WISE Presents: LinkedIn: Not Just for Job Hunting!”

Wise Jess StrattonWednesday, June 15th, 2016
12:00 – 1:00pm CST
Registration is Complimentary

LinkedIn has so much more to offer than job hunting. In addition to being a virtual resume, it’s important to know that your potential customers are checking out your skills, employment history and portfolio to make decisions about doing business with you. It’s also just as important to know how to evaluate the skills of others to make connections and send recommendations. You will learn how you can incorporate LinkedIn into your daily life to view what news and thoughts your colleagues are sharing, as well as how to become a thought leader yourself through articles that can potentially be seen by thousands of LinkedIn users.

Leave with practical tips and tricks you can do to your LinkedIn profile right now to show colleagues, team members and potential clients that you have the skills and expertise they can count on. In this webinar, you will learn:

  • Why LinkedIn isn’t just for job hunting
  • How to make a networking introduction on LinkedIn
  • How to join a LinkedIn group
  • How to become a thought leader by writing LinkedIn articles
  • Changes you can make to the way your LinkedIn profile looks
  • Different content types (media, etc.) you can add to your LinkedIn profile

There session will be presented by Jess Stratton, Technology Coach & Author for LinkedIn

For over 15 years, Jess Stratton has operated her own technology consulting business, creating and maintaining databases for both enterprise and small-to-medium businesses, building websites, setting up networks, and coaching teams, employees, and individuals to harness the latest desktop and mobile technology for increased productivity.  Jess is now a full-time staff author at lynda.com, in addition to being a regular and regarded presenter at conferences and a contributing author for several industry print and web magazines, textbooks, podcasts, webcasts, and other popular sites, including Lifehacker.com. You can follow Jess on Twitter @NerdGirlJess.


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Christopher Durham is the president of My Private Brand and the co-founder of The Vertex Awards. He is a strategist, author, consultant and retailer who built brands at Delhaize-owned Food Lion, and lead strategy and brand development for Lowe’s Home Improvement. He has consulted with retailers around the world on their private brand portfolios including: Family Dollar, Petco, Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Metro (Canada), TLW (Taiwan) and Hola (Taiwan). Durham has published five definitive books on private brands, including his first book, Fifty2: The My Private Brand Project. In 2017, he will debut his newest book, Vanguard: Vintage Originals, a visual tour of innovation and disruption in private brand going back to the mid-1800’s. Dynamic in his presentation while down to earth and frank in his opinions, he has presented at numerous conferences, including FUSE, The Dieline Conference, Packaging that Sells, Omnishopper and PLMA’a annual trade show in Chicago. Durham lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife, Laraine, and two daughters, Olivia and Sarah.