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    Linkedin presentation-red-1225231144081339-8 Linkedin presentation-red-1225231144081339-8 Presentation Transcript

    • Guy Kawasaki’s 10 Ways to Use LinkedIn
    • 1. Increase your visibility Add connections to increase the probability of being seen.
    • 2. Improve your connectability. Show all your affiliations in your profile - your past companies, educational institutions, and activities.
    • 3. Improve your Google PageRank. Make your LinkedIn profile public, give it a custom url, and include your profile in your email signature.
    • 4. Enhance your search engine results. Promote your blog/website by including links to them in your LinkedIn profile.
    • 5. Perform blind, “reverse,” and company reference checks. Check references for a potential boss or company you are interviewing at.
    • 6. Increase the relevancy of your job search. Use advanced search to find where people with experience like yours work. Search using keywords relevant to your field.
    • 7. Make your interview go smoother. Learn more about people you are meeting so you can discuss common interests & acquaintances. It’s better than awkward silences.
    • 8. Gauge the health of the company. Do an advanced search for a company (uncheck “Current Companies only”). You will find the rate of turnover and if people are abandoning ship.
    • 9. Gauge the health of the industry. Thinking of investing or working in a particular sector? Learn more by finding people who work for competitors or failed companies.
    • 10. Track startups. Find out who is doing new startups by searching for “stealth” or “new startup.” Sort by degrees to see people closest to you first.
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