Online Professional Networking Strategist (Focused on LinkedIn) Training (The Academies)

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014
  • Tuesday, December 16, 2014
  • Online Training
The Online Professional Networking Strategist Program focuses exclusively on LinkedIn keeping you current with the latest job search trends & technologies in the “social search.” It will position you as a cutting-edge career provider!! And it will add an important new revenue stream to your business!!! This class is quickly becoming a “favorite” among our students and alumni. It’s both brilliant and fun!

♦ Surveys show that employers are looking for talent on LinkedIn BEFORE they go to Facebook, Twitter, Job Boards, Search Engines, You Tube, and more!

♦ And, LinkedIn is the #1 tool recruiters use to publish jobs free, get referrals, research candidates, and direct-source candidates (JobVite Inc., 2010).

The next program begins Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Class meets weekly from 1-2:15 p.m. Eastern for six weeks.

Class dates:
November 11
November 18
November 25
December 2
December 9
December 16

Online Professional Networking Strategist

You will learn:

  • The three biggest mistakes job seekers make on LinkedIn -- and how to avoid them.
  • What works -- and doesn't -- in Profiles, Account Settings, Apps, Recommendations, Q&A, Job Pages, Company Pages, and more when it comes to the job search. 
  • How to guide your clients to create engaging, keyword-rich, ROI-radiant profiles.
  • Simple tips and tricks to take advantage of advanced search functions. Find -- and connect with -- previously inaccessible company insiders, recruiters, and other influential networking contacts.
  • How to maximize your clients' presence on Groups -- where the hidden job market hangs out.

    The program is taught via webinar for 75 minutes each week for six weeks. All sessions are recorded and are accessible after the call. The class is taught with a "watch, learn, practice, and apply" methodology.

    Barbara SafaniJoin Barbara Safani to earn your designation as an Online Professional Networking Strategist. Barbara is an early adopter of social media and one of the first professionals in the careers industry to create a comprehensive strategy for leveraging online identity and social media tools to accelerate job search campaigns. Barbara is a Reach Certified Online Identity Strategist and she has helped thousands of job seekers harness the power of tools such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Google, ZoomInfo, and Twitter to optimize search time and land faster. She is the author of Online Identity & Networking Tools: A Guide to 50+ Social Media Sites, and a recognized speaker and blogger on social media job search strategy. To learn more about Barbara visit her website She can be contacted at

    The cost is $647 (installment payment plan of two payments of $347 each is also available if registered before Nov. 4, 2014).

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