LinkedIn Presented by Jason Wood , Immersion Technology
Our Objectives <ul><li>Why Social Networking and Your Career </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started with LinkedIn </li></ul><ul...
Social Networking as a Tool <ul><li>Its all about “Who you Know” </li></ul><ul><li>Assists in Career Development </li></ul...
<ul><li>1 member a second – over 70 million strong </li></ul><ul><li>6 degrees of Kevin Bacon </li></ul><ul><li>Represents...
Why LinkedIn <ul><li>How much time do you have? </li></ul><ul><li>Where are your job prospects? </li></ul><ul><li>Building...
Be Seen LION Group Strong Connections
Been Seen – Network Updates DEMO
Our Objectives <ul><li>Social Networking Basics </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started with LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Setu...
Setup Profile – Sign Up
Setup Profile – Confirm Email
Setup Profile - What <ul><li>Your online resume </li></ul><ul><li>How you want people to find you </li></ul><ul><li>What d...
Setup Profile – Edit Screen DEMO
Our Objectives <ul><li>Social Networking Basics </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started with LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Building...
Building a Network
Build A Network <ul><li>Not a place for Seagulls </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Protocol </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LION </li></ul>...
Build a Network - Import
Build a Network - Search 1 3 2 DEMO
Build a Network - Groups <ul><li>Start with Bucks-Mont NARI </li></ul><ul><li>How to join </li></ul><ul><li>Limit of 50 </...
Build a Network – Groups
Build a Network – Groups DEMO
Our Objectives <ul><li>Social Networking Basics </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started with LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Building...
Job Search <ul><li>Reconnecting with past contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Referrals </li></ul><ul><li>Employers </li></ul><ul><...
Pre-interview Due Diligence <ul><li>Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Matching and Mirroring </li></ul><ul><li>Separate yourself f...
Market Intelligence <ul><li>News stories </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive Information </li></ul><ul><li>Group Activity </li><...
Connecting with People <ul><li>Direct Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Introductions when not directly linked </li></ul><ul...
Job search <ul><li>Temporary or subcontractor </li></ul><ul><li>Full Time </li></ul><ul><li>Background checks & references...
Support Expertise <ul><li>Ask and answer questions </li></ul><ul><li>Post Certifications (PE, CIA, CPA etc.) </li></ul><ul...
Our Objectives <ul><li>Social Networking Basics </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started with LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Building...
Not a place for Seagulls <ul><li>Accepting or not Accepting invitations </li></ul><ul><li>Protocols </li></ul><ul><li>Qual...
Keep it Fresh <ul><li>Activity = increased presence in your network </li></ul><ul><li>New connections </li></ul><ul><li>Se...
Link to LinkedIn <ul><li>Let people know you are LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Add a link on your resume </li></ul><ul><li>Ad...
Our Objectives <ul><li>Social Networking Basics </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started with LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Building...
Resources & Next Steps <ul><li>Getting started -  http://learn.linkedin.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Setup your profile – Go for...
Questions & Answers Gretchen Gunn , MGD Services Jason Wood , Immersion Technology
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  1. 1. LinkedIn Presented by Jason Wood , Immersion Technology
  2. 2. Our Objectives <ul><li>Why Social Networking and Your Career </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started with LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Building a Network </li></ul><ul><li>Job Search </li></ul><ul><li>Do’s and Don’ts </li></ul><ul><li>Resources & Next Steps </li></ul>
  3. 3. Social Networking as a Tool <ul><li>Its all about “Who you Know” </li></ul><ul><li>Assists in Career Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Making new connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintaining Relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Not a cure all </li></ul><ul><li>An active not passive effort </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>1 member a second – over 70 million strong </li></ul><ul><li>6 degrees of Kevin Bacon </li></ul><ul><li>Represents executives and hiring managers from all fortune 500 companies </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to follow guides for getting started </li></ul><ul><li>You manage your reputation </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why LinkedIn <ul><li>How much time do you have? </li></ul><ul><li>Where are your job prospects? </li></ul><ul><li>Building a trusted and connected network over time </li></ul><ul><li>Business vs. Social </li></ul>
  6. 6. Be Seen LION Group Strong Connections
  7. 7. Been Seen – Network Updates DEMO
  8. 8. Our Objectives <ul><li>Social Networking Basics </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started with LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Setup A Profile </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Building a Network </li></ul><ul><li>Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Do’s and Don’ts </li></ul><ul><li>Resources & Next Steps </li></ul>
  9. 9. Setup Profile – Sign Up
  10. 10. Setup Profile – Confirm Email
  11. 11. Setup Profile - What <ul><li>Your online resume </li></ul><ul><li>How you want people to find you </li></ul><ul><li>What do you want them to see </li></ul><ul><li>The “So what” Litmus test </li></ul><ul><li>Profile completion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photo </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Have at least 2 emails </li></ul>
  12. 12. Setup Profile – Edit Screen DEMO
  13. 13. Our Objectives <ul><li>Social Networking Basics </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started with LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Building a Network </li></ul><ul><li>Job Search </li></ul><ul><li>Do’s and Don’ts </li></ul><ul><li>Resources & Next Steps </li></ul>
  14. 14. Building a Network
  15. 15. Build A Network <ul><li>Not a place for Seagulls </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Protocol </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LION </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trust </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Removing a connection </li></ul>
  16. 16. Build a Network - Import
  17. 17. Build a Network - Search 1 3 2 DEMO
  18. 18. Build a Network - Groups <ul><li>Start with Bucks-Mont NARI </li></ul><ul><li>How to join </li></ul><ul><li>Limit of 50 </li></ul><ul><li>Other Groups </li></ul>1 2
  19. 19. Build a Network – Groups
  20. 20. Build a Network – Groups DEMO
  21. 21. Our Objectives <ul><li>Social Networking Basics </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started with LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Building a Network </li></ul><ul><li>Job Search </li></ul><ul><li>Do’s and Don’ts </li></ul><ul><li>Resources & Next Steps </li></ul>
  22. 22. Job Search <ul><li>Reconnecting with past contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Referrals </li></ul><ul><li>Employers </li></ul><ul><li>Influencers </li></ul><ul><li>Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Search for Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Getting to someone everyone is after </li></ul>
  23. 23. Pre-interview Due Diligence <ul><li>Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Matching and Mirroring </li></ul><ul><li>Separate yourself from your competition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be informed & interested </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See their profile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bonding and Report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask who they may know in their network </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Market Intelligence <ul><li>News stories </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive Information </li></ul><ul><li>Group Activity </li></ul>
  25. 25. Connecting with People <ul><li>Direct Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Introductions when not directly linked </li></ul><ul><li>Warm versus cold </li></ul><ul><li>Be interested to be interesting </li></ul>DEMO
  26. 26. Job search <ul><li>Temporary or subcontractor </li></ul><ul><li>Full Time </li></ul><ul><li>Background checks & references (back door) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understand it is both ways </li></ul></ul>DEMO
  27. 27. Support Expertise <ul><li>Ask and answer questions </li></ul><ul><li>Post Certifications (PE, CIA, CPA etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Courses completed </li></ul><ul><li>Request recommendations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Managers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customers </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Our Objectives <ul><li>Social Networking Basics </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started with LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Building a Network </li></ul><ul><li>Job Search </li></ul><ul><li>Do’s and Don’ts </li></ul><ul><li>Resources & Next Steps </li></ul>
  29. 29. Not a place for Seagulls <ul><li>Accepting or not Accepting invitations </li></ul><ul><li>Protocols </li></ul><ul><li>Quality not quantity </li></ul><ul><li>Create “trusted” connections </li></ul>
  30. 30. Keep it Fresh <ul><li>Activity = increased presence in your network </li></ul><ul><li>New connections </li></ul><ul><li>Searching and asking for introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Status updates </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are you doing? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who is looking at you? </li></ul></ul>DEMO
  31. 31. Link to LinkedIn <ul><li>Let people know you are LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Add a link on your resume </li></ul><ul><li>Add a link on your blog or website </li></ul><ul><li>Email signatures </li></ul>Example: http://www.linkedin.com/in/immersionit
  32. 32. Our Objectives <ul><li>Social Networking Basics </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started with LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Building a Network </li></ul><ul><li>Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Do’s and Don’ts </li></ul><ul><li>Resources & Next Steps </li></ul>
  33. 33. Resources & Next Steps <ul><li>Getting started - http://learn.linkedin.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Setup your profile – Go for 100% </li></ul><ul><li>Build your “trusted” network </li></ul><ul><li>Make LinkedIn part of your career </li></ul>
  34. 34. Questions & Answers Gretchen Gunn , MGD Services Jason Wood , Immersion Technology

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