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20 top tips & tricks
Andy Priestner & Meg Westbury
Check out
all the NEW
profile
sections and
fill them in
(LinkedIn has
changed for
the better)
Personalise
your
invitation
to connect
Say ‘hello’
after
connecting
Manage
both
your
profiles
-
public
&
private
Find a
role model
networker
and learn
from them
Join a group
and actively
contribute
to it
If job-
searching,
success will
come from
networking
and sharing
NOT
desperation
Connect
your
connections
(if you think
they could
collaborate)
Update your
status with
meaningful &
appropriate
content (this is
a professional
network)
Use an
established
connection
to ‘get
introduced’
If job-
searching,
find a
company
insider to give
you the
lowdown
A complete
profile and
smart use of
keywords
will improve
your
findability
Write a
recommendation
or endorse a skill
(don’t sit and
wait to be
recommended)
If there is
not a group
around your
area of
interest or
expertise,
start one
Promote
your profile
(customise
your URL,
get a badge,
and add to
your email
signature)
Check out
contacts
at your
alma mater,
via the alumni
search facility
Download
and explore
the sleek
new mobile
apps and use
it on the go
Check out
company
pages
(they’re
cool)
Make your
home page
feel less
cluttered by
customising
your news
feed
Connect,
share, like
– become
a ‘good
LinkedIn
citizen’
Connect with us on
http://www.linkedin.com/in/andypriestner
http://www.linkedin.com/in/megwestbury
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  1. 1. 20 top tips & tricks Andy Priestner & Meg Westbury
  2. 2. Check out all the NEW profile sections and fill them in (LinkedIn has changed for the better)
  3. 3. Personalise your invitation to connect
  4. 4. Say ‘hello’ after connecting
  5. 5. Manage both your profiles - public & private
  6. 6. Find a role model networker and learn from them
  7. 7. Join a group and actively contribute to it
  8. 8. If job- searching, success will come from networking and sharing NOT desperation
  9. 9. Connect your connections (if you think they could collaborate)
  10. 10. Update your status with meaningful & appropriate content (this is a professional network)
  11. 11. Use an established connection to ‘get introduced’
  12. 12. If job- searching, find a company insider to give you the lowdown
  13. 13. A complete profile and smart use of keywords will improve your findability
  14. 14. Write a recommendation or endorse a skill (don’t sit and wait to be recommended)
  15. 15. If there is not a group around your area of interest or expertise, start one
  16. 16. Promote your profile (customise your URL, get a badge, and add to your email signature)
  17. 17. Check out contacts at your alma mater, via the alumni search facility
  18. 18. Download and explore the sleek new mobile apps and use it on the go
  19. 19. Check out company pages (they’re cool)
  20. 20. Make your home page feel less cluttered by customising your news feed
  21. 21. Connect, share, like – become a ‘good LinkedIn citizen’
  22. 22. Connect with us on http://www.linkedin.com/in/andypriestner http://www.linkedin.com/in/megwestbury
  23. 23. Image credits: Slide 1: http://press.linkedin.com/Media-Resources/209/LinkedIn-logo-2-color-png Slide 2: http://christmasstockimages.com/free/new_year/slides/2012_sparklers.htm Slide 3: https://flic.kr/p/ayc3yD Slide 4: https://flic.kr/p/6Nkkq9 Slide 5: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Two_silhouette_profile_or_a_white_vase.jpg Slide 6: https://flic.kr/p/ecxdsd Slide 7: https://flic.kr/p/egJ8WA Slide 8: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gustave_Courbet_- _Le_D%C3%A9sesp%C3%A9r%C3%A9_(1843).jpg Slide 9: http://www.flickr.com/photos/domiriel/4640517018 Slide 10: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jenniewoo/51408446/ Slide 11: http://www.flickr.com/photos/safari_vacation/9501964248 Slide 12: https://flic.kr/p/etmzL Slide 13: https://flic.kr/p/9UB7iz Slide 14: https://flic.kr/p/cEJ1Zs Slide 15: http://www.flickr.com/photos/leehaywood/4204797024 Slide 16: https://flic.kr/p/9rK5KD Slide 17: http://www.flickr.com/photos/paullew/5768459674 Slide 18: https://flic.kr/p/e5wZ3t Slide 19: https://flic.kr/p/8YeUJ7 Slide 20: https://flic.kr/p/4HqwQG Slide 21: https://flic.kr/p/fAymtJ Slide 22: http://press.linkedin.com/Media-Resources/209/LinkedIn-logo-2-color-png
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