MHWW™ Career Training Workshops is teaching LinkedIn for the third time!

Are you considering joining LinkedIn? Have you already joined but don’t quite know what to do past making a few connections with people you already know?

Register for the LinkedIn: The Basics workshop and let Minerva Helping Women Work™ teach you how to get the most out of LinkedIn! As the world’s largest professional network, LinkedIn gives you the opportunity to build your professional connections, learn about job opportunities andshowcase your skills to potential recruiters.

LinkedIn: The Basics is a hands-on workshop in a small classroom setting that guarantees personalized, one-on-one guidance from the instructor! Bring your laptop and join us in this two-day workshop where you will:

  1. Identify how to create a profile showcasing your skills, experiences and expertise
  2. Learn ways to connect and communicate with others on LinkedIn
  3. Discover the value of groups
  4. Learn how to utilize LinkedIn for employment opportunities
  5. Understand the various privacy settings
  6. Utilize LinkedIn Help Center for continued learning and support

As a bonus, you will also have a professional photographer take your photo for your LinkedIn profile picture!

When: 2 Saturdays, April 26th and May 3rd, 2014 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where: The Minerva Foundation for BC Women boardroom at #320 – 111 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC
Cost: $145/person (including taxes, professional photo and materials)

Click here to register.

Still need convincing? Here’s what past participants had to say about the LinkedIn workshops:

“The LinkedIn workshop clarified the function and benefits of being on LinkedIn, as well as making it more accessible as a valuable networking and job search tool. This workshop made me feel more confident about using LinkedIn and provided some great tips on how to build an articulate, interesting profile.” Angelica B

“This workshop helped me to discover what a powerful tool LinkedIn is. The six hours of time involved was well spent. Self-learning an application such as LinkedIn is very time consuming and mistakes can be embarrassing and costly especially when searching for a job. Wendy helped us to focus on key tools and settings, which has resulted in my having a high level of proficiency and confidence moving forward. Thank you!” Bibi L.

“I learned exactly what I needed to use LinkedIn more effectively. Thank you for this brilliant workshop.” Louann M.

“Wendy is a great facilitator. She knew the content inside and out, was well-prepared, ensured she met everyone’s needs, and explained things in a way that makes complex things seem easy. Thank you Wendy, and thank you Minerva!” Natasha K.

Limited spaces available! Click here to register.


About the workshop facilitator

Wendy Hollingshead has been an adult educator for over 12 years. With a drive to help others learn and attain new skills, Wendy strives to create a relaxed learning environment and encourages lots of questions!

For more information on the Minerva Helping Women Work™ Career Training Workshopsplease click here.


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