Using LinkedIn to Boost Your Career (Switzer Digital Skills Webinar)

On August 8th, four Switzer Fellows with over 2,000 professional connections between them offered their tips and tricks on using the professional networking service LinkedIn.  We started with a brief overview of LinkedIn's tools, then jumped right into their ideas and suggestions.

Our panelists came from a variety of industries and were spread across the globe:

Mara Baum (2004)

Healthcare Sustainable Design Leader at HOK (LinkedIn profile)

Rita Hudetz (2007)
Manager, Global Nutrition Strategy at PepsiCo (LinkedIn profile)

Urvi Parekh Dunnington (2008)
Manager, Business Development at SunPower Corporation (LinkedIn profile)

Joshua Wickerham (2008)
International Expert at GIZ German International Cooperation, China Advisor at ISEAL Alliance (LinkedIn profile)

Topics covered in the webinar and accompanying guide (download here) include:

  • Getting Started
  • Building Your Professional Profile
  • Finding Network Connections
  • Expanding Your Network
  • Using LinkedIn Answers
  • Putting Your Organization on LinkedIn

Download the accompanying Resources Guide to learn more about LinkedIn and how to use it for specific purposes.

If you're a Switzer Fellow or colleague, please join our LinkedIn group Switzer Fellowship Network.

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