LinkedIn	  101:	  Connec/ng	  with	  others,	  researching	  companies,	  and	  looking	  for	  work	                     ...
Use	  HTTPS	  whenever	  you	  can	                                               to	  log	  into	  LinkedIn	  LinkedIn	  ...
Similar	  to	  other	  online	  social	  networks,	  LinkedIn	  provides	  content	  tailored	  to	  you.	  	  The	  more	...
CONNECTING	  WITH	  OTHERS	  
email@email.com	  One	  of	  the	  ways	  that	  LinkedIn	  offers	  you	  tailored	  content	  is	  by	  knowing	  who	  y...
In	  order	  for	  LinkedIn	  to	  check	  your	  email	  contacts	  you	  need	  to	  allow	  them	  to	  do	  it	  
You	  will	  then	  be	  presented	  with	  some	  contacts	  already	  on	  LinkedIn	  for	  you	  to	  add	  if	  you	  ...
You	  can	  also	  click	  on	  Add	  Connec/ons	  to	  invite	  people	  you	  know,	  find	  classmates,	  or	  colleague...
COMPANY	  RESEARCH	  
Researching	  companies	  is	  as	  easy	  as	  Search	  
The	  company	  page	  will	  tell	  you	  about	  the	  business,	  how	  you	  are	  connected	  and	  what	  jobs	  may...
Connec/ons	  refer	  to	  how	  closely	  you	  are	  /ed	  to	  another	  person	  or	  company.	  	  Knowing	  how	  you...
LOOKING	  FOR	  JOBS	  
LinkedIn	  lets	  you	  search	  for	  jobs	  by	  /tle,	  company,	  key	  words	  
Searching	  will	  bring	  up	  a	  list	  of	  related	  posi/ons	  that	  can	  then	  be	  refined	  by	  loca/on,	  com...
A	  more	  refined	  list	  of	  results	  help	  you	  target	  par/cular	  posi/ons.	  	  	  Knowing	  how	  you	  are	  ...
APPENDIX	  
Paid	  and	  Free	  op/ons	  exist	  on	  LinkedIn.	  	  You	  can	  use	  LinkedIn	  for	  Free	  if	  you	  want	  
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Linkedin 101

  1. 1. LinkedIn  101:  Connec/ng  with  others,  researching  companies,  and  looking  for  work   Brian  Hsi   CTTAB  Board  Member   Get  Online  Week  2011  
  2. 2. Use  HTTPS  whenever  you  can   to  log  into  LinkedIn  LinkedIn  is  primarily  a  way  for  you  to  connect  with  your  colleagues,  research  companies,  and  look  for  work.    There  are  free  and  paid*  op/ons  available  *Note*  When  first  signing  up  for  LinkedIn,  you  will  be  prompted  to  choose  a  free  or  paid  account  (see  appendix)  
  3. 3. Similar  to  other  online  social  networks,  LinkedIn  provides  content  tailored  to  you.    The  more  informa/on  you  share  with  LinkedIn,  the  more  precise  the  topics  are  for  you  
  4. 4. CONNECTING  WITH  OTHERS  
  5. 5. email@email.com  One  of  the  ways  that  LinkedIn  offers  you  tailored  content  is  by  knowing  who  you  are  connected  to.    Linked  in  offers  to  look  for  people  /ed  to  your  email  address  to  find  possible  connec/ons  
  6. 6. In  order  for  LinkedIn  to  check  your  email  contacts  you  need  to  allow  them  to  do  it  
  7. 7. You  will  then  be  presented  with  some  contacts  already  on  LinkedIn  for  you  to  add  if  you  wish.    Note,  they  must  agree  to  have  you  add  them  for  them  to  be  a  connec/on  
  8. 8. You  can  also  click  on  Add  Connec/ons  to  invite  people  you  know,  find  classmates,  or  colleagues  
  9. 9. COMPANY  RESEARCH  
  10. 10. Researching  companies  is  as  easy  as  Search  
  11. 11. The  company  page  will  tell  you  about  the  business,  how  you  are  connected  and  what  jobs  may  be  open  
  12. 12. Connec/ons  refer  to  how  closely  you  are  /ed  to  another  person  or  company.    Knowing  how  you  are  connected  helps  you  get  introduced  to  others  
  13. 13. LOOKING  FOR  JOBS  
  14. 14. LinkedIn  lets  you  search  for  jobs  by  /tle,  company,  key  words  
  15. 15. Searching  will  bring  up  a  list  of  related  posi/ons  that  can  then  be  refined  by  loca/on,  company,  and  more  
  16. 16. A  more  refined  list  of  results  help  you  target  par/cular  posi/ons.      Knowing  how  you  are  connected  to  the  person  pos/ng  can  give  you  insight  into  the  role.  
  17. 17. APPENDIX  
  18. 18. Paid  and  Free  op/ons  exist  on  LinkedIn.    You  can  use  LinkedIn  for  Free  if  you  want  
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