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  • Femgineer FriendsGroup MentoringSession #1 - Getting Your LinkedIn Profile to Tell a StoryMay 31, 20131
  • ‣ Provide ongoing mentorship‣ Meet bi-monthly to address topics that relate to professional development‣ Group of people with common career backgrounds‣ Invite-only‣ Similar next steps‣ Transitioning to a new role‣ Benefits‣ Help & support from your peers‣ Share stories of successes and setbacks‣ Intimate networkingFemgineer Friends2
  • ‣ Mentor leads a session‣ Mentor may propose a topic or mentees may suggest one‣ e-mail questions to be addressed day before‣ During the session Mentor will provide suggestions, answer questions, andlead an open discussion‣ Everyone participating must respect confidentiality‣ Fine to broadcast the topics on social media, but please be respectfulwhen it comes to identifying participants‣ Slides will be available online:‣ http://www.slideshare.net/poornimav‣ Recordings will be available via DropBox‣ Invitation will be sent to monthly membersHow It Works3
  • Getting Your LinkedIn Profile to Tell a StoryI. Why does LinkedIn matter?II. How do people use LinkedIn?III. How does my LinkedIn profile actually tell a story?IV. What does my LinkedIn profile need to absolutely have?V. What are some useful features in LinkedIn that I don’tknow about?4
  • Q. When scanning a LinkedIn profile to determine whether youd like to knowmore about an engineer, what elements would you expect a "perfect" profile tocontain?Questions from the GroupQ. And out of the things youre looking for,  in which order do you look for them?Q. Importance of keywords in the profile to tell the story. Some suggestions onhow to choose right keywords which will attract recruiters for the specificpositionQ. When you are trying to transition from one position to another, would it beappropriate to reflect that in the linked in profile directly?5
  • Thank you for participating!Session #2 - Preparing for a Transition9am PST June 7, 20136