Launch your Career with LinkedIn

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Quick Facts
  • Delivery Method Online
  • Professional Certificate
  • 24hrs Suggested Study Time
  • 3 Months Access
  • Tutor Support
  • Study On Any Device
  • 506 Students

Learn how to use LinkedIn, a free and popular job search and career development tool, and gain the power of the Internet to expand your professional network.

Did you know that 95% of all job opportunities aren't made public? Did you know that most people get their jobs through their ""connections""? If you've been frustrated in your career or job search, LinkedIn is the solution you're looking for. Whether you already have an account and you haven't taken advantage of it yet, or you're just beginning to think about signing up, this course will give you the knowledge you need to succeed with LinkedIn.

In this course, you'll get hands-on experience with this powerful tool as you build your own career network. You'll learn how to create a profile that shows your professional achievements off to their best advantage, and you'll gain techniques for deepening and expanding your business contacts. You'll also learn about LinkedIn groups—a great way to find others who share your interests and background, and who may be major players in your industry.

You'll also learn how to incorporate LinkedIn into your overall job-search and career development strategy, including traditional methods such as calling, letter writing, email etiquette, in-person interviewing, as well as some of the newer media, including text etiquette and social media do's and don'ts. There's even a lesson to help you if you're a creative professional who doesn't fit the everyday mold.

Courses are delivered to you through expertly executed lessons, online instruction and interaction with like-minded students. Our courses are designed to deliver all of the benefits of studying in a classroom whilst giving you the flexibility to study at a time and place to suit your needs. You can access your classroom 24/7 from any device with an internet connection.

This course has a 3 month duration. You'll complete comprehensive lessons, quizzes and assignments before submitting your final exam at the end of the course to achieve your certificate. Courses must be completed within the 3 month access period.

<p>In this first lesson, you'll learn how LinkedIn can help you tap into the hidden job market by networking with people in your field. We'll discuss how LinkedIn compares to other social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter, and how to best use this resource whether you've just recently graduated from college, you're employed in a full-time position, or you're seeking part-time work to re-enter the job market. By the end of this lesson, you'll be prepared to start defining your career goals, and you'll open your free basic account and have a look around the LinkedIn website!<strong> </strong></p> <p><strong></strong></p>

What's the difference between a dream job and a fantasy job? It's important&nbsp;to be able to&nbsp;articulate what&nbsp;your dream job is&nbsp;and why this job is&nbsp;ideal for you. In this lesson,&nbsp;we'll discuss what it takes to achieve your dream job, and we'll walk through the&nbsp;process of mapping your career goals and dreams. You'll also&nbsp;learn how to use LinkedIn to identify target employers who match your passion and vision. Ready? Set? Go!

How does your LinkedIn profile&nbsp;market your skills 24/7? We'll discuss that in today's lesson.&nbsp;You'll learn a few tricks to using photos that make a difference and why that's important. And we'll also take a step-by-step guided tour of your profile page, building a LinkedIn profile that displays confidence and promotes a healthy image.

Today's lesson is all about getting noticed on LinkedIn. You'll learn about Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and keywords, and how to include these words in your profile content. You'll learn how to adjust some settings in your LinkedIn account panel to help increase visibility and control. And finally, we'll discuss how you can use LinkedIn recommendations to your advantage.

In this lesson, we'll discuss LinkedIn Groups and why you should join them. You'll learn how to find the right group for your career development, and we'll also talk about group etiquette and the proper behavior when participating in a group. Finally, we'll explore how to connect with people in your group and why it's beneficial.

For some, meeting new people is fun and exciting; for others, nothing could be more terrifying. If you fall in the latter category, this lesson is for you. Today we'll explore the psychology of meeting people. You'll learn effective tips for introducing yourself to others and overcoming fears, and we'll also discuss how you can use LinkedIn to introduce yourself to industry connections!

Wondering how and when to use your email, text messaging, or snail mail in your job search? With the advent of all these new technologies, we have many options for how we communicate with potential employers. In this lesson, we'll discuss these technologies and the most appropriate and effective uses for them in the business world!

<P>There are many job opportunities out there, regardless of what you might hear on the news. As we've discussed throughout the course, the hidden job market is where you'll find most of these opportunities. So the real quest is in <I>how</I> to find the hidden job market. In this lesson, you'll learn how to use a number of resources to find the job you're looking for. We'll discuss little-known Web tools, how to use specific job sites, how to approach companies directly, and how LinkedIn can tie all of your research together. </P>

It's time to get out from behind your computer and make your introductions. But first, you'll want to get on the phone. In this lesson, we'll discuss a few powerful techniques for turning cold calls warm, and we'll talk about communication techniques for interviews&mdash;both on the phone and in person. You'll learn how to develop a list of questions that will prepare you for any type of interview, and you'll have a chance to practice as well!

If you're an artist of any type&mdash;whether a musician, writer, photographer, psychic, or inventor&mdash;you might be wondering how you can use LinkedIn to your benefit. How can you make LinkedIn work for you if you're not on a traditional career path? That's exactly what we'll cover in this lesson. We'll discuss how to distinguish between your product and service, how to identify your market, how to make your left and right brain work in tandem, and how to market yourself and connect with people who can help you on LinkedIn.

As we come into the home stretch of this course, we'll discuss a few ways you can continue to grow with LinkedIn. We'll look at LinkedIn Mobile, LinkedIn Resume Builder, and applying for jobs directly through LinkedIn. We'll also talk about allotting 10 minutes for LinkedIn each day and how to best use that time. By the end of this lesson, you'll have a thorough understanding of how to make LinkedIn work for you&mdash;so your interaction with the tool will be almost effortless, and your career network management seamless!

In our final lesson, we'll discuss the importance of attitude. You know attitude is important, of course, but you may not have the tools to change your attitude and stay positive during a job search. Today, we'll discuss how a positive attitude can make a difference in your job search, and we'll also look at a powerful technique for turning your attitude around. We'll wrap up by talking about some strategies for taking your LinkedIn profile offline and networking face-to-face with potential employers!

Ron Nash

Ron Nash

LinkedIn whisperer, headhunter, author, NLP therapist, TV personality, and business and career strategist, Ron Nash has a passion for personal development and creating strategies that work. His expertise has helped Fortune 50 to 500 companies. Ron... Read more

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Frequently Asked Questions

Once you've made the payment, we'll send you a confirmation email with a link to start your course. Feel free to get started whenever you're ready!

You'll have 3 months access to your course. In that time you are free to study at your own pace. The course duration is 24 hours.

Online learning is a flexible way to study that fits around your schedule, giving you the freedom to learn at your own pace from anywhere in the world. You'll have 3 months to complete the course and can take the multiple-choice questions and final exam whenever it suits you.

If you need help, you can contact us anytime. You can also join the discussion area where you can interact with other students. The discussion area for each lesson is open for the entire duration of the course.

Of course! We offer a 10-day money back guarantee. As long as you haven't completed the course, you can get a full refund within 10 days of enrolling.

We do not offer extensions or transfers for this self-paced course. However, you will have 3 months to complete the course, and if you need to cancel within the first 10 days of enrolment, we offer a money back guarantee.

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