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Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search
Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search
Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search
Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search
Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search
Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search
Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search
Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search
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Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search

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Brought to you by Quest Outplacement …

Brought to you by Quest Outplacement
http://www.questoutplacement.com

Here is a short tutorial about finding a job using LinkedIn. This LinkedIn webinar covers how to:

* Join LinkedIn and create your online profile
* Request LinkedIn connections
* Request recommendations that become a part of your online LinkedIn profile
* Find job opportunities through LinkedIn
* Research companies using LinkedIn
* Join networking groups

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  • 1. Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search Brought to you by Quest Outplacement http://www.questoutplacement.com <ul><li>To view a video version of this presentation that includes sound narration go to : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.questoutplacement.com/using_linkedin_in_your_job_search.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Quest Outplacement has helped downsized employees throughout the U.S. successfully manage career transitions. </li></ul><ul><li>Quest Outplacement contracts with public and private companies as well as non-profit organizations and educational institutions to provide outplacement services for all types of downsized employees, including executive-level employees.  </li></ul>www.QuestOutplacement.com Copyright © 2011 Quest Career Services, LLC
  • 2. What is LinkedIn? <ul><li>Online social network </li></ul><ul><li>85 million members </li></ul><ul><li>Unique opportunity to network with other business professionals </li></ul>www.QuestOutplacement.com Copyright © 2011 Quest Career Services, LLC
  • 3. Join LinkedIn <ul><li>Go to LinkedIn.com and signup for a free account </li></ul>www.QuestOutplacement.com Copyright © 2011 Quest Career Services, LLC
  • 4. Create Your LinkedIn Profile <ul><li>Be found </li></ul><ul><li>Add a Professional Headline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Experienced Product Manager | $430M P&L Responsibility | 50+ Launches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CAD Design/Drafter | 6 Yrs. Exp. | Solid Works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software Quality Assurance | WinRunner | Quick Test Pro </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use your Professional Summary </li></ul><ul><li>Add specialties </li></ul><ul><li>Condense the Experience section </li></ul><ul><li>Think keywords </li></ul>www.QuestOutplacement.com Copyright © 2011 Quest Career Services, LLC
  • 5. Network your way to an interview www.QuestOutplacement.com Copyright © 2011 Quest Career Services, LLC
  • 6. Build your connections <ul><li>Who? </li></ul><ul><li>Search by </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A person’s name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Company name </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Import contacts from Outlook </li></ul><ul><li>Invite people to connect </li></ul>www.QuestOutplacement.com Copyright © 2011 Quest Career Services, LLC
  • 7. Make your LinkedIn Profile Public <ul><li>Need a public profile for Google searches </li></ul><ul><li>In LinkedIn, go to Profile tab in the top menu, select edit profile </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the edit link to the right of the Public Profile section </li></ul>www.QuestOutplacement.com Copyright © 2011 Quest Career Services, LLC
  • 8. More with LinkedIn <ul><li>Request recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Find jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Research companies </li></ul><ul><li>Join groups </li></ul>www.QuestOutplacement.com Copyright © 2011 Quest Career Services, LLC

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