Monday, March 7, 2011

Making the Most of LinkedIn

LinkedIn in often described as “Facebook for professionals.” Although I don’t see much value in it for me as an academic, its value may be substantial for many of its 17 million users. According to the Immigration Daily blog, here are 8 favorite ways to use it.

1. Get professional introductions.

2. Make connections.

3. Ask your network a question.

4. Get testimonials about you from others.

5. Conduct a job search.

6. Find potential contacts.

7. Provide links to your web page and blog

8. Join a special interest group.

The posting also offers general tips and facts about LinkedIn.

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http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/2011/03/making-the-most-of-linkedin.html

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