Career Services Workshop - Harness the Power of LinkedIn

Thursday, April 23, 2015
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Genrich-Rusling Room, 215 LeChase Hall

LinkedIn is used by more than 90 percent of recruiters and hiring managers to source and vet candidates. Will your profile stand out and convince an employer to reach out? Even if you aren't looking for a job, LinkedIn is a powerful tool for connecting with professionals, and an important resource for your professional development.

In this high energy presentation by Hannah Morgan, Job Search and Social Media Strategist, you will learn:

  • What you need to do to build a luring, branded profile
  • How to explore groups for new connections and professional development
  • What you can do and say to draw attention to your profile
  • Plus discover under-utilized functions most users don't know about.
So whether you are just building your LinkedIn presence or you want to kick it up a notch, this workshop is designed to give you the information you need to begin harnessing the power of LinkedIn.

Hannah Morgan is a speaker and author, who serves as a guide in today's treacherous job search terrain. She is passionate about keeping up with the latest social networking trends and online visibility strategies. Her newest book, The Infographic Resume, shows how to use visuals and infographics to showcase experience and work history. She also writes a weekly column for U.S. News & World Report. You can learn more about Hannah on and follow her on Twitter @careersherpa. 

Tags: Career Services, LinkedIn, social networking