How to be found and find a job using LinkedIn By Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP March 15, 2010 Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad - ...
Summary of Presentation <ul><li>Who uses LinkedIn? </li></ul><ul><li>Quick stats on LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>3 Steps of ...
Who uses LinkedIn? Source:  Unscientific LinkedIn Statistics by Webhat 300 Million Users – Social Networking 60 Million Us...
Quick stats on LinkedIn <ul><li>60 million users </li></ul><ul><li>54% male / 46% female </li></ul><ul><li>Average age = 4...
3 Steps of LinkedIn Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad -  All Rights Reserved - Do Not Duplicate
Complete and update your profile <ul><li>Make sure your profile is  100%  complete,  ( 40X  more likely to be found) </li>...
Complete and update your profile <ul><li>Provide profile website links </li></ul><ul><li>Add LinkedIn applications </li></...
Get and use connections <ul><li>Connect with friends, co-workers, family, former co-workers </li></ul><ul><li>Go to net wo...
Get and use connections Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad -  All Rights Reserved - Do Not Duplicate
Join Groups <ul><li>Join up to  50  groups  </li></ul><ul><li>Join professional groups, school alumni, job seeker groups, ...
Make recommendations and referrals <ul><li>Recommend a friend, co-worker, family member, former co-worker </li></ul><ul><l...
How do you find people on LinkedIn? <ul><li>Search by name, company, location, or keyword </li></ul>Copyright 2010 – Keith...
How to do a job search on LinkedIn? <ul><li>Use the search engine in LinkedIn accessed from the “Job” tab, (powered by Sim...
How to do a job search on LinkedIn? <ul><li>Get the word out to your network </li></ul><ul><li>Find out where people with ...
How to do a job search on LinkedIn? <ul><li>Check if the company is still hiring  </li></ul><ul><li>Get to the hiring mana...
How do I find companies on LinkedIn? <ul><li>Search by company name, industry, postal zip code, or country </li></ul>Copyr...
Tips and Tricks on LinkedIn <ul><li>Kill for recommendations – Recommend  others  first </li></ul><ul><li>Create a persona...
Tips and Tricks on LinkedIn <ul><li>Hot link  your LinkedIn profile to your Outlook signature </li></ul><ul><li>Attach a  ...
Resources on LinkedIn <ul><li>How to Succeed in Business Using LinkedIn by Eric Butow and Kathleen Taylor </li></ul><ul><l...
Questions Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad -  All Rights Reserved - Do Not Duplicate
Thank You <ul><li>See you on LinkedIn! </li></ul><ul><li>Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP </li></ul><ul><li>Architect, Project Ma...
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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
  • 100315 how to be found and find a job on linked in

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

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