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The Basics of LinkedIn

The Basics of LinkedIn

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    Linkedin for Beginners Linkedin for Beginners Presentation Transcript

    • For Beginners Jennifer Boyd November 21, 2011 Presented to Workforce Partnership
    • Complete your profile
      • This gage will let you know when you are done filling out your profile completely
    • Profile
      • Your profile is searchable on Google
    • Spelling on your profile
      • Spelling counts
      • Your potential future employer will notice if you have spelling errors
      • Your profile is your online resume and more on LinkedIn
    • What do you talk about on LinkedIn?
      • Share articles that helpful in your profession
      • Add your expertise to the article, comment on groups that provide your expertise
      • Find others that do what you do and network online
      • Listen
    • Give and Get Recommended
      • Give a recommendation to a contact you have worked with
      • Get a recommendation with those you have worked with that can give you a glowing review
      • This will help potential employers or referrers see how people perceive your work
    • Professional Photos
      • Photos matter
      • Get a professional headshot done or have a friend take a nice photo of you dressed professionally
    • Customize your URL
      • For example: www.linkedin.com/yourname
      • Use "Edit Profile" and click "Public Profile", you will see "Your current URL"- You will be able to change that URL to one that is not currently taken
      • You can use your custom URL on your business cards and on your resume
    • Why Join LinkedIn
      • http://youtu.be/AIrC2ZzJToA
    • Questions?