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LinkedIn for job search
LinkedIn for job search
LinkedIn for job search
LinkedIn for job search
LinkedIn for job search
LinkedIn for job search
LinkedIn for job search
LinkedIn for job search
LinkedIn for job search
LinkedIn for job search
LinkedIn for job search
LinkedIn for job search
LinkedIn for job search
LinkedIn for job search
LinkedIn for job search
LinkedIn for job search
LinkedIn for job search
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A presentation presented on April 27, 2011 to the Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley Stevens Alumni Clubs on Job Searching with LinkedIn. Also some tips on social media use as a professional.

A presentation presented on April 27, 2011 to the Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley Stevens Alumni Clubs on Job Searching with LinkedIn. Also some tips on social media use as a professional.

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  • 1. Using LinkedIn for your job search Michael Andreano, Stevens ‘96 Be the Bee Social Media & Coaching
  • 2. Agenda
    • Using social media effectively
    • Job Searching with LinkedIn
    • Tips on using LinkedIn
    • Managing your Profile
  • 3. Key Social Media Tools
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
  • 4. What Are You Doing Now?
    • Job Boards (Monster, CareerBuilder, JobCircle, Indeed.com, etc.)
    • Newspaper
    • Job Fairs
    • Company Web Sites
    • Other?
  • 5. Social Media is the New Handshake
    • Most professionals have an online presence and most companies are joining various sites every day to connect with you… how are you positioned to connect?
  • 6. Social Media Basics
    • Don’t put anything online that you are concerned about – once published it is forever
    • Always, always, always “add value” first then ask if needed
    • Rule of social media : if you wouldn’t say it in person, don’t put it online (EVERYTHING IS SEARCHABLE)
  • 7. LinkedIn Founded in December 2002 Launched in May 2003 Used for professional networking
  • 8. Add Connections
    • Coworkers
    • Colleagues
    • Managers
    • Networking Contacts
  • 9. Network with your Connections
    • This is not just about posting or updating but keeping relationships going
    • Comment on your network activities
    • Join groups and participate in professional discussions
    • Keep your network active and updated
  • 10. Some LinkedIn Strategy
    • Set a goal for your new job and modify your Profile with this goal in mind
    • Decide who are the people in the best position to help you reach that goal
    • Use LinkedIn to find them.
    • BUT you need a “basic” or first degree network first before you can get in touch with the people who can help you reach your goal.
  • 11. Job Search
    • Much of LinkedIn is set up just like a job board when it comes to looking for a position
    • Look at jobs PLUS look at your network to see who might be able to help you!
  • 12. How to Find People to Best Help You
    • Search with their name (if you know their name)
    • Use the criteria you used to get your goal clear in Advanced Search
    • Browse in the network of your connections
    • Look in the Groups you are member of
    • Use “Companies” to find them
  • 13. Job Search
  • 14. Job Search
  • 15. Job Search
  • 16. Job Search
  • 17. 10 Tips for LinkedIn
    • Keep it updated
    • Use colorful language
    • Talk in 1 st person, not 3 rd
    • Use same photo
    • Accept some / all link requests
    • Groups
    • Ask / answer questions
    • Keep it professional
    • Exchange recommendations
    • Link from your blog or online portfolio
  • 18. Closing Thoughts
    • Have fun!
    • Be creative
    • Engage people
    • Questions???
    • Michael Andreano
      • Twitter: @mandreano
      • Facebook: facebook.com/mandreano
      • facebook.com/bethebee

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