Introduction to Linkedin for Students

Introduction to Linkedin for Students

Introductory slides to complement a guide we have created for students for Linkedin (


Ed de Quincey

June 11, 2013


  1. Undergraduate Projects “stand out from the crowd”

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  4. more than 175 million members in over 200 countries and

  5. Reported that 85% of recruiters go to LinkedIn before anywhere

    else to find talent (DeMatteo, 2011)
  6. Employers are using Google to assess potential employees, including running

    background checks on your social media presence (Garun, 2012; Wortham, 2009; de la Llama et al., 2012)
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