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Create a profile, at least 90% complete, as an introduction of who you are and what you can do.
Your headline and summary should stand out – they are the first things people see.
Write as you would first introduce yourself to someone (don’t use third person).
Free Account Options: Create a Profile & Build Your Network Connect with Industry & Alumni Groups Search & Apply for Jobs I want to find people who work at…
Your professional headline (visible to everyone) If not employed, what do you do best? Summarized Profile Creating a Professional Profile Status Updates – can merge with Twitter (don’t share all of your personal Twitter posts here) Headline Ideas: • Client-focused, Big Idea Salesperson • Recent Ohio State Honors Grad and Publishing Intern • IT Project Manager Seeking New Opportunity • Senior Public Relations and Internal Communications Executive Downloadable version of your profile
Can Use this space for a “Pitch” -- Engage the Reader Include Industry Buzzwords: abilities, interests, values (This area is searchable) Creating a Professional Profile
New Section! Search for your field – see what keywords are commonly associated; make sure they appear in your profile! You will also see a list of Professionals in that field, a list of related companies and groups, and job openings.
LinkedIn matches keywords in your profile to open positions to generate a list of jobs you might be interested in, and shows you who you might know at that company.
You can also search for jobs by title, keyword, or company name
New Tool: “Apply with LinkedIn” – companies can include a ‘button’ on their website job postings; you will see any connections you might have at that company. Any jobs you apply to will save to your LinkedIn Jobs tab.
Can use Advanced to search by Job Title, Function, Company, Experience, Location, Industry or Date
Explore using a QR (Quick Response) code on your resume, and connecting it to your LinkedIn profile, portfolio, or other website. A QR code is a cell phone readable bar code that can store website URLs, plain text, phone numbers, email addresses and pretty much any other alphanumeric data.
Go to one of these sites. Enter the web address (or contact info, etc) you want the code to link to. (qrstuff gives you more options) The site will generate the code image, which you can save or send. http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ http://www.qrstuff.com http://tag.microsoft.com