Novato, CA, June 12, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- With nearly 70 million members, LinkedIn has become the premier resource for hiring managers, recruiters, and chief executives looking for experts who can help them overcome their challenge. However, few executives really know how to mine LinkedIn to make the contacts that are critical to building their business or their career. In the next In the next session of Experts Connection (www.experts-connection.com), Jason Alba, founder and CEO of JibberJobber.com and author of “I’m On Linked-In – Now What???” will provide hidden insights and secrets to help you get the most out of LinkedIn as a networking tool. The teleseminar entitled “LinkedIn for Executives: Beyond the Basics” is scheduled for June 23, from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. ET, (1:00 – 2:30 p.m. PT), and is sponsored by NETSHARE® (www.netshare.com).
LinkedIn can be an invaluable resource no matter what opportunity you are seeking; whether you are in a career transition, working as a consultant, or managing a department or division. Effective networking has become the foundation for career success, and LinkedIn is an important tool to market yourself as an industry expert, and to find other experts who can help you. This Experts Connection presentation will focus on advanced techniques for LinkedIn, including strategies that will help you optimize your time and effort, and how to set yourself apart as an expert. The session will include:
How to use your LinkedIn profile to increase the chances of being found by the right people.
How to find key contacts.
How to best communicate with influencers who are not in your LinkedIn network, without paying for an upgrade.
What to include in your communications to increase the chances of being read and increase your perceived value.
How to make the most of LinkedIn Groups
How to promote your personal brand through LinkedIn in a non-offensive way.
How to use LinkedIn "Answers" as a strategy to build your network and solidify relationships.
“Savvy executives are using LinkedIn, but few understand how to tap the power of LinkedIn to its full potential,” said Katherine Simmons, CEO of NETSHARE and host of the Experts Connection teleseminars. “Jason is the acknowledged expert on LinkedIn, with a better understanding of how to create an effective profile, make the most of LinkedIn groups, and get the most out of your LinkedIn connections. Attendees will learn new techniques that few have mastered in this 90-minute session.”
The Experts Connection teleseminar series gives executives access to leading career experts. The cost of the seminar is $60, $50 for NETSHARE members, and access is provided via web and telephone. For more information, visit the Experts Connection online at www.experts-connection.com.
About Jason Alba
Jason Alba is the founder and CEO of JibberJobber.com and author of “I’m on LinkedIn-Now What???” After being downsized in 2006, Jason experienced the difficulties of conducting a job search first hand. Drawing on his extensive experience in computer software and IT, Jason analyzed the job search process and developed JibberJobber.com. Widely acknowledged as a leading career management evangelist, Jason continues to spread the word to job seekers through his blog.
NETSHARE (www.netshare.com) is a confidential, membership based organization dedicated to providing executives across all disciplines and industries with quality $100K plus job lists. NETSHARE also offers networking opportunities and a community of peers for the exchange of strategic information related to job search, professional development and best practices. NETSHARE has been recognized by Fortune and Forbes magazines as the best online destination for executive positions.
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