Maximizing LinkedIn for Veterans Free Workshop – July 26, 2017

Wed, July 26, 2017

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM MDT

LeaderQuest Denver

6855 S Havana St #230

Englewood, CO 80112

DESCRIPTION

Aaron Moore, a member of the Economic Graph Team at LinkedIn, will be coming to LeaderQuest to do a class on maximizing LinkedIn for veterans. Aaron will be introducing some new LinkedIn features that are specifically designed to help employers identify current and former service members for vet preference in hiring. The class will teach vets how to get this designation and other tips for maximizing their profiles for job search success.

Aaron has worked in the Denver community for the last 5 years as an organizer for senators, congressmen, and various ballot initiatives. He recently joined LinkedIn as an advocate for job seekers to realize the power of LinkedIn. Aaron has a special emphasis on the veteran community, teaching TAP at Buckley AFB as well as providing personalized assistance to the VOA and other organizations for veterans in the Denver area.

TAKEAWAYS

This workshop will cover a number of useful techniques:

  • Maximize your LinkedIn profile to get job offers.
  • Include veteran’s designation on your profile to attract employers.
  • Learn about free features available exclusively to vets.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZER

Heather Dixon has been developing and administering workforce programs since 2000. She began her career delivering direct workforce case management services and working actively with job seeking customers to help them overcome their barriers to employment.

With a practical understanding of the challenges that job seekers and employers face, she administered workforce programs for the City and County of Denver, and the United States Department of Labor. She has assisted numerous grassroots and governmental organizations across the U.S. with program development to ensure job seekers are able to meet the skill demands of employers.

Currently, Heather is working with LeaderQuest to connect job seekers with employers who are looking for information technology and program management certified candidates. Her most recent projects include the development of an eight-part career preparation training series, and the development of an IT apprenticeship pilot program. If you have any questions, please contact Heather at hdixon@leaderquest.net.

ABOUT LEADERQUEST

LeaderQuest offers a variety of training programs in person and online to help students get IT and cyber security certifications. Programs take 10-25 days and are taught by expert instructors who have experience in the field. After getting certified, we make it our number one goal to find you a great position. Want to get certified? Contact us today.

 

See attached flyer:

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