Become a Linkedin Expert:  An Overview of Linkedin for         Job SearchLonny J. Gulden                    ChiefConnectio...
Linkedin - what is it?• “MySpace for grown-ups”• Way to reconnect with former classmates  and colleagues without knowing e...
Linkedin - keys to success• Settings  •   Basic or Premium account?  •   Suggested settings  •   Sharing contacts  •   Twi...
Linkedin Basic• Build and maintain a trusted professional  network of up to 30K connections• Visibility limited to second ...
Linkedin – Job Seeker• $29.95 per month• 5 InMails per month, with a seven-day response  guarantee  - Unused InMail credit...
Linkedin - keys to success• Complete your profile  •   Professional headline  •   Headshot  •   Summary  •   Skills  •   E...
Linkedin - keys to success• Complete your profile  •   Professional headline  •   Headshot  •   Summary  •   Skills & Expe...
Linkedin - keys to success• Complete your profile  • Education       • List all schools attended  •   Websites  •   Organi...
Linkedin – keys to success• Linkedin Groups  •   College or university alumni group  •   Corporate groups (current & alumn...
Linkedin – keys to success• Optional Sections  •   Certifications  •   Courses  •   Honors & Awards  •   Patents  •   Proj...
Linkedin – keys to success• Connecting to Rich Media  •   Box.net (documents)  •   SlideShare (presentations)  •   Wordpre...
LinkedIn - building your network • Address book imports   • Verify email addresses before sending • Inviting without email...
LinkedIn - keys to success• Recommendations  • Recommend former co-workers and service    providers  • Request recommendat...
Linkedin - making connections•   Requesting introductions•   Browser toolbars (IE9 & Firefox)•   Email signature•   Outloo...
Linkedin – working it•   LinkedIn Today•   Advanced search•   Browsing connections•   Company profiles•   Answers
Thank You           Lonny J. Gulden             952-829-7828   lonny@chiefconnectionsofficer.comhttp://www.chiefconnecxtio...
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Become a Linkedin Expert: An Overview of Linkedin for Job Search

  1. 1. Become a Linkedin Expert: An Overview of Linkedin for Job SearchLonny J. Gulden ChiefConnectionsOfficer.comChief Connections Officer™ lonny@chiefconnectionsofficer.com
  2. 2. Linkedin - what is it?• “MySpace for grown-ups”• Way to reconnect with former classmates and colleagues without knowing email• Business development tool• Recruiting tool• Job search tool
  3. 3. Linkedin - keys to success• Settings • Basic or Premium account? • Suggested settings • Sharing contacts • Twitter integration • Filtering inbound Activity Feed • Listing email addresses
  4. 4. Linkedin Basic• Build and maintain a trusted professional network of up to 30K connections• Visibility limited to second level connections• Request and provide recommendations• Request up to 5 Introductions at a time• Search, view profiles and invite 3K LinkedIn users
  5. 5. Linkedin – Job Seeker• $29.95 per month• 5 InMails per month, with a seven-day response guarantee - Unused InMail credits roll over each month, up to a maximum of fifteen• Access to third level connections• Expanded Profile views for the top 300 search results outside your network• Up to 15 Introductions at a time• Unlimited OpenLink Network membership
  6. 6. Linkedin - keys to success• Complete your profile • Professional headline • Headshot • Summary • Skills • Experience • List all employers by all names they have been known
  7. 7. Linkedin - keys to success• Complete your profile • Professional headline • Headshot • Summary • Skills & Expertise • Experience • List all employers by all names they have been known
  8. 8. Linkedin - keys to success• Complete your profile • Education • List all schools attended • Websites • Organizations • Personal information • Contact preferences – phone number
  9. 9. Linkedin – keys to success• Linkedin Groups • College or university alumni group • Corporate groups (current & alumni) • Networking groups (LION, TopLinked.com) • Professional groups • Special interest groups • Start your own group
  10. 10. Linkedin – keys to success• Optional Sections • Certifications • Courses • Honors & Awards • Patents • Projects • Publications • Volunteer Experience & Causes
  11. 11. Linkedin – keys to success• Connecting to Rich Media • Box.net (documents) • SlideShare (presentations) • Wordpress (blogs) • YouTube (video)
  12. 12. LinkedIn - building your network • Address book imports • Verify email addresses before sending • Inviting without email address • 3K invitations • Classmates, colleagues, business partners, group members • Browsing connections’ connections
  13. 13. LinkedIn - keys to success• Recommendations • Recommend former co-workers and service providers • Request recommendations from former supervisors, peers and subordinates • Request recommendations from former clients and vendors
  14. 14. Linkedin - making connections• Requesting introductions• Browser toolbars (IE9 & Firefox)• Email signature• Outlook Social Connector• Smartphone/iPad application• Xobni (Outlook), Smartr (Gmail) & Rapportive
  15. 15. Linkedin – working it• LinkedIn Today• Advanced search• Browsing connections• Company profiles• Answers
  16. 16. Thank You Lonny J. Gulden 952-829-7828 lonny@chiefconnectionsofficer.comhttp://www.chiefconnecxtionsofficer.comhttp://www.linkedin.com/in/linkedinguru

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