6 Reasons For Linkedin In Your Job Search

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Linkedin is critical to your job search. Make sure you maximize Linkedin so you are findable.

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6 Reasons For Linkedin In Your Job Search

  1. 1. 6 Reasons LinkedIn Is Critical To Your Job Search WWW.IMPACTHIRINGSOLUTIONS.COM © 2008 All Rights Reserved. May Not Be Duplicated Without Permission.
  2. 2. Reason # 1 <ul><li>People can find you </li></ul><ul><li>First place recruiters and companies are going to fill positions. </li></ul><ul><li>You must have an current profile. One that is searchable, one that makes you stand out, targeted and markets your brand. </li></ul>www.impacthiringsolutions.com
  3. 3. Reason # 2 <ul><li>LinkedIn may eliminate the need for resume databases </li></ul><ul><li>This is because it costs on average between 5,000 and 10,000 dollars to have access to these resume databases. LinkedIn is almost free. Why would a recruiter or any company pay that when we can use LinkedIn for free. </li></ul>www.impacthiringsolutions.com
  4. 4. Reason # 3 <ul><li>Resumes databases by the job boards are not indexed by Google or any search engine. </li></ul><ul><li>These are the ones you want to make sure you show up on.  LinkedIn profiles are and you can even improve your search results for as little as $25 a month. (See blog article Get Your Profile On Google. SEO Your Search) </li></ul>www.impacthiringsolutions.com
  5. 5. Reason # 4 <ul><li>It helps you find the people you want an introduction to </li></ul><ul><li>This is very powerful. I have helped numerous people with introductions as a result of LinkedIn. On a weekly basis I receive requests indicating they found a person in my connections and would I make an introduction. I always agree </li></ul>www.impacthiringsolutions.com
  6. 6. Reason # 5 <ul><li>A great resource for your when working </li></ul><ul><li>Even when working this is a great tool for resources, customer contacts, customer introductions, references, service providers and even potential hires for you or your company. </li></ul>www.impacthiringsolutions.com
  7. 7. Reason # 6 <ul><li>On a personal basis it is a great way to stay in-touch </li></ul><ul><li>Keep in-touch with friends, colleagues, prior employees and networking contacts. When you update your profile they will get a notice and likewise when they update theirs. </li></ul>www.impacthiringsolutions.com
  8. 8. FREE Resources To Help You With Your Search <ul><li>Join our LinkedIn Job Search Networking group </li></ul><ul><li>Download our free LinkedIn Profile Assessment. Verify you have a compelling profile that markets you. </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to our weekly radio show Monday’s 11AM PDT www.latalkradio.com </li></ul>www.impacthiringsolutions.com
  9. 9. FREE CHAPTER www.impacthiringsolutions.com CLICK FREE Tab on menu
  10. 10. 6 Reasons LinkedIn Is Critical To Your Job Search WWW.IMPACTHIRINGSOLUTIONS.COM © 2008 All Rights Reserved. May Not Be Duplicated Without Permission.

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