LinkedIn Recruiting Solutions *tagline*

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LinkedIn Recruiting Solutions *tagline*
LinkedIn 101 for Career Services:
Agenda
What Is LinkedIn?
Build a Professional Online Presence: Profile
Add Connections with “Warm” Contacts and Alumni
Research Companies & Industries: Company Pages
Help Undecided Students Explore Opportunities
Find Relevant Jobs and Internships: Student Jobs Portal
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Make career
decisions
Find Jobs
Create a
Professional profile
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Make academic
decisions
Research
career paths
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Who Uses LinkedIn?
259M+
professionals
64%
outside the U.S.
+
60K
college and university
alumni groups
+
150
industries
30M+
students and recent grads
2.9M+
Executives from every
Fortune 500
company
companies
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Build a Professional Online Presence: Profile
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Profile Tips for Students
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Professional photo of you alone
Headline with area of study and/or career ambitions
Keyword-rich summary that includes type of positions student
is seeking
Inclusion of volunteer activities, internships, and extracurriculars
Recommendations from professors, advisors, internship
colleagues and supervisors
Education and relevant coursework, skills
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Advanced Tips
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Customize your public profile URL
Change your URL from:
www.linkedin.com/pub/adit-patel/40/b49/18
to
www.linkedin.com/in/aditpatel
Go to: https://www.linkedin.com/profile/public-profile-settings
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Add work samples or published papers to your profile
Add, remove, or rearrange sections in your profile
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Did you know?
Turn your profile into a resume instantly:
http://resume.linkedinlabs.com
LinkedIn alerts you when you have new profile views.
The more information you include in your profile, the higher your profile
rank
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Check out some related profiles:
 Toni Granato: www.linkedin.com/pub/toni-granato/33/83a/293
 Barbara Anderson: www.linkedin.com/in/barbraanderson
 Brandon Johnson: www.linkedin.com/pub/brandon-johnson-maleed-ga/4/557/6b5
 Cristina (Mazza) Schoonard: www.linkedin.com/pub/cristinaschoonard/35/9b4/b18
 Michael Lynch: www.linkedin.com/pub/michael-lynch/8a/264/980
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Add Connections with “Warm” Contacts and Alumni
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Research Companies & Industries: Company Pages
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Research Companies & Industries: Groups
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Help Undecided Students Explore Opportunities
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Utilize the LinkedIn Alumni Tool
http://linkedin.com/alumni
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LinkedIn Alumni Tool cont’d
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Find Relevant Jobs and Internships: Student Jobs Portal
http://linkedin.com/studentjobs
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How to use networking for job searches on LinkedIn
1) Find a job or company that you are interested in
1) Enter that company name in the search bar and target
employees that work there
1) Do you have any connections? Ask for recommendation.
1) Don’t be afraid to reach out.
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