[act-ma] June 6 - LinkedIn 2.0: Build Your Professional Network (SoJust ProfDev)

Robbie Samuels send2robbie at gmail.com
Thu Jun 1 16:58:37 PDT 2017

So you have a LinkedIn account and you’ve set up your profile… Now what?
Ever wondered how LinkedIn could help you improve your career prospects,
and identify and connect with influential people? Confused by the changes
LinkedIn recently made?

Join Socializing for Justice for ProfDev: LinkedIn 2.0 - Build Your
Professional Network on Tuesday, June 6 from 6:00-8:30 PM at The NonProfit
Center by South Station.

Fee: $15 advance/$30 door
Limited space - register ahead of time at http://www.SoJust.org
Credit cards accepted online and at the door.
Newcomers always welcomed!

ProfDev: LinkedIn 2.0 - Build Your Professional Network
Many people sign up on LinkedIn on the advice of their friends or family
members, but never take full advantage of its tools and features. In this
interactive workshop, we will discuss four steps to creating a strategy to
actually USE LinkedIn, based on your personal career goals. You’ll learn
how to make connections on LinkedIn with people in your current networks,
research target connections, reach out to those connections effectively,
and keep your new connections active and current. At the end of this
ProfDev, you will leave with a personalized strategy for making LinkedIn
work for you and with a formula for writing cold messages that actually

Please note that this workshop doesn’t focus on creating your profile. If
time permits, we may spend the last few minutes discussing profile writing,
but the majority of this ProfDev will be about how LinkedIn can work for

Alyson Weiss is passionate about translating abstract concepts into
concrete ideas. She facilitates workshops and meets with clients privately
to help job seekers and career changers build their online presence and
connect strategically with target contacts to meet their career goals. She
is on the board of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Boston and
works at Tufts University by day.


Socializing for Justice - http://www.sojust.org

SoJust hosts events that draw progressives of all stripes that share common
values but may work on different issues. We host socials that allow for the
possibility of cross-issue connections and run a monthly ProfDev Series
which provides access to affordable professional development to increase
our individual capacity for movement building.

With over 3100 members and nearly 11 years of creating a diverse
cross-issue progressive community in Boston (230+ 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

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.

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