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  • LinkedIn AdvancedPlymouth Career Center
  • LinkedIn AdvancedSchedule 9:30am to 1:00pmIntroductions Your Name Where Are You From Previous Job How Long Unemployed Future Job12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 2
  • LinkedIn AdvancedAgenda What’s New Profile Privacy Controls LinkedIn Home Page LinkedIn Signal Advanced Profile Editing Endorsements & Recommendations Following Jobs Settings12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 3
  • LinkedIn AdvancedWhat’s New • Major LinkedIn Site Design Changes • The New LinkedIn Profile • New Profile Design Incompatible with Internet Explorer 7 • What happened to my LinkedIn Applications? • Applications - No Longer Supported • Rich Media Feature • How do I display media on my profile? • Introducing the Ability to Follow Thought Leaders on Li12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 4
  • LinkedIn AdvancedSettings1. To modify your LinkedIn settings, click on Your Name appearing in the upper right area of your screen as shown below.2. Select Settings.  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 5
  • LinkedIn AdvancedProfile Privacy Controls12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 6
  • LinkedIn AdvancedProfile Privacy Controls Privacy Controls • Turn on/off your activity broadcasts • Select who can see your activity feed • Select what others see when youve viewed their profil • Select who can see your connections • Change your profile photo & visibility » • Show/hide "Viewers of this profile also viewed" box12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 7
  • LinkedIn AdvancedProfile Privacy Controls Turn on/off your activity broadcasts You can turn your activity broadcasts on or off and select who can see your activity feed from the Settings page. Some of the changes that trigger updates (activity broadcasts) are:  Adding a new current job position  Adding a new current school  Adding a new link to a website  Recommending someone  Following a company  Adding a connection – LI will send an update if youve chosen "Your Connections" when you control who can see your connections.12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 8
  • LinkedIn AdvancedProfile Privacy Controls Turn on/off your activity broadcasts1. Uncheck box “Let people know when you change your profile, make recommendations, or follow companies” to turn “Off”2. Click “Save Changes”  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 9
  • LinkedIn AdvancedProfile Privacy Controls Select who can see your activity feed Who can see your activity feed Your activity feed displays actions youve performed on LinkedIn. Select who can see your activity feed.  Everyone  Your network  Your connections  Only you12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 10
  • LinkedIn AdvancedProfile Privacy Controls Select who can see your activity feed1. Select who can see your activity feed2. Click “Save Changes”  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 11
  • LinkedIn AdvancedProfile Privacy Controls Select what others see when youve viewed their prof • Your name and headline (Recommended) • Anonymous profile characteristics such as industry and title • You will be totally anonymous12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 12
  • LinkedIn AdvancedProfile – Privacy Controls Select what others see when youve viewed their pro1. Select desired option2. Click “Save Changes”  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 13
  • LinkedIn AdvancedProfile – Privacy Controls Select who can see your connections Select who can see your connections. Note: People will always be able to see shared connections.  Your connections  Only you12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 14
  • LinkedIn AdvancedProfile – Privacy Controls Select who can see your connections1. Select who can see your connections2. Click “Save Changes”  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 15
  • LinkedIn AdvancedProfile – Privacy Controls Change your profile photo & visibility »12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 16
  • LinkedIn AdvancedProfile – Privacy Controls Change your profile photo & visibility »1. Click “Browse” to find the photo you wish to publish.2. Click “Upload Photo”.  You can upload JPG, GIF or PNG files.  File size - 4MB maximum.  Pixel size: 200 x 200 minimum and 500 x 500 maximum.1. Select who you want the photo to be visible to.2. Click “Save Settings”.12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 17
  • LinkedIn AdvancedProfile – Privacy Controls Show/hide "Viewers of this profile also viewed" box1. Uncheck box Display "Viewers of this profile also viewed" box on my Profile page to “Hide”2. Click “Save Changes”  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 18
  • LinkedIn AdvancedLinkedIn Home Page1. Click on the “Home” pull-down menu2. Select “LinkedInHome”   12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 19
  • LinkedIn AdvancedLinkedIn Home PageYour Professional Dashboard - News and updates from your network • Share an update • Articles from “LinkedIn Today” • People You May Know • Whos Viewed Your Profile? • Your LinkedIn Network • Jobs You May Be Interested In • Groups You May Like • Companies You May Want To Follow12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 20
  • LinkedIn AdvancedCustomizing Your Home Page1. Place mouse over “All Updates”2. Select “Customize >>”12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 21
  • LinkedIn AdvancedCustomizing Your Home Page1. Deselect (Uncheck) any Updates no longer of interest2. Click “Save changes” button.  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 22
  • LinkedIn AdvancedLinkedIn Signal1. Click on the “News” pull-down menu2. Select “Signal”  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 23
  • LinkedIn AdvancedLinkedIn Signal12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 24
  • LinkedIn AdvancedLinkedIn Signal Signal provides the most recent conversations, opinions, and trending links from professionals across the World. And, it allows you to search by single and/or multiple fields, and it has an advanced search feature. Filter: Browse only relevant status updates from your stream Search for keywords, topics or people across the stream Get an auto updated real-time stream with rich content Find the hottest trending links across any relevant topic Who’s Shared This Link?12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 25
  • LinkedIn AdvancedAdvanced Profile Editing Certifications Volunteer Experience & Causes Skills & Expertise Education Additional Information Customizing LinkedIn URL12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 26
  • LinkedIn AdvancedAdvanced Profile Editing1. You can add, change, or remove any information on your profile from the Edit Profile page. To get there, move your cursor over Profile at the top of your home page and click “Edit Profile”. 12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 27
  • LinkedIn AdvancedNew LinkedIn Profile12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 28
  • LinkedIn AdvancedNew LinkedIn Profile Icons - Edit - Add - Move (Drag and rearrange) - Add Media Link12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 29
  • LinkedIn AdvancedAdvanced Profile EditingYou can edit some items by clicking on theEdit icon , or click on the Add icon toadd links there. You can also change theorder of many sections by dragging anddropping the Move icon in the right-handcorner of each section.12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 30
  • LinkedIn AdvancedSections you can edit in your profile: • Name (20/40/40) - First, last, and maiden names. • Headline (120) - Will default to your current job title. You can change it to express your personal brand or how you want to be known (e.g. Outstanding Client Service Professional). • Summary (2000) - Information about your mission, accomplishments, and goals. • Experience (100 Title/100 Co./2,000 Desc.) - Professional positions and experience, including jobs, volunteer posts, military, board of directors, nonprofit, or pro sports. • Education (2000) - School and educational information. • Recommendations - You can request professional recommendations and display them on your profile.12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 31
  • LinkedIn AdvancedSections you can edit in your profile: • Applications - You can add applications to your profile to display your work, get professional insights, or collaborate with others. • Certifications - Certifications, licensures, or clearances youve attained. • Courses - Adding your body of coursework can help your education to stand out. • Honors & Awards - Show off your hard-earned awards. • Languages - Languages you understand or speak. • Organizations - List the organizations or associations youve been a part of along with your role. • Patents - Any patents youve applied for or received.12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 32
  • LinkedIn AdvancedSections you can edit in your profile: • Personal Information - Optional info such as phone number, location, and birthday. • Publications - Publications that have featured your work. • Projects - Showcase the projects youve worked on, along with team members. • Skills & Expertise - A relevant list of skills on your profile will help others to understand your strengths and improve your ability to be found when opportunities present themselves. • Test Scores - List your scores on tests to highlight high achievement. • Additional Information - Any other info youd like to highlight, including a link to your website or your Twitter name.12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 33
  • LinkedIn AdvancedEndorsements & RecommendationsGiving LinkedIn Thanks A word of praise goes a long way in social media.12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 34
  • LinkedIn AdvancedEndorsements What is a LinkedIn endorsement? How do I get endorsed? How do I endorse others? How do I undo an endorsement?12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 35
  • LinkedIn AdvancedWhat is a LinkedIn endorsement?• Endorsements are a quick way to rate your 1st Degree Connections and allow you to endorse someone you know for a specific skill.12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 36
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow do I get endorsed? Endorse and Be Endorsed When someone views your profile or you view the profile of one of your first-degree connections, you are offered the opportunity to endorse that person for the skills they have added to their own profile . Endorse others easily by clicking the “Endorse” button12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 37
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow do I get endorsed? With a simple click, the skills you choose to endorse are added to their profile with a thumbnail image of you, the person who endorsed them. If you don’t want to endorse your connection for a particular skill listed in this window, simply click the X on the skill you wish to remove and then click the Endorse button to accept the rest listed. You can also scroll down to where their skills are listed, and simply click on the skill you wish to endorse by clicking on the sign to add your endorsement to their profile.12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 38
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow do I endorse others? To endorse another person on LinkedIn, you need to visit their profile and scroll down to the "Skills and Expertise" section. Here you can see what skills your connection has claimed. Then, you can choose to endorse them all or just one. Remember, you only want to endorse skills that you Know the other person possesses. Your picture will appear next to the endorsement. Thus, if youve endorsed all of someones skills simply because you "like" them, you may end up hurting your own reputation.12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 39
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow do I undo an endorsement?1. Go to the persons profile page. Scroll down to the endorsement box you want to undo, click it and your endorsement will be removed. 12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 40
  • LinkedIn AdvancedRecommendations How do I get recommended? How do I recommend others? How do I withdraw a recommendation?12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 41
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow do I get recommended?1. Move your cursor over “Profile” at the top of your homepage2. Select “Recommendations”  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 42
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow do I get recommended?3. Click the “Ask for recommendations” tab.4. Select a position in the “What you want to be recommended for" dropdown menu. If a position or school isnt listed, you can click the link for job or school to add it to your profile and the dropdown list.  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 43
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow do I get recommended?5. Select connections in the “Who do you want to ask?" section by either entering names of connections into the text field or clicking the address book icon to search for connections. 12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 44
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow do I get recommended?6. Enter your request in the "Create your message" section by using the message provided or personalizing your note.7. Click “Send”  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 45
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow do I recommend others?1. Move your cursor over “Profile” at the top of your homepage2. Select “Recommendations”  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 46
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow do I recommend others?3. Click the “Given” tab.4. Scroll down to “Make a Recommendation:” section. • To recommend a connection, click "select from your connections list" and click a name. • To recommend someone whos not a connection, enter the first name, last name and email address.  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 47
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow do I recommend others?5. Click the button next to “Colleague”, “Service Provider”, “Business Partner” or “Student”.6. Click “Continue”.  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 48
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow do I recommend others?7. Complete the recommendation form.8. Click “Send”.  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 49
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow do I withdraw a recommendation?1. Move your cursor over “Profile” at the top of your homepage2. Select “Recommendations”  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 50
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow do I withdraw a recommendation?3. Click the “Given” tab.4. Click “Edit” next to the recommendation.  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 51
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow do I withdraw a recommendation?5. Click the “Withdraw this recommendation” link under the members name. 12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 52
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow do I withdraw a recommendation6. Click “Confirm”. 12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 53
  • LinkedIn AdvancedFollowing New Feature – Follow Thought Leaders (150 of the mo Follow news by industry and sources, companies, amd groups. You follow all your connections by default.12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 54
  • LinkedIn AdvancedFollow Thought Leaders1. Move your cursor over “Profile” at the top of your home page2. Click “Following”  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 55
  • LinkedIn AdvancedFollow Thought Leaders3. Click on the “Follow” icon appearing under a thought leader’s picture to start following that person. 12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 56
  • LinkedIn AdvancedStop Following a Thought Leader1. Move your cursor over “Profile” at the top of your home page2. Click “Following”  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 57
  • LinkedIn AdvancedStop Following a Thought Leader3. Click on the “Following” icon appearing under a thought leader’s picture to stop following that person. 12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 58
  • LinkedIn AdvancedStart Following a Company1. Click “Companies” near the top of your homepage and select “Search Companies”. 12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 59
  • LinkedIn AdvancedStart Following a Company2. Type a Company Name, Keyword, or Industry in the text box appearing under “Search for Companies”.3. Click on a “Company Name” which will open companys Overview page.  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 60
  • LinkedIn AdvancedStart Following a Company4. Then click “Follow” in the upper right of the companys Overview page. 12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 61
  • LinkedIn AdvancedStart Following a Company1. Alternatively, move your cursor over a company name on someones personal profile, and then click “Follow company” from the mini Company Page. 12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 62
  • LinkedIn AdvancedStop Following a Company1. Click “Companies” near the top of your homepage2. Click the “Following” tab3. Click the “Stop following” link under the company name.   12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 63
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow can I instantly see jobs posted by my contacts or companies I am following? 1. Click on “Your Name” appearing in the upper right area of your screen as shown below 2. Click on “Settings”  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 64
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow can I instantly see jobs posted by my contacts or companies I am following? 3. Click on “Account” 4. Click on “Customize the updates you see on your home page”  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 65
  • LinkedIn AdvancedHow can I instantly see jobs posted by my contacts or companies I am following? 5. Scroll down to “Jobs” 6. Make sure you have a check mark “√” next to “Jobs you may be interested in” 7. Click “Save Changes”   12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 66
  • LinkedIn AdvancedApplying for a job on LinkedIn1. To search and apply for a job using LinkedIn, Click “Jobs” at the top of your home page.2. Select “Find Jobs”  12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 67
  • LinkedIn AdvancedApplying for a job on LinkedIn3. In the box appearing under “Search for Jobs”, type a job Jobs” title, keyword or company name.4. Click on the “Advanced Search” tab to refine your search with more criteria.5. Click “Search”   12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 68
  • LinkedIn AdvancedApplying for a job on LinkedIn6. Click a job title to view details.7. Click the “Apply" button on the jobs page. The wording of this button may vary.*For some jobs youll be able to apply on LinkedIn and for others youll be routed to a companys website or job board to continue the process.12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 69
  • LinkedIn AdvancedSettings Email Preferences12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 70
  • LinkedIn AdvancedEmail Preferences Emails • Select the types of messages youre willing to receive • Set the frequency of emails • Select who can send you invitations • Set the frequency of group digest emails LinkedIn Communications • Turn on/off LinkedIn announcements • Turn on/off invitations to participate in research • Turn on/off partner InMail12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 71
  • LinkedIn AdvancedSettings Groups, Companies & Applications12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 72
  • LinkedIn AdvancedGroups, Companies & Applications Groups • Select your group display order » • View your groups » • Set the frequency of group digest emails • Turn on/off group invitations • Turn on/off notifications when joining groups Companies • View companies youre following »12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 73
  • LinkedIn AdvancedGroups, Companies & Applications Applications • View your applications » • Add applications » Privacy Controls • Turn on/off data sharing with 3rd party applications • Manage settings for LinkedIn plugins on third-party sites12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 74
  • LinkedIn AdvancedSettings Account12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 75
  • LinkedIn AdvancedAccount Privacy Controls • Manage Advertising Preferences Settings • Change your profile photo & visibility » • Show/hide profile photos of other members • Customize the updates you see on your home page • Select your language • Manage security settings12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 76
  • LinkedIn AdvancedAccount Email & Password • Add & change email addresses • Change password Helpful Links • Upgrade your account » • Close your account » • Get LinkedIn content in an RSS feed »12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 77
  • LinkedIn AdvancedFree Resources for Learning LinkedIn • LinkedIn Help Center http://help.LinkedIn.com/app/topics • LinkedIn Learning Center http://learn.LinkedIn.com/ • LinkedIn Tips http://davidebrown.blogspot.com/p/LinkedIn-tips.html • LinkedIn Training Resources http://learn.linkedin.com/training/12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 78
  • LinkedIn AdvancedFree Resources for Learning LinkedIn • PowerFormula http://www.powerformula.net/free/ • LinkedIn Training http://www.RockLinkedIn.com12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 79
  • LinkedIn AdvancedWrap Up Takeaways • PowerPoint Viewer • SlidesDownload Location https://www.box.com/s/9ep2y7n03qq57bso912g12/18/12 Plymouth Career Center 80