Getting the Most out of LinkedIn: A Free Class for Career Changers

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

Getting the Most out of LinkedIn: A Free Class for Career Changers

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

This workshop is for you if you are ready to take control of your career. Learn to leverage the power of the ultimate job search tool, LinkedIn, a platform that boasts 332+ million users and is used by 93% of recruiters.

In this workshop, you will learn how to develop and maintain a strong LinkedIn profile that includes a work portfolio, a powerful Summary that lets your personality shine through, and a results oriented Experience section. ​A good LinkedIn profile can serve as a combination resume, bio and brochure on who you are and why you matter professionally. ​You will also learn how to develop an ongoing engagement with LinkedIn community using status updates, LinkedIn publishing platform and groups.

The workshop is equally relevant for job seekers and career changers.

Takeaways

  • Have a completed, personalized LinkedIn to do list
  • Learn key LinkedIn concepts and strategies
  • Learn the tools and techniques for crafting a results-oriented profile
  • Understand the power of “recommendations” and how to use them
  • ​Start building your ​professional brand ​
  • How to optimize your privacy settings and your personal profile for maximum exposure and discoverability
  • Permitting there is time after the Q&A, ​we'll have a working session where you can ask questions and get feedback from the instructors.

Prereqs & Preparation

​An o​pen mind and a desire to succeed​. Bring a writing utensil and paper for notes.

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