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Level Up Your Linkedin - Shared screen with speaker view
Keren Baruch
09:46
hey!
Jannie Zhong
09:49
Hello!
Olha Maslova
09:50
Hi!)
Anshit Chaudhari
09:50
Hello!
Suman Tripathy
09:50
hi!
Hariti Patel
09:50
Hello!
Phillip Matos
09:50
hi!
Shashaank N
09:50
Hi!
Siddhant Sanghi
09:51
Hi!
Nick Lamm
09:51
👋
Zongmin Yin
09:51
Hi!
Vikram Nitin
09:51
Hi!
Sophie Sebuh
09:53
hi!
Nirutti "Time" Charupaisankit
09:53
hi!
William Liang
09:54
hello hello
Nicholas Wu
09:54
ello
Rashi Bisen
09:54
hi
Tanvi Pande
09:54
Hey!
Ryan Lee
09:55
Hi!
Shyam Pandya
09:55
Hello Keren and Ankita!
Nick Greenspan
09:55
hey
Rennah Weng
09:55
Hi!
Yoojin Lee
09:56
hi
Philippe Chlenski
09:58
hi!
KM
09:59
Hello
Alejandro Toledo-Navarro
10:00
hi!
Shreya Bhakta
10:10
Hello!
Chuqi Zhen
10:25
Hi
Maria Tome
11:04
where will the recording be posted?
Ivy Elkins
12:42
@Maria - on the website but feel free to email me for the recording so I can send to you asap
Maria Tome
13:10
thank you!
Keren Baruch
18:11
Feel free to ask questions in the chat, we will make sure to get to it
Nicholas Wu
18:57
if work experience or skills aren't relevant to the industry we want to enter, should we still include it?
Nirutti "Time" Charupaisankit
19:13
What is the line between whether to put an experience (especially clubs) as organization, work experience, or volunteer experience?
Keren Baruch
20:23
Product leader, angel investor, and startup advisor at the intersection of consumer product and B2B
Juan Pablo Villa
21:41
JP has more than 25 years of experience in the technology market and has built and sold a couple of software companies, providing services to Fortune 500 companies in more than 20 countries. He has a solid understanding of software foundations and data science implications; he also perceives how AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning impact the business landscape. Negotiation and strategy are among his strongest skills. He lived in the US where he sold his last company in 2017. Now, JP has moved back to Buenos Aires, where he provides strategic advisory services for early-stage, deep-tech B2B startups and technology companies.JP loves jazz, plays GO and maintains his enduring spirit by running marathons.
Keren Baruch
22:01
Basic student format: Name, major, interests and what you’re looking for
Keren Baruch
22:27
Thanks Juan!
Suman Tripathy
23:23
Hi! I'm Suman, a current Masters in Data Science student at Columbia University. I also recently graduated from UC Berkeley with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, so I come from a strong technology background.I'm very passionate about using data ethically and working at mission-driven companies. I'm currently looking for jobs as a Data Scientist or Machine Learning Engineer beginning in January 2021 after I graduate.
Juan Pablo Villa
23:24
Sorry, I understood to send the bio we have already written
Rennah Weng
24:20
Is it distracting to put non-career related experience in the "work experience" section?
Michael Falkenstein
24:22
still working on mine
Jainam Shah
24:43
Should I add scores like GRE to linkedin?
Shyam Pandya
25:13
What was the ideal word limit for the about section again?
Olha Maslova
25:36
If we are going to join a company next summer, should we mention it in the summary?
Sophie Sebuh
26:02
@Shyam it was <100
Shyam Pandya
26:12
Thanks @Sophie!
Sang Jun Chun
27:53
Should our bio be in 1st or 3rd person?
Anshit Chaudhari
27:59
^ +1
Ace Cook
28:03
How should we prioritize general domain knowledge vs specialized skills in the domain depending on our objective? Recruiter preference...
Michael Falkenstein
29:33
I have 2 years professional experience in the Visual Effects industry as a Technical Director, working on a range of films from Disney to Marvel, as well as experimental projects. I am passionate about enabling artists to work.
Ace Cook
29:33
Great!
Philippe Chlenski
30:19
For those of us who are new students (or just started research positions, etc), how should we write descriptions for jobs we're just starting?
Preethi Prakash
32:09
On LinkedIn, where do we add projects that we have done? (When its not a job/work experience)
Shyam Pandya
32:47
@Preethi under Accomplishments, there is an option to add projects and contributors
Preethi Prakash
33:10
Okay thank you!
Hankun Shi
36:37
I know Linkedin has a feature of ranking all job applicants, how does this works and do recruiters look at that? Thx
Michael Falkenstein
36:57
Covid networking?
Ananya Gandhi
41:30
Do you recommend addressing professionals by their first name, even as a college student?
Morgan Grant
45:20
If you attend Barnard College, is it appropriate to add Columbia University to your profile as well in order to expand your network?
Suman Tripathy
49:04
If you connect with an alum with a role you’re interested in, what’s the smoothest way to get to a referral? Maybe connect via a phone call and then ask if they’d be comfortable referring you?
Juan Pablo Villa
49:18
on job search, how important is today to send a cover letter?
Olha Maslova
50:29
What is a role of posts on linkedIn? When and what should we post?
Philippe Chlenski
50:47
How do keywords in job descriptions vs. skills factor into the search?
Julian Hunt
51:29
Thanks for the great talk! On the subject of networking would it be possible for either of you to connect me with a recruiter at LinkedIn :) ? I'm a sophomore studying computer science looking for a summer internship.
Shyam Pandya
51:49
What is the best way to start writing posts on LinkedIn to improve our presence on the platform?
Sophie Sebuh
52:17
Should we include work experience/ internships/ etc. that don’t necessarily directly relate with the field we’re interested in?
Suman Tripathy
52:18
Awesome ty!
Michael Falkenstein
52:47
In my personal experience, asking for advice has led to job offers.
Ace Cook
53:26
I will be attending MBA program after graduating. I also have work exp prior to CU, should I highlight broad general skills or more specific skills pertaining to the role I am interested in? best practice on balancing this for recruiting
Suman Tripathy
55:09
I recently have gotten alerts about “Next, earn a skill badge. Stand out to recruiters by doing a suggested, ~15 minute Skill Assessment.” Any thoughts on this?
Ace Cook
01:02:09
Thanks, I get it...
Suman Tripathy
01:02:45
Amazing!! Thank you so much for all the awesome advice :)
Nick Greenspan
01:03:59
Thanks so much!
Preethi Prakash
01:04:43
Thank you!!
Sophie Sebuh
01:04:47
Thank you!!