LinkedIn for Students - Scoring Your Dream Job


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This March, a few of my colleagues and I had the honor of going to Hofstra University's campus to present to undergrad and grad students on how to utilize LinkedIn to launch their careers and score their dream job.

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  • We’re making great strides toward our mission:**As of December 31, 2012, LinkedIn has over 200 million members, and we’re now adding about two members every second. This is the fastest rate of absolute member growth in the company’s history. Sixty-four percent of LinkedIn members are currently located outside of the United States.As of December 31, 2012(the end of the fourth quarter), LinkedIn counts executives from all 2012 Fortune 500 companies as members; its corporate talent solutions are used by 86 of the Fortune 100 companies.More than 2 million companies have LinkedIn Company Pages.LinkedIn members did over 5.7 billion professionally-oriented searches on the platform in 2012.[See for a complete list of LinkedIn facts and stats]
  • Transition to Demo You may see my screen flash.  Interactivity:Please hover over the green drop down at the top of your screen and click on the participant’s button, and the chat button. I want to be sure you can actively participate in this demo!  I(check/x)When you have clicked into the participants window, select the check so I know you can see it. I(chat) When you have clicked into the chat window, just chat “yes” so I know you can see that as well. Thanks!
  • LinkedIn for Students - Scoring Your Dream Job

    1. 1. LinkedIn LunchIn @ Hofstra
    2. 2. Introducing…Your Success Leaders Kim Deane Jill Gaynor Sr. Relationship Manager Recruitment Product Consultant Nadia Clendening Kyle Poll Steve Malcolm Relationship Manager Relationship Manager Account Executive
    3. 3. Agenda The LinkedIn Network Enhancing Your Profile Building Your Network Dream Big Tools To Help You Succeed Stick Around After the Presentation to… – Get help with your LinkedIn profile – Ask questions – Network LinkedIn Confidential ©2013 All Rights Reserved
    4. 4. Why Are You On LinkedIn? 1 86% 200M+ 1 Fortune 100 companies use LinkedIn Talent Solutions to hire Members Worldwide Growing at a rate of over two new members per second 1 +22 M 1 Students
    5. 5. Who’s On LinkedIn? 1,398,692 7,776 3,363 98,304
    6. 6. Hofstra on LinkedIn,780 students & alumni on LinkedInLeverage the right Hofstra community to kick-off your career:
    7. 7. Build Your Profile and Network to Score Your Dream Job
    8. 8. You on LinkedInSix steps to optimizing your profile1. Professional Picture2. Creative Headline3. Custom URL4. Summary | Elevator Pitch5. All Work and Course Experience6. Think About Keywords LinkedIn Confidential ©2013 All Rights Reserved
    9. 9. Build Your NetworkConnect with: Professors Fellow Student & Alumni Mentors Internship Co-Workers/Managers People Who Could Recommend & Refer Your
    10. 10. You Can Achieve the Career of Your Dreams with LinkedIn
    11. 11. In Product Demonstration
    12. 12. Thank You!!!- Jill, Kim, Kyle, Nadia, Steve & the LinkedIn team