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Monday Morning Speaker:
Job Search & the Social Web: Your Professional Story on LinkedIn® with JO GOLDEN
Turning Chaos To Clarity
Learn how to craft your professional story and use LinkedIn effectively in your job search by starting your week with Dr. Jo Golden, Educator & Digital Strategist at Chaos To Clarity LLC, a web services and education company.
During this interactive session we’ll discuss:
- The difference between your resume and your LinkedIn profile
- Your professional story on the Social Web
- 3 key components of a powerful LinkedIn profile
- Setting realistic goals and using your time wisely on LinkedIn.
- Different approaches to building your network
- Setting boundaries and protecting your privacy
- Making the most of LinkedIn’s component parts
There’s no time like the present to learn the basics, overcome resistance to social networking, and learn how to integrate the Social Web into your daily workflow. LinkedIn is valuable for much more than job searches, so you can be confident that your investment of time and energy will support your career for years to come.
Jo Golden, MS, PhD, specializes in education, communication, and moving through conflict around learning and change in a digital world. She refined her standpoint over the past 13 years, especially during her 4 years as an educator at Georgetown University. When working with adults from 18 to 80+ who want to be more successful in a digital world and make the most of the Web, Jo believes in starting wherever you are and establishing confidence, competence, and practical self-education strategies for the future.
As a Strategist and Web Content Wrangler at Chaos To Clarity LLC, Dr. Golden helps entrepreneurs, professionals, small businesses, and nonprofits create a compelling business brand story and message on the Web across websites, blogs, and social media. Preparing you to make informed decisions in the future is important to her as a strategist and an educator. Jo values clear communication and step-by-step project guidance when needed. Expect her to keep your brand story, goals, and best interests in mind throughout your project.
Jo’s background as an educator and researcher on conflict around knowledge work, identity, and technological change, informs the cutting-edge approaches in our Digital Survival™ and Digital Success™ Education programs. She understands that benefiting from computers and the Web requires new ways of thinking and being in the worldundefinedand she is confident that you can learn those skills.
Dr. Golden writes, speaks, and offers educational programs on essential skills for business success, including:
- Web presence strategy for business, professionals, and nonprofits
- Content strategy for the Social Webundefinedthink people and search engines
- Business brand story, content, and information architecture as a package
- Creativity and innovation in business
- Self-education strategies and skills
- Moving through conflict and technocultural change
Jo writes for Chaos To Clarity’s Success in a Digital World™ Blog and leading entrepreneurial innovation site Wisepreneur.com. She believes that you are an expert on your own experience, and that changing your relationship to technology can change
Plan to join us after the meeting for networking. Many of us carry our conversations to lunch at the nearby Brookings Institution.
Attire is business casual, recruiters are often present, so we ask all Monday Speaker attendees to contribute to the professional standards and objectives of this important networking meeting.
Doors open at 9:15 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.
40Plus of Greater Washington
1718 P Street, NW, Suite T2
Washington, DC 20036
near the DuPont Circle Metro, use the South exit.
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