1. LinkedIn Basics
Career Development Center
2. What is it that LinkedIn enables me to do
that otherwise I wouldn’t be able to do?
Do I really need another social network?
3. • Most widely use professional social media
• Keeps resume, portfolio, contacts, notes,
company information, discussions,
messaging, publications, projects – and
anything you want anyone to know about
you – all in one space.
4. 98% 97%
recruiters using social media
for recruiting in 2012
Recruiters say best thing about 2013 is
increased access to passive
candidates via social media.
Bullhorn Research, North American Staffing and Recruiting Trends Report, 2013
5. Setting Up: Basics
Using LinkedIn: Basics
Select professor, supervisor
Contact in advance
8. Using LinkedIn: Beyond
MC2 – Macalester Career Connection
10. google: linkedin for students higher education