Rock Your LinkedIn Profile: Webinars Now Available Weekly!

Our friends at LinkedIn Learning have announced that their popular Rock Your Profile webinar is now available weekly to better fit your busy schedule! This training session is a great way to spruce up your LinkedIn presence, build a stronger personal brand, and expand your network. It’s especially helpful if you’re starting to enter the job market. You’ll also have the opportunity to have your questions answered by a LinkedIn expert.

The session will go into detail on the following:

  • Recognizing the value of your LinkedIn profile as part of your brand
  • Identifying 2-3 qualities to highlight across your profile
  • Applying 3-4 best practices for building an engaging profile

Sessions start soon every Wednesday! For specific times and to register, visit LinkedIn’s event listing.

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LinkedIn Learning Q&A Allows You to Ask the Experts

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Fall into LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn LearningFall at SMU brings many great improvements, and I’m not just speaking of cooler weather, college football, or Boulevarding. In January, SMU will be upgrading from to LinkedIn Learning. If you’re unfamiliar with the acclaimed, it’s a free-of-charge, online learning platform SMU provides to students, faculty, and staff to add business, software, technology, and creative skills to their professional toolbox.  Continue reading Fall into LinkedIn Learning

Enhance Your LinkedIn Profile with Lynda button magnets

The Office of Information Technology was pleased to be part of last night’s Hegi Family Career Development Center All Majors Career & Internship Fair.  As we continue to promote our campus license for (a leading online learning platform), don’t forget that once you complete a course, you can capitalize on that to enhance your LinkedIn profile. This is an excellent way to showcase your hands-on experience and practical knowledge of a skill set you’ve acquired. Continue reading Enhance Your LinkedIn Profile with Lynda