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Get hired on linkedin

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Tips on ways to build your profile and get noticed by recruiters and owners.

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Get hired on linkedin

  1. 1. Secrets of Unleashed…
  2. 2. About the Speaker -Roxie Thomas•Born & Raised in Atlanta Area•Mother•Business woman
  3. 3. Speaker Background: 2003 Internet Marketing 2005 Web Master In conjunction with Greig Wells
  4. 4. What is ?• LinkedIn is the Facebook for business and business people
  5. 5. What is ?•Linkedin has 33.9 million visitors this year•Up 63% since last year
  6. 6. What is ?• As of 4 August 2011, 120 million registered users in more than 200 countries and territories
  7. 7. Why should Youcare about havinga Linkedin profile?
  8. 8. •Monster.com charges $14,000 for a single license to post job openings
  9. 9. •Recruiters use Linkedin to find candidates
  10. 10. •Approximately 286,548 recruiters on Linkedin
  11. 11. •Increase your professional brand
  12. 12. How Recruiters Find YOU on Linkedinhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exfA5y4txm s&feature=feedf
  13. 13. How Do I get more exposure on Linkedin?
  14. 14. •Connect with Linkedin Super Users
  15. 15. •Join Your College Alumni Group
  16. 16. •Follow Target Companies
  17. 17. Find out Who islooking at your profile.
  18. 18. •Join Trade Association Groups•Ask for Recommendations
  19. 19. 3 Biggest Mistakes When Creating Linkedin Profile& How it could costyou the job of your dreams
  20. 20. Mistake #1• Weak profile description
  21. 21. Mistake #2• No picture or non professional picture
  22. 22. Mistake #3• Inappropriate pictures or content on facebook and other forums.
  23. 23. What are the MostImportant items on your Linkedin Profile?
  24. 24. •Write a great keyword rich profile
  25. 25. •Place strategic words or phrases with your industry skills
  26. 26. •Include the titles of the positions you are targeting
  27. 27. Create a short Video Resume•Video a short resume of yourself•Upload video to Youtube•Upload video into your Linkedin Profile
  28. 28. In a few moments… Reveal How to Expose YOU to Millions of peopleWho could help you get hired
  29. 29. Linkedin Tools
  30. 30. Integrate LinkedIn into Google Chrome and Firefox Plug-ins
  31. 31. With LinkedIn Plug-ins•Read LinkedIn Network updates
  32. 32. With LinkedIn Plug-ins•Like or post comments
  33. 33. With LinkedIn Plug-ins•Share ideas with your professional network
  34. 34. How Phone Apps help youstay connected with Linked?http://www.youtube.com/watc h?v=Q- VARh15ZJE&feature=feedf
  35. 35. How toShowcase Your Skills
  36. 36. •Ask and answer questions In Linkedin Answers
  37. 37. •Post updates on your profile
  38. 38. •Start and participate in discussions in groups
  39. 39. How to network with people on Linkedin•Connect through groups
  40. 40. •Get introduced to a contact
  41. 41. How to network with people on Linkedin• Ask for an informational interview• Be careful – 5 marks your out
  42. 42. How to effectively look for a job in Linkedin?• The whole point is to network• Don’t be shy
  43. 43. •Don’t be needy•Simply ask for a door opener• Keep connector off the hotseat in terms of theirinvolvement
  44. 44. •Not everyone checks Linkedin account•Take it off line and Call them
  45. 45. • When asking for an introduction• Contact by phone or email• Give a “Heads up”
  46. 46. • Make a good first impression• When using the Request an Introduction function on LinkedIn• Keep communication formal and professional• The end recipient will also get the message
  47. 47. • When researching companies• Finding the hiring manager• Job descriptions can show the hiring manager• Reach out to them directly• FirstName.LastName@companyX .com
  48. 48. • Look at who they hire• Types of people and backgrounds being hiring• Build rapport and make the initial approach warm by…• Look for potential Alumni connections• Looking for a common bond for connecting
  49. 49. Additional Training:Recommend•Word Cloud Tool –Identify your keywords•Linkedin Signal –Tool to help find jobs
  50. 50. Discover 3 New Strategies to use onLinkedIn to Get Hired Now…• Reveal LinkedIns newest secret weapon SIGNAL• How to overcome gaps in your employment using LinkedIn• Make your phone ring with calls from recruiters
  51. 51. I Want to Help
  52. 52. I Want to HelpProvide your name, email address, and phone number
  53. 53. •I will register you for Greig Wells FREE “Get Hired with Linkedin Insider Secrets”
  54. 54. Here it is…•I will email you info on How increase your network by millions
  55. 55. Questions ?
  56. 56. • RT 11-17-11

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