Job Angels Linked In Tips

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My top ten tips for how to improve your LinkedIn job seeking chances

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Job Angels Linked In Tips

  1. 1. Strom’s Top Ten Tips Towards Getting Your Next Job on LinkedIn David Strom (310) 857-6867 http://strominator.com For St. Louis Job Angels
  2. 2. 1. What to include in your “headline” <ul><li>Photo </li></ul><ul><li>Email address </li></ul><ul><li>A concise way to describe yourself as part of your name (“computer networking consultant”) </li></ul>
  3. 3. 2. List your Web sites <ul><li>Use the “other” choice </li></ul><ul><li>Also can put a 4th in “Interests” </li></ul><ul><li>This is what it will look like on screen: </li></ul>
  4. 4. 3. Collect recommendations
  5. 6. 4. Join Groups
  6. 7. Here are just a few in the area
  7. 8. 5. Claim a Public Profile URL
  8. 9. 6. List ALL of your positions <ul><li>Both paid and volunteer, part-time and full-time! </li></ul><ul><li>And get recommendations from as many as possible </li></ul>
  9. 10. 7. Make sure people can contact you <ul><li>Under “edit contact settings” </li></ul>
  10. 11. 8. Find and import your contacts
  11. 12. 9. Link to your Twitter and Wordpress accounts <ul><li>Best way to cross-post any content that you create </li></ul>
  12. 14. 10. Check LinkedIn daily <ul><li>For new job postings on your groups </li></ul><ul><li>For new connections with your network </li></ul><ul><li>To tweak your profile and update your job history </li></ul><ul><li>To update your status with noteworthy activities, meetings, or plans </li></ul>

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