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Center for Executive and Professional EducationPortland, OR, United States

Crafting an Effective LinkedIn Profile

Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Center for Executive and Professional Education, Crown Plaza Building, 1500 SW 1st Avenue, Suite 100B, Portland, OR 97201
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As the economy picks up, and companies begin to hire again, it's never been more important to have an effective social profile online. Studies have shown that:
- 50 percent of Fortune 100 companies hire employees through LinkedIn; and
- Referrals are the best source of confidence recruiters can have in engaging with job applicants


Having your profile show up in relevant job searches requires a little bit of work on your end, but can pay off big!

This free workshop will focus on your LinkedIn profile. We will cover:
- How recruiters search for applicants online
- Practical tips for crafting an effective social profile: what you need at a minimum to put your best face forward
- Top 10 phrases to avoid in your social profile
- How to boost your credibility online


Join Janet Johnson, a long-time student of online social behavior and digital marketing resource to Fortune 100 companies, for a practical and down-to-earth workshop. Space is limited to 45 participants.

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