LinkedIn is an essential tool in the job search process. LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service launched in May of 2003 and is mainly used for professional networking. As of April 2019, LinkedIn reports more than 600 million users in more than 200 countries and territories. A recent survey showed that over 90 percent of companies use LinkedIn during their hiring process, promotional activities, or to share relevant information.
The LinkedIn Workshop is designed to help Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey members create a powerful LinkedIn profile to enhance their online ‘brand’ and understand how to best leverage LinkedIn’s functionality during their job search. This is an interactive, ‘hands on’ workshop where LinkedIn best practices are shared and Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey members get real time help with any questions they have. Some of the key areas reviewed include:
- How to best leverage LinkedIn to grow your network.
- How to research companies and identify job opportunities on LinkedIn.
- Once you have applied to a job, how to use LinkedIn to ‘network’ your way into the company and connect with key decisions makers.
Delivery Method: Virtual unless otherwise specified
Time: Specified on the Professional Service Group of New Jersey calendar. Internet access is necessary. Class size is limited to 10-12 participants to ensure each participant is provided ample time to have his or her questions addressed.
What to bring: While not mandatory, participants should bring their laptop or tablet, as they will be able to make changes to their profile or explore LinkedIn functionality during the workshop.
Completion of the full ACT Program is a prerequisite for all advanced workshops.
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