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A presentation by Anthony McAdoo, Senior Director of the Arkansas Alumni Association, detailing how to properly utilize LinkedIn, a networking service that connects professionals from around the …

A presentation by Anthony McAdoo, Senior Director of the Arkansas Alumni Association, detailing how to properly utilize LinkedIn, a networking service that connects professionals from around the globe. Also, students and alumni will engage in a question and answer session with a panel consisting of five professionals.

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  • 1. Arkansas Alumni Career Network Utilizing your University of Arkansas alumni connections to achieve your career goals.
  • 2. Visit careerlink.uark.edu to locate job opportunities.
  • 3. Same principle applies for any online job posting.
  • 4. Setup/Review your profile and upload resume.
  • 5. Search for Job Opportunities.Search for job opportunities
  • 6. Review the Qualifications
  • 7. Follow application process
  • 8. Expand the pool with the NACELink Network
  • 9. Apply through external site.
  • 10. How can the  Arkansas Alumni Career Network  help improve your success in the  recruitment process?
  • 11. Search for U of A alumni who know the company.
  • 12. Conduct an Advanced Search on Institution & Company
  • 13. Find a connection
  • 14. Request to connect
  • 15. Ask for an Informational  Interview • Identify a time period and ask for an  appointment. • Research the Company first • Prepare a list of questions (keep your  appointment time in mind) • Follow‐up with a thank you • Keep your contact informed of your progress
  • 16. Network with other alumni in  your degree and/or area • Search for other alumni in degree programs • Identify alumni working at select companies
  • 17. Find tips & opportunities on  Twitter (#AACN) • Career Tips • Job Alerts • Interview & Application Tips • Informally Network
  • 18. Connect with me: Anthony McAdoo ‐‐ A+ Life Member BSA ‘98, MEd ‘05, EdD ‘10 • Phone: (479) 575‐6478 • E‐mail: amcadoo@uark.edu • Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/amcadoo • Twitter: @amcadoo • Facebook: www.facebook.com/amcadoo

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