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LinkedIn for Career Search

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Presentation on using LinkedIn to enhance your career and find job opportunities.

Presentation on using LinkedIn to enhance your career and find job opportunities.

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