Looking to make a career change in 2011? In today’s competitive market, it is important to have a professional online presence in addition to a resume. Today the most successful professional social networking site is LinkedIn.com. LinkedIn has over 80 million members in over 200 countries and executives from all the Fortune 500 companies are LinkedIn members.
LinkedIn allows members to create a profile that includes information that goes beyond what is on a typical resume. Members can access company and job information as well as join industry groups to network with group members, professional contacts and hiring managers. LinkedIn is one of the top places that recruiters and companies go for talent acquisition.
Can they find you there?
C3: Creating Connections Consulting, LLC offers LinkedIn group training classes and individual coaching for individuals who are: in transition; who want to make a career change and tap into professional networks; and for business owners who desire to increase their warm contacts.
C3 offers a specialized hands-on training class that is for women only. This class focuses on women who are looking to make a career change or re-enter the workforce. It is limited to four participants to maximize individual learning. The class covers the following topics:
- Account Set Up
- Creating a Winning Summary Statement (key marketing piece)
- Optimizing profiles for Search Engines (i.e. Google, Bing)
- Finding Contacts
- Sending Introductions
- Importance of the Status Update
- Working with LinkedIn Groups
- Importance of obtaining recommendations
- How to search the LinkedIn Database for Contacts, Companies, Jobs, Corporate Data, Hiring Managers
Fall LinkedIn 101 For Women
- Thursday, 10/28 from 10:00 a.m.-11:30
- Monday, 11/8 from 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
- Thursday, 11/11 from 10:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m.
Cost is $49 for early registration/$59 post deadline
Laptops are available for use at a nominal fee.
Participants receive a LinkedIn 101 Training Guide
Please see the following link for details and to register: http://c3linkedin101women.eventbrite.com/
More information can be found on the C3 Web-site: http://bit.ly/a2iEFo
C3 is a member of the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce and was nominated for a 2010 Business of the Year Award. Owner Michelle Beckham-Corbin is on the Board of the Anderson IHM Job Search Ministry and presents training on LinkedIn for the group and has been a LinkedIn presenter for NKU, UC-Clermont College and the Job Search Learning Lab.