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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...
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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

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