LinkedIn GroupsWhy join Groups?• Find people with similar careers, businesses or interests• Keep up on news related to that specific group’s focus• Engage in discussions specific to that group – gain insight & credibility• You can use them to connect with local & regional groups for networking & job finding • Most groups have a “Jobs” section where relevant jobs are posted
Introduction to Personal Branding Social Media & Personal Branding Interviewing & Resumes Presenting with Impact & Personal Branding
Resumes … Word Resumes vs. Visual Resume http://www.slideshare.net/mirzashakeel/visua l-resume-mirza-shakeel-updated-2012
Preparing a Day Before Interview Prepare Most Frequently AskedStudy Company’s Web Site Interview Questions & Questions You will Ask Study Annual Financial Report
Frequently Asked InterviewQuestions Tell me about yourself Where do you see yourself in next five years What are your 3 strengths and weaknesses Why do you want to work for us How long do you see yourself with us Why should we hire you Tell me a project which went very well or didn’t go well
It is important to keep things as simple as possible• When in doubt try and make things as simple in possible.• Simple things are remembered better and can be more engaging – In the words of Jazz-great Dizzy Gillespie • “It’s taken me all my life to learn what not to play” Get rid of slides like this one...
It’s taken me allmy life to learnwhat not to playDizzee Gillespie And get to the core message
•The Big Plan •Plan A 1.50% 1.00% 0.20% % 1.80% 0.80% 0.20% Customer A 2.00% Customer Customer B Customer A 37.7% Customer B 22.5% 5.90% Customer C Customer C 9.9% Customer D Customer D 8.0% 7.10% Customer E 7.1% 37.70% Customer E Customer F 5.9% Customer F Customer G 2.0% 8.00% Customer H 1.8% Customer G Customer I 1.5% Customer H Customer J 1.0% Customer K 0.8% 9.90% Customer I Customer L 0.2% Customer J Customer M 0.2% 22.50% Customer K Here’s a slide I worked on a while back, looks Customer L complicated, but all they were trying to communicate was... Big LogoName of Business
Sales Shares for Quarter 2 by customer A 37.7% B 22.5% C 9.9% D 8.0% E 7.1%Customer F 5.9% G 2.0% H 1.8% I 1.5% J 1.0% K 0.8% L 0.2% M 0.2%Name of Business
Hans Rosling (www.gapminder.com)An example of an APPROPRIATE and effective level of passion!
Jim Kosek Generally crazy manAn example of an a totally over the top level of passion that might just do more harm than good!
Keep thesethings in mindSo Next Time You are...
• Why presentation Matters www.clearpreso.com• Brand You ® Kristein Andersan & Associates• LinkedIn demographics & Statistics 2012 Source LinkedIn Ad Platform• Thanks to the contributors at Flickr• Google Search• Effective job interviewing from both sides of desk• The world is in your hands - Hristo Radichev