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LinkedIn: The Basics 2013 Brooke Glover www.powerjobcenter.com
LinkedIn www.powerjobcenter.com Professional picture Summary Detailed, Creative, Same as Profile on resume Extension of who you are Don’t obsess Can always add more later
LinkedIn www.powerjobcenter.com Experience Spend time on this Detailed description of the jobs listed – especially if looking for similar job Omit jobs not relevant, if you can Emphasize accomplishments Recommendations – recruiters love to see
LinkedIn www.powerjobcenter.com Skills & Expertise Recruiters look at this BUT not that important Make sure you have some skills listed and some endorsements Endorsements: Endorse others and then they will endorse you Ask for endorsements – send e-mail
LinkedIn www.powerjobcenter.com Education o Join alum group Groups o Join as many relevant groups as can!!!!
LinkedIn Tips www.powerjobcenter.com Spend time every day on LinkedIn Build your “brand” o Starting your own group o Adding comments to groups Connections – Two trains of thought o With only with people in your field o With almost everyone Extension of you and tool to sell yourself as a professional
Contact Information www.powerjobcenter.com firstname.lastname@example.org 773-454-1467 Connect on LinkedIn