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1 LinkedIn Workshop Presented by: DOL Grant Career Coach Diana Sukut: 469-365-1832;;

2  What is LinkedIn  Build It  Grow It  Use It  Settings  Resources Agenda

3  Social network with professional/business focus  Online resume  Tool to research employers  Avenue for employers to find you What is LinkedIn?

4 Employed Build It Job Seeker Student

5 1.Display a professionally appropriate photo 2.Create the right headline 3.Write a keyword-rich summary that “sells” your skills and experience 4.Get strong, helpful recommendations 5.Tie your LinkedIn profile to your other efforts 5 Golden Rules

6  Use keywords in summary and skills sections  Review job descriptions and other profiles  Create a descriptive Title – 5-7 words that state what you do  Use the “pipe” key (Shift + backward slash) Profile

7 Additional information

8 Recommended for you  Projects  Organizations  Certifications

9 Grow It  LinkedIn asks permission to look up your Google contacts or other accounts

10 Connect with people Connect with other members and build your network.

11 Invite to Connect I don’t know William

12  Connected by two different LinkedIn connections  They can introduce you to William  In common with William by location How You’re Connected

13  Groups are vital to the power of LinkedIn  Join groups that are comprised of people in your profession, industry, and targeted employers  Join NISGTC at Collin College for job postings, job search articles, and more! Use It

14  Click on Name  Scroll down to respective selection Settings

15 Setting Profile

16     webinars on how to use Resources

17  Survey

18 Collin County Community College District is an equal opportunity institution and provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin disability or veteran status. For more information contact ACCESS at 972-881-5898V/TDD. For persons with hearing or speech impairments please use the Texas Relay Services when offices or departments on campus do not list a TDD number. The Texas Relay number is 1-800-735-2989 (TDD). “This workforce solution was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The solution was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy, continued availability or ownership.” This work by the National Information Security and Geospatial Technologies Consortium (NISGTC), and except where otherwise noted, is licensed under the Creative Commmons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit

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