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LinkedIn and the Job Search. Using Social Networking as Another Tool to Find a Job. How Can LinkedIn Help?. Recruiters and companies are using LinkedIn as a key tool to identify candidates LinkedIn is an effective way to “get the word out” about you

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linkedin and the job search

LinkedIn and the Job Search

Using Social Networking as Another Tool to Find a Job

STANLEY WITKOW ASSOCIATES

Innovative Transition Management and Planning

how can linkedin help
How Can LinkedIn Help?
  • Recruiters and companies are using LinkedIn as a key tool to identify candidates
  • LinkedIn is an effective way to “get the word out” about you
    • You can “broadcast” information about yourself
    • Effective way to keep people updated on your status
  • Job Listings
  • On-line networking

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Innovative Transition Management and Planning

how do i use linkedin
How Do I Use LinkedIn?
  • Create a profile
    • Basic information, including current activities, employment history and education
    • A “summary” section which allows you to include relevant information; this could be a place to insert your resume
    • Links to websites or blogs
    • Update section to post latest happenings
    • Include your LinkedIn profile on marketing materials

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complete your profile
Complete Your Profile
  • In order to move up the “search” ladder, your profile must be complete
    • You need a photograph
    • You need 3 recommendations

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some advanced profile features
Some Advanced Profile Features
  • Post documents—such as resumes, articles you’ve written
    • Boxnet.com sends you an e-mail when somebody downloads your attachment
  • Blog Link allows you to connect your blog to LinkedIn
  • SlideShare allows you to post PowerPoint presentations

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Innovative Transition Management and Planning

using linkedin
Using LinkedIn
  • Make connections!
    • Invite people you know through the “Add Connections” button
    • Invite people you find through LinkedIn searches
    • Get “introduced” through your connections
    • Join groups to get connections

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building a reputation
Building a Reputation
  • Use LinkedIn’s Question & Answer feature
    • Ask a question to provoke a discussion or get attention
    • Answer questions to become a LinkedIn expert

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searching on linkedin
Searching on LinkedIn
  • Search for open positions
  • Search for people
  • Search companies

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do s and don ts
Do’s and Don’ts
  • Don’t treat LinkedIn like Facebook
  • Be selective about who you contact, and whose invitations you accept
    • Quantity vs quality
    • Periodically review your contacts—and remove those that you don’t remember!
  • People read your LinkedIn profile, so be careful

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what linkedin is not
What LinkedIn Is Not

LinkedIn is not a substitute for getting out there, meeting people and making face-to-face connections.

There is no on-line substitute for sharing a cup of coffee

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