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ProfDev: LinkedIn 2.0 - Build Your Professional Network

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Price: $15.76 /per person
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So you have a LinkedIn account and you’ve set up your profile… Now what? Ever wondered how LinkedIn could help you improve your career prospects, and identify and connect with influential people?

Join Socializing for Justice for ProfDev: LinkedIn 2.0 - Build Your Professional Network on Tuesday, June 6 from 6:00-8:30 PM at The NonProfit Center by South Station.

Fee: $15 advance/$30 door
Limited space - register ahead of time by RSVPing yes
Credit cards accepted online and at the door.
Newcomers always welcomed!

ProfDev: LinkedIn 2.0 - Build Your Professional Network
Many people sign up on LinkedIn on the advice of their friends or family members, but never take full advantage of its tools and features. In this interactive workshop, we will discuss four steps to creating a strategy to actually USE LinkedIn, based on your personal career goals. You’ll learn how to make connections on LinkedIn with people in your current networks, research target connections, reach out to those connections effectively, and keep your new connections active and current. At the end of this ProfDev, you will leave with a personalized strategy for making LinkedIn work for you and with a formula for writing cold messages that actually work.

Please note that this workshop doesn’t focus on creating your profile. If time permits, we may spend the last few minutes discussing profile writing, but the majority of this ProfDev will be about how LinkedIn can work for you.

Alyson Weiss is passionate about translating abstract concepts into concrete ideas. She facilitates workshops and meets with clients privately to help job seekers and career changers build their online presence and connect strategically with target contacts to meet their career goals. She is on the board of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Boston and works at Tufts University by day.

6:00-6:30 Socializing - bring your own dinner
6:30-8:30 Training and Q&A

* DIRECTIONS ( - The NonProfit Center is located one block from South Station at 89 South Street. The Center is physically accessible through the main lobby.


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Socializing for Justice -

SoJust hosts events that draw progressives of all stripes that share common values but may work on different issues. We host socials that allow for the possibility of cross-issue connections and run a monthly ProfDev Series which provides access to affordable professional development to increase our individual capacity for movement building.

With over 3100 members and 10 1/2 years of creating a diverse cross-issue progressive community in Boston (230+ events!), Socializing for Justice is the best place to find the great people, organizations, and community you're looking for while putting the SOCIAL back in social justice.

YES, WE MEAN YOU. We've got members of all ages, races, genders, sexual orientations, levels of activism and professions. We hope you see someone like yourself and meet someone you otherwise wouldn't have.