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LinkedIn Bootcamp
      A session exclusively for      
   members of The CT Groups    
         EXTENDED SESSION          


    What is LinkedIn, why should I care and why have over 235,000,000 professionals cared? 
    How can I get started on and use LinkedIn at no cost?
    What is a Profile, what goes into it and how is it created?
    How can it improve my job search?
    Can I get insight into my potential competitors?
    Can I get ideas from what others are doing and use it for my Profile?
    Can it suggest people I might want to network with?
    How can LinkedIn get me more exposure for my job search?
    What tips and tricks can I use without paying a fortune for?
     Here is a brief overview of what LinkedIn is:
  • a global professional networking resource
  • a web based tool available 24 x 7
  • amazingly easy to learn and easy to use
  • a network of over 335,439 members in the Memphis area
  • something that can help you find jobs in "The Hidden Job Market"
  • something that can help you be found by Recruiters looking for good candidates to be hired
  • something that can help you find contacts at companies you want to work at
  • something that can help you get information on companies that only LinkedIn has
  • over 1,600,000 Groups focused on a wide range of topics you can join and benefit from
  • a service that does not charge you for becoming a new member,
    a service that does not charge an annual membership fee, and
    a service that does not charge you for your use of the service.  It can be totally free.
    You can pay for premium services but we only recommend it for a few high income earners.
    Any cost for your PC or other device plus Internet connection costs are yours as always.
  •  9 AM session with Mike Zurkammer and Kevin Simonton (9 AM to 1:00 PM)
    • Discuss the power of LinkedIn for your long term career including job search
    • Discuss how LinkedIn is valuable as a "Recruiter Magnet"
    • Discuss/Demonstrate setup of a Basic Profile from Scratch
    • Discuss Profile Strategy - it's far more than an on-line Resume
    • Discuss/Demonstrate the importance of Connections
    • Discuss/Demonstrate the importance of Recommendations & Endorsements
    • Discuss/Demonstrate the power of LinkedIn Groups
    • Discuss/Demonstrate how to learn from potential competitors
  • 2 PM session with Mike Esposito (1:30 PM to 4:00 PM)
    •  Modifying:
      •  Headling
      •  LinkedIn URL
      •  Contacts
    •  Summary Sections
      •  Review the key LinkedIn Metrics that need to be obtained
      •  the 4 LinkedIn Myths
      •  the 7 Secrets of LinkedIn
      •  some advanced LinkedIn Search techniques


Due to the prior indications of demand for this training, indicate your intent to attend the morning, afternoon or both sessions by sending an e-mail to Zurkammer@TheCTGroups.org with the subject LinkedIn Training so we can appropriately plan.  You must be a member of The CT Groups at the time your request is made.
Time, Place, Maps and Directions to the Room
Second Saturday – September 14, 2013
9:00 AM (sharp) to 1:00 then 1:30 to 4:00 PM
Hope Church - 8500 Walnut Grove, Cordova, TN
Room 230
Map to Hope Church: http://HopePres.org/
· Use the parking lot in the southwest area of the Church facing Walnut Grove in the 
of Entrance 1 (see illustration below)
· Enter the Church using the doors on the RIGHT side of Entrance 1
· Upon entry make two quick right turns where you will see stairs to the second floor
· At the top of the stairs, directly across the hallway, is Room 230 where we meet