LinkedIn Seminar helps students understand the popular professional networking site
Riverside, Calif. (Oct. 10, 2018) — An estimated 200 students at California Baptist University learned ins-and-outs of LinkedIn, the employment-oriented social networking site, at a seminar hosted by the Career Center on Oct. 10.
Kayla Masters, career counselor, and Lisa Singer, associate director of employer relations, led the seminar. The speakers stressed the key components that go into developing a strong profile such as a professional photo and a concise summary of one’s talents and skills.
Mike Bishop, senior director of the Career Center, said that using LinkedIn effectively could be an important part of a job search. He encouraged students to recognize what professionalism means online.
The seminar also featured a Q&A session followed by an opportunity for students to have a photographer take professional headshots for their LinkedIn profiles.