Full course description
2 Part Live Webinar: 11/10 & 11/12 from 10-11am - Creating and maintaining a professional LinkedIn profile and a professional online presence.
Attendees will be taken through a bottom-up examination of LinkedIn. The webinar will examine: the crucial need for a professional LinkedIn profile (including transition age youth); how to use action-oriented words to quickly describe what you do; how you can increase (or have increased) your employer’s profits and brand presence; how to use LinkedIn to learn more about prospective employees/employers; how to take a profile picture; dos/don’ts of network building; maintaining a professional online presence; earning LinkedIn badges.
Upon completion of this webinar, customers will be able to
- Create a professional LinkedIn Profile that demonstrates to employers that you are ready, willing and able to work and understand workplace etiquette.
- Have a full understanding of the dos/don’ts of commenting, posting, joining LinkedIn groups and inviting others to join their network.
- Use concise, action-oriented language to quickly and fully, demonstrate their ability to increase profits for prospective employer.
Presenter: Steve McEvoy
Steve McEvoy is a former NYC 7-12 general and special education social studies teacher with an MA in education from Teachers College Columbia University. He has a passion for teaching young adults with disabilities the necessary skills to succeed in the workplace in the face of discrimination they will encounter.
Due to living with cerebral palsy and a determination to close the disability employment gap since 2012, Steve has been working as a Disability Employment Specialist. His work encompasses three areas:
1) Teach companies how/why hiring and marketing to people with disabilities increases profits and brand presence. In 2016, Steve co-presented on the topic at Googles NYC headquarters. The presentation was simulcast to every Google office worldwide.
2) Write about subjects related to disability and employment.
3) Help people with and without disabilities reach their employment goals.