ul><l...
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Are You Linked In

  1. 1. ARE YOU?
  2. 2. About LinkedIn? <ul><li>LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with over 50 million members and growing rapidly. </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn connects you to your trusted contacts and helps you exchange knowledge, ideas, and opportunities with a broader network of professionals. </li></ul><ul><li>Watch this short video for an overview of what LinkedIn is and how it can help you. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Watch the LinkedIn Video
  4. 4. What is LinkedIn? <ul><li>LinkedIn is an interconnected network of experienced professionals from around the world, representing 170 industries and 200 countries. </li></ul><ul><li>You can find, be introduced to, and collaborate with qualified professionals that you need to work with to accomplish your goals. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Using LinkedIn Jobs <ul><li>Can help you to find or fill that next job using the power of your network. </li></ul><ul><li>Job seekers can utilize inside connections at potential employers to help land their dream job. </li></ul><ul><li>Hiring managers can tap into a network of over 50 million professionals to find the ideal candidate with the specific skill set and experience needed. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Bytes and Pieces! <ul><li>Whether you’re actively seeking a job, or just keeping tabs on where your industry is heading, LinkedIn Jobs leverages your professional relationships to help you achieve your career goals. </li></ul><ul><li>Utilize the advanced job search tools to take that first step towards that dream job. Along with specific keywords you can tailor your search by specifying an experience level or job title to find the right job for your specific situation and career goals. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Refining Your Search <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>Experience level </li></ul><ul><li>Date posted </li></ul><ul><li>Title </li></ul><ul><li>Company </li></ul><ul><li>Job Function (ex: Writing / Editing) </li></ul><ul><li>Industry (ex: Entertainment) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Getting It Right <ul><li>LinkedIn Jobs : positions posted directly on LinkedIn, including exclusive listings </li></ul><ul><li>The Web : positions from partner sites all over the web </li></ul>Jobs that match your search terms and filtering criteria will be returned in two clickable tabs:
  9. 9. Reaching Out <ul><li>Regardless of the source, LinkedIn will display who in your network can help you with the position. </li></ul><ul><li>With LinkedIn you can reach out through your network and find the right person at the company for more information, to answer any questions, or even introduce you to the hiring manager. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Refining the Results <ul><li>Once you’ve returned search results, if you’d like to expand or refine your query, click the “refine search results” button and make changes without losing the information you’re already entered. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Application Process <ul><li>Applying for a job is as easy as clicking the “Apply Now” button on the specific job listing page and filling in a few pieces of information. </li></ul><ul><li>Information you provide during the application process along with your LinkedIn profile will be sent to the job poster. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Getting a Referral <ul><li>Referrals are powerful tools that will help you get your foot in the door. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the “Request Referral” button to see whom in your network connects you to the job poster. </li></ul><ul><li>You can then request an Introduction, which lets you contact people through those that you know. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Getting a Referral (cont). <ul><li>If you want to contact a user who is two or three degrees away from you, you can request an introduction through one of your connections. </li></ul><ul><li>Your connection will, in turn, decide whether to forward it on to the desired recipient (if in your 2nd degree) or to a shared connection (if in your 3rd degree). </li></ul>
  14. 14. Forwarding a Job <ul><li>See a job that you think would be a perfect fit for one of your connections? </li></ul><ul><li>Click the “Email this job to a friend” button and pass it along. </li></ul><ul><li>This virtuous cycle completes when one of your connections returns the favor by one day forwarding you an interesting opportunity. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Making A Profile
  16. 16. Your Profile <ul><li>Your LinkedIn profile is your chance to showcase your skills and talents and help the right people and opportunities find their way to you. </li></ul><ul><li>As your professional representation online, you can set it to be discoverable through the millions of searches on leading search engines and on LinkedIn. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Up-to-Date <ul><li>Be sure that your profile is up-to-date with your latest work information and you have a well-written summary that touches on your experience, interests, and where you’d like to go. </li></ul><ul><li>Start updating your profile now. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Your Chances <ul><li>Users with complete profiles are 40 times more likely to receive opportunities through LinkedIn! </li></ul><ul><li>When your network represents those you know and trust, you can utilize them for recommendations, and ask for introductions into a job or opportunity that you are interested in. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Your Contacts <ul><li>Your first step is to Import your address book and add those trusted connections who are already on LinkedIn. </li></ul><ul><li>To complete your network, invite the contacts that are not on LinkedIn to join. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the address book importer to import your address book directly from web-based email clients such as Gmail or Yahoo! Mail, or use the Outlook address book importer. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Leveraging for Results <ul><li>LinkedIn Jobs has thousands of job listings for each category. You can search using keywords, title, company, and location to find the perfect opportunity for you. </li></ul><ul><li>Leverage the elements on your profile to help make yourself stand out. </li></ul><ul><li>Getting recommended and having a strong network builds your professional credibility and helps you get hired. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Get Connected <ul><li>Use LinkedIn to increase your existing network or to create one for the first time. </li></ul><ul><li>The more “real connections” that you have the greater your chances will be of achieving your goals. </li></ul>

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