With 200 million users, LinkedIn is the largest professional social networking site. According to recent surveys 98% of recruiters use LinkedIn to find candidates for open positions.
Join the 'Saddleback College Career Network' group and you will have the ability to read, review, comment on and post discussions and/or questions to members; search through member profiles to find professionals in your field that you can connect with; receive updates from the group to stay on top of career/job resources, events, and discussions; and build your LinkedIn profile so your 'online image' stays professional!
To view more information or to join the group, visit; http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Saddleback-College-Career-Network-2547625....
If you're not sure about LinkedIn yet, check out these additional resources;
1. Visit www.saddleback.edu/jobs/students.html for a LinkedIn links and social media experts.
2. Check out how you can use LinkedIn Alumni to help your career; http://blog.linkedin.com/2013/01/30/start-mapping-your-career-with-linke...
3. Do you have a target list of companies you want to work for? If so, check out their 'company page' on LinkedIn to learn more, connect with the right people, and prepare for the interview!
4. Ever considered doing some 'Informational Interviews'? LinkedIn is a great place to reach out to people for guidance.