Tech Tuesday Meeting Linked In


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A quick overview of LinkedIn for our Tech Tuesday session. Find out more about Tech Tuesdays at

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Tech Tuesday Meeting Linked In

  1. 1. About Tech Tuesdays A network of Adult Basic Education (ABE) administrators, educators and supporters who come together at Tech Tuesday events to • Share information, resources and ideas • Learn from each other • Explore and discuss • Network with individuals and organizations • Collaborate
  2. 2. Tech Tuesdays Meetings <ul><li>Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn overview and discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Upcoming May meeting: Web conferencing and webinars - meet with others online </li></ul><ul><li>Change in venue </li></ul><ul><li>Your feedback and suggestions </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  3. 3. Tech Tuesdays - web space <ul><li>Online MeetUp space will be used to: </li></ul><ul><li>Grow the group membership </li></ul><ul><li>Announce future meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Share information </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Provide access to files and links </li></ul><ul><li>(i.e. this presentation, handouts, etc) </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  4. 4. Tech Tuesdays – LinkedIn What is LinkedIn? LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with over 60 million members and growing rapidly. LinkedIn connects you to your trusted contacts and helps you exchange knowledge, ideas, and opportunities with a broader network of professionals.
  5. 5. Tech Tuesdays – LinkedIn LinkedIn introduction videos:
  6. 6. Tech Tuesdays – LinkedIn Other videos: (see other videos related to LinkedIn in the right sidebar)
  7. 7. Tech Tuesdays – LinkedIn <ul><li>LinkedIn Learning Center: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Establish your professional profile - Have you Googled yourself lately? LinkedIn profiles rise to the top of search results, letting you control the first impression people get when searching for you online. </li></ul><ul><li>Stay in touch with colleagues and friends - By connecting on LinkedIn, your address book will never go out of date. Your contacts update their profiles, keeping you current with their latest jobs, projects and contact info. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Tech Tuesdays – LinkedIn <ul><li>LinkedIn Learning Center: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Find experts and ideas - Sometimes your immediate circle can’t resolve a unique business challenge. LinkedIn Search lets you explore the broader network by name, title, company, location, and other keywords that will help you find the knowledge you’re looking for. </li></ul><ul><li>Explore opportunities - Whether you’re looking for a career opportunity, winning new clients or building your professional reputation, LinkedIn connects you to jobs, sales leads and ideal business partners. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Tech Tuesdays – LinkedIn LinkedIn additional resources:
  10. 10. Tech Tuesdays – LinkedIn LinkedIn additional resources:
  11. 11. Tech Tuesdays – LinkedIn LinkedIn additional resources:
  12. 12. Upcoming Tech Tuesday Next meeting: Web conferencing and webinars - meet with others online Tuesday, May 4, 2010 @ 6 pm TBD - possibly AlphaPlus Centre information will be posted on MeetUp space Kelly Library will have reduced hours over the Summer and we will not be able to use their lab
  13. 13. Tech Tuesdays Thank you for coming! Stay in touch via