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Life Long Learning - class slides 9/26/2011

Life Long Learning - class slides 9/26/2011


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  • Show of hands. Who in this room has a job today; who thinks there job will be ending in the next 6-12 months?Who is working as a contractor? Who is working direct? Of those with jobs Who is working harder today with less people than in the past? Who feels like if they don’t get more help they might not make it another week?
  • Conclusion:Put in what helps, leave out what doesn’t.You search for them, they search for you. Guaranteed.Google yourself—every version of your name you can think of. Create a unique version of your name for online/professional use.Monitor the content that appears when you search for yourself.Facebook/MySpace: Keep it clean.Figure out what hiring managers are seeing when they look for you, both on LinkedIn and elsewhere on the web.
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    • 1. Lane Change: Networking your way to your next career
      Day 2 – 9/26/2011
      Mary Cosgrove, SPHR
      CEO, What’s Working Well?®llc
      Copyright What’s Working Well? LLC 2011
    • 2. Ice Breaker
      Introductions – “I am statement”?
      What was your “And” from last week and what did you do to move you closer to your perfect job?
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    • 3. “I am…in seconds”
      I am a career success coach and HR consultant helping people and organizations create work that works.
      J
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    • 4. Agenda
      What did we learn last week?
      Questions
      Profile set-up and Management
      Using LinkedIn
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    • 5. Expertise + Find-ability + StrategicAlliance = Employability
      Expert - How long?
      Findable – How can you be found?
      Strategic Alliance – who?
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    • 6. Linked In Profile Building
      Not your resume
      Utilize the summary section to explain more
      Box.net to upload your resume
      Get started OK to build it over time
      Not sure what you want to do -OK
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    • 7. Security
      Place curser of your name in the upper right hand corner
      Click on Settings
      Group, Companies and Applications
      Privacy Controls
      Turn on/off data sharing with third parties
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    • 8. Time Management
      Spend a set amount a time a week to manage you network
      Pinging and staying in touch isn’t work
      Work - #1 goal is developing and maintaining your expertise
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    • 9. Updates
      At least once a week refresh your profile
      Updates
      Jobs
      Work samples
      Comment on a connections profile
      Help someone in a group
      Answer/create a survey
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    • 10. Keeping Track
      LinkedIn is helpful
      Who is key part of your network
      Touch base with network – 2-3 people a week
      Face to face
      Phone
      Email
      LinkedIn
      Jibberjobber
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    • 11. Applications
      Use Box net – post resume or other documents
      Slide share
      Books I’m reading
      Blog
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    • 12. Research
      Companies
      Who works there – who recently left and joined
      Follow
      Groups
      What to join?
      Events
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    • 13. Video Resume
      a short video created by a candidate for employment that describes the individual's skills and qualifications and is typically used to supplement a traditional resume.
      Post on You Tube linked in
      Becoming more accepted
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    • 14. Network the Basics
      Where to go?
      Utahpulse.org - calendar
      Professional Groups
      Alumni
      Any business function – research who will attend
      Linked-In groups - live or virtual meetings
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    • 15. Great Networkers
      Leave something behind
      Thought
      Memory
      Ask good questions
      Listen
      Ice breakers
      Where did you grow up?
      What do you think about…?
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    • 16. Social Network
      When you follow-up after the face to face
      LinkedIn or send email with article or link regarding something you discussed
      Relationship builders
      Asking for help
      Something that’s easy for the other person
      Offering your help
      What can you help others with
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    • 17. Viewing your network
      http://inmaps.linkedinlabs.com/network
      I suspect we all know someone in common
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    • 18. Summary
      Put in what helps, leave out what doesn’t.
      You search for them, they search for you. Guaranteed.
      Google yourself—every version of your name you can think of.
      • Create a unique version of your name for online/professional use.
      • 19. Monitor the content that appears when you search for yourself.
      • 20. Name URL
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    • 21. Questions
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