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Joyce Sullivan presents LinkedIn Overview to the Financial Women's Assocation, Transition Tuesday / Career Connections event, April 12, 2011

Joyce Sullivan presents LinkedIn Overview to the Financial Women's Assocation, Transition Tuesday / Career Connections event, April 12, 2011

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