LinkedIn Training & Round Table Discussion




Best Practices for Employment Search

And other WEB 2.0 tools

Wednesday April 8th, 2009 1:00pm till 3:30 pm

Schaumburg Library 2nd Floor

130 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193

Presented By Matt Prazenka with Peer Training

Sponsored by Illinois Work Net & Schaumburg Library



Sanford Wolgel PhD says:

I have attended his workshop on LinkedIn, and consider it the best I have ever attended. Visit Matt’s LinkedIn Profile for more recommendations

Cost is Free, Donations are accepted and are going to the Barrington Career Center to help those less fortunate (recommended $5 contribution).

We will discuss LinkedIn and other tools that can make our job search more effective. We will cover the basics and many FAQs. Free Wi-Fi available to allow you to follow along with the class (limited to 20 computers). Space is limited and pre registration is required.

Space is limited

On site Sign in will start at 1:00 and unclaimed seats will be release at 1:25 to Stand by registrants on a first come basis. The on site wait list will be taken with registration.

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

·        What is LinkedIn

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

o       How are businesses using it

o       Getting Started

§  Profile

o       Connections

§  LIONs

§  Meaningful Connections

·        How to accept  and how to keep track

·        How to decline

·        Second Level Options

o       Recommendations

§  How to get one

§  How to give one

o       Groups Memberships; Your quickest way to good connections.

§  Group Criteria

§  Best type of groups

§  Recruiters

§  Discussions within Groups

§  News Postings

§  Job Posting

o       Applications

§ /Share Files

§  Events / National meeting and networking opportunities

§  Wordpress Blogs

o       What is new in the last 60 days

·        Self Promotion

o       Google Search Rank

o       Create your Brand

·        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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