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FSPH Career Services: LinkedIn Two-Part Series, no. 1

FSPH Career Services: LinkedIn Two-Part Series, no. 1

Date 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location 
43-105 CHS Los Angeles , CA
California US
Event Contact 

 

Building Your Professional Online Presence

In part one of this two-part interactive series, students will learn how to develop an active, complete LinkedIn profile that extends beyond the bullet points of their resume with a focus on understanding:

•             the similarities and differences of a resume vs. LinkedIn

•             how to tidy up a profile and what to include or omit

•             how to write a targeted headline and summary

•             tips & tricks for showcasing strengths

•             answers to common concerns and questions from students

•             how to stay active and keep a profile up-to-date

 

Dos & Don’ts, How to Network Online, & Maximizing Your Profile

In part two, students will learn how to utilize LinkedIn to develop and sustain professional relationships as well as support career exploration and internship/job searching. Topics covered will include:

•             Adding contacts and messaging etiquette

•             Advanced search features for networking and internship/job searches

•             Skills & endorsements, recommendations, interests, groups, and activity/followers

•             How to transfer online connections to informational interviews

Please bring your student ID for check-in and your laptop!