The Importance of LinkedIn
Monday, November 16, 2020 — 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn how to create a great LinkedIn profile, manage your account, and other great ways to use LinkedIn to find a job and further your career.
November 16, 2020
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We show online events on our big movie screen (when possible) or in a study room. The event is still online and live, not in-person or pre-recorded.
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Did you know that there are over 467 million LinkedIn users worldwide? Two people join every second of every day.
We will review best practices as they relate to online profile creation and managing one’s account. We will also discuss the many additional usages of LinkedIn including the importance of joining groups and getting others to offer testimonials.
About the Presenter
Gary Gekow has over 30 years of employment consulting and recruiting experience in the Boston marketplace. He has earned preferred vendor status with many high profile companies including Fidelity Investments and John Hancock. He also works with individuals in the greater Boston area and throughout New England assisting them with job search strategies. This includes resume writing, cover/thank you letter writing, interviewing skills, transitioning into new careers, salary and benefits negotiation, and on-line job search.
We will meet online with a video chat using Zoom. If you have never used Zoom before, it is very simple and user friendly. We recommend installing Zoom on whichever device you will use (computer, smartphone, tablet) before the program starts. When you click the invite link, you will be prompted to open or install Zoom.
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