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LinkedIn Webinars

August 20, 2009

Are you on LinkedIn? If you're not, you may be missing out on great networking opportunities. If you are, you may not be using the online tool to its fullest potential. The CSU Alumni Association is offering workshops on how to use LinkedIn to get the answers you need, network, and power your career.

Tips and tricks for professional networking

Learn tips and tricks for the popular professional networking site from CSU alumna Jan Wallen ('67, '70). Jan is the founder of LinkedIn Works! and has led countless seminars on how to use LinkedIn.

See the things you can do with LinkedIn (from Wallen's website).

Jan is offering three webinars on how to use LinkedIn:

1. Mastering LinkedIn for job searches
2. Advanced techniques and insider secrets
3. Mastering LinkedIn for entrepreneurs and sales professionals

(At right: Jan Wallen) 


Webinar #1 

Mastering LinkedIn for Job Searches 
(How can LinkedIn help me find a job?) 
Wednesday, Sept. 9
3 p.m. or 8 p.m. (MST) 

What you'll learn:

  • How to create an effective LinkedIn profile
  • How to search for people and companies
  • Ways to be effective with LinkedIn without being on the computer all the time
  • Strategies for building your network
  • Basic LinkedIn etiquette
  • How to request and get effective recommendations

Register by Sept. 8


Webinar #2

LinkedIn - Advanced Techniques and Insider Secrets
(I'm using LinkedIn some now. What more can I do? What am I missing?) 
Thursday, Sept. 24
3 p.m. or 8 p.m. (MST) 

What you'll learn:  

  • How to "punch up" your LinkedIn profile so you'll be found by recruiters and companies
  • Advanced strategies for connecting
  • Five ways you never thought of using LInkedIn
  • Advanced strategies for building your expertise and becoming a recognized expert
  • Advanced ways to use groups on LinkedIn
  • How to use add-in applications 

Register by Sept. 23


Webinar #3 

Mastering LinkedIn for Entrepreneurs and Sales Professionals
(How can LinkedIn help me find clients and grow my business?) 
Wednesday, Oct. 7
3 p.m. or 8 p.m. (MST) 

What you'll learn:  

  • How to create an effective LinkedIn profile so clients will find you when they search for you
  • How to search for people and companies and use that research in sales and to grow your business
  • Strategies for building your network and how to use it in sales and to grow your business
  • How to effectively request recommendations from your current clients

Register by Oct. 6  

What you'll need to participate

Attendees of these webinars must have a computer and access to the Internet. Each webinar is 60 minutes long (45 minutes of instruction and 15 minutes for Q & A) and includes Jan Wallen’s e-book Mastering LinkedIn in 7 Days or Less. The book will be provided in an e-book format. 

One Webinar

$49.99, Non-Members
$39.99 Alumni Association Members

Two Webinars

$89.99 Non-Members
$71.99 Alumni Association Members

Three Webinars

$119.99 Non-Members
$95.99 Alumni Association Members

Please contact the Alumni Association with any questions at (970) 491-6533 or (800) 286-2586.

Contact: Ginger Morehouse
Phone: (970) 491-6533