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LinkedIn Quick Facts  LinkedIn Workshop  LinkedIn Photo Days  LinkedIn Profile Critiques  LinkedIn Helpful Resources

 

LinkedIn Quick Facts 

LinkedIn Quick Facts
Over 500 million members worldwide
28 million students on LinkedIn
10 million employers on LinkedIn
1 million 'entry level' jobs and internships on LinkedIn
9 out of 10 company recruiters use LinkedIn
75% of hiring managers look at profiles to learn more about candidates
85% of employers say a positive online reputation influences thei hiring decisions
LinkedIn profiles with photos get 21x more views
LinkedIn profiles with 2 or more experiences are 36x more likely to get viewed by recruiters
41% of hiring managers view volunteer experience positively and as valuable as work experience
A good summary is a unique story about yourself, no more than 2 paragraphs

 

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LinkedIn Workshop 

If you're read through the statistics above, you'll know that company recruiters, and hiring managers use LinkedIn to find potential employees.

The UTM Career Centre can help you build and strengthen your LinkedIn profile! LinkedIn is a professional social networking platform where you can connect with millions of professionals, employers and job opportunities.

Join us at the LinkedIn Essentials for Job Search workshop to:

  • Learn how to build a profile that will impress employers
  • Create a unique headline and summary section
  • Find out how to look for jobs and expand your professional network.

NOTE: You need to create a LinkedIn account prior to attending.

Visit our Events Calendar or CLN for availability

 

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LinkedIn Photo Days

  • Need a photo of you looking "professional" for your LinkedIn profile?
  • We'll help you out - nothing too fancy, just some professional attire and CCT 3000 as the backdrop!
  • Time slots are 15 minutes in length; photos will be taken in CCT3000 between 1-4pm.

Sign up in person at the Career Centre (DV 3094).

How often is this session offered? Here are the scheduled photo days for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Friday Sept. 22, 2017 (*room changed to DV3129)

Tuesday Oct. 24, 2017

Monday Nov. 13, 2017

Thursday Dec. 7, 2017

Tuesday Jan. 26, 2018

Tuesday Feb. 13, 2018

Thursday Mar. 15, 2018

Monday Apr. 9, 2018

 

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LinkedIn profile critiques

Did you know you can ask to get your LinkedIn profile critiqued? Book an LinkedIn appointment now!

 

LinkedIn Helpful Resources

https://university.linkedin.com/linkedin-for-students

https://www.linkedin.com/help

https://students.linkedin.com/

 

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