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  • I have selected my own profile since this eliminates the privacy issues if I were to use someone’s else as an example. I have copied the different parts that I want to highlight for your since it was not possible to copy everything in one page.
  • Elaborate about each category.
  • Although no one can become in using LinkedIn in a couple of hours, I will suggest that you explore further the links that I am providing in the references and click away to learn more about all of its features. Lately, new features have been appearing more often.
  • Irene Castillo Linked In The Power Of Social Media In Your Job Search Strategy Final

    1. 1. THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN YOUR JOB SEARCH STRATEGY Irene Francesca Castillo September 17, 2010 http://www.linkedin.com/in/icastillomultilingual5mba
    2. 2. Notice and Disclosure <ul><li>The following presentation is a pay forward community service to the Beltway Regional Affinity Group which is part of the State of Maryland Professional Outplacement Assistance Center. It is based on my own positive experience using LinkedIn. I am not receiving any compensation in any way from LinkedIn or the products that where copied together with the LinkedIn profile information and which appear in this presentation. </li></ul>
    3. 3. A Connector to Multiple Groups through the World YOU LinkedIn has 70+ million members in 200 countries – The Sky is the Limit.
    4. 4. <ul><li>Today’s presentation will cover: </li></ul><ul><li>What LinkedIn Can do for You </li></ul><ul><li>Build your profile </li></ul><ul><li>Join groups </li></ul><ul><li>Post a discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Share your expertise by answering questions </li></ul><ul><li>Follow a company to learn about new jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Use the most common LinkedIn Tools to create your social media presence </li></ul>
    5. 6. <ul><li>Use your profile to have a presence in the Web </li></ul><ul><li>Connect to Worldwide Groups to increase your network outreach </li></ul><ul><li>Market your expertise by providing relevant answers in discussion groups </li></ul><ul><li>Share your knowledge and provide advice </li></ul><ul><li>Establish your BRAND </li></ul><ul><li>Be sensitive to cultural differences </li></ul>In a Flat World – There are no barriers. Your competition is the WORLD. Be always aware of your global competitive Advantage.
    6. 7. <ul><li>How to get started: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create an account – It is free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build your profile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Picture </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your name – Your Brand </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jobs: Present and Past </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Websites </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Public Profile – Your Very Own URL </li></ul></ul></ul>
    7. 8. Take A Look At the LinkedIn Tool Bar Selection – Click Away and Find Out All the Possibilities
    8. 9. *The Following Slides Will Provide <ul><li>Sample of a LinkedIn Profile and its different components </li></ul><ul><li>Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Connections </li></ul><ul><li>Company being followed </li></ul><ul><li>Your LinkedIn Network and statistics of your connections </li></ul>*To avoid any privacy issues my own profile is being used
    9. 10. Profile and Its Different Components – Part 1
    10. 11. Profile and Its Different Components – Part 2
    11. 12. Groups – Your Own Groups
    12. 13. Group Discussions
    13. 14. If you are interested in a Company, Follow it and Get the Scoop…
    14. 15. Your Network Statistics
    15. 16. Your Worldwide Network Connections
    16. 17. - TOOLS <ul><li>Box </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You can upload work samples </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SlideShare </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You can upload your PowerPoint presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reading List </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Books you read and recommend </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Polls – Your own survey </li></ul><ul><li>Events - Conferences, meeting you will attend </li></ul>
    17. 18. LinkedIn Learning Center http://learn.linkedin.com/ http://learn.linkedin.com/new-users/ LinkedIn Blog http://blog.linkedin.com LinkedIn Webinars LinkedIn 101: The basics of LinkedIn: Your Profile, Joining Groups, Settings, Search and more on Wednesdays at 1 pm CST LinkedIn Premium account is a fee based LinkedIn Subscription. Tuesdays at 1 pm CST
    18. 19. Summary <ul><li>Create an account </li></ul><ul><li>Build your profile </li></ul><ul><li>Share and market your expertise </li></ul><ul><li>Brand yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Give before you receive </li></ul><ul><li>Use all the LinkedIn Free Tools to Optimize your Profile </li></ul>Use Social Media Daily

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