Linked In class for Saddleback Church Career Ministry

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Information about Linked In class for Saddleback Church Career Ministry

Published on July 28, 2009

Author: ChrisinRSM

Source: slideshare.net

Description

This is the Linked In class that I teach at the Saddleback Church Career Ministry on Monday evenings.

Chris Hussey June 29, 2009 The power of Networking Proverbs 3: 5-6 “ Trust in the Lord with all thine heart and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct thy paths.”

Objectives Upon completion of this module, you will be able to navigate on the LinkedIn website and learn how to: Create your own Public Profile Use LinkedIn for your own Networking by seeking opportunities and inviting people to your “network” Search for people , companies and jobs Acquire advanced search information about recruiters and companies Prepare for upcoming interviews

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to navigate on the LinkedIn website and learn how to:

Create your own Public Profile

Use LinkedIn for your own Networking by seeking opportunities and inviting people to your “network”

Search for people , companies and jobs

Acquire advanced search information about recruiters and companies

Prepare for upcoming interviews

Agenda Introduction to LinkedIn Set up Creating a Public Profile Networking through LinkedIn Searching activities (people, companies, jobs) Target companies Preparing for Interviews through LinkedIn Interviews through LinkedIn Q & A

Introduction to LinkedIn

Set up

Creating a Public Profile

Networking through LinkedIn

Searching activities (people, companies, jobs)

Target companies

Preparing for Interviews through LinkedIn

Interviews through LinkedIn

Q & A

Introduction to LinkedIn Networking tool for professionals 42 million subscribers worldwide in 200 countries Based on 3 degrees of separation 100,000+ recruiters Provides public profile More connections greater search capability Originally built to find talent for Venture Capital (VC) backed companies Used by most anyone-customers, personnel departments, recruiters, associates, friends …

Networking tool for professionals

42 million subscribers worldwide in 200 countries

Based on 3 degrees of separation

100,000+ recruiters

Provides public profile

More connections greater search capability

Originally built to find talent for Venture Capital (VC) backed companies

Used by most anyone-customers, personnel departments, recruiters, associates, friends …

Set Up www.linkedIn.com (Join) or - Chris Hussey: email: [email_address] No Fee Initial profile Things to consider - Privacy - Contact levels - Will be searched by others

www.linkedIn.com (Join) or

- Chris Hussey: email: [email_address]

No Fee

Initial profile

Things to consider

- Privacy

- Contact levels

- Will be searched by others

Public Profile Use info from Career Coaching Marketing Materials and Resume class (Step 2) PAIN - P assions - A ccomplishments (Problem Action Result) - I nterests - N eeds

Use info from Career Coaching Marketing Materials and Resume class (Step 2)

PAIN

- P assions

- A ccomplishments (Problem Action Result)

- I nterests

- N eeds

Public Profile (cont’d) What job you are after (“Marketing Sales Professional”) Photo of yourself (good idea) Current / past companies Education Summary Specialties Experience Recommendations Groups & Associations Honors & Awards

What job you are after (“Marketing Sales Professional”)

Photo of yourself (good idea)

Current / past companies

Education

Summary

Specialties

Experience

Recommendations

Groups & Associations

Honors & Awards



Networking Use info from Career Coaching Networking (Step 4) 5 Levels Meet someone new - add them to your network Career Phase Networking (working or not) Look for opportunities to network “ It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” Helping People How can I help you? Getting Connected Associates & Groups

Use info from Career Coaching Networking (Step 4)

5 Levels

Meet someone new - add them to your network

Career Phase

Networking (working or not)

Look for opportunities to network

“ It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”

Helping People

How can I help you?

Getting Connected

Associates & Groups



Networking (cont’d) Increase visibility Add connections Improve your connect ability Create personalized website ( http://www.linkedin.com/in/chrishussey ) Include link to your email signature Ask for Advice Example: Who’s a good, fast, and cheap patent lawyer? Introductions - 5 Free

Increase visibility

Add connections

Improve your connect ability

Create personalized website

( http://www.linkedin.com/in/chrishussey )

Include link to your email signature

Ask for Advice

Example: Who’s a good, fast, and cheap patent lawyer?

Introductions - 5 Free



Searching Activities People Search Find friends and colleagues from your past Job Search Advanced Search Companies, location Titles (Talent Acquisition, Recruiter, Human Resources) Employees in your network Keywords Industry

People Search

Find friends and colleagues from your past

Job Search

Advanced Search

Companies, location

Titles (Talent Acquisition, Recruiter, Human Resources)

Employees in your network

Keywords

Industry



Target Companies Use Info from Career Coaching Outreach Plan (Step 3) Generate target lists Call friends & colleagues for information Research on internet / library / LinkedIn Company Website Find posting and apply Research company Networking Join special interest groups Many jobs are not ever posted or advertised Job Boards Monster, CareerBuilder, Ladders, Dice, Job Finder, indeed.com, Jobs.com

Use Info from Career Coaching Outreach Plan (Step 3)

Generate target lists

Call friends & colleagues for information

Research on internet / library / LinkedIn

Company Website

Find posting and apply

Research company

Networking

Join special interest groups

Many jobs are not ever posted or advertised

Job Boards

Monster, CareerBuilder, Ladders, Dice, Job Finder, indeed.com, Jobs.com



Preparing for Interviews Through LinkedIn Perform “reverse” company/people reference checks Check on potential boss People involved in Interview process Look for Links Check on recruiters Search job titles Search Company Short description of company Popular profiles, new hires, past employees Knowing where they went to school, acquaintances, sports, and hobbies helps you connect

Perform “reverse” company/people reference checks

Check on potential boss

People involved in Interview process

Look for Links

Check on recruiters

Search job titles

Search Company

Short description of company

Popular profiles, new hires, past employees

Knowing where they went to school, acquaintances, sports, and hobbies helps you connect

Interviews Through LinkedIn Use Info from Career Coaching Networking (Step 3) Find Job posting on Job Boards - Apply for position Perform Advanced Search - LinkedIn Company Name, your area code Lists all people in your network at that company If you know a person - Ideal . Give them a call Otherwise: Include Company Name, Local to your area code, Job Title. (Recruiter) All recruiters will be listed at that company. Call them and check if they have your resume. Indicate you are perfect for the job. Engage in conversation.

Use Info from Career Coaching Networking (Step 3)

Find Job posting on Job Boards - Apply for position

Perform Advanced Search - LinkedIn

Company Name, your area code

Lists all people in your network at that company

If you know a person - Ideal . Give them a call

Otherwise: Include Company Name, Local to your area code, Job Title. (Recruiter)

All recruiters will be listed at that company.

Call them and check if they have your resume. Indicate you are perfect for the job. Engage in conversation.

Future Steps Applications – Free Slide Share Presentations Company Buzz Polls Word Press Google Presentation My Travel Blog Links Huddle Workspaces Reading Lists Box.net Files

Applications – Free

Slide Share Presentations

Company Buzz

Polls

Word Press

Google Presentation

My Travel

Blog Links

Huddle Workspaces

Reading Lists

Box.net Files

Call to Action Build and or strengthen your profile Meet people and build your network Search your target companies Research in preparation for interviews Talk to hiring manager if possible Take friend or colleague out to lunch ( Ask about the company, they can pass your resume along to hiring manager) Many jobs are not posted Network, Network, Network! Hebrews 13:16 “And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased”

Build and or strengthen your profile

Meet people and build your network

Search your target companies

Research in preparation for interviews

Talk to hiring manager if possible

Take friend or colleague out to lunch ( Ask about the company, they can pass your resume along to hiring manager)

Many jobs are not posted

Network, Network, Network!

Hebrews 13:16 “And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased”

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