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An Introduction to Linkedin

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An Introduction to Linkedin - workshop carried out at Hull University "Works For You" Programme on Wednesday 14th July 2010

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An Introduction to Linkedin

  1. 1. An Introduction to Linkedin<br />Neal Edlin – West Street Design<br />www.weststreetdesign.co.uk<br />
  2. 2. What is Social Media?<br />Social = People<br />Media = Communicate<br />Social Media is now more popular thanany other genre<br />Let’s watch a short video<br />
  3. 3. Which types of Social Media do you already use?<br />
  4. 4. What is Linkedin?<br />A Professional networking site that enables you to:<br />Establish your professional profile<br />Stay in touch with former colleagues and friends<br />Find experts and ideas<br />Explore opportunities and connect with like-minded professionals<br />
  5. 5. Random Facts about Linkedin<br />Largest Professional Network<br />65 million + users<br />Your details are accessible through search engines<br />Used by all aspects of business and society<br />It is quickly becoming a growing site for employment and career opportunities<br />80% of companies now use Social Media for Recruitment – of which 95% of those are already using Linkedin <br />
  6. 6. Now it’s time to have a play ...<br />Home page / Profile<br />Searching<br />Introductions and Connections<br />Groups<br />Jobs / Employment<br />Applications & Widgets<br />
  7. 7. Thank you for taking part in this workshop.<br />If you need any further assistance, please feel free to contact me:<br />Neal Edlin – West Street Design<br />Tel: 01964 543 818<br />Mob: 07713 784 902<br />neal@weststreetdesign.co.uk<br />Linkedin: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/nealedlin<br />Twitter: http://twitter.com/wswebdesign<br />

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