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Turn Relationships Into Opportunities


Can networking really help you get a job?

More than 70% of jobs are found through networking. LinkedIn can help you: 

  • Find jobs through postings on LinkedIn and tap your network to get a leg up
  • Reach out to your existing network to find unlisted opportunities
  • Find your way “in” by using company pages, groups, and search

Search LinkedIn jobs now.


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Posted by on December 26, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

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Grow Your Professional Network


What if you don’t know any “real” professionals?

You already have a professional network if you look in the right places: 

  • Start by connecting to friends and family, then move on to alumni connections
  • Join LinkedIn groups for your alumni and the industry you’d like to work in
  • Request introductions from your connections to grow your network, gain advice, and open doors to new opportunities

Join a LinkedIn Group now.


 
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Posted by on December 26, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

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Build Your Professional Brand


What do people see when they Google you?

LinkedIn gives you more control over the information people learn about you online: 

  • Be aware that employers use social networks as part of their scouting activities
  • Focus on an appropriate photo, smart headline, and rich summary
  • Reach out to faculty and summer employers to get great recommendations

Update your profile now.

 
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Posted by on December 25, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

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Get Started with LinkedIn


What is LinkedIn and why should you join?

LinkedIn is the leading professional network on the web, enabling you to:

  • Connect with classmates, faculty, and family professionally
  • Find new opportunities for internships and full time positions
  • Manage what potential employers learn about you from the Internet

Get started on LinkedIn today.

 
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Posted by on December 25, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

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