LinkedIn Basics and Beyond | Macalester College | 10.31.13

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    1. 1. LinkedIn Basics and Beyond Lisa Ray Career Development Center Macalester College www.macalester.edu/cdc
    2. 2. What is it that LinkedIn enables me to do that otherwise I wouldn’t be able to do? Do I really need another social network?
    3. 3. • Most widely use professional social media network. • Keeps resume, portfolio, contacts, notes, company information, discussions, messaging, publications, projects – and anything you want anyone to know about you – all in one space.
    4. 4. 98% 97% recruiters using social media for recruiting in 2012 using LinkedIn Recruiters say best thing about 2013 is increased access to passive candidates via social media. Bullhorn Research, North American Staffing and Recruiting Trends Report, 2013
    5. 5. Setting Up: Basics Photo Headline Summary Skills Sections Using LinkedIn: Basics Privacy Connect Get recommendations Join groups Research organizations
    6. 6. HEADLINE PHOTO POSSIBLE SECTIONS SUMMARY SECTIONS
    7. 7. • • • • Select professor, supervisor Contact in advance Attach resume Give guidelines
    8. 8. Using LinkedIn: Beyond MC2 – Macalester Career Connection Alumni tool Rich media/portfolio
    9. 9. www.linkedin.com/alumni m/alumni
    10. 10. google: linkedin for students higher education www.linkedin.com/studentjobs m/alumni

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