Have you Googled yourself lately? According to a 2014 survey conducted by Career Builder, 43% of employers use social media platforms to research job candidates. Before the call setting up your interview, your digital brand is screened, providing supporting proof to what has been presented in your submitted professional documents. Without presence on Linkedin, the growing professional networking site used by over 300 million worldwide, employers are more likely to raise red flags to your candidacy. As Roger Collings of Manpower, a world leader of employment services, sees it: “Having a profile shows prospective employers that you are up-to-date on current employment and business trends. It demonstrates that you are making an effort to network and find creative ways to market your skills.” Recognizing this job market reality, CT invited Lavie Margolin, Linkedin expert, on Nov 18th to give a workshop where tutors could build their Linkedin profiles and learn more about the multi-functionality of the platform. For those who missed it, we have highlighted important points to consider while you are building your profile.
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When finished editing your profile the following steps should be next in line:
Thank you to Mr. Lavie Margolin for an informative workshop.
And to our tutors, all the best on your future connections!
Mr. Margolin has written books about LinkedIn including, “The LinkedIn Butterfly Effect”, “From Linked Out to LinkedIn”, and other job help books including, “Winning the Salary Negotiation”, “I Know Someone, What Now?”, “Winning Answers to 500 Interview Questions”, and “The Roaring Job Search Anthology.” Check him out at http://www.lioncubjobsearch.com/