It’s a big world out there Lots of time involved Set schedules accordingly
Linkedin will walk you through the process. Import resume
2 nd and 3 rd degree connections Your network is powerful
1. Why should you care? Leveraging LinkedIn to Find “A Players” March 4, 2010
2. <ul><li>Our focus today: </li></ul><ul><li>What is social media? </li></ul><ul><li>How can hiring managers leverage social media? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I get started? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I locate qualified candidates? </li></ul>
4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/54031162@N00/3156373103/ Social Media has changed the way we find, create, and share information online.
8. http://www.flickr.com/photos/82298325@N00/2907180426/ If social media is a cocktail party… LinkedIn is the business networking event.
9. http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnjoh/3025431571/in/set-72157609038184293/ How can hiring managers leverage social media?
10. <ul><li>Hiring managers can now: </li></ul><ul><li>Leverage the power of networks </li></ul><ul><li>Create warmer leads </li></ul><ul><li>Proactively search for talent </li></ul><ul><li>Screen prospects prior to outreach </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on one-to-one communication </li></ul>
11. This isn’t the same as Monster.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/39688562@N00/1186351154/
12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/20858368@N00/105497713/ It’s the responsibility of everyone within the organization to be constantly trolling for talent.
13. http://www.flickr.com/photos/26604660@N08/3345896050/ Wait… You want me to do more work?
14. How do I get started?
15. Sign up and complete your profile
16. Link with existing contacts
17. Optimize for search (keywords)
18. How do I leverage my network?
20. Basic Advanced Search
21. Customize your results
22. Custom Advanced Search
23. Use links to further vet candidates
24. All methods used to vet candidates should be documented.
25. Paid solutions
32. Candidates located via search can we be contacted directly.
34. Visit: talent.linkedin.com
35. What’s next?
36. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mrtopf/284374612/sizes/l/ Use LinkedIn to complement traditional networking.
37. http://www.flickr.com/photos/46015687@N00/265289405/ Include LinkedIn account in E-mail signatures.
38. http://www.flickr.com/photos/35034347820@N01/484678361/ Use status updates to share new information