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Presentation at Special Libraries Association conference in June 2014 in Vancouver BC by Nathan Rosen on the Top five tips for developing powerful LinkedIn profiles. Think C is the key.

Presentation at Special Libraries Association conference in June 2014 in Vancouver BC by Nathan Rosen on the Top five tips for developing powerful LinkedIn profiles. Think C is the key.

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Top 5 tips for developing powerful Linked in profiles SLA conference June 2014 Nathan Rosen Top 5 tips for developing powerful Linked in profiles SLA conference June 2014 Nathan Rosen Presentation Transcript

  • Top 5 Tips for Developing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles June 8, 2014 © 2014 Dechert LLP Nathan Aaron Rosen Library Research Manager 2014 Annual Conference June 8-10/Vancouver
  • All the opinions and statements within this presentation are mine alone and do not in any way, shape or form, reflect the opinion or position of any of mythe opinion or position of any of my past or current employers, the Business & Finance Division, or the Special Libraries Association. 3Developing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles - NYU Women's InitiativeMay 28, 2014
  • Top 5 Tips for Developing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles Create complete compelling profile Connect to people you know Contribute – Give to get Congratulate other people’s successes Craft settings Advanced tip - Commit to daily progress June 8, 2014 Top 5 Tips for Developing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles 4
  • ONE – Create complete compelling profile Capture/codify/chronicle yourCapture/codify/chronicle your accomplishments & successes Personalized your url Speak in 1st person June 8, 2014 Top 5 Tips for Developing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles 5
  • TWO - Connect People you know – School or work – Personal interests– Personal interests – Professional associations People who would like to know June 8, 2014 Top 5 Tips for Developing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles 6
  • THREE - Contribute Communicate – Give to get Comment on news, decisions, & articlesdecisions, & articles Share insights from your work June 8, 2014 Top 5 Tips for Developing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles 7
  • FOUR - Congratulate Recognize other people’s successes Applaud colleguesApplaud collegues accomplishments Cheer friends milestones June 8, 2014 Top 5 Tips for Developing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles 8
  • FIVE – Craft Settings June 8, 2014 Top 5 Tips for Developing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles 9
  • Advanced Tip Commit to daily progress – slow & steady June 8, 2014 Top 5 Tips for Developing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles 10
  • TAKEAWAYS Complete your profile – carefully and accurately. If you’re currently unemployed, list your current position as “Open to opportunities.”  Include a photo – cropped headshot is best with a smile.  Write a professional summary – Your headline at the top is important. Highlight experience.  Look around to see what others in your field are doing.  Include Keywords & Skills – Use words for which you want to be found and show up in search results.  Contact Settings – List your availability: career opportunities, consulting offers, new ventures, job inquiries, and June 8, 2014 Top 5 Tips for Developing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles 11  Contact Settings – List your availability: career opportunities, consulting offers, new ventures, job inquiries, and reference requests.  Website Links – Link to a personal blog, other social network profiles.  Personal URL – Pick something you want to live with and include it in email signature.  Grow your Network! – Find connections, fellow employees at previous employment, current coworkers, friends & members of all organizations that you are connected to.  Consider recommendations & add skills – Weigh the pros vs cons. Consider waiting until more comfortable with Linkedin.  Invest time every week – Build & maintain network. GIVE TO GET! Keep at it.
  • Top 5 Tips for Developing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles Create complete compelling profile Connect to people you know Contribute – Give to get Congratulate other people’s successes Craft settings Advanced tip - Commit to daily progress June 8, 2014 Top 5 Tips for Developing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles 12
  • Right click on chart to edit data For further information, visit our website at dechert.com. 2014 Annual Ut Malesuada Praesent Dictum Eros Sit Amet Varius Sollicitudin Rhoncus Dechert practices as a limited liability partnership or limited liability company other than in Almaty, Dublin, Hong Kong, Luxembourg and Tbilisi. 2014 Annual Conference June 8-10/Vancouver