Eyes On Profile

Mass Networking

Phase One
  • Step 1.

    Go to your LinkedIn account and click on “Share an article, photo, video or idea.”
  • Step 2.

    Announce that you are making a career move and conducting a job search. Under your announcement, cut and paste the link to your Eyes On Profile video. The presentation will not show up until you hit “post.”
  • Step 3.

    Instantly reach everyone in your network.
  • Step 4.

    Leverage your contacts and allow your referral sources to forward your Eyes On Profile to hiring managers and other referral sources.

Eyes On Profile

Strategic Networking

Phase Two
  • Step 1.

    Go to LinkedIn and click on your photo, then click “See connections.” Click the profile pages of your most influential and well-connected industry contacts.
  • Step 2.

    Click on their name and then click “See Connections.” As you view their connections, Link-In with those who are in your field or who might be able to refer you to an opportunity.
  • Step 3.

    When you attempt to “connect,” hit the add a note button and name the individual you are mutually connected with.
  • Step 4.

    Once accepted, tell them you are conducting career search. Ask if they will refer you to any opportunities that match your background. Under your message, cut and paste the link to your Eyes On Profile presentation. Your presentation will not show up until you hit send.

Eyes On Profile

Targeted Networking

Phase Three
  • Step 1.

    Go to your LinkedIn account and click on the “search bar” in the upper left hand corner. Choose the option to “search people.”
  • Step 2.

    Click on the “All Filters” option. Type in the name of a company where you are seeking employment and hit “apply.” Click on those individuals at the firm with whom you have a shared connection and send them a LinkedIn invite.
  • Step 3.

    Once accepted, tell them you are seeking a position in the firm’s “sales department.” Ask if they will forward your information to the correct person. Under your message, cut and paste in the link to your Eyes On Profile presentation. Your presentation will not show up until you hit send.
  • Step 4.

    This will allow you to bypass applying online, go directly to the hiring manager or HR executive, while allowing your Eyes On Profile to make the first impression.

Eyes On Profile

Referral Networking

Phase Four
  • Step 1.

    Go to your LinkedIn account and Click on “My Network.” Click on the number of connections you have in the upper left hand corner.
  • Step 2.

    Find your most trusted and reliable contacts. Send them a Message. Tell them you are conducting a career search and ask if they will provide a recommendation.
  • Step 3.

    Once your contact agrees, ask if they will post the referral and a link to your Eyes On Profile presentation within their LInkedIn news feed. Provide them with the link that leads to your Eyes On Profile presentation.
  • Step 4.

    Track your progress. Upgrade to a LinkedIn premium account and watch to see who is viewing your Profile.
Track your progress! Get a LinkedIn premium account and make note of who and of how many people are viewing your profile. In addition, click on the “Me” section in the upper right hand corner of your LinkedIn page. Then go to “posts and activity”. Note the number of “views” and “Likes” you are receiving.