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Welcome Talent Sweden (English)

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Welcome Talent Sweden (English)

  1. 1. Get started with Welcome Talent
  2. 2. What is LinkedIn?
  3. 3. The social platform for the professional you Other social networks are for your personal life LinkedIn is for your professional life
  4. 4. Welcome Talent Companies looking for foreign talent Become searchable – make all your past experience count Use your network
  5. 5. You can launch your career using LinkedIn Get hiredBuild your profile
  6. 6. Build your professional profile Get noticed by your future boss and recruiters
  7. 7. Company recruiters use LinkedIn So should you Source: Jobvite Recruiter Nation Survey, 2015 9 10out of
  8. 8. Who would you hire?
  9. 9. Become searchable 9
  10. 10. Here’s how you can get recruiters’ attention 1. Photo 2. Headline 3. Summary 4. Experience 5. Skills of hiring managers look at profiles to learn about candidate 75% Source: LinkedIn Job Search Guide, 2016 5 must-have profile sections
  11. 11. 1 Photo: where you make your first impression 21X Profiles with photos get 21X more views on average The shot should be: ✓ You alone ✓ From shoulders up, smiling ✓ With a neutral background No fancy photographer needed
  12. 12. 2 Headline: Who you are as a professional Your headline follows you where ever you go at LinkedIn. The shot should be: ✓ Who do you help or what problem do you solve? ✓ Add personality ✓ Stand out and prove what makes you different Director of project management.
  13. 13. 3 Summary: Tell your professional story The shot should be: ✓ Add your current location ✓ Write in first person ✓ Keywords ✓ Tell people where you are going and what makes you, you professionally ✓ Be short and clear Summary I am a driven tach professional currently looking for my next opportunity in Stockholm.
  14. 14. 4 Experience: show what you’ve achieved 36X Profiles with two or more positions are up to 36X more likely to be found by recruiters ✓ One sentence about the company ✓ Two sentences about your role ✓ Tree sentences about what you accomplished and contributed with
  15. 15. 5 Skills: raise your ranking in recruiter searches 5+If you list 5 or more skills, you’ll get up to 17X more profile views ✓ Speak Mandarin? ✓ Know JAVA programming? Add top skills you’ve learned in or outside of school
  16. 16. 41% + Education Volunteer Experience: of hiring managers consider volunteer experience equally as valuable as paid work experience + 10X Members who list a school get 10X more views on average
  17. 17. Go back - SIMPLIFY
  18. 18. Get hired Explore careers & contact people who can help you land that job
  19. 19. Getting a referral is still the best way to find a job of jobs get filled through employee referrals85% Source: The Adler Group, LinkedIn’s 2017 Global Recruiting Trends report #1 The top way companies recruit is through employees referring people they know
  20. 20. 4,000,000 1,100,000 5001st degree 3rd degree 2nd degree Each connection matters
  21. 21. Learn what’s out there by browsing job descriptions A treasure trove of information The work you’ll be doing Company culture A foot in the door
  22. 22. Alumni Tool Find alums who work in jobs, companies, and cities that interest you
  23. 23. Start with friends, family, classmates, mentors, teachers and contact people Personalize your invitation so people remember who you are and see the value of adding you. Connect with the people you know Hi Erik, My name is Robin and I have worked in the health sector for 5 years in Turkey. I reasonably moved to Stockholm and hoping that we can bring value to each others network. Robin
  24. 24. Why? ✓ They work in the jobs or companies that interest you most ✓ They can connect you with someone else who does What to say? ✓ Who you are ✓ How you came across their profile ✓ How they can help you Tap your connections and alumni for help
  25. 25. Set up job alerts to stay in the know Be the first to hear about new jobs that match what you want
  26. 26. Follow Companies Be in the know on employers you want to work for Follow Influencers Learn from leaders you admire and the big guns in industries you’re interested in Follow Industries Become an expert by staying on top of trends and news Get the inside scoop to prepare for interviews
  27. 27. Four things to do now The work you put in is what will bring you the results Complete your LinkedIn profile – start with your 5 steps and evolve as you go Build your network – connect with the people you know and leverage new channels to learn more about the companies you picture yourself at. Follow companies, people and join groups – get a relevant newsfeed to stay up to date in your business. Give to your network – make sure to shear, post and connect to stay visible. 1 2 3 4
  28. 28. Your dream job is closer than you think ©2017 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
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