LinkedIn & Resume Refresh For Career Changers
21

Monday, 21 October

6 8 pm CDT

GA Chicago @ Rent 24

444 N Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
$35 USD
Regular Ticket
$35 USD
Total
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LinkedIn & Resume Refresh For Career Changers | October 21

Jane Scudder Photo


Coach | Consultant | Speaker | Facilitator

21

Monday, 21 October

6 8 pm CDT

GA Chicago @ Rent 24

444 N Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
$35 USD
Regular Ticket
$35 USD
Total
`

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

A strategically targeted resume is your most important weapon when searching for a job. This document is often the first impression that you will make with an employer. On average, employers initially look at resumes for 10–20 seconds, so you've got to knock 'em out with a great document. Students will leave this workshop knowing just how to do that.

LinkedIn is the world’s professional social network and a vital resource to find business opportunities and form strategic alliances. We will explore LinkedIn’s unique feature-set and delve deep into the tools and techniques that will help you master LinkedIn. We will also walk through real examples of successful LinkedIn user profiles and learn the techniques to achieve an all-star profile.

Takeaways

  • Strategies to format your resume for easy reading
  • Tips to describe your experience so you showcase your accomplishments
  • How to target to a specific industry/position even if you don't have previous experience
  • How to optimize your LinkedIn profile for search engines
  • Striking the balance between professional and personal
  • The unwritten rules of LinkedIn etiquette

Preparation

  • Laptop
  • A draft resume
  • A LinkedIn profile
  • A job description

About the Instructor

Jane Scudder Photo

Coach | Consultant | Speaker | Facilitator

Jane Scudder is a leadership coach, facilitator, speaker, and corporate anthropologist. She supports individuals and groups make progress on positive, sustainable growth and change.

Jane is the founder of The New Exec, a leadership development firm that supports organizations and professionals through a mix of corporate anthropology, human behavior science, and advanced coaching methods. Grounded in empathy, intuition, and observation, her work focuses on enhancing leadership, executive presence, communication, emotional intelligence, and overall effectiveness.

Along with 1:1 coaching she builds and delivers original workshop programs, facilitates team building and difficult conversations, and delivers keynote speeches. Jane has supported leaders and individual contributors at Fortune List organizations, start-ups, and nonprofits from a range of industries and across five continents. She has supported multiple political candidates making first time runs for office on topics including confidence and public speaking, and served as Adjunct Faculty in the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago for nearly two years.

Jane frequently contributes to well-known outlets on personal and professional development; she has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Fortune, Essence, Working Mother, Huffington Post, and more.

Prior to running The New Exec full-time, Jane worked in marketing and brand management for a decade at Fortune List companies and start-ups. She launched major products and campaigns, led a cross-functional team in support of a $3 billion banking acquisition, and launched and led a global Culture organization.

She holds a BA in Anthropology and Sociology from the University of Virginia. She is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) and a graduate of the Co-Active Training Institute (formerly the Coaches Training Institute). She has coached hundreds of leaders and spoken to and trained nearly 5,000 adult learners across the globe. Jane will earn her Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credentials from the International Coach Federation (ICF) in Summer 2019.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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