LinkedIn for Career
LinkedIn is now a primary resource for
recruitment companies, consultants and employers to source
professionals, identify potential employees, and get
background information on their shortlist candidates.
Location – where is the course held?
This workshop is
delivered at our premises in our dedicated training room at Llandarcy, South Wales,
to the M4, J43.
Available as a
anywhere in the UK or EU.
When you find yourself out of work or
about to be made redundant or it can be hard to decide where
to start looking for a new position, today LinkedIn has
become an essential resource and the first port of call for
many. The way that you build your profile, use the platform
and interact with others online can make the journey to a
new job much easier.
This LinkedIn essentials course
will help you understand how to develop your own online
networking strategy and use the functionality of LinkedIn to
find a new job quickly.
Note that this is
not another workshop for the technologically
inclined or initiated, this is about business, YOUR
business and how to get the best return on your
investment of resources. Delivered in a
straightforward way, using non-technical language,
full of insights and real-world observations,
practical techniques and actionable strategies.
Objectives – what you will learn in
Delegates will understand,
gain insights into, or be able to prepare:
objectives and understanding the context
How companies and
recruiters use LinkedIn
Planning your job search
Developing and managing
Focus on connections -
connecting with influencers
Searching for contacts,
companies and vacancies
Efficient use of Groups to
your career advantage
Planning and building a
dialogue for credibility
Effective use of your feed
management and keeping on the right side of the law
Direct mailing to contacts
Using events, slide shows and
more to boost your credibility
Tracking, results and
record keeping; feedback, alerts and analytics
Getting started with your
LinkedIn action plan
Who should attend?
This workshop is for
Anyone who is seeking a new position, contracts or
Students or graduates looking for work, whether their
first job, the next step or even work experience and
Essential learning for:
Directors, managers and other
professionals from practically any field,
Graduates and those soon to
complete university or other professional training.
Prerequisites – what skills or
experience should you already possess
It is not assumed that the
delegates have any prior knowledge of LinkedIn or online
networking, but will have used the internet (for browsing,
email, etc.) and be clear on their career path and goals
(and even ambitions).
Format – what type of course?
This workshop is delivered
as a one-day session. There will be lots of opportunities to
discuss, question and share experiences as well as some
practical activities. Note that this is not the type
of social media training that tells you where to click and
type in a box - this is focused on using social media
platforms to make connections that will benefit your
delegates is up to you, although do recommend keeping the group
size to a maximum
of 16 delegates to keep the tutor/delegate ratio as high as
– how much (per course - not
to attend a one-day workshop)
so if you have 6 or 16 people
in your team who need the training, the fee is the same.