Skills in 60: Create a Killer LinkedIn Profile

Optimize your personal brand with LinkedIn

Level: Beginner
Instructor: Alex Twersky

Skills in 60: Create a Killer LinkedIn Profile

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  • Self-paced instruction
  • 4 video lessons
  • 1 hour of lesson content
  • Led by an industry expert
  • Lifetime access
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Who Should Take This Course

Anyone who uses LinkedIn

Skills You Will Learn

Essential elements of a profile—photo, summary, headline and more

Use keywords in the body of your profile to align with the job you want

Build your connections list with relevant professionals

Leverage LinkedIn groups to your benefit

Showcase your portfolio or active/past projects

Join groups and network

Use calls to action and status updates to boost engagement with your profile

Promote yourself as a brand

Why Take This Course

Transform your LinkedIn profile and make it a powerful tool to network, get interviews and get hired. You will learn how to showcase key achievements from your work history, articulate your career path and promote yourself as a vital candidate for any job you want. This 1-hour course walks you through essentials of an effective LinkedIn profile, like setting up fresh profile, to more savvy uses of the platform like networking with your connections and sharing your projects and portfolio. Leverage the lessons to land your next big gig!

Session 1

The Checklist for a Killer LinkedIn Presence

  • Set up and get the essentials in order
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Session 2

My Brand Meets Mr. LinkedIn

  • Use LinkedIn to promote yourself as a personal brand
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Session 3

Nooks and Crannies of LinkedIn

  • Ensure your profile is complete–Groups, recommendations and more
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Session 4

Jedi Tips and a LinkedIn Grade

  • Lesser known ways to leverage LinkedIn
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About the Instructor

Alex Twersky

Alex Twersky has created thousands of powerful resumes and cover letters spanning all career fields, and advised clients on innovative job search strategy, interviewing techniques, professional networking, and on how to put social media to work in their career exploration. Alex has over 14 years of experience in the career-development and resume-writing space. He co-founded Resume Deli, a successful resume and career services company, and he has managed mediabistro’s resume revamp services since 2002. He is also the co-author of Crane’s Guide to Writing an Effective Resume. Additionally, Alex has consulted Fortune 500 companies and startups alike on a wide range of projects, including international marketing, branding, digital strategy, product launch and positioning, communications, business development and social media.