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How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn
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How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn

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This is part of a series of presentations given at a BounceBack St Louis workshop in September 2010

This is part of a series of presentations given at a BounceBack St Louis workshop in September 2010

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    1. How to create your electronic resume using LinkedIn<br />By David Strom<br />david@strom.com<br />
    2. 2<br />
    3. Presentations available<br />http://slideshare.net/bouncebackstl<br />3<br />
    4. 4<br />Who is David Strom?<br />
    5. 5<br />Agenda<br />Ways to beef up your profile<br />Do’s and don’ts<br />List all of your positions<br />Make sure people can contact you<br />How to grow your network<br />Ask for recommendations<br />Privacy and visibility issues<br />
    6. 6<br />Why bother<br />The new “Parachute”<br />Typical business uses<br />What happens if you don’t join<br />It isn’t just for job seekers<br />Start small and develop experience and learn by using more of its features<br />
    7. Too many choices!<br />7<br />
    8. 8<br />Your profile<br />What is in a name -- header, email identity, and photo<br />Status updates<br />
    9. What to include in your “headline”<br />Photo<br />Email address<br />A concise way to describe yourself as part of your name (“computer networking consultant”)<br />9<br />
    10. Sample header files<br />10<br />
    11. 11<br />My header<br />
    12. 12<br />Ways to show your name<br />Nancy Shoup, MBA<br />Nancy Shoup, ace project manager<br />Nancy Shoup, project manager maven<br />Nancy Shoup, project manager professional<br />
    13. 13<br />Do’s<br />Make sure they are people you can visualize in your mind or have some memory<br />Do check LinkedIn daily<br />Make sure you have your settings the way you intended<br />Constantly cultivate and feed your network<br />
    14. 14<br />Don’ts<br />Don’t send out mass invites to more than 30 people at once<br />Don’t put non-professional items in your status updates<br />Don’t obsess about the number of connections and build slowly over time<br />Don’t just get started on the site two weeks before you are changing jobs<br />Don’t worry too much about using InMail<br />
    15. 15<br />
    16. List ALL of your positions<br />Both paid and volunteer, part-time and full-time!<br />And get recommendations from as many as possible<br />16<br />
    17. 17<br />
    18. Make sure people can contact you<br />Under “edit contact settings” <br />18<br />
    19. 19<br />
    20. 20<br />How to grow your network<br />Sending out invites<br />Accepting requests<br />
    21. 21<br />Criteria for adding people <br />
    22. 22<br />Now let’s add them!<br />
    23. 23<br />Export from email address book<br />
    24. 24<br />Be choosey!<br />
    25. 25<br />Forwarding requests<br />
    26. 26<br />Recommendations<br />But I don’t know anyone!<br />Part time jobs<br />Family friends, neighbors, other adults who know you well can be a good substitute<br />
    27. 27<br />Recommendations<br />
    28. 28<br />
    29. Claim a Public Profile URL<br />29<br />
    30. My business card<br />30<br />
    31. 31<br />Privacy and visibility <br />
    32. 32<br />Facebook “marriage”<br />
    33. 33<br />Do you want your connections visible?<br />Visit this setting first!<br />
    34. 34<br />What is the difference?<br />
    35. 35<br />Different types of contacts<br />
    36. 36<br />Making your contact info visible<br />In Profile/edit contacts:<br />
    37. 37<br />Profile updates announced<br />
    38. 38<br />Status info visible to contacts<br />
    39. 39<br />Public profile<br />
    40. 40<br />
    41. 41<br />
    42. 42<br />Should you pay for it?<br />
    43. 43<br />Finally: make it a daily habit<br />For new job postings on your groups<br />For new connections with your network<br />To tweak your profile and update your job history<br />To update your status with noteworthy activities, meetings, or plans<br />
    44. 44<br />Good luck with your networking!<br />David Strom<br />(310) 857-6867<br />david@strom.com<br />http://strominator.com<br />http://webinformant.tv<br />Slides available:<br />http://slideshare.net/davidstrom<br />

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