Created and Presented by: Joyce Sullivan Financial Women’s Association Career Connections The BGK Group 116 West 23 rd  St...
What is LinkedIn? <ul><li>LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking site. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in December 20...
What are the LinkedIn Basics? <ul><li>The purpose of the site is to allow registered users to maintain a list of contact d...
Why join LinkedIn?
What is LinkedIn?
LinkedIn Home Page
Customize your LinkedIn public profile
Look for ‘Settings’  on upper right of Home page
Create a 100% complete LinkedIn profile
Share your basic information
Tell your story through your job history
Discover People You May Know
Start sharing on LinkedIn
Stay connected with your inbox
Join professional and alumni groups
Start a conversation with LinkedIn Groups
How to find a new job using LinkedIn?
LinkedIn Jobs
Questions ?
Thank you! Connect with me on LinkedIn! <ul><li>LinkedIn:  http://linkedin.com/in/joycemsullivan </li></ul><ul><li>Website...
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Joyce Sullivan presents LinkedIn Overview to the Financial Women's Assocation, Transition Tuesday / Career Connections event, April 12, 2011

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  1. 1. Created and Presented by: Joyce Sullivan Financial Women’s Association Career Connections The BGK Group 116 West 23 rd Street, 5 th fl New York, NY 10011 Exclusive Workshop for: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 FWA Career Connections
  2. 2. What is LinkedIn? <ul><li>LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking site. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in December 2002 and launched in May 2003,it is mainly used for professional networking </li></ul><ul><li>As of March 22 nd 2011, LinkedIn had more than 100 million registered users spanning more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. </li></ul><ul><li>The LinkedIn site is available in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish </li></ul>
  3. 3. What are the LinkedIn Basics? <ul><li>The purpose of the site is to allow registered users to maintain a list of contact details of people they know and trust </li></ul><ul><li>The people in the list are called Connections . Users can invite anyone (whether a site user or not) to become a connection. </li></ul><ul><li>A contact network is built up consisting of their: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 st degree - direct connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 nd degree - the connections of each of their direct connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 rd degree - the connections of second-degree connections (termed third-degree connections) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This can be used to gain an introduction to someone a person wishes to know through a mutual, trusted contact. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It can then be used to find: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>business opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Employers can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>list jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>search for potential candidates. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Job seekers can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>review the profile of hiring managers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>discover which of their existing contacts can introduce them. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Why join LinkedIn?
  5. 5. What is LinkedIn?
  6. 6. LinkedIn Home Page
  7. 7. Customize your LinkedIn public profile
  8. 8. Look for ‘Settings’ on upper right of Home page
  9. 9.
  10. 10. Create a 100% complete LinkedIn profile
  11. 11. Share your basic information
  12. 12. Tell your story through your job history
  13. 13. Discover People You May Know
  14. 14. Start sharing on LinkedIn
  15. 15. Stay connected with your inbox
  16. 16. Join professional and alumni groups
  17. 17. Start a conversation with LinkedIn Groups
  18. 18. How to find a new job using LinkedIn?
  19. 19. LinkedIn Jobs
  20. 20. Questions ?
  21. 21. Thank you! Connect with me on LinkedIn! <ul><li>LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/joycemsullivan </li></ul><ul><li>Website: http://joycemsullivan.com </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: http://twitter.com/joycemsullivan </li></ul><ul><li>Hashable: http://hashable.com/joycemsullivan </li></ul><ul><li>CNBC TV: http://bit.ly/CNBCJoyceSullivan </li></ul>
  22. 22. Created and Presented by: Joyce Sullivan Financial Women’s Association Career Connections The BGK Group 116 West 23 rd Street, 5 th fl New York, NY 10011 Exclusive Workshop for: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 FWA Career Connections

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