Find out how the online professional networking site LinkedIn, can be used to get a job. Knowing how to set-up and use an effective, personalised LinkedIn profile to connect online will help you discover job opportunities, gain information about the organisation and promote yourself to employers.
Learn how to connect and communicate with professionals, follow organisations in which you are interested and join discussion groups and forums. By having an active presence on LinkedIn, you can get a job speculatively, hear about job opportunities early and apply to advertised positions.
The workshop will provide you with information and advice, signposting you to further resources and support, so that you can work on your profile and use LinkedIn afterwards. There will be an opportunity to chat and have your questions answered too.
By the end of the session, you will:
· Know how to build your identity and create and effective profile on LinkedIn
· Be able to contact and connect with employers and professionals on LinkedIn
· Understand how you can use LinkedIn to develop your knowledge of employers, organisations and industry sectors.