LINKEDIN FOR PROFESSIONALS: BEYOND THE BASICS
Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time: 2:00-3:30PM Eastern; 11:00-12:30 PM Pacific; 1:00-2:30PM Central
Guest Speaker: Jim Durbin, VP Marketing and Social Media
Can't make the date? Your purchase includes access to the live broadcast as well as a full recording of the program to download and watch at your convenience.
LinkedIn continues to change the way we communicate online. Serving as the largest business network on the planet, it provides updated information on companies, executives and job-seekers. This instructional session by Jim Durbin showcases powerful methods and tools to connect with your network, uncover hidden information in the job market, and vet potential employers and business partners.
This session isn't about theory. Each lesson is a live example that you will be able to quickly pick up and use the same day. No matter your skill level, you will learn basic hacks to improve your LinkedIn activity.
NOTE: This presentation is for professionals who have a basic understanding of LinkedIn and are now ready to learn the more advanced features. The information is geared for those in transition as well as those who are currently employed.
In this 90 minute session you will learn to:
- Read the hidden information in job postings to find executive contacts.
- Identify job opportunities before they are posted.
- Get updates on promotions, terminations and hires from your connections.
- Read profiles the way executive headhunters read yours
- Publish information that increases your profile views
- When to buy premium accounts and how to get the most value
About the Speaker:
Jim Durbin is an executive search headhunter 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.