EACE 2013 Annual Conference
May 29 - 31
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
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John Hill, LinkedIn
LinkedIn 101 - Developing Your LinkedIn Presence for Career/Professional Success
LinkedIn, the premier professional online networking service, now boasts 200 million users. John Hill, higher education evangelist with LinkedIn, will discuss new developments at LinkedIn, and outline the ways students can build relationships and connect with people using the online network. You'll learn how to build a strong foundation on LinkedIn by focusing on your personal profile - an important step most students overlook. You will also learn how to use take the foundation you've created to accomplish your specific career and professional goals by leveraging the power of your connections.
During this session, you will learn how to:
Use the Summary to tell a story
Create a LinkedIn Networking Plan
Mine other profiles for information
Use Search to effectively uncover relational affiliations
Discover the hidden job market
Biography: John Hill is the Higher Education Evangelist for LinkedIn. Hill speaks internationally to Higher Education professionals, students and alumni on how to utilize social media effectively. He's given 500 presentations to roughly 85,000 people over the last 5 years on social media's impact on the job search, networking and personal branding. Prior to joining LinkedIn, Hill was the director of alumni career services and internship development at Michigan State University. He also worked as associate editor/online editor/market development manager/market researcher for media companies. Building relationships and connecting people with opportunity are at his core. He relies heavily on online networks like LinkedIn to facilitate each.