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Brief presentation on how to utilize LinkedIn to search for and secure a job

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    Presby Job Seekers Linked In Presentation 2 8 10 Presby Job Seekers Linked In Presentation 2 8 10 Presentation Transcript

    • LinkedIn:
      An Overview of Key Features
      for Job Search
      Brian Loveland
      Presby Job Seekers Group
      February 8, 2010
    • Objectives:
      How companies use LinkedIn to find candidates
      How to job seekers use LinkedIn to search for a Job
      Answer questions
    • Role and Importance ofLinkedIn in a Job Search
      Means of communicating who you are, your Brand
      Helps a Hiring Manager answer questions such as:
      • Do I like you?
      • What motivates you?
      • Can you do the job?
      HELP YOU GET AND PREPARE FOR THE INTERVIEW
    • The Other Side – Finding a Candidateusing LinkedIn
      Recruiters and Hiring Managers DO use LinkedIn
      Also search all candidates on Google, Pipl, Facebook
      Looking to:
      • Find Candidates
      • Get to know the candidate – see them, personalize them
      • Determine if they are a team player
      • See any additional accomplishments
      • Looking for more information on the candidate which is not on their resume
    • LinkedIn Profile: Get it to 100%
      Unique Name
      Keywords Everywhere
      • Title
      • Summary
      • Job Descriptions
      • Interests section
      Succinct Summary
      • START WITH THE POINT - give them more information later
      Give and Get Recommendations
    • LinkedIn Profile Checklist:100% Complete Profile
      Become and Stay Visible
      • Add activities on a daily basis
      • Conferences
      • Training
      • Books
      • Resources you feel are valuable
      • Blog Updates
      • Presentations
      Join Groups
      • Go where your target audience goes
      Expand your contact list – the more the merrier!
    • LinkedIn Profile Checklist:100% Complete Profile
      Blog on a regular basis
      Ask and answer questions
      Follow people and see who is following you
      New Feature: Profile Organizer - beta
      LinkedIn profile promotion
      • Resume
      • Business Cards
      • eMail Signature
    • Searching for the Job:using LinkedIn
      Search jobs which are posted on LinkedIn
      Use the Jobs Insider widget for IE and Firefox
      Preparing for the Interview:
      • View the company’s LinkedIn page
      • Google Search – site: linkedin “hp”
      • Use LinkedIn to find current employees – informational interviews
      • Former Employees
      • Contact them via InMail or request an introduction via a mutual contact
      • Research the hiring manager and interview team members
      • Contact the person who most recently had the job
    • Questions?Brian Loveland415-686-8017loveland.brian@gmail.com