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Job Search Workshop: Making LinkedIn Work for You (0923)
September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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LinkedIn has become one of the most important tools employers and recruiters use to find and screen potential hires. In this workshop, you will learn how to create a strong online presence, build a professional network, and engage with contacts who visit your profile.
By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
- Optimize your profile so you can be found within LinkedIn and by other search engines;
- Know what to say to connect with decision makers (i.e., CEOs, Vice Presidents, and Directors) on LinkedIn, and how to follow-up the initial connection to generate a dialogue or preliminary interview.
- Drive employers or recruiters to your profile, and engage them when visiting your profile to generate an interview.
- Utilize LinkedIn to get the information you need to ace the interview.
Paul Hill is a job search pioneer and transformational career coach who has spearheaded projects recognized by industry as ground breaking in the areas of job search, social networking and professional career coaching.
He is a career management professional, job search trainer and author of the bestselling book The Panic Free Job Search. His work has appeared in major media outlets, including CBC, ABC, CTV and Globe and Mail.
Paul delivers professional development and career training for professional associations, including the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), The American Society of Quality (ASQ), and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPAO). He is the principal of Transition to Hired where he helps professionals in transition land new employment through his Private Client Services practice.