Have you been wanting to post a profile on LinkedIn, but not gotten started?
Could you use some expert advice on preparing a strong LinkedIn profile?
Perhaps you're trying to jump into LinkedIn activities further, or know that you need to find groups to learn more about what's going on in your professional field.
Mark your calendar and register for October's ACC webinars, "Using LinkedIn As A Professional Development Tool, Whether or Not You're Looking for a Job", if you've been thinking about these and other questions about how best to utilize this 70+ million member business networking web site.
University of Illinois alumna and recruitment executive Toby Nathan will walk you through LinkedIn, today's #1 online networking destination for business professionals. Toby's expertise, energy and dedication to helping new and experienced LinkedIn users explore this tool effectively and enthusiastically, affords you numerous benefits, whether you attend either or both parts of this webinar.
Part 1 - Getting Started explore using the main LinkedIn features, along with an overview of the uniqueness and advantages of LinkedIn over other online networking sites, if you're seeking proessional connections. Learn how to create a robust profile, launch your LinkedIn visibility and reach out to others, in groups. Part 1 will be held on Wednesday, October 6, from 7 - 8 p.m., Central Time
Part 2 - Optimizing Your Connections, Messages and LinkedIn Tools advances your confidence to use the community-building, discussion, recommendations and job search features, and more, to maximize your opportunities for professional connections and research and develop a positive online reputation. Part 2 will be held on Wednesday, October 27, from 7 - 8 p.m., Central Time
You may register for and attend either or both parts of this webinar. Click this link for the list of the Alumni Career Center's fall webinar series, including the two-part "Using LinkedIn As A Professional Development Tool, Whether or Not You're Looking for a Job". There is no fee for University of Illinois alumni to attend webinars.
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