Maximize your LinkedIn Profile – and get interest from recruiters (IN-PERSON EVENT)
Did you know that recruiters search on LinkedIn and proactively reach out to people they think might be a match for their open positions? How would you like it if your dream employer reached out to you inviting you to apply for an open role? If you have a maximized LinkedIn Profile, you may get that dream email.
BRING YOUR LAPTOP – this will be an IN-PERSON working session where you will leave with a maximized LinkedIn profile.
This is ideal for someone who has a LinkedIn profile (regardless of how basic it is) and wants to make sure it is maximized. You will learn about:
• Key fields and how to use them properly so the recruiters will find you
• How to add multimedia to your profile
• Interests – why this section is important
• How recruiters search on LinkedIn
• The importance of humanizing your profile
Presented by: Career Development & Professional Connections Hub
Tiffany Appleton, Associate Director Employer Relations
Why listen to Tiffany’s advice on how to use LinkedIn?
Tiffany was a recruiter for 15 years prior to joining the UMass Career Development Hub last year. Over her 15-year career as a recruiter, she utilized LinkedIn every day and held multiple LinkedIn Recruiter search licenses. She understands the search algorithms and where you want to put keywords in your profile to get found and appear towards the top of the search results. Now, Tiffany works with employers across the region, state and beyond to help create awareness about hiring UMass students for internships, co-ops, and full-time hires upon graduation.