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Experience Networking – 6/14/16

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Experience: Networking 7/22/14 @ Central Library


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by | July 2, 2014 · 11:08 AM

5 Reasons Your LinkedIn is Recruiter Repellent

By Spencer Frandsen | Business 2 Community

Getting that job you want is just as difficult as ever. Yet with the rise of LinkedIn, people have been getting employment opportunities that would have been unavailable just a few years ago. But on the downside, a LinkedIn profile can also harm your chances of landing a job.

Here are five reasons your LinkedIn profile could be struggling to impress employers.

1: Your Profile Picture

2: Using the Default Headline

3:You Haven’t Fleshed Out Your Profile

4: You’re Not Actively Networking With Others

5: Your Profile is Not Up-to-Date


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Experience: Networking 7/23/13

Join the Memphis Public Library and Networking Memphis for an after work Networking Session, July 23rd 5:30-7:30.


Experience Networking 2013

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Networking Memphis – Experience Series @ Central Library 6/26/12

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LinkedIn Tips for Job Seekers

The writers of Huffington Post compiled a list of LinkedIn pointers for job seekers in the article, 13 LinkedIn Tips: A Handy Guide For Job Hunters The article offers pointers to help you stand out in the crowd.

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Job Searching using Social Media

Another tool for job searching is Social Media.  Are you using LinkedIn and Facebook to your advantage?  Here are some articles that touch on this topic.  There is much more to learn about leveraging Social Media in the job search.  We will continue to post more on this topic as time goes on.

***Remember: Keep your online life professional.  Especially, while you are in the job market.  This includes comments and pictures on what you may consider a “private or hidden” page.***

LinkedIn for Job Seekers

5 Dos for Online Networking

5 Clever Ways to Get a Job Using Social Media

10 Tips for Integrating Social Media and LinkedIn into your Job Search in 2011

Using Twitter and Facebook to Find a Job

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Career Power Workshop @ Strayer 6/16/11

Ready to Take Charge of Your Career?
Want to Energize Your Job Search?
Award-Winning Author Neal Schaffer Will Demonstrate
the Power of Social Media in the Professional World
Career Power Workshop
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Maximizing Social Media in the Professional World
Thursday, June 16
Noon to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 6:30 p.m.


Join us to learn how to use social networking for job searches, networking, and personal branding. Award-winning author of Windmill Networking: Maximizing LinkedIn and nationally recognized social media strategy consultant, Neal Schaffer, of Windmills Marketing, will present a hands-on workshop about the benefits of a daily commitment to social networking to your career development and job searching.

There are two convenient sessions available: noon to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 16.

About Our Speaker
Neal Schaffer is recognized as a leader in helping businesses and professionals embrace and strategically leverage the potential of social media. An award-winning author and frequent social media conference speaker, Neal is President of Windmills Marketing, a social media strategy consulting practice that has led social media strategy creation and educational programs for more than a dozen companies ranging from Fortune 500 to Web 2.0 startups.

The workshop is FREE but you must pre-register for your timeslot.
Participants can enter to win an Apple® iPad™ (data plan not included) at a drawing at the end of the workshop.

IMPORTANT:  Childcare will not be provided. No one under the age of 18 permitted.

This workshop is offered as a community service event by Strayer University.


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