harnessing the power of linkedin for your job search

Workshop Description

In today’s marketplace, 93% of company recruiting on social media happens through LinkedIn, the world’s largest online professional network! This means that job seekers who receive LinkedIn training are at a distinct advantage in securing jobs from potential employers.

By attending this workshop, that same advantage can be yours!  You will discover how to craft a stellar LinkedIn profile that takes your job search to the next level.  You will also learn how to connect with experts in your field of interest and access job opportunities that haven’t even been advertised yet.  By using LinkedIn in these ways, you establish a credible online presence for yourself and ensure that your best self is what employers see first!

This Workshop Is Ideal For:
  • Job seekers wanting to target unadvertised jobs through social media

  • College and university students transitioning into the labor market

  • Managers and employees thinking about a career change

  • Job veterans who need to update their career portfolio

Common Challenges This Workshop Addresses:
  • Confusion about which job search strategies are best

  • Uncertainty about what recruiters are looking for in a LinkedIn profile

  • Managing the privacy, security, and visibility of online information

This Workshop Enables Participants To:
  • Follow an easy, step-by-step process for crafting a stellar LinkedIn profile

  • Create a personal brand that favors google search results and attracts recruiters

  • Collect job information and advice from experts in their fields of interest

  • Maintain strong job networks before and after they find employment

  • Use LinkedIn to access the “hidden” job market, the 80% of unadvertised jobs which employers still need to fill

This Workshop Includes:
  • A live, in-person LinkedIn tutorial on how to build profile components, navigate menus, customize news feeds, and conduct research to generate job leads

  • Advice on how to accept LinkedIn connections wisely

  • Custom designed handouts for participants

Ideal Formats:

This workshop can be delivered as a 1-hour workshop or a 2-hour seminar. A longer format is ideal for group discussion and audience participation, but formats can be shortened or lengthened to meet the specific needs of your audience!

Next Steps:

If you are interested in attending this workshop or hosting one in your organization, please contact me. I’d be happy to discuss some next steps with you.

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Thomas captured the attention of people by sharing stories, infusing humor and incorporating wittiness and sensitivity into the workshops he delivered at the Conestoga Career Center. Thank you for your professional approach in delivering your specialty areas Thomas.

Contact info

​Office Phone: 519-224-1620​


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