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LINKEDIN – Building the Profile – Registration Required; Bring your laptop or tablet

Thursday, May 11 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

**New Date – Thursday, May 11th 10am – 12 noon**

LinkedIn is an essential tool in today’s job market. It is used not only by job seekers but by recruiters and employers seeking candidates for positions as well. Learning how to begin creating and using your LinkedIn profile can be daunting. This session will focus on how to make LinkedIn a more friendly social media platform and show you the important elements of building your profile. Bring your laptop or tablet and work as you go.

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Ernie Katko is a social media consultant and LinkedIn trainer with U-Connect, Inc.  He works with individuals and businesses to develop an overall social media strategy to effectively promote products, services, companies or YOU.

Registration Required; Please call 847-295-5626

Free for CRC members/$20 for non-members

Career Resource Center, Inc.® is the proven confidence-building, employment resource featuring individualized attention, education, training and coaching by industry professionals.Results-focused, CRC has assisted more than 12,000 job candidates during its 26 year history, with a success rate averaging 80%. Our strength is in energizing and empowering job seekers and helping candidates navigate the process with relevant, proven job search strategies.  Our professionals focus on helping job candidates optimize their search efforts and maximize their results. Modest fees are possible as this 501(c)(3) nonprofit is supported by donors and volunteers.

Services

  • Job Search Coaching Sessions: Private, confidential sessions on identifying and articulating strengths, determining focus, search strategies and tactics; plus coaching throughout your search.
  • Interview Preparation: Private sessions prepare candidates for interviews via discussion on techniques/strategies and with mock interviews that may be digitally recorded and critiqued.
  • Job Search Roundtables: Informal small group strategy and tactic sessions facilitated by CRC advisor.
  • LinkedIn Tutoring:Individual, one hour consultations on how to take advantage of this professional network.
  • Educational & Training Programs: Professionals share their expertise with the goal of helping individuals enhance their professional toolkit and gain the knowledge and skills critical for conducting a successful job campaign.
  • Networking Sessions: Outside professionals facilitate an animated exchange of information between participants.  Open to the public at no charge.  Bring resumes, business cards and handbills.
  • Online Job & Research Specialist: Individual assistance on identifying effective job search websites, researching businesses, finding job opportunities, completing online applications, and more.

Resources

  • Office Away From Home:  Wi-Fi along with 5 computer workstations, 3 desks with laptop hook-ups, phones, printer, copier, and paper.
  • Reference Library: Employment directories, guides, newspapers, etc.
  • Online Employer Database: ReferenceUSAtm a premier       reference tool offering access to a proprietary database of 24 million U.S. businesses.
  • CRC LinkedIn Group:Engage in dialog regarding job search, expand connections, gather information, and receive job postings.

Stop in for a tour
during regular office hours.

We are always here to answer your questions.

Hours:

M-W-Th: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Friday: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

How to find us:

CRC is located in a residential neighborhood on the Grove Cultural Campus in southwest Lake Forest
40 E. Old Mill Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045

info@CareerResourceCenter.org

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