Finding a job in the new economy
…getting promoted at work
Nancy L. Dube, Principal
Dube Consulting
LinkedIn Is the World’s Largest
Professional Network
 LinkedIn launch date: May 5, 2003
 Total number of LinkedIn users:...
What Are the Major Reasons
People Use LinkedIn?
of people using
LinkedIn for marketing
have generated business with it
41%...
What Are the 16 Ways That
LinkedIn Is Commonly Used?
1. To find a dream job
2. To increase freelance work
3. To boost busi...
What Are the 16 Ways That LinkedIn
Is Commonly Used?
5. To check references of potential hires
6. To get advice
7. To show...
What Are the 16 Ways That LinkedIn
Is Commonly Used?
9. To get connections
10. To prep for an interview
11. To increase cr...
What Are the 16 Ways That LinkedIn
Is Commonly Used?
13. To find people
14. To get to know a company
15. To get publicity
...
Before Starting a Job Search
Make Your Profile More Powerful?
1. Add some polish and spark.
2. Add a professional photogra...
What Features Are Offered
on LinkedIn?
 Headline
 Status updates
 Education and work history
 Websites
 Interests
 V...
Enter your occupation
Apply for Jobs
Jobs
Sort by keywords
Use Your Connections?
 1st-degree -- Connections are two
LinkedIn members in which one has
accepted the other's invitatio...
Message Key Inside Connections
Use advance search options
What Are the Secrets for Getting to the
Top of Search Results?
1. Generate a list of keywords.
2. Populate your profile.
3...
Search by Keyword, Date
and Customize Options
Narrow/broaden criteria
Leverage
Connection
Tweak Selections Before
Leveraging Connections
The Power of Groups
Here you can participate in discussions, read, add or
comment on posts, and develop contacts for jobs.
If You are Published
Use Applications
Choose one or more apps to help people get to know you.
Research Companies
Analyze Growth when
Considering Promotions
Answers Questions to
Show Competencies
What Are Some Tips for Getting
More Out of LinkedIn?
1. Find out about events that others are attending.
2. Start a group ...
Contact
Information
Nancy L. Dube, Principal
Dube Consulting
nancy@dubeconsulting.com
http://www.dubeconsulting.com
http:/...
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Executive council

  1. 1. Finding a job in the new economy …getting promoted at work Nancy L. Dube, Principal Dube Consulting
  2. 2. LinkedIn Is the World’s Largest Professional Network  LinkedIn launch date: May 5, 2003  Total number of LinkedIn users: 259+ million members  Geographical reach: 200 countries and territories  Average time a user spends on LinkedIn: 17 minutes  Total number of LinkedIn groups: 200 - New 8000 groups/week  Income: 26%--$0-$50,000 36%--$50,000-$100,000 38%--$100,000+ 39% Female 61% Male 20% 45-54 YRS 24% 35-44YRS 23% 18-24 YRS
  3. 3. What Are the Major Reasons People Use LinkedIn? of people using LinkedIn for marketing have generated business with it 41% 70% of people use LinkedIn for job-hunting to find potential employers 80% of people use LinkedIn for recruiting as a primary tool to find employees
  4. 4. What Are the 16 Ways That LinkedIn Is Commonly Used? 1. To find a dream job 2. To increase freelance work 3. To boost business 4. To improve Google search results
  5. 5. What Are the 16 Ways That LinkedIn Is Commonly Used? 5. To check references of potential hires 6. To get advice 7. To showcase a resume 8. To do research
  6. 6. What Are the 16 Ways That LinkedIn Is Commonly Used? 9. To get connections 10. To prep for an interview 11. To increase credibility 12. To establish a personal brand
  7. 7. What Are the 16 Ways That LinkedIn Is Commonly Used? 13. To find people 14. To get to know a company 15. To get publicity 16. To do market research
  8. 8. Before Starting a Job Search Make Your Profile More Powerful? 1. Add some polish and spark. 2. Add a professional photograph. 3. Upgrade the summary. 4. Give specifics. 5. Add statistics and solutions to problems. 6. Obtain current, enthusiastic recommendations. 7. Add content that is relevant to your background, experience, and your career goals.
  9. 9. What Features Are Offered on LinkedIn?  Headline  Status updates  Education and work history  Websites  Interests  Volunteer work  Groups and associations  Honors and awards  Personal information  Recommendations  Event participation  Publications Profile
  10. 10. Enter your occupation Apply for Jobs
  11. 11. Jobs Sort by keywords
  12. 12. Use Your Connections?  1st-degree -- Connections are two LinkedIn members in which one has accepted the other's invitation to connect.  2nd-degree -- People who are connected to your 1st-degree connections.  3rd-degree -- People who are connected to your 2nd-degree connections. Fellow members of your LinkedIn Groups -- These people are considered part of your network because you're members of the same group. Out of Network -- LinkedIn members who fall outside of the categories listed above.
  13. 13. Message Key Inside Connections Use advance search options
  14. 14. What Are the Secrets for Getting to the Top of Search Results? 1. Generate a list of keywords. 2. Populate your profile. 3. Strike a balance.
  15. 15. Search by Keyword, Date and Customize Options
  16. 16. Narrow/broaden criteria Leverage Connection Tweak Selections Before Leveraging Connections
  17. 17. The Power of Groups Here you can participate in discussions, read, add or comment on posts, and develop contacts for jobs.
  18. 18. If You are Published Use Applications Choose one or more apps to help people get to know you.
  19. 19. Research Companies
  20. 20. Analyze Growth when Considering Promotions
  21. 21. Answers Questions to Show Competencies
  22. 22. What Are Some Tips for Getting More Out of LinkedIn? 1. Find out about events that others are attending. 2. Start a group to generate more contacts. 3. Do status updates, share your knowledge, and provide tips. 4. Link your profile to Facebook and Twitter (Opt.) 5. Establish yourself as an expert on LinkedIn. 6. Prepare for encounters with another person (at a meeting or convention, for example) by doing a “People” search on LinkedIn. 7. Use Linked via mobile phone
  23. 23. Contact Information Nancy L. Dube, Principal Dube Consulting nancy@dubeconsulting.com http://www.dubeconsulting.com http://www.linkedin.com/nancyldube (508) 769-2294

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