LinkedIn for Job Seekers Presented by: Chris Mantay – Sales Engineer in Career Transition
LinkedIn Poll Questions How many of you are on LinkedIn? Do you use LinkedIn actively or passively? Are you using LinkedIn as a Networking Tool? Do you use LinkedIn to research Target Companies? Do you research contacts inside Target Companies?
Objectives of My Presentation Demonstrate the basic features of LinkedIn Interactive session with your focused questions Share some Tips & Tricks for Job Seekers Motivate you to effectively use LinkedIn to actively manage your network of contacts & pursue Career Opportunities
What is LinkedIn? Professional Networking vs. Social Networking 75+ Million LinkedIn Users & growing every day LinkedIn is an active Networking & Connection Tool LinkedIn is much more than a Resume could ever be Marketing & Promotional Tool – ability to be known Research Tool for Target Companies & Insiders
Basis of LinkedIn 6 Degrees of separation Moving towards 5 degrees with Social Media Users from over 200 Countries All Industries, most Companies Ability to stay connected with your contacts, even when their contact information changes
LinkedIn Account Types Basic Account - Free (most Job Seekers) Premium Accounts Job Seeker Accounts $19.95, $29.95 & $49.95 / Mo Premium Business Accounts: $24.95, $49.95, $99.95, $499.95 / Mo Premium Accounts for Recruiters
Now onto the Presentation With a Live Internet - LinkedIn session I can better demonstrate the power that LinkedIn can bring to your Career Search………………
LinkedIn Connections Please feel free to send me an invitation to contact on LinkedIn (Please reference where we met) Chris Mantay – Sales Engineer in Career Transition http://www.linkedin.com/in/chrismantay Thank you and Good Luck!!