LINKEDIN FOR EXECUTIVES: THE BASICS
Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Time: 2:00-3:30PM Eastern; 11:00-12:30PM Pacific
Guest Speaker: James Durbin, Headhunter specializing in Social Media
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LinkedIn is now the essential business website for job-seekers, salespeople, and recruiters.It is the first site on search engine results, the most referenced business community, and an essential part of pre-call intelligence.
If you know how to use it, LinkedIn provides invaluable insight into what the modern workforce is working on, hired for, and how they moved up the corporate ladder. This presentation is designed for executives... first to help you understand how to optimize your LinkedIn profile, then to demonstrate how to use the website to accomplish your goals. Whether you're planning your next move or preparing for your next big win, this session teaches the basics of when, why, and how LinkedIn is changing the way we network.
In this 90 minute session you will learn:
- How to create a professional profile that generates a positive brand
- Who to add to your network, and who to keep out
- The 3 biggest mistakes your colleagues are making on LinkedIn
- How to use the LinkedIn search tools for your next career move
- How to research competitors for business intelligence
- How to communicate to your network through the LinkedIn system
About the Speaker:
Jim Durbin, is a retained headhunter specializing in social media positions and the owner of a digital marketing agency with nationally recognized clients. As a recruiter and a marketer, Jim provides corporate training to Fortune 500 companies in the areas of sourcing, recruiting, and marketing. Prior to starting his first social media company in 2006, Jim was a top performer as an Account Executive for national staffing firms. Jim is a graduate of Washington and Lee University and currently lives in Dallas.