Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Maximizing yoursocial media job searchBy Yasheaka Oakley,    YOakleyPR.com
About Yasheaka Cheyney University, 2011    B.A. in Communication Arts       Concentration in Public        Relations   ...
1.The What2.The Who3.The Why
“I like to say that Twitter islike a bar, Facebook is your living room, and LinkedIn   is the local chamber of          co...
LinkedIn is the fastest growingsocial network for professionally-      minded    individuals
LinkedIn is NOT… Your Facebook “Living Room”   500 pictures of    your girls    getting ready    for the club           ...
LinkedIn can be one of the mostvaluable weaponsin your job-search   or networking       arsenal
A First Impression in 3 Points
Get Over that Hurdle Professional Representation  Profile photo should be an official   head shot or a “good” photo of y...
Get Over That Hurdle No Aliases      QueenBee OhSoBeautiful is not your       name Customize your headline to grab atte...
A digital business card or resume that can help get your foot in the door to any Fortune500 company
Why Do You Need It?Executives from every 2011 Fortune 500 company are members of LinkedInLinkedIn’s corporate hiring sol...
What You Need to Know 41 % of the class of 2011                  41% used social     59%media in their  job search        ...
1:5 Employers Use Social                 1 in every 5               companies that              use social media          ...
Get Ahead Accounts that are 100% complete are 40 times more likely to get found in a LinkedIn recruiter search Finishing...
LinkedIn Checklist               1.    A Profile Photo               2.    A Current Position               3.    2-3 Past...
“Focus on developing aquality network that canactually help you achieve       your goals.”        - Patrice-Anne Rutledge,...
Carefully Build Your NetworkWhat’s your purpose?  Swiftly grow your network size  Build a strong referral network  Dev...
Grow Your Network Use your connections to get introduced to  hiring managers and employees at your  target company Engag...
Step Your Game Up 95% of Human Resource Managers use LinkedIn during their recruitment process                - Society f...
Link Your Profile to Build a Network Include your LinkedIn  URL on your …   Blog   Website   Industry Resume   Email ...
Skill Endorsements Do you have any areas of expertise? Add up to 50 skills to your profile Users can now endorse your s...
LinkedIn Recommendations Who should you ask?    Former managers, intern supervisors    Colleagues and professors    Co...
Did You Know? LinkedIn App for      You can join up  Smartphones           to 50 Groups Custom Profile           Unive...
LinkedIn Freebies LinkedIn Resume       FREE ebook via Converter              WindMill                        Networking...
Connect With Me NowLinkedIn: http://LinkedIn.com/in/YOakley  Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/oD_-T          Twitter: @YOakle...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Using LinkedIn to Get Ahead

12,904 views

Published on

Maximize your social media job search by using LinkedIn to stand out amongst the competition.

Published in: Career
  • Be the first to comment

Using LinkedIn to Get Ahead

  1. Maximizing yoursocial media job searchBy Yasheaka Oakley, YOakleyPR.com
  2. About Yasheaka Cheyney University, 2011  B.A. in Communication Arts  Concentration in Public Relations  Minor in Graphic Design Kent State University, 2014  M.A. in Journalism & Mass Communications  Concentration in Public Relations
  3. 1.The What2.The Who3.The Why
  4. “I like to say that Twitter islike a bar, Facebook is your living room, and LinkedIn is the local chamber of commerce.” - BSStoltz
  5. LinkedIn is the fastest growingsocial network for professionally- minded individuals
  6. LinkedIn is NOT… Your Facebook “Living Room”  500 pictures of your girls getting ready for the club  The Twitter “Bar”  Aliases and  Tweet your every thought Nicknames
  7. LinkedIn can be one of the mostvaluable weaponsin your job-search or networking arsenal
  8. A First Impression in 3 Points
  9. Get Over that Hurdle Professional Representation  Profile photo should be an official head shot or a “good” photo of you in business casual attire  Leave the sunglasses, red cups, and cute poses in the “living room” i.e. Facebook
  10. Get Over That Hurdle No Aliases  QueenBee OhSoBeautiful is not your name Customize your headline to grab attention i.e. “Student” or “Bachelor of Arts Candidate” at Cheyney University
  11. A digital business card or resume that can help get your foot in the door to any Fortune500 company
  12. Why Do You Need It?Executives from every 2011 Fortune 500 company are members of LinkedInLinkedIn’s corporate hiring solutions are used by 82 of the Fortune 100 companies
  13. What You Need to Know 41 % of the class of 2011 41% used social 59%media in their job search Social Media Traditional
  14. 1:5 Employers Use Social 1 in every 5 companies that use social media for recruitment purposes say they use LinkedIn - Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies
  15. Get Ahead Accounts that are 100% complete are 40 times more likely to get found in a LinkedIn recruiter search Finishing your profile takes some time, but it is mandatory for success
  16. LinkedIn Checklist 1. A Profile Photo 2. A Current Position 3. 2-3 Past Positions 4. Profile Summary 5. Education 6. Special Skills 7. A Professional Reference
  17. “Focus on developing aquality network that canactually help you achieve your goals.” - Patrice-Anne Rutledge, author of Using LinkedIn
  18. Carefully Build Your NetworkWhat’s your purpose?  Swiftly grow your network size  Build a strong referral network  Develop a BIG network, but sacrifice relationships
  19. Grow Your Network Use your connections to get introduced to hiring managers and employees at your target company Engage with other LinkedIn users with similar interests in Group discussions Job Search shows any connections you have working at the company that posted the job
  20. Step Your Game Up 95% of Human Resource Managers use LinkedIn during their recruitment process - Society for Human Resource Management People with more than 20 connections are 34 times more likely to be approached with a job opportunity than users with less than five connections
  21. Link Your Profile to Build a Network Include your LinkedIn URL on your …  Blog  Website  Industry Resume  Email Signature  Business Cards  Social Networks
  22. Skill Endorsements Do you have any areas of expertise? Add up to 50 skills to your profile Users can now endorse your skills by giving you a +1
  23. LinkedIn Recommendations Who should you ask?  Former managers, intern supervisors  Colleagues and professors  Co-workers and fellow members of student organizations / fraternity / sorority Benefits of Recommendations  Clearly displays your professional strengths and skills as they relate to each position  Can replace physical “Letters of Reference”
  24. Did You Know? LinkedIn App for  You can join up Smartphones to 50 Groups Custom Profile  University Link Alumni  Only 11% of job  Professional seekers include a Organizations social media link  Industry on their resume  Interest
  25. LinkedIn Freebies LinkedIn Resume  FREE ebook via Converter WindMill Networking  Easily turn your LinkedIn profile  30 Minutes to into a paper Maximizing resume LinkedIn by Neal Schafferhttp://bit.ly/P6Ut8n http://bit.ly/QHrwPv
  26. Connect With Me NowLinkedIn: http://LinkedIn.com/in/YOakley Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/oD_-T Twitter: @YOakleyPR

×