LinkedIn to Your Next Job

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These are the slides from our session on how LinkedIn can help you secure employment.

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LinkedIn to Your Next Job

  1. 1. LinkedIn to Your Next Job
  2. 2. <ul><li>Founder and CEO of Forward Progress, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Train and Coach over 2,000 people a month </li></ul><ul><li>Trained over 10,000 in Social Network Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Over 25 years in Business Coaching, Consulting and Training </li></ul><ul><li>Internet, eMarketing, Lead Generation & Management </li></ul><ul><li>Appointment Setting, eSelling, Executive Coaching, Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Over Two Billion Dollars Sales, over 25 Million Leads, Helped Thousands of People using Internet Based Lead Generation </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Services, Real Estate, Professional Services, Legal, Accounting, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Technical, Insurance, Agencies, Auto, Retail, Banking and Channel Sales….. </li></ul>Dean DeLisle LinkedIn to Your Next Job
  3. 3. <ul><li>CityCountry Clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Chambers </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Charities </li></ul><ul><li>ReligiousHealth </li></ul><ul><li>Network Groups </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Trusted Colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>Like-minded People hanging out </li></ul><ul><li>Similar Friends and Associations </li></ul><ul><li>You have more “Things” in common </li></ul><ul><li>Similar “Beliefs” </li></ul><ul><li>Recommended “IN” </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>That Know YOU? </li></ul><ul><li>That Trust YOU? </li></ul><ul><li>That have done “Business” with YOU? </li></ul><ul><li>That would recommend YOU? </li></ul>Looking for Answers and Experts! Dean Sue Pat Mark
  6. 6. Growing Numbers <ul><li>LinkedIn Has Over 65 Million Members </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Average User has 240 Connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One Degree From Over 35,000 Trusted Connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two Degrees From Over 3,200,000 Trusted Connections </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In September 2009 20% of All Online Advertising Was in Social Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Projected 2010 Social Network Ad Spend to Exceed 1.3 Billion </li></ul>
  7. 8. Lawyers Business Owners Accountants Partners Consultants Financial Services Coach’s Professional Services Insurance Medical Professionals Real Estate Students Sales Job Seekers Auto Dealers Recruiters Sports Manufacturers Web Developers Technology AND MANY MORE…………………………
  8. 9. <ul><ul><li>What Information do you already have? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Information, Brochures, Sell Sheets, Instruction Sheets </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn – Plaxo – Org Site – Personal Site - Blog </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Photo’s or Sales Videos, Training Videos, Product Videos </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube – Org Site – Facebook - Vlogs (Video Blog) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Power Point, Training, Sales, Marketing, Service </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slideshare – Org Site </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Articles, Monthly Newsletter, Events, Charities, Memberships </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EZineArticles – Article99 – FastPitch – Org Site – Blog </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Then why not leverage what you have to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promote yourself? </li></ul></ul>What do you already have?
  9. 10. <ul><ul><li>Your “Social Profile” tells them more of the truth than your resume! </li></ul></ul>What do Recruiters and Hiring Managers Say? WHY?
  10. 11. <ul><ul><li>This is your Welcome Mat to the WWWORLD! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Like company website </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be complete and accurate (company sites) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Target your profile to the reader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link back to all associations and companies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create “Relevancy” to your “Ideal Career”! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Co-workers – professionals – clients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>vendors – partners – family! </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 12. Tips to 100% Completion: + Add a photo (+ 5%) + Add a Position (+ 25 %) + Add your summary (+ 5%) + Add your specialties (+ 5%) + Ask for recommendations (+5%) + Add your education (+15%)
  12. 14. Create Relevancy! Profile Tune Up <ul><li>Create your personal tagline </li></ul><ul><li>Appear focused </li></ul><ul><li>Put your elevator pitch to work </li></ul><ul><li>Point out your “RELEVANT” skills </li></ul><ul><li>Explain your experience </li></ul><ul><li>Distinguish yourself from the crowd </li></ul><ul><li>How will you help them? </li></ul>
  13. 18. <ul><li>Blogging & Discussions - If you can……. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Type an email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start a conversation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take advice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give advice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>……………………… .. Then you can Blog! </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 19. 50 Groups Pick Relevant Groups!
  15. 20. Sample
  16. 24. <ul><ul><li>If you can talk you can do Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you give presentations now, you have Power Point </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures are worth a 1,000 words! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programs you can use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Camtaisia – GOTO Webinar – Movie Maker </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Services you can use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Viral Effect </li></ul></ul>YOUR COMPANY <ul><li>Video or Power Point </li></ul>
  17. 27. RECENT ARTICLES SOCIAL SITES COMPANY SITES Outcome!
  18. 28. Network Diving?
  19. 29. Network Diving?
  20. 30. Your Time?
  21. 32. Action Items <ul><li>Fix Your Profile Immediately </li></ul><ul><li>Add Connections that are Relevant </li></ul><ul><li>Get Recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>And if you need more……………………… </li></ul>
  22. 33. 2 Part Online Class Starts April 27 th <ul><li>Class One – How to Build and Optimize Your LinkedIn Account* (1 Hour) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build and Optimize Your Account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build a Stronger Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start Connecting to your Next Interview </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Class Two – How to Promote Yourself and Get Targeted Meetings (1 Hour) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How to covert those connections to interviews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to work groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to be the “expert” for your next employer! </li></ul></ul>
  23. 34. Plus…..Register by Tomorrow <ul><li>Dean’s new eBook – The 9 things you need to do before you login! </li></ul><ul><li>14-page report &quot;Front-Door Folly, Backdoor Bonanza: Why Applying for Jobs is Dumb!&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>2 Personal Profile Reviews! </li></ul>
  24. 35. www.LinkedIn2Jobs.eventbrite.com $69 Till Midnight Wednesday!
  25. 36. Dean DeLisle [email_address] www.ForwardProgress.net TWITTER: www.twitter.com/deandelisle FACEBOOK: www.Facebook/deandelisle FAN PAGE: www.Facebook/ForwardProgress LINKEDIN: www.LinkedIn.com/in/deandelisle Call (877) 592-6224

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