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LinkedIn Frisco Connect Career Search Network

  1. 1. Gateway to Your Business Network Presented Tuesday July 5, 2011 Frisco Connect Career Search Network Hattimer Search & Social Media 817-889-1757
  2. 2. Linkedin Gateway To Your Business Network Linkedin An introduction to the fastest growing business tool on the internet
  3. 3. <ul><li>Never heard of LinkedIn? </li></ul><ul><li>This is where you should be! </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn Pro? </li></ul><ul><li>Some new features for you! </li></ul><ul><li>Skills, Groups and Tweets! </li></ul><ul><li>Hattimer Search & Social Media – Using LinkedIn to find key employees and for employers to find you. </li></ul><ul><li>Not just for job seekers anymore! </li></ul>Linkedin Gateway To Your Business Network
  4. 4. Linkedin Gateway To Your Business Network What’s New? Do you have skills? Are you a groupie? Have something to… Tweet about?
  5. 5. Linkedin Gateway To Your Business Network LinkedIn is a free business social networking site that allows users to create a professional profile visible to others LinkedIn links customers, companies and suppliers LinkedIn links you to your future career LinkedIn links employers and job seekers
  6. 7. How fast is LinkedIn growing? Every second two people join LinkedIn. Over 100 million users. Good ideas bring competition… BranchOut – Facebook’s answer to LinkedIn BeKnown- LinkedIn does not replace networking. It is a tool to facilitate networking.
  7. 10. Today’s Topics
  8. 13. Getting to 100% <ul><li>A current position. </li></ul><ul><li>Two past positions. </li></ul><ul><li>Education. </li></ul><ul><li>Profile summary. </li></ul><ul><li>A profile photo. </li></ul><ul><li>Specialties. </li></ul><ul><li>At least three recommendations . LinkedIn doesn’t tell you this, but you get 5% for each recommendation, up to a maximum of 15%. </li></ul>
  9. 14. Do not spam for connections! Intentionally or unintentionally Obey the rules of the blue box. No email address and no contact information. Build Your Profile Important rules of the road!
  10. 16. <ul><li>Search Engine Optimization </li></ul><ul><li>The fight for number 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Lists network connections first </li></ul><ul><li>Keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Test Keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Seek what you want to become </li></ul><ul><li>Remember the computer scans and people scan </li></ul><ul><li>Template </li></ul><ul><li>Template is a guide </li></ul><ul><li>Use sections for your purposes </li></ul><ul><li>Specialties and </li></ul><ul><li>Interests </li></ul>Build Your Profile Keywords
  11. 17. <ul><li>Events </li></ul><ul><li>Search for continuing education. Let people know what you have been studying and following. </li></ul><ul><li>Boxnet </li></ul><ul><li>Allows people visiting your profile to download files – brochures, resumes, articles, and newsletters. </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul><ul><li>Create a powerpoint to highlight your career or your business. Search for other presentations. </li></ul>Linkedin Gateway To Your Business Network
  12. 21. <ul><li>Languages </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight your bi-lingual ability </li></ul><ul><li>Add Sections in Edit Profile View </li></ul><ul><li>Certifications </li></ul><ul><li>Wide range of certs </li></ul><ul><li>Date obtained </li></ul><ul><li>Publications </li></ul><ul><li>Date </li></ul><ul><li>Subject </li></ul><ul><li>Source </li></ul>Build Your Profile New Features
  13. 36. Linkedin Gateway To Your Business Network Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn Convergence of Social Media A sign of this convergence is Signal LinkedIn Mobile for Smart Phones and Blackberries Limited but convienent Caveat
  14. 37. Next Steps Robust Profile LinkedInAnswers Polls News Blogs Apps Reading Lists Advanced Search Linkedin Gateway To Your Business Network
  15. 38. Summary <ul><li>Summary </li></ul><ul><li>Google loves LinkedIn! Your profile gets you noticed </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn grows your network to help you find a job </li></ul><ul><li>Provides you with research tools for your interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Your network continues to be an asset as you move forward in </li></ul><ul><li>your career </li></ul>
  16. 39. <ul><li>Helpful Links </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  17. 40. Thank You! Hattimer Search & Social Media Paul Hattimer, CCM!/phattimer 817-889-1757 [email_address] Linkedin Gateway To Your Business Network