Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

10 ways to use linked in for a job search

783 views

Published on

This presentation on how to use LinkedIn for a job search was presented to the Omaha Career Networking Support Group on January 11, 2011. Jeff Quandt, Inbound Marketing Professional was the speaker. A video of the presentation can be found at http://vimeo.com/18917015

Published in: Self Improvement
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

10 ways to use linked in for a job search

  1. 1. By Jeff Quandt<br />10 Ways to Use LinkedIn for a Job Search<br />
  2. 2. 1. It all starts with your Profile<br />Consists:<br />Professional experience<br />Education<br />Interests<br />Capabilities<br />Recommendations<br />Links<br />
  3. 3. Name<br />Title<br />Photo<br />Location and industry<br />Profile box<br />
  4. 4. Profile Photos<br />FREE through Jeff Beebe Photography<br />Willing to set up and take your photo digitally (have a flash key or email address handy) here on Tuesday<br />Need a group of 5 to hold a session and set up appt.<br />List to sign up<br />
  5. 5. 2. Summary<br />Should be personal and contain keywords and phrases for the job you are looking for. A good place to promote and brand yourself.<br />Specialties<br />Short keywords of your skills and abilities.<br />
  6. 6. 3. Activity<br /><ul><li>Updates
  7. 7. Discussions
  8. 8. Questions and answers
  9. 9. Liking
  10. 10. Sharing </li></ul>Visibility<br />
  11. 11. 4. Experience<br /><ul><li>List the past 15 years
  12. 12. Include descriptions that show how you benefited the company in that position.
  13. 13. Seek recommendations from former co-workers and friends</li></li></ul><li>5. Recommendations<br />Give to Receive<br />Try and get at least 4<br />
  14. 14. 6. Connections<br />Former co-workers<br />From your email list, gmail, yahoo, hotmail, outlook, etc.<br />Friends<br />Group discussions<br />
  15. 15. Using your online email accounts<br />Using your email tool like Outlook<br />Entering email addresses<br />
  16. 16. Find co-workers<br />People you may know through your connections<br />Former classmates<br />
  17. 17. 7. Join Groups<br />Groups in your targeted field of work<br />Groups that are job search related<br />Groups of interest<br />Adding useful content to discussions Helps add Connections<br />Consider relocating? A way to find connections in other markets<br />Follow other people<br />
  18. 18. Find Groups<br />Group suggestions based on your Groups<br />
  19. 19.
  20. 20. 7. JOBS<br />Suggested Jobs based on your profile<br />Locate job postings on LinkedIn<br />Save job searches<br />Connections help you infiltrate<br />
  21. 21. LinkedIn Provides a list of Jobs that is based on your experience and current summary profile.<br />Your Home page will also show a few of these jobs.<br />For a more tailored job search use ADVANCED SEARCH<br />
  22. 22. Advance Search<br />Save Search<br />
  23. 23. 8. Questions and Answers<br />Find answers to questions you may have?<br />Post questions related to your Job Search<br />
  24. 24. Ask a Question<br />Questions from your network<br />Advance Search to search for an answer <br />
  25. 25. 9. Companies<br />Follow Companies that you are interested in working<br />Find people that work at companies, may lead to connections or hand-offs<br />See new Job openings<br />See new hires<br />
  26. 26. General information on the Company<br />Employees that are on LinkedIn<br />How you are Connected<br />
  27. 27. 10. Search<br />Search companies<br />Search jobs<br />Search people – connections<br />Answers<br />Groups<br />
  28. 28. Use Advance Search to narrow results<br />Search for: <br />
  29. 29. 11. Open your Profile<br />When you visit a LinkedIn profile you will be known and not anonymous<br />Go to your privacy settings to make the change to Profile View<br />
  30. 30.
  31. 31. Home Page<br /><ul><li>Activity
  32. 32. People You may know
  33. 33. People that have viewed your Profile
  34. 34. Jobs
  35. 35. Applications
  36. 36. Etc.</li></li></ul><li>Learning Center<br />Help in anything you wanted to know about LinkedIn and Now can ask.<br />
  37. 37. The Learning Center is found on any screen Navigation bar under MORE.<br />
  38. 38. Additional 1on1 help<br />By appointment during the week. Sessions held at CCC Atrium<br />By appointment before or after Tuesday session<br />Call 415-5277, 953-2340<br />Email jquandt777@hotmail.com<br />Send mail via LinkedIn (via group or connection)<br />

×