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Graduate to LinkedIn Graduate to LinkedIn Presentation Transcript

  • Why
Students
Need
to

 Graduate
to
LinkedIn
 Jump‐start
Your
Career
Network
Now
 Presented
by
 
John
Fowler,
M.A.

 OrganizaDon
&
Talent
Development
Consultant

  • What’s
in
store…
 Are
you
on
LinkedIn?
The
Survey
Results
 8
reasons
you
need
to
be
on
LinkedIn
 What
now?
Establishing
your
plan
 Discussion
&
quesDons

  • Are
you
on
LinkedIn?
 If

not,
why?

  • Survey
says…

  • Survey
says…
 Of
the
25%
not
on
LinkedIn
(or
 not
sure),
almost
90%
are
first‐ year
students
 • N
=
50;
31
first‐years
or
62%

  • What’s
kept
you
from
joining?

  • 8
Reasons
Why
Students
Need
 to
Graduate
to
LinkedIn…

  • 1.
Economic
Forecast
for
2011…Cloudy

  • 2.
Campus
recruiDng
budgets
 have
been
reduced

  • 42%
decrease
 46%
decrease
 in
#
of
schools
 in
#
of
career
 visited
 fairs
afended
 36%
fewer
on‐ campus
 interviews
 *The typical company visits only 5 campuses a year
  • 3.
College
grads
are
compeDng
with
 experienced
professionals,
even
for
 internships

  • 4.
The
number
of
companies
 using
social
media
for
recruiDng
 is
on
the
rise


  • A
fundamental
change
in
the
way
we
do
 business
and
source
talent
 80%
are
using
 95%
are
using
 social
media
 LinkedIn!

  • 5.
The
best
and
largest
 companies
are
using
LinkedIn
for
 recruitment

  • Fortune
100s

  • 6.
Most
companies
do
not
 adverDse
their
jobs
to
the
public

  • To
find
the
right
jobs,
tap
into
the
hidden
 job
market

  • 7.
The
people
who
can
help
you
 most
are
exactly
the
ones
on
 LinkedIn

  • 








































Access
to
the
 






































right
people
 “The world’s largest audience of affluent, influential professionals” ~Neilson Online
  • 8.
Why
not?
It’s
simply
the
best
 networking
tool
available

  • What’s
the
point?
 To
get
the
job
you
 really
want,
start
 building
your
 professional
network
 before
you
graduate

  • TCS
Student
Success
with
LinkedIn

  • Where
do
I
start?
What
should
my
focus
be
 this
year?
 Job
Search:
 Start
building/ Build
a
network
 Search
for
new,
 Research
 enhancing
your
 of
exisDng
 relevant
 companies
&
 profile
 connecDons
 connecDons
 people

  • Discussion:
For
those
who
are
on
 LinkedIn,
how
are
you
using
it?
 What
other
quesDons
do
you
have?

  • Download
Graduate
to
LinkedIn!

  • Thank
You
&
Good
Luck!