5 reasons to join LinkedIn

Social Media has changed the way we share our profile, from having an online profile to a professional resume. Getting your resume on Monster, Workopolis may give you the reach and exposure to attract employers or headhunters if you choose. Utilizing this social media tool can give you the opportunity to reach out and take advantage of opportunities that you want.
Put your profile on LinkedIn, one of the largest professional networking sites will give you access to industries and connections in specific areas of interest. Started in May 2003 it has grown exponentially to attract CEO, executives and many

1st Expertise
In your journey you have completed various areas of schooling, achieving accreditations goals or have become a talent speaker or writer. These are great areas to share with your new and future connections. There are helpful profiles to use that will guide you where to put enter this information. You are building your profile online that give you flexibility on how and where to use it.

2nd Leverage
You can leverage your resources and connections as you are building your profile. Add new connections or LinkedIn can recommend connections to you, as your build your profile industry you belong to will be matched with connections in the database. Having only 50 to 100 connections can yield you great impact into connections of others, option is available to via 2nd and 3rd connections of your initial first connection.

3rd Recognition
Having Award and Achievement to enhance your profile, winning sales awards, completing certification courses to volunteering for organizations these are recognition based events that are important in your journey of success.

There are various individual groups you can join specific to your industry that you can join. Most of them are free and few of them are permission based. You want to keep up-to-date and get weekly reminders you can set it up with a few clicks.
You can also post comment and feedback to comments being made on various subject and use your expertise to show your knowledge on various topics.

5th Book reviews
There is great feature where you can share insight on books you have read or you are going to read. You can add mini-report and even add you comment on Amazon.com for book you really enjoyed!
LinkedIn is a big program that has many areas to use. The above are recommendations that I have sharing through numerous conversations and speak engagement that I have completed. Feel to do your own research of other areas in this great program.

There are many resources online that you can access that will give you more information and insights strategic areas that can improve your profile to attract new clients, customers or job offers in your community.

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About Get Connected Make Wealth Happen!

Published Author, Speaker and Elite Entrepreneur Jim Pagiamtzis is the founder of Get Connected Make Wealth Happen! has been articles published online by Toronto Public Library Small Biz Express, Centennial College, Happen.ca Linking People and Entrepreneurs,How’s Business blog (Staples Business Depot) and Metro Active.org.¬† Printed articles for FedEx Freight Canada (Newsletter) Centennial College Ascent Magazine. Has been on That Channel.com speaking on How to become Networking Success.

Jim Pagiamtzis in 5 years has successfully leveraged his written articles into speaking all over the GTA from consulting with Burkert Fluid Control, Enterprise Toronto, Career Door, Skills for Change and Trios College. Has delivered keynote for Monarch Park Collegiate spoke on 3 keys task to success and How to attract a Mentor. His dynamic speaking style has empowered and inspired his audience to learn, do and apply his simple and effective Parformance Selling System. Jim has also volunteered with Junior Achievement in Toronto on “Economics of Staying in School”