LinkedIn, Buttoned Up

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A quick guide to using LinkedIn and social media to help your job hunt along in two ways: finding the people with jobs, and making them want to find you.
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LinkedIn, Buttoned Up

  1. Linked ,Buttoned UpUsing LinkedIn (and Other Social Media)in Your Job HuntMarch 3, 2012
  2. Introductions... Andrew Richards about.me/drewrichards linkedin.com/adrichards @drwrchrds
  3. Agenda1. The why?2. Using Social Media to attract the right people (inbound)3. Using Social Media to find the right people (outbound)4. Link the digital and physical you
  4. The Why?
  5. Inbound YOU
  6. Who are you?
  7. Who are you?
  8. Who are you? - two versions Who you are:Who thinks you are:
  9. Who are you? - two versions Who you are:Who thinks you are: ?
  10. Who are you? - two versions Who you are: (prescriptive)Who thinks you are: (emergent) ?
  11. Who are you? - two versions Who you are: (prescriptive)Who thinks you are: (emergent) ?
  12. Who are you? - homework ME
  13. Who are you? - homework ME + College
  14. Who are you? - homework ME + Hometown
  15. Who are you? - homework ME + Fraternity
  16. What to do?Delete it all?
  17. What to do?Embrace. Create. Curate.
  18. How to look good:Personal SEO (Search Engine Optimization):1. Keywords - specificity counts SMB Marketing, UX Software Engineer2. Link it Together - cohesive online presence3. Stay Relevant - keep extras present, but low-key
  19. Example Summary
  20. Example Job Description, Skills
  21. Extras1. Get recommendations - from professors/bosses, not other students2. Join groups relating to your interests3. Link to blog, Twitter, portfolio4. PICTURE
  22. Connections are like... 0
  23. Connections are like... Social Proof 1
  24. Connections are like... Social Proof 30
  25. Connections are like... Social Proof 100
  26. Connections are like... Social Proof 500 +
  27. The improved you!
  28. The improved you!
  29. Outbound YOU
  30. Who are you looking for? "What do I want to do?""Who is doing that already?"
  31. A process 1. Do your research 2. Get in touch! 3. Automate the process as much as possible
  32. A process - do your research
  33. A process - do your research recruiter
  34. A process - do your research
  35. A process - extrasTo get the names of people outsideyour network:1. Google their "headline"2. Add connections/join groups to expand your network
  36. A process - get in touch!By phone:1. Find a direct # at sites like Jigsaw.com2. Call main number and ask to be connected
  37. A process - get in touch!By email:1. Find any person at the companys email to get the email format, typically it will be: first.last@company.com flast@company.com first@company.com2. When sending an email, reference your voicemail - builds familiarity
  38. A process - get in touch!Be honest, open, clear.Introduce yourself, and give a reason why youare getting in touch:"I wanted to introduce myself... I like that youare doing ____, I am passionate about ____."
  39. A process - get in touch!Be a problem solver:"I understand you are involved in ____, I aminterested in doing ____, ____, or ____.""I see you are doing ____, I would recommendyou also do ____, ____, or _____."
  40. A process - get in touch!Automate as much as possible:1. Template all emails: introduction, thank you, follow up2. Set calendar reminders for following up once, twice BUT...
  41. A process - get in touch!BE YOURSELF1. Be real, earnest.2. Let YOU shine through. BECAUSE...
  42. Who are you looking for? At the end, youre not finding a profile. Youre finding a person.
  43. Connect the physical and digital
  44. Connect the physical and digital1. Drive to Your Hub - Linkedin, personal site, facebook, etc.2. Mobile/QR Codes3. Real-World Networking
  45. Discussion
  46. End Thank You Andrew Richards about.me/drewrichards linkedin.com/adrichards @drwrchrds
  47. EndImage credits:www.linkedin.comwww.google.comhttp://whatdoclientsreallywant.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/thumbs_up.jpghttp://img.ffffound.com/static-data/assets/6/565ff5b02dce6041cb1ebe7b2d0caf290318e4d1_m.pnghttp://www.vectortemplates.com/raster/superman/superman-logo-012-a.pnghttp://www.businessinsider.com/infographic-who-really-uses-linkedin-2012-2

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