Using LinkedIn - Networking

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<ul><li> 1. GETTOWORKshopThe LinkedIn Connection For anyone who wants to enhance their usage of theFREE networking tool LINKEDIN( www.linkedin.com )</li></ul> <p> 2. </p> <ul><li>Overview Networking sites </li></ul> <ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>On-Line Personal/Business Networking </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Building a community on line </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Jobs, events, questions, et al </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Building your brand </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Dos for the profile give to get </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>What to leave out </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Company research </li></ul> <ul><li>Using LinkedIn as a job board </li></ul> <p>Agenda 3. </p> <ul><li>Facebook </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Personal Networking On Line </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Allows Posting of Most Anything, Including Pictures, Stories, Personal Info </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Non-Essential Tool for Job Searching </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Gives the Ability to Network Internationally </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Used by 200,000,000 people</li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Can Block Private Information from Non-Friends </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Allows for Multiple Search Types </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Provides Group Membership for Similar Interests </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Posts Announcements </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>May Hinder Job Searches, with Non-Suitable Information </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 4. </p> <ul><li>Myspace, Youtube, etc. </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>More Personal Networking </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Gives the Ability to post video Internationally </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Once posted, information may NEVER go away </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>May Provide Presentation Exposure </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>May Provide Documentation of Other Job-Worthy Talents </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>May Hinder Job Searches, with Non-Suitable Information </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 5. </p> <ul><li>Twitter </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>More Personal Networking </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Becoming More Usable in Job Searching </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Can be Annoying </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Very New and Still Being Evaluated by Many </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Effective for Posting Blog Information </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>May Increase Spamming Received </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Anyone Can Follow; But They CAN be Blocked </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 6. </p> <ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>The Facebook of Business Networking </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Essential Tool in Job Searching </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>65 million users in 200 countries </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Readable in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Gives the Ability to Network Internationally </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Provides References </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Provides Resume Information </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Allows for Job Position Searches </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Provides Group Membership for Similar Interests </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Posts Event Announcements </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Posts Class Announcements </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 7. </p> <ul><li>LinkedIn 8 tips to success: </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Complete your profile </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Add connections </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Status updates </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Join Groups </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Prospect </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Use Applications </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Stay current </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <p> 8. Insert picture People you may know 9. Whos viewed your profile Events your contacts will attend 10. Dont use my website edit with name of sites 11. BoxNet files (installs free in about 2 minutes)-- load any file you want on your profile 12. Add the Box.net application here 13. 14. If your recommendations have typos, ask for your contact to resubmit them; its a reflection upon you 15. You can join up to 50 groups and sub-groups as a free member find some large groups to enhance your exposure You can make groups visible on your profile, or you can join, but not show them (may be useful for job searches, etc.) 16. If you want to get contacted, make sure your contact information is available 17. Contacts are listed alphabetically and you can email up to 50 at a time within LinkedIn if you want to email more, block/copy, send to 50 and then paste and send to 50 more 18. 19. This is a group overview note you can publish discussions or articles to any group where you are a member 20. You can search by location, keyword, etc. and you can search people, jobs, companies, events, etc. 21. Emails are forever in LinkedIN; you cannot delete them. 22. Check these out, as well as the MORE category above 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. </p> <ul><li>A few tips on job-searching </li></ul> <ul><li>Ill bet youre missing some </li></ul> <ul><li>On emails, always sign name, number </li></ul> <ul><li>Puta PS on your cover letter </li></ul> <ul><li>Put your Linked-In profile on your resume </li></ul> <ul><li>Complete your Linked-In profile,fully &amp; accurately </li></ul> <ul><li>Write thank-yous after every interview to EACH person </li></ul> <ul><li>Use a professional email address </li></ul> <ul><li>Dont list high school on your profiles </li></ul> <ul><li>If your resume isnt up to date, do it now </li></ul> <ul><li>Join Linked-In groups </li></ul> <ul><li>Get recommendations on Linked-In </li></ul> <p>Bonus Recommendations 29. Open Discussion 30. 248.238.7214 Thank you from </p>