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LinkedIn
It really isn’t that hard
Josh Murdock
PROFESSORJOSH.COM
http://linkedin.com/in/joshmurdock
@ProfessorJosh
What is LinkedIn?
• Digital Resume
• Professional
Network
• Job Search Tool
• Recruiting Tool
Googled Yourself Lately?
Creating an Account
• Registered www.linkedin.com
• Confirm email address
• Edit your profile
• Edit your employment
• Add...
Edit your profile
Professional Photos –
Not some crazy selfie!
Custom URL
http://linkedin.com/in/joshmurdock
Edit Summary
• Key Info
• What makes you
stand out?
• Highlights from
career or outside
career
Edit Employment
• Can you find
your company?
• Job title
• Give a good
description
• Time period –
Do you currently
work t...
Edit Employment
Skills & Endorsements
• What are your
good at?
• Who believe
you are good at
these?
• Endorsements
come from
connections
Add Education
• Adding
Education –
College,
Certifications,
and media to
support
Add Connections
• Sync with email
• Search for
connections
• Connections
based on
colleges, jobs,
and more
• People you ma...
Request
Recommendations
• Manage
recommendations
• Make it easy for
someone to write
one.
• Give them a draft
or ideas
• A...
Posts – LinkedIn Blog
SlideShare on LinkedIn
SlideShare
www.slideshare.net
http://slideshare.net/jmurdock3
SlideShare - Creating a
Professional Journey
http://professorjosh.com/2015/02/15/creating-professional-journey-slideshare/
Vizualize.me
• Import LinkedIn info into Infographic format
• http://vizualize.me/joshmurdock
Strikingly
• Import LinkedIn info into responsive website
• http://josh-murdock.strikingly.com/
Privacy Options
What do people see when they view your profile?
Mobile Apps
• Keep engaged
on the go and
check
notifications.
• Various
specialized apps
Ready to get
Connected?
Josh Murdock
PROFESSORJOSH.COM
http://linkedin.com/in/joshmurdock
@ProfessorJosh
Bonus Links
• http://www.slideshare.net/linkedin
• https://www.slideshare.net/professional-journey
• Is LinkedIn Premium w...
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LinkedIn It really isn't that hard

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A basic dive into using LinkedIn as a professional networking tool. Learn some good tips and tricks along the way.

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LinkedIn It really isn't that hard

  1. 1. LinkedIn It really isn’t that hard Josh Murdock PROFESSORJOSH.COM http://linkedin.com/in/joshmurdock @ProfessorJosh
  2. 2. What is LinkedIn? • Digital Resume • Professional Network • Job Search Tool • Recruiting Tool
  3. 3. Googled Yourself Lately?
  4. 4. Creating an Account • Registered www.linkedin.com • Confirm email address • Edit your profile • Edit your employment • Add a summary • Add skills • Add education • Add connections • Add websites • Get Recommendations
  5. 5. Edit your profile Professional Photos – Not some crazy selfie! Custom URL http://linkedin.com/in/joshmurdock
  6. 6. Edit Summary • Key Info • What makes you stand out? • Highlights from career or outside career
  7. 7. Edit Employment • Can you find your company? • Job title • Give a good description • Time period – Do you currently work there? • Add any media?
  8. 8. Edit Employment
  9. 9. Skills & Endorsements • What are your good at? • Who believe you are good at these? • Endorsements come from connections
  10. 10. Add Education • Adding Education – College, Certifications, and media to support
  11. 11. Add Connections • Sync with email • Search for connections • Connections based on colleges, jobs, and more • People you may know
  12. 12. Request Recommendations • Manage recommendations • Make it easy for someone to write one. • Give them a draft or ideas • Approve or ask for corrections
  13. 13. Posts – LinkedIn Blog
  14. 14. SlideShare on LinkedIn
  15. 15. SlideShare www.slideshare.net http://slideshare.net/jmurdock3
  16. 16. SlideShare - Creating a Professional Journey http://professorjosh.com/2015/02/15/creating-professional-journey-slideshare/
  17. 17. Vizualize.me • Import LinkedIn info into Infographic format • http://vizualize.me/joshmurdock
  18. 18. Strikingly • Import LinkedIn info into responsive website • http://josh-murdock.strikingly.com/
  19. 19. Privacy Options What do people see when they view your profile?
  20. 20. Mobile Apps • Keep engaged on the go and check notifications. • Various specialized apps
  21. 21. Ready to get Connected? Josh Murdock PROFESSORJOSH.COM http://linkedin.com/in/joshmurdock @ProfessorJosh
  22. 22. Bonus Links • http://www.slideshare.net/linkedin • https://www.slideshare.net/professional-journey • Is LinkedIn Premium worth it? • How to Network using LinkedIn Groups • LinkedIn Cheat Sheet

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