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Basics of how to update your LinkedIn profile and use LinkedIn to find a job, people, and companies.

Basics of how to update your LinkedIn profile and use LinkedIn to find a job, people, and companies.

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  • How to be Found and Find a Job Using LinkedIn by Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP March 15, 2010 Keith Conrad - LinkedIn Consultant - 303-469-9691 keithgconrad@gmail.com
  • How to be Found and Find a Job Using LinkedIn by Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP March 15, 2010 Keith Conrad - LinkedIn Consultant - 303-469-9691 keithgconrad@gmail.com
  • How to be Found and Find a Job Using LinkedIn by Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP March 15, 2010 Keith Conrad - LinkedIn Consultant - 303-469-9691 keithgconrad@gmail.com
  • How to be Found and Find a Job Using LinkedIn by Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP March 15, 2010 Keith Conrad - LinkedIn Consultant - 303-469-9691 keithgconrad@gmail.com
  • How to be Found and Find a Job Using LinkedIn by Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP March 15, 2010 Keith Conrad - LinkedIn Consultant - 303-469-9691 keithgconrad@gmail.com
  • How to be Found and Find a Job Using LinkedIn by Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP March 15, 2010 Keith Conrad - LinkedIn Consultant - 303-469-9691 keithgconrad@gmail.com
  • How to be Found and Find a Job Using LinkedIn by Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP March 15, 2010 Keith Conrad - LinkedIn Consultant - 303-469-9691 keithgconrad@gmail.com
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    • 1. How to be found and find a job using LinkedIn By Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP March 15, 2010 Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad - All Rights Reserved - Do Not Duplicate
    • 2. Summary of Presentation
      • Who uses LinkedIn?
      • Quick stats on LinkedIn
      • 3 Steps of LinkedIn
      • Complete and update your Profile
      • Get and use connections
      • Join Groups
      • Make recommendations and referrals
      • How do you find people on LinkedIn?
      • How to do a job search on LinkedIn?
      • How do I find companies on LinkedIn?
      • Tips and Tricks on LinkedIn
      • Resources on LinkedIn
      • Questions
      Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad - All Rights Reserved - Do Not Duplicate
    • 3. Who uses LinkedIn? Source: Unscientific LinkedIn Statistics by Webhat 300 Million Users – Social Networking 60 Million Users – Professional Networking Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad - All Rights Reserved - Do Not Duplicate
    • 4. Quick stats on LinkedIn
      • 60 million users
      • 54% male / 46% female
      • Average age = 43
      • 51% earn more than $100k annually
      • Over 77% have college degree
      • 32% are middle management or above
      • 1 out of 7 people on LinkedIn is a recruiter
      • Source: Nielson Online @ Plan, Summer 2009
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    • 5. 3 Steps of LinkedIn Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad - All Rights Reserved - Do Not Duplicate
    • 6. Complete and update your profile
      • Make sure your profile is 100% complete, ( 40X more likely to be found)
      • Headline = Personal Brand
      • Recommend someone ( GIVE don’t take!)
      • Include a professional photo of yourself, ( 7X more likely to be found)
      • Write your professional summary
      • Include keywords and skills
      • Customize your URL
      • Personalize your profile under “interests”
      • Check all contact settings
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    • 7. Complete and update your profile
      • Provide profile website links
      • Add LinkedIn applications
      • Make your profile public – Be found!!!
      • Go forth and make connections (up to 20,000 – Network, Network, and Network!!!)
      • Update your status box every two days or don’t use it at all
      • Answer some questions, participate in discussions, start discussions, post articles to your groups
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    • 8. Get and use connections
      • Connect with friends, co-workers, family, former co-workers
      • Go to net work ing events and Meet Up Group meetings and pass out your cards
      • Go to professional events in your industry
      • Become an expert in your field
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    • 9. Get and use connections Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad - All Rights Reserved - Do Not Duplicate
    • 10. Join Groups
      • Join up to 50 groups
      • Join professional groups, school alumni, job seeker groups, recruiter groups, groups associated with outside interests and hobbies
      • Post articles, post jobs, participate and start discussions – become an expert in your field!
      • Use Inmail to talk to group members directly
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    • 11. Make recommendations and referrals
      • Recommend a friend, co-worker, family member, former co-worker
      • Request a referral from a contact for a position you are interested in
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    • 12. How do you find people on LinkedIn?
      • Search by name, company, location, or keyword
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    • 13. How to do a job search on LinkedIn?
      • Use the search engine in LinkedIn accessed from the “Job” tab, (powered by Simply Hired)
      • Check the job posting in your groups
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    • 14. How to do a job search on LinkedIn?
      • Get the word out to your network
      • Find out where people with your background are working
      • Find out where people at a company came from
      • Find out where people from a company go next
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    • 15. How to do a job search on LinkedIn?
      • Check if the company is still hiring
      • Get to the hiring manager
      • Get to the right HR person
      • Find out the secret job requirements
      • Build your network before you need it
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    • 16. How do I find companies on LinkedIn?
      • Search by company name, industry, postal zip code, or country
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    • 17. Tips and Tricks on LinkedIn
      • Kill for recommendations – Recommend others first
      • Create a personal slideshow
      • Research smart, interact smarter
      • Create a blog and link it to your profile
      • Create a Group
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    • 18. Tips and Tricks on LinkedIn
      • Hot link your LinkedIn profile to your Outlook signature
      • Attach a YouTube video of you doing your elevator speech
      • Use the JobInsider Tool
      • Job seekers should join the following groups: Executive Suite, Linked:HR, Career Change Central, Jobs Alert, Indeed.com
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    • 19. Resources on LinkedIn
      • How to Succeed in Business Using LinkedIn by Eric Butow and Kathleen Taylor
      • Sams Teach Yourself LinkedIn in 10 Minutes by Patrice-Anne Rutledge
      • LinkedIn Learning Center
      • LinkedIn Customer Service Center
      • LinkedIn Blogs
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    • 20. Questions Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad - All Rights Reserved - Do Not Duplicate
    • 21. Thank You
      • See you on LinkedIn!
      • Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP
      • Architect, Project Manager,
      • Construction Administrator,
      • LEED AP
      • [email_address]
      • www.linkedIn.com/in/keithgconrad
      • 303-469-9691
      Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad - All Rights Reserved - Do Not Duplicate