21 2016

TampaBay-Job-Links: Getting the Full Benefits of LinkedIn

9:30AM - 12:30PM  

TampaBay Job Links
contact: Nikki Trent 4100 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Suite 206
Tampa, FL 33609
813-344-0200 x307 nikki@TBJL.org

Contact Nikki Trent

With over 85% of recruiters saying they are likely to use social media to source and screen candidates, knowing how to use LinkedIn effectively is an essential job search and networking tool. This workshop is a hand-on forum for exploring what LinkedIn is, why LinkedIn is used, what it allows you to do, how to set up your professional profile and practical ways to use LinkedIn in your search.

Workshop Goals:

  • Optimize your job search and expand your network using LinkedIn
  • Improve and edit your professional profile
  • Identify ways to use LinkedIn to articulate your value and to become more visible as a professional
  • Understand the extensive research and networking capabilities of LinkedIn

What We Will Cover:

  • The benefits of using LinkedIn
  • Setting up an effective and complete LinkedIn profile
  • Sending personalized connection requests
  • Using LinkedIn as a job search, research, and networking tool
  • Searching for jobs, people, and companies
  • Finding, joining, and engaging in groups related to your job search and/or profession

Materials Needed:
Bring a laptop, power cord, and your LinkedIn account Username and

Workshop Length: 3½ hours
Participants should plan to arrive 15 minutes early. Workshops will begin and end on time.

Who Should Attend:
Individuals who are in career transition, conducting a job search, or those who are looking to enhance their networking skills.

Cost to Attend:
Free for TBJL Program participants and $15 for guests.

RSVP Required:
Send an email to nikki@tbjl.org , or call (813) 344-0200.

Dress: Business casual