Using Linkedin and Social Media for Career Growth – March 4, 2019

Jobs and Career Series - 2019

Department: ,

Date: Monday, March 4, 2019

Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Location: Neumann University Rocco Abessinio Building President's Board Room, 4th Floor

the course has passed

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.


  • Setup and customize profile
  • Update experience, job experience, and skills sections
  • Customize setting according to your goals
  • Connect with professionals, groups, and companies


  • Review tools and profile options
  • Explore social media etiquette across various sites
  • Customize social media use and strategies
  • Learn about profile safety and security features
  • Learn about quality posts for career enhancement

Participants will discuss how companies develop policies and procedures to direct the appropriate use of social media (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin) 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 the 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.



Share this course: