Denver, CO (PressExposure) November 04, 2011 -- As part of its ongoing free career training webinar series, Bryant & Stratton College Online announced today a new session on using LinkedIn to boost job search efforts. The free webinar, titled "Ramp Up Your Job Search with LinkedIn," is available to job seekers, prospective students and current Bryant & Stratton College Online students. The webinar will take place on Thursday, November 17, from noon to 1:00 p.m. EST.
Acclaimed career coach Kim Dority will lead the webinar. Ms. Dority is a frequent presenter for Bryant & Stratton College Online and has been writing about and teaching courses on career training for more than a decade.
"LinkedIn is not only the premier site for professional networking, but it is also of tremendous value to today's job hunter. The site offers a wealth of tools, resources and processes to help connect individuals with the right job. Plus, it's really easy to use and doesn't cost anything to join," said Dority. "During the webinar, participants will gain a better understanding of how to put LinkedIn to work for them."
The "Ramp Up Your Job Search with LinkedIn" webinar will provide strategies and best practices on using LinkedIn's full suite of job-hunting tools. This webinar will enable attendees to:
- Identify and use all of LinkedIn's job-search options, including targeted alerts
- Optimize all of the sections of their Profiles to stand out to potential employers
- Develop and execute a strategy to enable their connections to help them find the right job
"In today's battered economy, job seekers need to know how to use every resource available and LinkedIn is a powerful, but often underutilized tool," said Scott Traylor, Associate Campus Director for Online Education at Bryant & Stratton College. "This webinar is designed to give participants the knowledge they need to advance their job search; by learning how to leverage all of LinkedIn's resources, students and other job seekers can gain a competitive edge."
The webinar is offered for free by Bryant & Stratton College Online and is open to current students, prospective students and others seeking information to advance their career and job search. Those interested in attending are invited to register at http://online.bryantstratton.edu/webinar/. Additionally, following the webinar, attendees will be able to download a hand-out recapping the top strategies to best utilize LinkedIn.
To learn more about Bryant & Stratton College and for information about its online degree programs, go to http://online.bryantstratton.edu. Bryant & Stratton College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
About Bryant & Stratton College Online
Bryant & Stratton College is a private career college delivering outcomes based education and training through a flexible, contemporary curriculum in a personalized environment. The College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and has locations in New York, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin, as well as an Online Education division, and a Professional Skill Center. For over 155 years, Bryant & Stratton College has been providing real world education leading to bachelor's and associate's degrees and professional certificates. Bryant & Stratton College Online offers five online bachelor's degree programs, eleven online associate's degree programs and eleven online certificate programs in a variety of fields including business, criminal justice, financial services, healthcare, human resources and information technology. Some online programs are not yet available in all states. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of graduates and other important information, please visit http://www.bryantstratton.edu/disclosures. General information about Bryant & Stratton College and its online degrees can also be found at http://online.bryantstratton.edu.