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  • How to be Found and Find a Job Using LinkedIn by Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP March 15, 2010 Keith Conrad - LinkedIn Consultant - 303-469-9691 keithgconrad@gmail.com
  • How to be Found and Find a Job Using LinkedIn by Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP March 15, 2010 Keith Conrad - LinkedIn Consultant - 303-469-9691 keithgconrad@gmail.com
  • How to be Found and Find a Job Using LinkedIn by Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP March 15, 2010 Keith Conrad - LinkedIn Consultant - 303-469-9691 keithgconrad@gmail.com
  • How to be Found and Find a Job Using LinkedIn by Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP March 15, 2010 Keith Conrad - LinkedIn Consultant - 303-469-9691 keithgconrad@gmail.com
  • How to be Found and Find a Job Using LinkedIn by Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP March 15, 2010 Keith Conrad - LinkedIn Consultant - 303-469-9691 keithgconrad@gmail.com
  • How to be Found and Find a Job Using LinkedIn by Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP March 15, 2010 Keith Conrad - LinkedIn Consultant - 303-469-9691 keithgconrad@gmail.com
  • How to be Found and Find a Job Using LinkedIn by Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP March 15, 2010 Keith Conrad - LinkedIn Consultant - 303-469-9691 keithgconrad@gmail.com

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  • How to be found and find a job using LinkedIn By Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP March 15, 2010 Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad - All Rights Reserved - Do Not Duplicate
  • Summary of Presentation
    • Who uses LinkedIn?
    • Quick stats on LinkedIn
    • 3 Steps of LinkedIn
    • Complete and update your Profile
    • Get and use connections
    • Join Groups
    • Make recommendations and referrals
    • How do you find people on LinkedIn?
    • How to do a job search on LinkedIn?
    • How do I find companies on LinkedIn?
    • Tips and Tricks on LinkedIn
    • Resources on LinkedIn
    • Questions
    Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad - All Rights Reserved - Do Not Duplicate
  • Who uses LinkedIn? Source: Unscientific LinkedIn Statistics by Webhat 300 Million Users – Social Networking 60 Million Users – Professional Networking Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad - All Rights Reserved - Do Not Duplicate
  • Quick stats on LinkedIn
    • 60 million users
    • 54% male / 46% female
    • Average age = 43
    • 51% earn more than $100k annually
    • Over 77% have college degree
    • 32% are middle management or above
    • 1 out of 7 people on LinkedIn is a recruiter
    • Source: Nielson Online @ Plan, Summer 2009
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  • 3 Steps of LinkedIn Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad - All Rights Reserved - Do Not Duplicate
  • Complete and update your profile
    • Make sure your profile is 100% complete, ( 40X more likely to be found)
    • Headline = Personal Brand
    • Recommend someone ( GIVE don’t take!)
    • Include a professional photo of yourself, ( 7X more likely to be found)
    • Write your professional summary
    • Include keywords and skills
    • Customize your URL
    • Personalize your profile under “interests”
    • Check all contact settings
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  • Complete and update your profile
    • Provide profile website links
    • Add LinkedIn applications
    • Make your profile public – Be found!!!
    • Go forth and make connections (up to 20,000 – Network, Network, and Network!!!)
    • Update your status box every two days or don’t use it at all
    • Answer some questions, participate in discussions, start discussions, post articles to your groups
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  • Get and use connections
    • Connect with friends, co-workers, family, former co-workers
    • Go to net work ing events and Meet Up Group meetings and pass out your cards
    • Go to professional events in your industry
    • Become an expert in your field
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  • Get and use connections Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad - All Rights Reserved - Do Not Duplicate
  • Join Groups
    • Join up to 50 groups
    • Join professional groups, school alumni, job seeker groups, recruiter groups, groups associated with outside interests and hobbies
    • Post articles, post jobs, participate and start discussions – become an expert in your field!
    • Use Inmail to talk to group members directly
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  • Make recommendations and referrals
    • Recommend a friend, co-worker, family member, former co-worker
    • Request a referral from a contact for a position you are interested in
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  • How do you find people on LinkedIn?
    • Search by name, company, location, or keyword
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  • How to do a job search on LinkedIn?
    • Use the search engine in LinkedIn accessed from the “Job” tab, (powered by Simply Hired)
    • Check the job posting in your groups
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  • How to do a job search on LinkedIn?
    • Get the word out to your network
    • Find out where people with your background are working
    • Find out where people at a company came from
    • Find out where people from a company go next
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  • How to do a job search on LinkedIn?
    • Check if the company is still hiring
    • Get to the hiring manager
    • Get to the right HR person
    • Find out the secret job requirements
    • Build your network before you need it
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  • How do I find companies on LinkedIn?
    • Search by company name, industry, postal zip code, or country
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  • Tips and Tricks on LinkedIn
    • Kill for recommendations – Recommend others first
    • Create a personal slideshow
    • Research smart, interact smarter
    • Create a blog and link it to your profile
    • Create a Group
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  • Tips and Tricks on LinkedIn
    • Hot link your LinkedIn profile to your Outlook signature
    • Attach a YouTube video of you doing your elevator speech
    • Use the JobInsider Tool
    • Job seekers should join the following groups: Executive Suite, Linked:HR, Career Change Central, Jobs Alert, Indeed.com
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  • Resources on LinkedIn
    • How to Succeed in Business Using LinkedIn by Eric Butow and Kathleen Taylor
    • Sams Teach Yourself LinkedIn in 10 Minutes by Patrice-Anne Rutledge
    • LinkedIn Learning Center
    • LinkedIn Customer Service Center
    • LinkedIn Blogs
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  • Questions Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad - All Rights Reserved - Do Not Duplicate
  • Thank You
    • See you on LinkedIn!
    • Keith Conrad, RA, LEED AP
    • Architect, Project Manager,
    • Construction Administrator,
    • LEED AP
    • [email_address]
    • www.linkedIn.com/in/keithgconrad
    • 303-469-9691
    Copyright 2010 – Keith Conrad - All Rights Reserved - Do Not Duplicate