LinkedIn Search Optimization - Job Seekers

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Here are the 5 simple (yet powerful) tips to master with LinkedIn that can help you find a job quickly.

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  • LinkedIn Search Optimization - Job Seekers

    1. 1. Search Optimization presented by Paul Anderson, Career Columnist, National Speaker,TV Co-Host
    2. 2. Former Hiring Manager
    3. 3. Seattle Times Columnist
    4. 4. TV Co-Host
    5. 5. Featured By
    6. 6. Five behaviors to master• Research• Prospect• Promote• Connect• Engage
    7. 7. Research
    8. 8. Research• Learn about an individual• Who are my competitors• Do I want to work at this company
    9. 9. People Research
    10. 10. Look them up
    11. 11. Summary
    12. 12. Experience
    13. 13. Education
    14. 14. Recommendations
    15. 15. Additional Information
    16. 16. Mutual contacts?
    17. 17. Recent activity and updates
    18. 18. Who am I up against?
    19. 19. Look them up
    20. 20. Technical PM’s - Seattle
    21. 21. How do you stack up?
    22. 22. R&D
    23. 23. What companies would I like to work for?
    24. 24. You have several options• Companies Feature• Competitive Analysis• Insightful Statistics - Before & After• “People also viewed” feature
    25. 25. Companies Feature
    26. 26. Competitive Analysis
    27. 27. Competitive Analysis
    28. 28. Insightful Statistics
    29. 29. Insightful Statistics
    30. 30. “People also viewed”
    31. 31. Prospect
    32. 32. Prospect• Look for a job• Find company decision makers• Companies that hire your expertise
    33. 33. Looking for a job?
    34. 34. LinkedIn Jobs
    35. 35. Groups Have Jobs
    36. 36. Group Jobs
    37. 37. Don’t apply cold!
    38. 38. Try Connections
    39. 39. Where are the decision makers?
    40. 40. Advanced Search
    41. 41. Foster Pepper Partners
    42. 42. Isn’t thisamazing?
    43. 43. What about finding outabout companies that hire my expertise?
    44. 44. Advanced Search Results
    45. 45. Promote
    46. 46. Promote• Your expertise• Become visible
    47. 47. Share a presentation
    48. 48. Attach your blog
    49. 49. Share your portfolio
    50. 50. Connect w/ group manager
    51. 51. Engage in discussions
    52. 52. Search Answers
    53. 53. Answer Questions
    54. 54. Share good information
    55. 55. Connect
    56. 56. Connect• Group Managers• Group Members• Questions & Answers• Recruiters & HR Professionals• Former Colleagues & Alumni• Peers
    57. 57. How to reach outwithout getting marked as “spam”?
    58. 58. Engage
    59. 59. Engage• Read update (the ones you’ve kept visible)• Steer up conversation
    60. 60. Network updates
    61. 61. Ask strategic questions
    62. 62. Review
    63. 63. Why LinkedIn?• 100+ Million Users• Wealth of Information• Competitive Analysis• Connect with Anyone• Find Jobs Faster!
    64. 64. One more thing...
    65. 65. How do you get headhunted?
    66. 66. Questions?Contact Me:Paul Andersonpaul@prolango.com@prolango | www.linkedin.com/in/prolangoVisit www.prolango.comfor Seminars, Workshops, Career Mixers

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