{Green Careers} August 2014 Meeting: LinkedIn Strategies

July 20, 2014

linkedinHard work, determination and patience have always been virtues that contribute to successful careers. However, today’s job market allows for increased visibility and opportunities for personal branding that go beyond the traditional resume. How can you create a positive and effective online perception for employers and open the door to more opportunities?   LinkedIn provides every rising star a platform to sell their education, experience and goals as a product. Few job seekers use their LinkedIn profile to its full potential, but GreenHomeNYC’s upcoming August Green Careers event aims to turn that profile into a true sales brochure.   Join us for a talk by John Crant that will offer you lessons on building your online brand for a job in the sustainability industry. John is an author, career coach and founder of SelfRecruiter.com with years of experience helping job seekers achieve their goals. He will walk us through the best strategies and tools to grow your profile’s impact and network reach.   Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2014 Time: 6:30 – 8:00pm Place: DORMA Design Center, 1040 Avenue of the Americas, (between 39th & 40th) 22nd Flr, NYC   Click here to register!     About our speaker: John Crant, Director, Author, Career Coach & Speaker   john_crant_proAs an industry manager, executive recruiter, recruiting and sales trainer, event speaker, and as VP of a nationwide system of recruitment offices, John has seen most every aspect of the hiring process, and many career challenges, from both the internal and external view as the decision-maker, the decision-influencer, and as the objective observer. This varied insight is what provides the clarity you will find when he discusses LinkedIn and the job search process.   John has been featured in these publications: The Wall Street Journal JCAF – Journal of Corporate Accounting & Finance (LinkedIn Profiles for Execs) CareerBuilder & CBsalary.com The Ladders ESSENCE magazine The Huffington Post TimeOut New York CRAIN’S New York Business Jon is a featured speaker at The New York Public Library’s Job Search Central and for numerous other organizations and events, including the Center for Nonprofit Success, Rainbow|PUSH Wall Street Project and NYC Service / AmeriCorps.   Check out the video here and come ready for more of Joh’s insights in August!