UIC How to Accelerate Your Career and Get Hired with the Power of LinkedIn - Forward Progress

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If you're ready for the workforce and need that extra boost to get that referral based interview, then don't miss this complimentary webinar sponsored by UIC Liautaud Graduate School of Business and Forward Progress..

In this "Complimentary Webinar" Dean DeLisle, Founder and CEO of Forward Progress, will give you the Top Techniques from their new LinkedIn Career Development Course on how to use LinkedIn as a career building social network tool.

ALL registrants and attendees will get access to the recording and materials.

Forward Progress has trained over 50,000 people on benefiting from the use of LinkedIn - now add yourself to that list!

With over 170,000,000 professionals on LinkedIn, you are closer to your ideal jobs than you think. Learn how to find those available jobs and interviews before someone else does. You will also see what it takes to get THEM to find YOU – all while using LinkedIn less than 20 minutes a day!

In this brief session you will learn:

- Key profile settings
- Optimal LinkedIn system settings
- To find key conversations
- How to score easy referrals
- How to track your success
- Free NEW tools to access

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UIC How to Accelerate Your Career and Get Hired with the Power of LinkedIn - Forward Progress

  1. 1. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)How to Accelerate Your Career andGet Hired With thePower of LinkedIn
  2. 2. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)LIAUTAUD INFORMATION SESSION
  3. 3. LIAUTAUD OFFERS THESE DEGREE PROGRAMS Master of Business Master of Science MS in Management Master of Arts in Administration in Accounting Information Systems Real Estate Our MBA Joint Degrees Offerings PhD Programs MBA/Doctor of Medicine PhD in Business Administration MBA/Doctor of Pharmacy PhD in Management Information MBA/MS Nursing Systems MBA/Master of Public Health MBA/MS Accounting MBA/MS Management Information Systems MBA/MA Economics
  4. 4. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224) Social Networks We Already Know• Ourselves• Your Company• Wright Hub• CityCountry Clubs• Chambers• Industry Clubs• Organizations• Charities• ReligiousHealth• Network Groups• LinkedIn Groups
  5. 5. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224) Social Networks We Already Know• Trusted Colleagues• Like-minded People hanging out• Similar Friends and Associations• You have more “Things” in common• Similar “Beliefs”• Recommended “IN”
  6. 6. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224) How Many Contacts Do You Have That You Cannot See?• That Know YOU? Networking• That Trust YOU? Beyond One-to-One• That have done Business with YOU?• That would recommend YOU? Dean Sue Pat Mark
  7. 7. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)2012 LinkedIn Stats - Growing• LinkedIn Has Over 170 Million Members • Average user has 240 “Connections” • One degree from over 35,000 “Trusted Connections” • Two degrees from over 3,200,000 “Trusted Connections” • 1 million new members a week • 17.8 million members belong to groups • 1.2 million comments and posts to groups weekly • 2 billion people searches annually • 1 million companies have a company page OVER 1,000 to 1
  8. 8. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)5 Steps to the Interview LinkedIn
  9. 9. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224) Step 1 – Look GoodComplete ProfileBe Clear What will you do for others? Why & How? What do you wantneed? Worth $1,000,000 Peer Review
  10. 10. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224) Build the Story of WHO YOU ARE and WHAT YOU WILL DO FOR PEOPLE THAT FIND YOU!
  11. 11. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224) Introduce Yourself1. Create your personal tagline2. Appear focused3. Put your elevator pitch to work Create Relevancy!4. Point out your “RELEVANT” skills5. Explain your experience6. Distinguish yourself from the crowd7. How will you help them?
  12. 12. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224) Introduce YourselfWhat do you LOVEto do when you are not working?
  13. 13. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)Getting Contacted
  14. 14. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)
  15. 15. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)
  16. 16. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224) #2 Value Based PostingWhat does your employer want?What skills can you express?What are you passionate about?What will show them your personality – who you are?
  17. 17. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224) #2 Value Based PostingWhat does your audience want?What do they need?What are you passionate about?What will show them your personality?
  18. 18. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224) Value Based PostingWhat does your audience want?What do they need?What are you passionate about?What will show them your personality?
  19. 19. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)Value Based Posting
  20. 20. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)Step 3 – How much time do you have? 20 How much Minutes time does it take? a Day!
  21. 21. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224) Your Social Results PlanDON’T GET SUCKED IN !!!!
  22. 22. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)Step 4 – Connect - Ask• Are you on LinkedIn?• Is it ok if we connect? Get Social
  23. 23. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)
  24. 24. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)
  25. 25. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)Then – Connect
  26. 26. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)
  27. 27. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)More – Connect - Ask
  28. 28. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)Step 4 – Connect - Ask
  29. 29. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)Step 5 – Interaction
  30. 30. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)Step 5 – Interaction - Home
  31. 31. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)
  32. 32. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)Step 5 – Interaction - Skills
  33. 33. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)Step 5 – Interaction - Groups
  34. 34. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)Step 5 – Interaction - Groups
  35. 35. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)Step 5 – Interaction - Groups The Secret Sauce? OFFLINE for Take them a deeper conversation and then get your results!
  36. 36. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224) Career Assignment• Fix Your Profiles – Look good! • Be Complete – Be Relevant • What will you do for others? • What do you wantneed?• Build Your Network UP Daily • Even if only 1 @ Day•Be Social • Have Meaningful Conversations • Provide Value • Be Present!
  37. 37. LIAUTAUD STUDENTS TO REGISTER FOR THE TWO-CREDIT COURSE: “Using the Power of Social Networks to Take Control of Your Career” That meets for eight Saturdays, 9:00 – 11:30, beginning Saturday, October 27 GO TO MY.UIC and sign up, until Friday, October 26 Questions or problems? Contact James Brown, Student Advisor, jwbrown2@uic.edu
  38. 38. (877) 59 - COACH (592-6224)www.ForwardProgress.NET

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