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Why
Students
Need
to


Graduate
to
LinkedIn

 Jump‐start
Your
Career
Network
Now



                  Presented
by

      ...
What’s
in
store…


Are
you
on
LinkedIn?
The
Survey
Results


    8
reasons
you
need
to
be
on
LinkedIn


        What
now?
...
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
...
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

        ...
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
medi...
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 wo...
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

        professi...
TCS
Student
Success
with
LinkedIn

Where
do
I
start?
What
should
my
focus
be

this
year?



                                                         Job
Sear...
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!

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Transcript of "Graduate to LinkedIn"

  1. 1. Why
Students
Need
to

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

 OrganizaDon
&
Talent
Development
Consultant

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Are
you
on
LinkedIn?
 If

not,
why?

  4. 4. Survey
says…

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

  6. 6. What’s
kept
you
from
joining?

  7. 7. 8
Reasons
Why
Students
Need
 to
Graduate
to
LinkedIn…

  8. 8. 1.
Economic
Forecast
for
2011…Cloudy

  9. 9. 2.
Campus
recruiDng
budgets
 have
been
reduced

  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. 3.
College
grads
are
compeDng
with
 experienced
professionals,
even
for
 internships

  12. 12. 4.
The
number
of
companies
 using
social
media
for
recruiDng
 is
on
the
rise


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

  14. 14. 5.
The
best
and
largest
 companies
are
using
LinkedIn
for
 recruitment

  15. 15. Fortune
100s

  16. 16. 6.
Most
companies
do
not
 adverDse
their
jobs
to
the
public

  17. 17. To
find
the
right
jobs,
tap
into
the
hidden
 job
market

  18. 18. 7.
The
people
who
can
help
you
 most
are
exactly
the
ones
on
 LinkedIn

  19. 19. 








































Access
to
the
 






































right
people
 “The world’s largest audience of affluent, influential professionals” ~Neilson Online
  20. 20. 8.
Why
not?
It’s
simply
the
best
 networking
tool
available

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

  22. 22. TCS
Student
Success
with
LinkedIn

  23. 23. 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

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

  25. 25. Download
Graduate
to
LinkedIn!

  26. 26. Thank
You
&
Good
Luck!

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