Using Linkedin, Facebook and Social Media for Career Growth – Fall 2017

Online Profiles Primer: Social Media Best Practice for Employees

Department: Computer and Information Science; Technology Skills; Job and Career Skills;
Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: President's Board Room, 4th Floor, RAB (Rocco Abessinio Building), Neumann University

Participants will learn how to use Linkedin – one of the largest online social sites for professional career networking.

Participants will explore the ways in which online profiles and social media can impact career ambitions and view best practices for safe and positive use of social media. View examples of how Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Instagram and other social media tools can be used to support career growth.

Participants will discuss how companies develop policies and procedures to direct the appropriate use of social media for employees. They will review ways in which companies use Linkedin for hiring purposes.

NOTE: Participants must have a basic LinkedIn account to attend and will have the opportunity for hands-on experience through guidance of the instructor.  Attendees will need to bring the following: a resume, list of schools attended, a list of any previous jobs and names of up to 10 people they may wish to connect with professionally.  Note:  LinkedIn account sign in information will be needed to participate. Attendees should create the account in advance and bring sign in information with them to the workshop.

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