Postdoc Career Prep Lunch: Launching Your Career with LinkedIn

Which one are you? https://blog.linkedin.com/2015/03/19/job-seeker-android

We all know that part of a postdoc’s job is to get a job, right? How do you do that in today’s hectic world where so much of our interactions happen online?

A key first step is getting LinkedIn!

The Postdoctoral Program Office in the Argonne Leadership Institute is hosting a workshop on using LinkedIn to advance your career. Lunch will be provided.

This workshop will cover topics such as creating your personal brand, discovering your professional “you” and creating a profile that meets your goals. We’ll also talk about how to use LinkedIn strategically to make connections that could lead to your next career path.

Two of Argonne’s in-house experts on these topics will be our featured presenters. Justin Breaux, Digital Media and External Communications Specialist with the Communications and Public Affairs Division, and Harrell Townsend, Outreach Specialist with the Human Resource Services Talent Acquisition Team will guide you through creating a profile and advancing your network in an interactive session.

Date and Time: April 3rd, 11:00 – 2:00
Lunch will be provided at Noon.
Location: Building 240, Room 1416 (TCS Conference Center)

Agenda:
11:00 – Noon: Winning at LinkedIn with Justin Breaux
Noon – 12:30: Networking Lunch
12:30 – 1:30: Connecting to a Career with LinkedIn with Harrell Townsend
1:30 – 2:00: Profile “clinic” time. Participants can work on their profiles and get instant feedback.

Please register by Friday, March 30th at:  https://goo.gl/forms/w9seMOP2tKOPPr0C3

 

About Kristene Henne

Kristene “Tina” Henne is Argonne’s Postdoctoral Program Lead for the Argonne Leadership Institute. In this role, she facilitates the postdoc appointment process, postdoc career development, mentoring, advises the Postdoctoral Society of Argonne and serves as a navigator for postdoctoral issues. Henne has a Ph.D. in biological sciences from Purdue University, a B.S. in biology from Governors State University, and an A.A.S. in radiography from Kankakee Community College. She came to Argonne as a postdoctoral researcher in the Biosciences Division in 2009 and became a program coordinator in 2011.
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