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Career Transition Networking presentation to enhance your use of Linkedin.

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  • Electronic Networking & Your Job Search Featuring
  • Objectives
    • What are eNetworking resources?
    • Discuss the role eNetworking can play in
    • your career search
    • Tour LinkedIn.com and become familiar with
    • its basic features
    Lives in Transition @ Work - June 25, 2009
  • eNetworking Resources
    • Professional associations
    • Industry groups
    • Alumni organizations
    • Professional networking site:
    • The Riley Guide (www.rileyguide.com)
      • Network, Interview, and Negotiate
        • Networking and your Job Search
    Lives in Transition @ Work - June 25, 2009
  • Why Network Online?
    • Expands your primary network more
    • quickly
    • Provides introduction to the
    • ‘ hidden job market’
      • Taking contacts from ‘cold’ to ‘warm’
      • Making a level contact into a
    • Many recruiter and employers use
    • eNetworking sites to locate candidates
    • Excellent tool for reconnecting with
    • lost colleagues, friends, and alumni
    Lives in Transition @ Work - June 25, 2009
  • More Advantages of eNetworking
    • Helps the ‘shy’ professional overcome
    • the fear of connecting with others
    • Enhances your ability to leverage current
    • contacts
    • Excellent contact management tool
    • during career search and while employed
    • ‘ Breaks the Ice’ before meeting someone
    • in person
    Lives in Transition @ Work - June 25, 2009
  • Getting Started On
    • Setting up your account
      • Go to header bar - click ‘Join today’ and complete
      • Profile
    • Develop your profile
      • Derived from your resume
      • Must Include key words
    • Study and practice traditional networking
    • techniques
    Lives in Transition @ Work - June 25, 2009
  • When you go to
    • Spend time in Account & Settings
    • to understand privacy settings
    • Check out Job Seeker area
    • Join a Professional and Alumni Group
    • Reviews FAQs
    • Review other profiles
    Lives in Transition @ Work - June 25, 2009
  • CAUTIONS !!!
    • Doesn’t replace face-to-face networking
    • Be aware of “netiquette”
      • Netmanners.com
      • Customize your message when you reach out
    • Don’t post anything you don’t want
    • potential employers to find
      • Manage your online reputation
      • “ Google” your name and clean up digital
      • dirt if necessary
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  • Network…Network…Network
    • The ‘hidden job market’ offers the largest
    • opportunity to job seekers….
      • Remember 80+ % of all jobs are found via networking
    • Remember ‘netiquette’ when using
    • eNetworking sites
    • Use your network today in your career
    • search and after when actively employed
    • Networking is more than just a career
    • search tool
    Lives in Transition @ Work - June 25, 2009
  • Contact Information
    • - www.linkedin.com
    • Riley Guide – www.rileyguide.com
    • [email_address]
    Lives in Transition @ Work - June 25, 2009