Sept 16 2009 Snec Pmi Optimizing Your Linked In Profile

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Sept 16 2009 Snec Pmi Optimizing Your Linked In Profile

  1. 1. “ Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile to Secure Your Next Position” Joe Devine, Partner Bridge Technical Solutions
  2. 2. <ul><li>Why LinkedIn? </li></ul><ul><li>Optimizing Your Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Connections </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Companies </li></ul><ul><li>Searching </li></ul><ul><li>Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Answers </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why LinkedIn? <ul><li>45,000,000 LinkedIn Users </li></ul><ul><li>All 500 of the Fortune 500 </li></ul><ul><li>Over 195K Recruiters </li></ul><ul><li>To Find, Be Found and to gain valuable information. </li></ul><ul><li>Network </li></ul>
  4. 4. Optimizing Your Profile <ul><li>Headline </li></ul><ul><li>Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Status </li></ul><ul><li>Summary/Specialties </li></ul><ul><li>Website Links </li></ul><ul><li>Photo </li></ul><ul><li>Vanity URL </li></ul><ul><li>Interests </li></ul><ul><li>Awards, Honors, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Applications </li></ul>
  5. 6. Connections <ul><li>Determine your “Connection Strategy” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Closed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wide Open </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make Connections </li></ul><ul><li>Display Your Connections </li></ul><ul><li>Review Your Connections Periodically </li></ul>
  6. 13. Recommendations <ul><li>Great way to establish that you are trusted and trusting. </li></ul><ul><li>Give and receive! </li></ul><ul><li>You have control! </li></ul><ul><li>Are You a “Service Provider”? </li></ul>
  7. 14. Searching <ul><li>Companies </li></ul><ul><li>People </li></ul><ul><li>Jobs </li></ul>
  8. 21. Groups <ul><li>387,085 LinkedIn Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Typically easy to Join </li></ul><ul><li>Some Common Thread </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry, Geography, Skills, Job Title, Company, Interest </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Most include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion, News, Jobs, Members, Updates, My Settings, Some have Sub-Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Form Your Own </li></ul>
  9. 23. Project Management Groups
  10. 24. Business Analyst Groups
  11. 28. Other ideas <ul><li>Profile updates </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Settings </li></ul><ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Improve your Visibility </li></ul><ul><li>Problems? </li></ul><ul><li>Bottom Line – You must make it your’s! </li></ul>
  12. 29. References <ul><li>Jason Alba; I’m on LinkedIn, Now What??? </li></ul><ul><li>Joel Elad; LinkedIn for Dummies </li></ul><ul><li>Steven Tylock; The LinkedIn Personal Trainer </li></ul><ul><li>Guy Kawasaki blog post &quot;10 Ways to Use LinkedIn“ </li></ul><ul><li>Patrice-Anne Rutledge; Sams Teach Yourself LinkedIn </li></ul>
  13. 30. Cupcakes? Not! <ul><li>Amy McDermott; Recruiter and Manages our Outreach Efforts </li></ul><ul><li>Kristi Brewster; Sr. Recruiter and Manages our Business Analyst Practice Area </li></ul><ul><li>Jon Samolis; Recruiter and Manages our Project Management Practice Area </li></ul><ul><li>Joe Devine; Partner and Presenter </li></ul>

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