Joining, Searching, & Interacting on LinkedIn Groups

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Bryant & Stratton College students and graduates: Learn about what LinkedIn groups are, how to join a group, how to search a group, and best practices of interacting within a group.


<ul><li> 1. Joining, Searching, &amp; Interacting on LinkedIn Groups </li> <li> 2. Overview What are LinkedIn groups? Joining a group Searching a group Interacting within a group Wrap-up </li> <li> 3. LinkedIn Groups What are they? </li> <li> 4. LinkedIn Groups A place for professionals in the same industry or with similar interests to: Share content Find answers Post and view jobs Make business contacts Establish themselves as industry experts </li> <li> 5. How to Join a LinkedIn Group Hover over Groups in the top navigation bar and select Groups Directory Use keywords to describe the type of group youre looking for Search for groups related to the program youre enrolled in or graduated from i.e. Medical Assisting </li> <li> 6. How to Join a Group on LinkedIn (cont.) From here, you can select which groups you want to join </li> <li> 7. Searching a Group </li> <li> 8. Searching a GroupAfter joining a group use the search functionalityto see whos in the group and how theyreconnected to you. </li> <li> 9. How to Search a Group From the Group navigation select Members This brings you to a list of group members sorted by how many degrees away they are from you in your LinkedIn network </li> <li> 10. How to Search a Group Use the search bar on the left hand navigation to search group members Advanced Search will allow you to filter your search based on: Names Companies User types Locations Etc. </li> <li> 11. Interacting Within a Group </li> <li> 12. Interacting Within a Group Once you join a group, be sure to interact and contribute Post relevant and timely articles and/or information Share your insight by commenting on posts by other group members Ask questions to gather opinions of other group members </li> <li> 13. Wrap-Up Only join relevant groups Contribute to the groups you join Network with other group members Remember to join your campus group and subgroups on LinkedIn! </li> </ul>