Mitacs Elevate: Creating & Strengthening Your LinkedIn Profile - Webinar (October 19, 2017)

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This webinar is password protected for members of Mitacs Elevate and will not be available for general registrations.

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017 
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST  
Format: Live Webinar
Time: 60 minutes
Access: One day only
Often mistaken as an online resume, the LinkedIn profile is an effective standard in recruitment, networking and opportunity leads!

Are you new to the world of LinkedIn or have you had a LinkedIn profile for years? This webinar will help you make LinkedIn an effective network and career building tool. Demystify profile categories and features and learn how to use best practices to highlight your academic, project and Elevate Program experience.

Following the webinar, you will receive individual, expert feedback on your new or existing LinkedIn profile and will be added to the Mitacs Elevate LinkedIn group. Join us!
Learning outcomes:

At the end of this Webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify 10 key components for a strong LinkedIn profile
  • Edit and/or add information to their profile that communicates the professional experience gained through the Elevate program
  • Communicate their professional experience effectively; understand appropriate language, content and sections of the LinkedIn profile
  • Understand how sourcing/recruiting professionals and employers use LinkedIn to identify talent
  •  Centralize their online presence through their LinkedIn profile, creating a virtual portfolio (incorporating multimedia, articles, images, other online referrals of their professional work)
  • Increase the strength of their network by requesting connections, introductions, and using groups effectively

How to register:

  1. Click here to create a profile on the Step portal. (If you have already created a Step profile, proceed to step 2.). If you have not yet created a profile for this portal, you will not be able to register for this live webinar.
  2. Once your profile is complete, return to this page and sign in using your new profile.
  3. Click “Register for this class” and use the password provided to you.
  4. You will receive a separate email with the login details and instructions closer to the date of the webinar.



Class Date: 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Live Webinar