LinkedIn 101: The ultimate beginners guide for Job Seekers

Create a killer profile on the social media site used by business and recruitment staff.
  • Lectures 18
  • Video 2 Hours
  • Skill level beginner level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
    Certificate of Completion

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Course Description

Join over 1300 students taking this course and find out you can set up a professional-looking LinkedIn profile that gets you found by recruiters looking for someone with your knowledge, skills and experience. All the course videos are being updated to ensure that your have access to the most current information on the application. Don’t forget, you get lifetime access.

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Did you know that in 2012:

  • 93% of recruiters used LinkedIn to recruit for permanent and temporary jobs
  • 77% of all job openings were posted on LinkedIn and 48% were ONLY posted there
  • 19% of jobseekers had a contact share a job

LinkedIn is the ultimate job seekers tool, being a combination of what you know and who you know!

This course will teach you how to set up an account, build an all-star profile and connect strategically to people you know, and people you’d like to get to know, on a professional basis. Take the time to build relationships with people who will remember your name, and think of you when they hear of a job that would suit you.

Click the "take this course" button, top right, now... every hour you delay means someone else is getting the job that you want.

***Note: I'm adding new content to this course, the sound issues have been resolved and so from 1st November, this course will no longer be free.***

Karen

What are the requirements?

  • A headshot photo for your profile
  • A resume or CV for your profile

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 18 lectures and 1.5 hours of content!
  • By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Set up your own LinkedIn account
  • Create strong passwords to help keep your account secure
  • Navigate confidently around your account, knowing where to find and apply for jobs, demonstrate your expertise and build your professional reputation
  • Build a profile that meets LinkedIn's criteria for a 100% complete, all-star profile
  • Develop a connection strategy that will help you get found higher in search results

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone looking to develop a professional profile on LinkedIn, whether for business or finding work
  • Anyone who hasn't already set up a LinkedIn account
  • Any professional looking for work

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee

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Lifetime access

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android

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Certificate of completion

Curriculum

Section 1: COURSE OVERVIEW
About the course
01:38
About the author
03:26
Section 2: BEFORE YOU START
About LinkedIn
06:02
Protecting your account - creating strong passwords
07:26
Choosing an appropriate image for LinkedIn
02:17
Preparing your résumé for LinkedIn
04:52
Section 3: SETTING UP A LINKEDIN ACCOUNT
Setting up your account
04:26
A tour of your new account
02:23
Section 4: BUILDING YOUR PROFILE
Getting an all-star profile
Text
Creating a basic LinkedIn profile
05:37
Your image on LinkedIn
03:26
Your name on LinkedIn
03:47
Your headline
03:48
Adding your contact information
03:31
Linking your Twitter account and blog etc to LinkedIn
05:01
Personalizing your URL
05:03
Developing a connection strategy
09:50
Section 5: COURSE SUMMARY
Course summary
02:34
LINKEDIN PROFILE CHECKLIST
8 questions

Instructor Biography

Karen Brown , The LinkedIn Optimizer: Résumé writer, Trainer, Author

Karen is "The LinkedIn Optimizer".

As a résumé writer, she has helped people find jobs through well designed, keyword-rich resumes tailored to the relevant job.

As a trainer, she has helped people to optimize their LinkedIn profiles, increasing profile views and develop networks of contacts in their area of expertise. Clients accessing 1:1 support find work.

As an author, she has written several books about LinkedIn, helping thousands of people improve their LinkedIn profiles in the process.

Her Udemy courses have been developed in tandem with her books.

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    • Zbigniew Borys

    short

    great but too short yet

    • Marialyce Gantt

    Good content

    Bravo - My LinkedIn account is setup. My only complaint, I had to use ear buds to hear.

    • David A N Duncan

    Very well organized

    Excellent introduction to how to set up your LinkedIn account, and the basics of a networking strategy.

    • Mark Warner

    Basic

    Basic but good if you know nothing.

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