What is the market
for Lync Skills looking
And how do I get found (if I want to be found??)
The last 18 months
Release of Lync 2013
Lync „Coming of Age‟ – 90% of FTSE 100 have Lync in some format, usually
IM / Presence
Traditional Voice Partners take notice
Increase in demand of Lync skills
Where is this all going?
Increase in demand for Voice skills from non-traditional MSFT Employers
O365 to drive adoption of Lync – creating a new niche skill set
Salaries to even out and possibly decline as training plans catch up with
How do I get found (if I want to
It‟s all about SEO…
The Power of 5 Times…
Building Silos of Information
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Increase SEO key word significantly
Useful Interview tool
The Nuts and Bolts
What projects have you done
which involved it?
What have you done with each
How large was the project?
Which features have you worked
with for each version?
What was your role in it?
What was the Technology used?
How often do you work with Lync?
How it all fits together
Take your answers, and put each section into your CV / Profile
Fleshes out your skills allowing „tailoring‟ of experience
Increases Keywords for SEO
Helps with the interview question:
“So: what are your main technical skills??”