Creating Benefits for UAlbany Seniors Through LinkedIn
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Creating Benefits for UAlbany Seniors Through LinkedIn
Learn how to network with UAlbany students and alumni, while establishing your professional profile on LinkedIn
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Our Mission

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Did you know that becoming an active user of LinkedIn allows you to establish and increase your professional network and status? LinkedIn provides a great opportunity for UAlbany seniors to network and connect with fellow students and alumni from all over the world. With over 155,000 University at Albany Alumni worldwide, the opportunity to connect is right at your fingertips. Maintaining connections with fellow "Great Danes" helps you to become apart of a large and diverse professional network.  As fellow UAlbany students, our mission is to help UAlbany seniors establish these connections and professional networks through the use of LinkedIn.

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LinkedIn Benefits

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LinkedIn Mission: "To help you be more effective in your daily work and open doors to opportunities using the professional relationships you already have."

Here is summary of how LinkedIn can benefit UAlbany seniors and their future career:
- personal profile allows you to summarize all of your professional accomplishments
- promotion of your qualifications and strengths to perspective employers
- find important people and connections (clients, colleagues, alumni, and employers)
- learn and share business information within your established network
- be recruited by prospective companies, businesses and other hiring authorities
- sign up for free job e-mail alerts for jobs that are specific to you
- find information about different companies to see which company would be a perfect fit
-search for jobs that are specific to both your qualifications and interests
- basic profiles are free


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How to Create a LinkedIn Account

Setting up a new LinkedIn account is fast and easy to do.  All you need to do is enter in a small amount of personal information to the website and you are ready to start networking and finding your dream job. Check out the brief video tutorial on how to create a LinkedIn Account to help guide you through the process.

Here is a list of the few things LinkedIn asks you to provide:
-Name
-Email Address
-Country/ Zip code
-Current employment
-Current job industry or desired industry

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Are You Ready to Become Apart of The World's Largest Professional Network?

Are You Ready to Become Apart of The World's Largest Professional Network? | Creating Benefits for UAlbany Seniors Through LinkedIn | Scoop.it

Are you ready to create and establish new connections with UAlbany students and alumni? Are you ready to create your professional profile? Click on the link above to join LinkedIn and find out all the great benefits that it has to offer you. What are you waiting for? Your dream job is waiting for you!

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How to Connect with University at Albany Students and Alumni

How to Connect with University at Albany Students and Alumni | Creating Benefits for UAlbany Seniors Through LinkedIn | Scoop.it

Before creating a LinkedIn account, it is essential to understand how to stay connected with fellow UAlbany students and alumni. With the evolving computer-mediated communication, creating connections and networks has become easy to maintain. Some of the best ways to connect with UAlbany students and alumni is through the use of social networking. Wondering what social networking sites UAlbany has? Here is a list of all websites you can use to connect with the Univeristy at Albany:

1) LinkedIn               3)Twitter
2) Facebook               4)Alumni Web Community

For more helpful ideas and tips on how to connect with UAlbany students and alumni, click on the Career Services link above.

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Why Join LinkedIn?

Why join the world's largest professional network? Here is a short video explaining the benefits on why you should join.

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LinkedIn Success Story

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UAlbany students, check out this success story on how John Klodnicki used LinkedIn to receive a senior IBM position.

Here is a quick overview of John Klodnicki's story:

What is the story about: Executive recruited for Senior IBM Position based on LinkedIn profile

Who: John Klodnicki, business development executive, IBM Global Business Services

Where: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

How did LinkedIn provide an opportunity for John Klodnicki: John constantly maintained his LinkedIn Profile and contacts, in order to continually promote his "personal brand". He was receiving 3-5 serious inquiries per month for business deals or new career opportunities. When IBM reached-out, he took the call and joined IBM in 2009.

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