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7. Social Networking Social Networkingfocuses on building onlinecommunitiesof people who share interests and/or activities, or who are interested in exploring the interests and activities of others. Most social network services are web based and provide a variety of ways for users to interact, such as e-mail and instant messaging services. The main types of social networking services are those which contain category divisions (such as former school-year or classmates), means to connect with friends (usually with self-description pages) and a recommendation system linked to trust. Popular methods now combine many of these, with Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn widely used worldwide; 8. 9. 10. 11. "LinkedIn is the office, Facebook is the barbecue in the backyard, and MySpace is the bar," referring to the three major social-networking sites. ~Reid Hoffman CEO of LinkedIn 12. 13. 14. 15. Business Social Networking
"You may not be surprised to learn that companies such as technology powerhouse Salesforce.com use social networking sites to search for job candidates, but even buttoned-down firms such as Allstate have gotten with the program. In fact,40 percent of Fortune 100 companies use LinkedInspecifically for that purpose. Thats why its critical to have a profile on LinkedIn..." ~CBS MoneyWatch 16. How I Found My Dream Job Using LinkedIn, Forbes Oct 7, 2009 "I conducted a LinkedIn search for the company and discovered that one of my former co-workers, a direct connection, was connected to someone there through previous work experience..." "...As you can guess, since I wrote this article, the former co-worker graciously introduced me and even praised me (hallelujah!) to the person at my first-choice company. Two days later, I received a phone call inviting me to schedule an interview. A week and a half later, I was hired."~Avril David, an energy and environment analyst for Project Performance Corporation (In Forbes) 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do. Henry Ford 25.
26. Use LinkedIn status updates to let your network know that you are looking for a new job.You may also wish to let others know that you are looking to connect with individuals around your industry or brand. 27. A strong recommendation from your manager highlights your strengths and shows that you were a valued employee. A recommendation from a co worker or former colleague is often easier than from management. Karma comes into play here, if you give a recommendation, your likely to receive in return. 28.
31. 13 Steps to Help to Maximize your LinkeIn Profile 32. Connect With Me: Email:[email_address] Web:jeremymbryant.com Phone: 303.641.1794 LinkedIn:http://www.linkedin.com/in/jeremymbryant Twitter: @jeremybryant Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/jeremymbryant If you would like further help with your LinkedIn strategy, please contact me.
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