DIGITAL
COMMUNICATIONS:
PERSONAL PORTFOLIOS
ON LINKEDIN

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INTRODUCTIONS:
• Arthur Hunt

Executive Assistant to the Chair of The Department of
Communication & Rhetorical Studies, Co...
COLLEGE OF VISUAL AND
PERFORMING ARTS
AT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY
• Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies
• Departme...
THE DEPARTMENT OF
COMMUNICATION & RHETORICAL
STUDIES AT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY
• Sims Recording Classrooms:

• Basic Classroo...
THE DEPARTMENT OF
COMMUNICATION & RHETORICAL
STUDIES AT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY
How we utilize recording technology:
• CRS 225...
THE DEPARTMENT OF
COMMUNICATION & RHETORICAL
STUDIES AT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY
• Affiliated Costs:
• Office Location $
• iRec...
CRS Digital Recording Office

Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing...
What is GAINED…..
• Students are able to develop skillsets and enhance
their abilities to be on the cutting edge. The
oppo...
Benefits of storing media and
documents on LinkedIn
• Students are able to display current projects and
presentations incr...
LEARN IT….

DO IT…..
TEACH IT……

Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Perform...
Ability to upload digital content
to Summary/Background
• Resume/Video Resumes:
• PDF or YouTube links

• Step 1:

– Selec...
• Select “Add Link” and enter a web address to add a
link to video, image, document, presentation….

or
• Select ”Upload F...
• Step 2:
• Complete the Title section and Description and
then click Save.

Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & R...
Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
Students and Alumni can load:
Projects and Presentations

Mahmuda Rahman - PhD candidate Computer Information Science &
En...
Students and Alumni can load:
Video Resumes

Christopher Perrello ’13 - Adjunct Professor, Department of Communication &
R...
Students and Alumni can load:
Elevator Pitches

Susan Call, MA, MPS Hospitality Industry Work Experience
Coordinator / Dav...
Students gain a valuable learning
tool:
Mock Interview on MP4

Victoria Lee ‘14 - 5th year Architecture Student at
Syracus...
Other possible content that can be
loaded onto LinkedIn Portfolio’s:
• NYS Teaching Certification Videos
(Requirement for ...
RESOURCES FOR CAREER
PRACTIONERS
TO SHARE WITH STUDENTS & ALUMNI
Why should I have a LinkedIn profile?

Students

Alumni

...
Online Image
• According to Microsoft survey ~ 70% of candidates were
rejected due to online activity.
• A fast way to los...
HOW TO VIDEOS

Video 1:

Video 2:

Video 3:

Video 4:

Video 5:

Video 6:

Please share videos via social media networks
A...
HOW TO VIDEOS:
ELEVATOR PITCH
Following are links for YouTube clips to introduce elevator pitch:

Arthur Hunt - Department...
LEARN IT….

DO IT…..
TEACH IT……

Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Perform...
Now that you have the basics, try implementing
your own video onto LinkedIn

• Help your Students
• Help your College / Sc...
LINKEDIN SUPPORTED PROVIDERS
• Approved content providers and content types are available by clicking on the
“Supported Pr...
CREDITS and Special Thank You’s
• Christopher Perrello ‘13
Adjunct Professor, Department of Communication & Rhetorical Stu...
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Digital Communications: Personal Portfolios on Linkedin October 17 2013

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Digital Communications: Personal Portfolios on Linkedin October 17 2013

  1. 1. DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS: PERSONAL PORTFOLIOS ON LINKEDIN Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  2. 2. INTRODUCTIONS: • Arthur Hunt Executive Assistant to the Chair of The Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University CRS Capacities: • Main contact for department • Internship Coordinator • Alumni Relations Coordinator • Manage Social Media venues (Facebook (2), LinkedIn, and Twitter) • Vicki Smith Director of Student Support Services, Office of Undergraduate Student Affairs, College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University VPA presented college update last Spring • Susan Call, MA, MPS - Hospitality Industry Work Experience Coordinator, David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics at Syracuse University Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  3. 3. COLLEGE OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS AT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY • Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies • Department of Art • Department of Art Foundation • Department of Design • Department of Drama • Setnor School of Music • Department of Transmedia Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  4. 4. THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION & RHETORICAL STUDIES AT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY • Sims Recording Classrooms: • Basic Classroom features: • Full Teaching Station (PC) • DVD / Blu-ray • Document camera • LCD projectors • Cable (DVR) in the classroom • Skype in the classroom • Adobe Connect • Video Cameras • iRecord System: Video Classroom digital recorder (used for recording presentational speaking, and lectures and providing them as MP4s) • Sims Recording Office (Digital MP4 provided to student) • Mock Interview Recordings (student self assessment post interview) • Other language software (NVivo Discourse Language Software • Affiliated Costs Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  5. 5. THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION & RHETORICAL STUDIES AT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY How we utilize recording technology: • CRS 225: Public Advocacy • Records Speeches • YouTube videos • CRS 325: Presentational Speaking • Records Speeches • CRS 435: Interviewing • Records Mock Interviews Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  6. 6. THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION & RHETORICAL STUDIES AT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY • Affiliated Costs: • Office Location $ • iRecord system$ • Digital camera $ 28.00 per square foot 300.00 200.00 + • Total Costs can range from 500 + pending your cost of space rental. Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  7. 7. CRS Digital Recording Office Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  8. 8. What is GAINED….. • Students are able to develop skillsets and enhance their abilities to be on the cutting edge. The opportunity to review a recorded speech, mock interview, or other presentation allows them to selfcritique and to make modifications so that they can perfect their delivery. • Students are given a digital copy for their records and future use. This is a great prep prior to interviews. • Other potential uses: Skype interviews, and recording elevator speeches Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  9. 9. Benefits of storing media and documents on LinkedIn • Students are able to display current projects and presentations increasing their e-visibility and enhancing their chances of landing the dream career. • Students can advance and hone in on their skillsets making themselves more marketable. • Provides a location to display for senior Capstone thesis proposals or Capstone business plans. • A picture is worth a thousand words, and the portfolio option on LinkedIn brings the individual’s profile alive! Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  10. 10. LEARN IT…. DO IT….. TEACH IT…… Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  11. 11. Ability to upload digital content to Summary/Background • Resume/Video Resumes: • PDF or YouTube links • Step 1: – Select Add Link or Upload File Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  12. 12. • Select “Add Link” and enter a web address to add a link to video, image, document, presentation…. or • Select ”Upload File” and select desired file and click open Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  13. 13. • Step 2: • Complete the Title section and Description and then click Save. Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  14. 14. Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  15. 15. Students and Alumni can load: Projects and Presentations Mahmuda Rahman - PhD candidate Computer Information Science & Engineering / L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science at Syracuse University Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  16. 16. Students and Alumni can load: Video Resumes Christopher Perrello ’13 - Adjunct Professor, Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual & Performing Arts at Syracuse University Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  17. 17. Students and Alumni can load: Elevator Pitches Susan Call, MA, MPS Hospitality Industry Work Experience Coordinator / David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics at Syracuse University Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  18. 18. Students gain a valuable learning tool: Mock Interview on MP4 Victoria Lee ‘14 - 5th year Architecture Student at Syracuse University Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  19. 19. Other possible content that can be loaded onto LinkedIn Portfolio’s: • NYS Teaching Certification Videos (Requirement for NYS Education Majors) • Video must be supplied to NYS State Department of Education (Albany, NY) • Voice or instrument recital or concert Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  20. 20. RESOURCES FOR CAREER PRACTIONERS TO SHARE WITH STUDENTS & ALUMNI Why should I have a LinkedIn profile? Students Alumni Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  21. 21. Online Image • According to Microsoft survey ~ 70% of candidates were rejected due to online activity. • A fast way to lose out on an opportunity. • According to that same Microsoft survey, 85% of employers indicate that positive online activity has influenced their candidate selection in the hiring decision process. Source: LinkedIn, video 2: Building your professional brand Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  22. 22. HOW TO VIDEOS Video 1: Video 2: Video 3: Video 4: Video 5: Video 6: Please share videos via social media networks Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  23. 23. HOW TO VIDEOS: ELEVATOR PITCH Following are links for YouTube clips to introduce elevator pitch: Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  24. 24. LEARN IT…. DO IT….. TEACH IT…… Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  25. 25. Now that you have the basics, try implementing your own video onto LinkedIn • Help your Students • Help your College / School • Help yourself Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University
  26. 26. LINKEDIN SUPPORTED PROVIDERS • Approved content providers and content types are available by clicking on the “Supported Providers” tab. • An example: Susan taped her elevator pitch in her office on her Mac Air, then uploaded it to YouTube, then shared it with LinkedIn. Helpful links include: How to Upload Your Elevator Speech/Pitch or videos to YouTube: • Adding YouTube Video to LinkedIn
  27. 27. CREDITS and Special Thank You’s • Christopher Perrello ‘13 Adjunct Professor, Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual & Performing Arts at Syracuse University • Victoria Lee ‘14 School of Architecture at Syracuse University • Mahmuda Rahman PhD candidate Computer Information Science & Engineering / L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science at Syracuse University • Susan Call, MA, MPS Hospitality Industry Work Experience Coordinator / David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics at Syracuse University **All participants released the rights to demonstrate their video recording.** Arthur Hunt - Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual Performing Arts at Syracuse University

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