GET LINKEDIN•   Building your network•   Classmates•   Groups•   Companies•   Joining the conversation
BUILDING YOUR NETWORK•   Your Profile•   Your Contacts•   Your Inbox•   Your Settings
IS YOUR PROFILE COMPLETE?•   A current position, two past positions•   Education•   A profile photo & summary•   Specialti...
1, 2, 3 DEGREES OF SEPARATION1st - Your Connections2nd – Friends of friends3rd – Friends of friends…of friends
1, 2, 3 DEGREES OF SEPARATION
GROWING YOUR NETWORK• Be aware: LinkedIn contact development  tools• Connecting with friends & colleagues• Browsing and/or...
CLASSMATESlinkedin.com/classmates
CLASSMATES• Explore alumni career trends• Search for contacts• Find opportunities
McMASTER ALUMNI GROUP• INSTANT common ground• Relevant news, discussions, events
HOW GROUPS WORK        http://learn.linkedin.com/groups/
GROUP SETTINGS• Adjust your Group settings to receive  emails from Group posts
COMPANY PAGES•   Track company developments•   Job Opportunities•   Offer product/service recommendations•   Increase your...
JOINING THE CONVERSATION  •   Inbox – direct/focused messages  •   Recommendations  •   Group discussion posts  •   Liking...
ROUNDTABLE• What are you hoping to achieve from  LinkedIn?• What groups or companies are you  going to follow? (Hint: McMa...
KYLE KUCHMEYlinkedin.com/in/kylekuchmeyMcMaster University Alumni - Official   Groupkuchmek@mcmaster.ca
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Enhance Your LinkedIn Experience

  1. 1. GET LINKEDIN• Building your network• Classmates• Groups• Companies• Joining the conversation
  2. 2. BUILDING YOUR NETWORK• Your Profile• Your Contacts• Your Inbox• Your Settings
  3. 3. IS YOUR PROFILE COMPLETE?• A current position, two past positions• Education• A profile photo & summary• Specialties• At least three recommendations
  4. 4. 1, 2, 3 DEGREES OF SEPARATION1st - Your Connections2nd – Friends of friends3rd – Friends of friends…of friends
  5. 5. 1, 2, 3 DEGREES OF SEPARATION
  6. 6. GROWING YOUR NETWORK• Be aware: LinkedIn contact development tools• Connecting with friends & colleagues• Browsing and/or following those in your field• Using Classmates• Following Groups or Companies
  7. 7. CLASSMATESlinkedin.com/classmates
  8. 8. CLASSMATES• Explore alumni career trends• Search for contacts• Find opportunities
  9. 9. McMASTER ALUMNI GROUP• INSTANT common ground• Relevant news, discussions, events
  10. 10. HOW GROUPS WORK http://learn.linkedin.com/groups/
  11. 11. GROUP SETTINGS• Adjust your Group settings to receive emails from Group posts
  12. 12. COMPANY PAGES• Track company developments• Job Opportunities• Offer product/service recommendations• Increase your visibility to the company
  13. 13. JOINING THE CONVERSATION • Inbox – direct/focused messages • Recommendations • Group discussion posts • Liking & Following • Synching other social media
  14. 14. ROUNDTABLE• What are you hoping to achieve from LinkedIn?• What groups or companies are you going to follow? (Hint: McMaster Alumni Group!)• What challenges do you anticipate?
  15. 15. KYLE KUCHMEYlinkedin.com/in/kylekuchmeyMcMaster University Alumni - Official Groupkuchmek@mcmaster.ca

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