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  • 1. Expand Your Network with A perspective on this innovative social networking tool for professionals ImageSource: http://press.linkedin.com/logo-images
  • 2. The Social Networking Site for Professionals
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    Screenshot of www.linkedIn.com
  • 3. About LinkedIn... its about creating connections
    •   Image Source: http://press.linkedin.com/logo-images  "LinkedIn Maps"
  • 4. Create a Profile... a personalized online post of your resume and recommendations Image Source: http://press.linkedin.com/logo-images  under LinkedIn Profile
  • 5. Connect with Colleagues & Industry Experts
    • "...there is one social network that lacks drama but makes up for it with a devoted business community and plenty of compelling features. "
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    • "Go to ' My Connections ' to view a list of all your LinkedIn contacts. This address book is a really handy way to get email addresses and updated information, but most importantly you can export this list. At the bottom of the page click "Export Connections," which will put all this contact info in a format suitable for your address book (Microsoft Outlook, Yahoo! Mail, etc.). "
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    • Wrote by Amber Mac on June 6, 2011, Fast Company.
    • Read more: " 5 LinkedIn Tips You Didn't Know "
  • 6. Join a Group to Grow Your Industry Network & Post Questions for Idea Sharing or Find a Job Image Source: http://press.linkedin.com/logo-images  under LinkedIn Group
  • 7. Find a Unique way to Engage with Prospective Employers Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/business/jobs/boot_camp_Hkb09pi8zxnRw5jQLa6YtO#ixzz1S7MGeG3C Image Source: http://nikhewitt.blogspot.com/2009_04_01_archive.html "In 2011, that means leveraging social media, which gives job seekers an unprecedented ability to connect with potential employers, and stand out from the crowd.... So, say goodbye to yesterday’s job boards and plastering your resume all over the Web. It’s time to get social." Wrote by Virginia Backaitis on June 6, 2011 in the New York Post.
  • 8. Follow a Company or Organization you are Interested in Learning More About
    • " When you're logged in to LinkedIn, take a tour of a new-ish feature called Signal . This tool lets you easily monitor updates within your network, but more importantly you can filter information so you can also see what people in your extended circle (2nd and 3rd connections) are posting. You can also do the same filtering by industry or location, so you can weed through the noise."
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    • Wrote by Amber Mac on June 6, 2011, Fast Company.
    • Read more: " 5 LinkedIn Tips You Didn't Know "
  • 9. Check out recent LinkedIn Statistics
    • http://www.slideshare.net/amover/linked-in-demographics-statistics-july-2011
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    • Slide Show created by Amodiovalerio Verde on July 13, 2011.
  • 10. Credit/Source Listing
    • Image Sources:
    • http://press.linkedin.com/logo-images  
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    • http://nikhewitt.blogspot.com/2009_04_01_archive.html
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    • Slide Show Mentioned:
    • http://www.slideshare.net/amover/linked-in-demographics-statistics-july-2011
    • Slide Show created by Amodiovalerio Verde on July 13, 2011.
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    • Quote Sources:
    • Wrote by Amber Mac on June 6, 2011, Fast Company.
    • Read more: " 5 LinkedIn Tips You Didn't Know "
    • http://www.fastcompany.com/1757298/5-linkedin-tips-you-didnt-know
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    • Wrote by Virginia Backaitis on June 6, 2011 in the New York Post.
    • Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/business/jobs/boot_camp_Hkb09pi8zxnRw5jQLa6YtO#ixzz1S7MGeG3C