[act-ma] 11/4 LinkedIn & Self-Marketing (low-cost professional development @ SoJust Skillshare)

Robbie Samuels send2robbie at gmail.com
Mon Oct 28 05:39:38 PDT 2013


Do you have a LinkedIn profile (or feel like you should) but aren't sure
what it's for, or what to do with it? Join Socializing for Justice for a
skillshare on Monday, November 4th and learn how to make the most of your
LinkedIn profile.

Fee: $10 advance/ $20 door is split with the trainers.

Limited space - register ahead of time: www.sojust.org

Credit cards accepted online. Cash only at the door.

Newcomers always welcomed!

Make My Profile a Star! LinkedIn & Self-Marketing

Learn how to create a strong, marketable LinkedIn profile to help with your
job search, networking, career advancement, promoting your own business,
and donor/client cultivation. Earn an "All-Star" rating through search
engine optimization and tips to stand out from the digital crowd, cultivate
a personal brand, and get your career moving.

TAKEAWAYS

* A first draft of "branding" language to attract recruiters, clients, &
employers

* Best practices for differentiating your profile from your resume

* A clear understanding of next steps to take to get a better job in less
time

ABOUT OUR PRESENTER

Alyson Weiss is the Young Professional Outreach Coordinator & Social Media
Specialist for the career services nonprofit Career
Moves<http://careermovesjvs.blogspot.com/>—a
division of JVS, where she manages the organization's social media, teaches
job seekers how to tell their story authentically to achieve their career
goals, and plans networking & professional development events for young
professionals. She is on the communications team of Young Nonprofit
Professional Network Boston <http://ynpnboston.org/>, writes a monthly
column for Idealist Careers <http://idealistcareers.org/>, is a regular
contributor to The Life Uncommon <http://www.thelifeuncommon.net/>, and
really, really loves The Hunger Games. Find her on
LinkedIn<http://linkedin.com/in/alysonweiss>or
Twitter <http://twitter.com/AlysonWeiss> to chat about social justice,
professional development opportunities for young professionals, or why
Twitter is like “Aaron's Party.”

SCHEDULE

6:00-6:30 Socializing -  bring your own dinner

6:30-8:30 Training and Q&A

 *  DIRECTIONS<http://www.nonprofitcenterboston.org/site/c.ddKGIQNuEmG/b.1363373/k.5381/About_Us__Directions.htm>-
The NonProfit Centeris located one block from South Station at 89
South Street. The Center is
physically accessible through the main lobby.

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Socializing for Justice - www.sojust.org

Since 2006, we've been building this great sandbox where we can bring
progressives of all stripes together and try out new ideas in this
"Movement Moment". Spaces like this are crucial as we start to reframe and
build new visions for our movement(s).

SoJust hosts events that draw progressives of all stripes that share common
values but may work on different issues. We host monthly socials that allow
for the possibility of cross-issue connections and run a monthly Skillshare
Series, hosted by The NonProfit Center*, which increases our individual
capacity for movement building.

With over 2300 members and 7 years of creating a diverse cross-issue
community in Boston (160+ events!), Socializing for Justice is the best
place to find the great people, organizations and community you're looking
for while putting the SOCIAL back in social justice.

YES, WE MEAN YOU. We've got members of all ages, races, genders, sexual
orientations, levels of activism and professions. We hope you see someone
like yourself and meet someone you otherwise wouldn't have.

Want to know more about SoJust? Check out our Frequently Asked
Questions<http://sojust.meetup.com/1/messages/boards/view/viewthread?thread=3187615>and
 past
event photos <http://sojust.meetup.com/1/photos/>!
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