Personal brad is the image people think of when they hear your nameYour title isnt who you are, it’s just your role Your brand is based on your unique strenghtsDetermine who you want o know about you? Potential employers? Customers? Get the word out via FB, linkedin, youtube, blogs etc.
70% employers have rejected a job candidate because of information they found about that person online85% of employers say that positive online reputation influences their hiring decision Need a professional online presenceClick through Online profile.
It is based on the notion that relationships and networks matter. And that the context of work & career are critically important. That cultivating relationships and removing the “friction” from networking will add tremendous value.
Last quarter, we launched student vertical sections. Students hate it when they can’t get to 100% - yet they didn’t have the work experience to get there with their LinkedIn profiles. We looked a tons of student resumes, and saw what they added in lieu of work experience. Student Vertical Sections let students showcase the experience they gained in college – they can add projects, courses, test scores, honors & awards, and organizations to their LinkedIn profile.
Your networking should be based off of friends & Family, University Affiliations, shared work experiences, interests & volunteerism
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70% of jobs are found through personal connections or networkingIt’s not about what you know but who you know Why have a professional network Introductions, increased access, event invitation, info & resources, advice What if I don’t have a network? Family, friends, others Connect with Family & friends - Reach out to Alumni and Industry Build and maintain Your networking should be based off of friends & Family, University Affiliations, shared work experiences, volunterrism
Build your online presence LinkedIn is the most important social network for students & universities 7
Huge global market opportunity in members 1 200M+ LinkedIn Members 2 640M+Worldwide Professionals 23,300M+ Worldwide Workforce 1 LinkedIn members as of March 31, 2011 | 2 Source: International Planning & Research 8