LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building & Job Search

Date: 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

Are you on LinkedIn, but haven’t fully tapped the networking aspect of this impressive social media tool? In this workshop, you’ll learn how to use the broad reach of LinkedIn to effectively network for jobs or other career related information and leads. 
 
Topics will include reaching out to LinkedIn connections to grow your network and assist with job leads, informational interviewing, how to write a message or email to a second level connection or someone you don’t have a connection to, the networking philosophy of “How can I help,” conversation openers, LinkedIn Groups, and maintaining or strengthening your existing connections.
 
Prerequisites: Individuals who have already developed their LinkedIn profile including adding a summary and past work experience, those who have joined at least one group and have looked/explored their LinkedIn homepage content on at least a few occasions.