LinkedIn for Businesses

And other WEB 2.0 tools

For Recruiting and

Business Development


Tuesday April 7th, 2009 8:00 am till 10:30 am

Illinois WorkNet Center

723 W Algonquin Road
Arlington Heights IL 60005 

(847) 437-9424

Presented By Matt Prazenka with Peer Training


What have people said about Matt’s Training:

I have attended his workshop on LinkedIn, and consider it the best I have ever attended.

Sanford Wolgel PhD 

Visit Matt’s Linkedin Profile for more recommendations

Web 2.0 gives small businesses a meaningful web presence and visibility. It also provides inexpensive tools to find sales leads and recruit talented people at a low cost. We will discuss LinkedIn and other tools that can make our businesses more effective and profitable and are either free or at a reasonable cost. We will look at a basic understanding of Cloud Computing, hosting applications and data offsite, the benefits and pitfalls. We will cover the basics and many FAQs. Space is limited and pre registration is required.

Space is limited to 25 people

Online registration is required please go to

On-site check in will start at 8:00 a.m. the program starts at 8:30 and ends at 10:30.

What we will cover

·        What is Web 2.0, How to use it

o       LinkedIn

o       Jigsaw

o       ZoomInfo

o       Facebook

o       My Space

o       Twitter

o       Jobvite

·        What is LinkedIn

o       Why do I want to be here (what are the risks)

o       How are businesses using it

o       Getting Started

o       Profile

·        Connections

o       LIONs

o       Meaningful vs. Cardboard Connections

o       Who to accept  and how to keep track

o       How to decline

o       Second Level Options

·        Recommendations

o       How to get one

o       How to give one

·        Groups Memberships; Your quickest way to good connections.

o       Group Criteria

o       Best type of groups

o       Recruiters

o       Discussions within Groups

o       News Postings

·        Job Posting

·        Applications

o /Share Files

o       Events / National meeting and networking opportunities

o       Wordpress Blogs

·        What is new in the last 60 days

·        Self Promotion

·        Google Search Rank

o       Create your Brand

·        Other neat things

o       Wikis

o       Zoho collaboration tools and software

·        SAAS (Software as a Service) Why?

o       CRM (Salesforce)

o       Accounting (Quickbooks)

·        Q & A

For a little more insight please watch these quick YouTube videos

Check out my Profile

 And join my LinkedIn group; Leveraging Social Networks  

For questions please contact me at

or call 847-769-4348


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