THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN YOUR JOB SEARCH STRATEGY  Irene Francesca Castillo May 17, 2011 http://www.linkedin.com/in/ic...
Notice and Disclosure <ul><li>The following presentation is a pay forward community service for the 50+ Employment Expo, J...
A Connector to Multiple Groups through the World YOU LinkedIn has 101+ million members in 200 countries – The Sky is the L...
<ul><li>Today’s presentation will cover: </li></ul><ul><li>What LinkedIn  Can  do for  You </li></ul><ul><li>Build your pr...
 
<ul><li>Use your profile to have a presence in the Web </li></ul><ul><li>Connect to Worldwide Groups to increase your netw...
<ul><li>How to get started: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create an account – It is free – www.LinkedIn.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
*The Following Slides Will Provide <ul><li>Sample of a LinkedIn Profile and its different components </li></ul><ul><li>Gro...
Profile and Its Different Components – Part 1
Profile and Its Different Components – Part 2
Groups – Your Own Groups
Group Discussions
Your Connections
Your  Worldwide Network Connections and Statistics
If you are interested in a Company, Follow it and Get the Scoop…
-  TOOLS I USE <ul><li>Box </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You can upload work samples </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SlideShare </li></ul><...
Other LinkedIn Tools
LinkedIn Learning Center http://learn.linkedin.com/ http://learn.linkedin.com/new-users/ LinkedIn Blog http://blog.linkedi...
Summary <ul><li>Create your account </li></ul><ul><li>Build your profile </li></ul><ul><li>Share and market your expertise...
Irene Francesca Castillo Castillo Global Consulting http://www.linkedin.com/in/icastillomultilingual5mba @multi5MBA Thank ...
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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.
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    1. 1. THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN YOUR JOB SEARCH STRATEGY Irene Francesca Castillo May 17, 2011 http://www.linkedin.com/in/icastillomultilingual5mba @multi5MBA
    2. 2. Notice and Disclosure <ul><li>The following presentation is a pay forward community service for the 50+ Employment Expo, JCA, Rockville, Md. 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 were copied here. I used my own profile as an example to avoid any privacy issues. </li></ul>
    3. 3. A Connector to Multiple Groups through the World YOU LinkedIn has 101+ 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 – www.LinkedIn.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build your profile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Professional picture - This is not Facebook </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. *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>Your Worldwide Network Connections and statistics of your connections </li></ul><ul><li>Company you follow </li></ul>*To avoid any privacy issues my own profile is being used
    8. 9. Profile and Its Different Components – Part 1
    9. 10. Profile and Its Different Components – Part 2
    10. 11. Groups – Your Own Groups
    11. 12. Group Discussions
    12. 13. Your Connections
    13. 14. Your Worldwide Network Connections and Statistics
    14. 15. If you are interested in a Company, Follow it and Get the Scoop…
    15. 16. - TOOLS I USE <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>
    16. 17. Other LinkedIn Tools
    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 How LinkedIn will fire up your career - CNN Money.com - http://money.cnn.com/2010/03/24/technology/linkedin_social_networking.fortune/
    18. 19. Summary <ul><li>Create your 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><ul><li>Blog and Twit with one click in your Home Page </li></ul>Use Social Media Daily
    19. 20. Irene Francesca Castillo Castillo Global Consulting http://www.linkedin.com/in/icastillomultilingual5mba @multi5MBA Thank you. Have a great Summer!

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