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  1. 1. LinkedIn Tune-Up: Developing and MAINTAINING an Effective Online Presence Jennifer Rhodes, M.A., N.C.C., G.C.D.F. ASU Career Services
  2. 2. LinkedIn Why LinkedIn? Creating Effective Profile Networking Maintaining/ Optimizing LinkedIn Usage
  3. 3. why LinkedIn? Turn relationships into opportunities Build professional network and brand online Obtain information on professionals, industries, and companies
  4. 4. LinkedIn facts 300 million plus members worldwide 100 million users in U.S. 67% of users outside of U.S. Monthly average time user spends on LinkedIn= 17 minutes 13% use LinkedIn at least once a day Source: 25 Facts You Really Should Know About LinkedIn (Ethel Agelatou, April 24, 2014).
  5. 5. building an effective linkedIn profile Create informative headline Display appropriate photo Develop professional summary statement Download copy of resume/cv Utilize keywords in Specialties section Update status at least once a week
  6. 6. (con building an effective linkedin profile Seek out and utilize LinkedIn Groups Solicit recommendations Claim your LinkedIn URL Include links to your work Manage your settings Indicate skills and experience Optional sectionsProjects, Honors, Awards
  7. 7. (con professional networking using linkedin Decide on policy for accepting requests Add LinkedIn URL to your e-mail signature and/or resume/cv Join relevant groups and/or build own groups Follow companies and subscribe to channels Blog on site and/or add your blog Build your network Personalize messages Connect through common groups
  8. 8. optimizing LinkedIn share ideas / solve problems with those in field seek out talent prepare for what-if/explore career paths promote events/products to targeted audiences discover new groups and influencers to stay current in field
  9. 9. (con maintaining presence using 15 minutes/day Monday Five-minute scan of feed If actively job seeking, spend 10 minutes searching for jobs If not actively seeking, spend 10 minutes either looking for new groups to join or growing network utilizing People You May Know feature
  10. 10. (con maintaining presence using 15 minutes/day Tuesday Five-minute scan of feed Spend five minutes visiting top LinkedIn Groupscomment or start discussion Spend last five minutes clearing Inbox
  11. 11. (con maintaining presence using 15 minutes/day Wednesday Five-minute scan of feedshare own status update Spend 10 minutes expanding network using Alumni feature Spend last five minutes clearing Inbox
  12. 12. (con maintaining presence using 15 minutes/day Thursday Five-minute scan of feedlike or comment on at least 3 posts Spend 10 minutes searching LinkedIn Company pages for fit and/or info in your industry
  13. 13. (con maintaining presence using 15 minutes/day Friday Spend five minutes endorsing Skills & Experience of others Spend five minutes reviewing and revising own profile Remaining five minutesreflect on past weeks accomplishments and add info; respond to any new messages or requests to connect
  14. 14. more resources: Article: The 31 Best LinkedIn Profile Tips for Job Seekers. Tobias B. Gustafson Article: 4 Key Elements of a Killer LinkedIn Summary. Jenny Foss Article: 13 Intelligent Reasons to Spend More Time on LinkedIn. J. T. ODonnell
  15. 15. Discuss three goals related to how you plan to incorporate or expand your use of LinkedIn in the next month.
  16. 16. Questions??? Thank you! ASU Career Services 480-965-2350
  17. 17. Sources: How to Conquer Your Job Search on LinkedIn in 15 Minutes a Day. Lindsey Pollak, Official LinkedIn Blog. University.LinkedIn.Com