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  1. 1. LinkedIn Advanced Strategies
  2. 2. Why LinkedIn? <ul><ul><li>  It's networking on steroids </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  2.  Recruiters use it to look for candidates </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  3.  There are job listings </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  4.  The hidden job market   </li></ul>
  3. 3. Overwhelmed by LinkedIn?
  4. 4. LinkedIn Basics <ul><ul><li>Sign up  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  2. Build Your Profile </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  3.  Invite People to Join Your Network </li></ul>
  5. 5. Your Profile Needs to be 100% Complete <ul><ul><li>  Fill out your profile in its entirety    </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Upload a professional picture </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Get three recommendations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. 3 Important Profile Tips: <ul><ul><li>  Summary - strong marketing statement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  2.  Highlight Specialties </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  3.  Add Sections: certifications & key skills </li></ul>
  7. 7. Set Yourself Apart
  8. 8. LinkedIn Tricked Out <ul><ul><li>  Link to your website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Link to your Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  9. 9. Add Cool Apps <ul><ul><li>  Box lets you upload your resume  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Power Point Presentations                                                                                </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Creative Portfolio Display </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Feeling confident?
  11. 11. Now the Work Begins <ul><li>Join Groups </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in discussions </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Use advanced searches to find connections, companies and recruiters </li></ul>
  12. 12. There's no stopping you now!