It is no secret that networking is a major part of the corporate world; however, the concept of online networking is new to many people. There are many avenues towards online professional networking including:
LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a social network created precisely for professional networking. LinkedIn has 60 million professional contacts on the website and is growing. The site aids in creating a professional online brand for yourself, while creating professional networking contacts and collaborating information about a variety of companies.
1. Display a professional photo
2. Create a Smart Headline
- 1. Example…
- a. Recent Ohio State Grad Seeking Online Marketing Position
- Keyword Rich
- Typo Free
- They look really good to employers
- Ask professors, internship supervisors, boss, etc.
- Add to email signature line
- Personal Website
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