How to Build Your Own Personal LinkedIn Page

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How to Build Your Own Personal LinkedIn Page

Time: April 26, 2016 from 8am to 9:15am
Location: Bay Path University - Sturbridge Campus
Street: 1 Picker Road
City/Town: Sturbridge
Phone: 508-347-2761
Event Type: seminar, chamber, linkedin
Organized By: CMS Chamber Online
Latest Activity: Apr 26, 2016

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Event Description

Have you been meaning to set up a professional profile on LinkedIn, but aren’t sure where to start, why it’s important, or what kind of information to share? Join the Chamber of Central Mass South, 8:00am on Tuesday, April 26th at Bay Path University for an informative, hands-on seminar on the Basics of LinkedIn.

LinkedIn is an extremely fast growing social media network with over 410 million active users, and focuses on highlighting a person’s professional accomplishments, work experience, and volunteering accomplishments. This seminar, presented by Venly fellow and social media expert Emily MacWilliams, will cover the purpose of LinkedIn, help attendees create a winning LinkedIn Profile, and teach users how to successfully interact with others on LinkedIn. This seminar will cover LinkedIn Facts & Stats, and move on to teach attendees how to Build a Public Profile and Optimize Work, Education and Volunteering Experience. The hour-long session will also offer a Practical on Connecting with others, an overview of the Skill Endorsement feature, and a brief summary on requesting and giving Recommendations.

A digital copy of your resume or CV will be helpful to have at this seminar, as well as a digital copy of a professional headshot. Bring your laptop computer. Computers will be provided by Bay Path to those who are unable to bring a laptop with them. When registering, please indicate if you will be bringing your own laptop or tablet. Please arrive at 8:00am for a prompt 8:15am start. Bay Path University’s Sturbridge campus is located at 1 Picker Road.

All are welcome to attend. The LinkedIn seminar is free of charge for CMS Chamber members and $50 for non-members (this fee can be applied toward a new Chamber membership.)
FREE for CMS Chamber Members. ($50 for non-members)

Please RSVP by noon on April 25. Space is limited!
Seats will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
Register by phone at (508) 347-2761 or email

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