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LinkedIN Social Media for Job Seekers Carla Fair-Wright, MCP, CSQE, PMP
Introduction <ul><li>What is LinkedIn? </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn has over 70 million members in over 200 countries. </li>...
Linkedin Statistics  <ul><li>A new member joins LinkedIn approximately every second, and about half of the members are out...
Topics of Discussion <ul><li>Why you should be on LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>4 Things you should know </li></ul><ul><li>Jo...
Why you should be on LinkedIn <ul><li>The power of a professional network  </li></ul><ul><li>The real job market  </li></u...
4 Things You Need To Know <ul><li>Optimizing the job database </li></ul><ul><li>Secret to a great profile </li></ul><ul><l...
Optimizing the jobs database Keywords  Title Company Industry Location
Secret to a great profile Picture  Connections Get Recommended Answer Questions Recommend Others
Initial contact, follow-up and reconnecting <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Colleague...
Getting great recommendations <ul><li>Why you need recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Write them yourself! </li></ul><ul><l...
Joining LinkedIn Groups <ul><li>Select groups on common interest, experience, affiliation, and goals  </li></ul><ul><li>Po...
Getting Started <ul><li>http://www.linkedIn.com </li></ul><ul><li>Signup…Its Free!! </li></ul><ul><li>Import Contacts </li...
Carla Fair-Wright  <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: (800) 723-6120 </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn: linkedin....
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  • LinkedIn was built for professionals who want to use their existing and future social networks to build a career. And for companies that want to find qualified employees. And for job-hunters.
  • 1) Build a Virtual Resume 2) Connect with People Through Other People 3) Create a Transition from Networking Events 4) See What People Are Up To 5) Learn Things About People for Conversation-Starters
  • If you’re looking for a job, here’s what you can do on LinkedIn: Create a detailed personal profile because there are over 130,000 recruiters on LinkedIn. Search the Jobs database using specific keywords, job titles, and geographic locations. See company profiles and current employees. Use your connections to get an introduction or informational interview. Search for people who used to work for a company and contact them.
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    1. 1. LinkedIN Social Media for Job Seekers Carla Fair-Wright, MCP, CSQE, PMP
    2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>What is LinkedIn? </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn has over 70 million members in over 200 countries. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Linkedin Statistics <ul><li>A new member joins LinkedIn approximately every second, and about half of the members are outside the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Executives from all Fortune 500 companies are LinkedIn members . </li></ul>
    4. 4. Topics of Discussion <ul><li>Why you should be on LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>4 Things you should know </li></ul><ul><li>Joining LinkedIn Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started </li></ul>
    5. 5. Why you should be on LinkedIn <ul><li>The power of a professional network </li></ul><ul><li>The real job market </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional vs. Modern </li></ul>
    6. 6. 4 Things You Need To Know <ul><li>Optimizing the job database </li></ul><ul><li>Secret to a great profile </li></ul><ul><li>Initial contact, follow-up and reconnecting </li></ul><ul><li>Getting great recommendations </li></ul>
    7. 7. Optimizing the jobs database Keywords Title Company Industry Location
    8. 8. Secret to a great profile Picture Connections Get Recommended Answer Questions Recommend Others
    9. 9. Initial contact, follow-up and reconnecting <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Colleagues </li></ul>
    10. 10. Getting great recommendations <ul><li>Why you need recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Write them yourself! </li></ul><ul><li>Approach: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Former Boss </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Co-workers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clients </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Joining LinkedIn Groups <ul><li>Select groups on common interest, experience, affiliation, and goals </li></ul><ul><li>Post at least once a week </li></ul><ul><li>Respond intelligently </li></ul>
    12. 12. Getting Started <ul><li>http://www.linkedIn.com </li></ul><ul><li>Signup…Its Free!! </li></ul><ul><li>Import Contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Give Recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Join Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Post each day </li></ul>
    13. 13. Carla Fair-Wright <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: (800) 723-6120 </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/carlafair </li></ul><ul><li>FaceBook: facebook.com/carla.fairwright </li></ul><ul><li>Blog: carlafair-wright.blogspot.com </li></ul>
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