Using LinkedIn to Help Find Your Next Job

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Notes from A.J. Parl's presentation at Canada Job Expo

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  • 1. Using LinkedIn to Help Find Your Next Job Notes from presentation by A.J. Parl at Canada Job Expo Toronto November 27th 2012This presentation by Maira Bay de Souza is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
  • 2. Before we begin ...Items in this font are the notes I took of what the presenter saidItems in this font are my own comments
  • 3. AppsThere are many apps that can be added to enhance your profile:- My Reading List (by Amazon)- Events (AJ has discovered very interesting events through this app)I also have:Box.net (lets you upload files, and then share them as downloadables on your profile. I have my resume, but you can add work samples, articles, etc)Slideshare (lets you share slides, and people can view them without having to download)
  • 4. Self-promoting tipCreate a powerpoint about yourself and put it on slideshare and then share it on Linkedin
  • 5. Whos viewed your profile?This section has a linkshowing the people whoveviewed your profile in the last7 days.AJ recommends going to thispage weekly and sending amessage to each person thatviewed your profile.The content can besomething like "thanks forchecking out my profile, howcan I help you? Lets meet onthe phone or in person"
  • 6. DisclaimerThe notes presented here are what I understood from what the presenter communicated. They might not be 100% accurate, as I was taking notes and listening to the presentation at the same time.All the information I am quoting from the presenter is his intellectual property. I am reproducing it here under the fair use policy, for quoting purposes only.
  • 7. DisclaimerThe notes presented here are what I understood from what the presenter communicated. They might not be 100% accurate, as I was taking notes and listening to the presentation at the same time.All the information I am quoting from the presenter is his intellectual property. I am reproducing it here under the fair use policy, for quoting purposes only.