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TUG LinkedIn Presentation 2017

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Energize Your Job Search Using the NEW LinkedIn Profile
Seminar presented at the TUG meeting at the St. Charles, IL Library, on Monday, March 13, 2017. Speaker Denis Curtin.

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TUG LinkedIn Presentation 2017

  1. 1. 1 ENERGIZE YOUR JOB SEARCH USING THE NEW LinkedIn Profile Denis Curtin 2017 © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  2. 2. 2 LinkedIn by the Numbers U.S. Members – 128 Million 2 New Users Join per Second Members in 200 Countries and Territories © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  3. 3. 3 LinkedIn by the Numbers Available in 24 Languages 432 Million Years of Professional Experience Executives from Every Fortune 500 Company © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  4. 4. 4 Number of LinkedIn Members from 1st Quarter 2009 – 3rd Quarter 2016 467 Million Members
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  6. 6. 6 THE #1 PROFESSIONAL SOCIAL NETWORK LinkedIn is a registered trademark of the LinkedIn Corporation Credit: Ben Scholzen
  7. 7. 7 LinkedIn Do’s and Don’ts © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  8. 8. 8 Picture and Headline Section Don’t Don’t Always Have a Picture © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  9. 9. 9 Be Aware of the Background Black White © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  10. 10. 10 Be Aware of the Background Colors Colors © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  11. 11. 11 Wear Your Interview Outfit Do Don’t
  12. 12. 12 Have Your Photo Analyzed Photofeeler.com Competent Likeable Influential Snappr.com Face Composition Editing © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  13. 13. 13 photofeeler.com © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  14. 14. 14 snappr.com © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  15. 15. 15 Do Not Use the Default Job Title © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved 120 Character Limit
  16. 16. 16 Use a Robust Job Title © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  17. 17. 17 Don’t Do Choose a Background Image
  18. 18. 18 Communication Settings Found Under Privacy & Settings Viewable by all 467 Million Members Do
  19. 19. 19 Create a Custom URL Do © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  20. 20. 20 Create a Custom URL Don’t Don’t © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  21. 21. 21 Create a Custom URL Do www.linkedin.com/in/deniscurtin/ Don't www.linkedin.com/in/mark-cuban/5b/75/6a www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-o-leary-54a8713/ © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  22. 22. 22 Summary Section Career Summary From Your Resume Portions of Your Elevator Speech Tell Your Story © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  23. 23. 23 Open Candidates Don’t © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  24. 24. 24 Open Candidates Do
  25. 25. 25 Open Candidates © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved Stays switched on for 90 days
  26. 26. 26 Summary Section Don’t No Summary
  27. 27. 27 Summary Section Do Do © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  28. 28. 28 Summary Section Do Do LinkedIn Mobile Version
  29. 29. 29 Create a Specialties Section Good Better
  30. 30. 30 Summary Section Add Your Word .doc Resume Using www.SlideShare.net © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  31. 31. 31 Summary Section Add Your Microsoft Word .doc Resume Using www.SlideShare.net Edit Title © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  32. 32. 32 Experience Section Everything From Your Resume and More Add Bullets Dropped From Your Resume Incorporate Your Industry’s Keywords and Skills © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  33. 33. 33 Experience Section Further Amplify Your Achievements Add Visual Media, Projects, Publications Choose Your Company From The Dropdown so Logo Is Visible Next To Company Name © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  34. 34. 34 Experience Section Omit Months Use Action Words Don’t Don’t
  35. 35. 35 Experience Section Do
  36. 36. 36 Experience Section Do Blank Lines © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  37. 37. 37 Accomplishments Section Do © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  38. 38. 38 Honors & Awards Section Do © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  39. 39. 39 Education Section Select College from Dropdown Menu Start with Highest Degree If Recent include Graduation Year Include More Details If You Like © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  40. 40. 40 Education Section Do © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  41. 41. 41 Skills Section List Your Key Skills First Choose 50 Entries Use Keywords from Specialties Section © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  42. 42. 42 Skills Section Recruiters are Using Skills Filters © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  43. 43. 43 LinkedIn Groups © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  44. 44. 44 LinkedIn Groups Join up to 100 Groups including: 819,126 Members 485,166 Members Do Do Do 974,871 Members 853,676 Members Try © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  45. 45. 45 LinkedIn Groups Send A Personal Message After a Posting 15 message monthly limit © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  46. 46. 46 Public Profile Check All Boxes
  47. 47. 47 LinkedIn Profile Goals Have at Least 501 Connections (500+) • Invite Super Connectors (5,000+ Connections) • Invite Recruiters Who Are LIONs LinkedIn Open Networkers © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  48. 48. 48 LinkedIn Profile Goals Solicit Recommendations (3 - 5) Solicit Skills Endorsements (99+) Error-Free Profile © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  49. 49. 49 Drive Recruiters to Your Profile Include Your Custom LinkedIn URL on Your • Resume • Handbill • Emails • Networking Business Card © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  50. 50. 50 Drive Recruiters to Your Profile Post Your Resume on • CareerBuilder.com (Using 3 Different Titles) • Monster.com • Indeed.com • Other Job Boards © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
  51. 51. 51 Let’s Connect! https://www.linkedin.com/in/DenisCurtin © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved
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  53. 53. 53 Denis Curtin WEBMASTER www.JobSearchChicago.com Denmarc@comcast.net © Copyright 2017 – Denis Curtin – www.JobSearchChicago.com – All Rights Reserved

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