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MCDA Skills Builder: Creating and Building Meaningful Connections through LinkedIn

  • February 23, 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Fredrick County Workforce Services (Monocacy Room), 5340 Spectrum Dr., Suite A, Frederick, MD 21703
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LinkedIn is a business networking platform; it was designed to help professionals connect. Yet, the ease of the technology of building a professional network does not necessarily lead to meaningful connections, which is crucial to the job seeker. This skill-builder workshop will go through the nuts and bolts of helping the job seeker find connections in their field through searches, alumni groups, and interest groups, but will also provide strategies to turn virtual connections into meaningful relationships. Types of strategies include research, customized connection requests, free In-Mails, and publications all designed to help the job seeker to connect to the right people to land their meaningful job and create a meaningful life.

This event is qualified to earn 2 NBCC contact hours

Join MCDA President Elect Ronda Ansted and Beth Davis-Reinhold from Fredrick County Workforce Services as they demonstrate how job-seekers can use LinkedIn to build meaningful connections to support their professional goals. Basic and advances strategies will be discussed.  

About our Speakers-- check out their LinkedIn Profiles

Ronda Ansted, DMgt, MSW

Ronda is MCDA's President-Elect and CEO of Be the Change Career Consulting. As Certified Advanced Resume Writer and Global Career Development Facilitator, she works with people who are looking to make a positive contribution to the world through their careers. She specializes in career decision-making and networking for those interested in the international development and social services fields.

Beth Davis-Reinhold
Beth is a writer, speaker and teacher and works as a Lead Instructor at Frederick County Workforce Services. She is a Certified Professional Resume Writer, writer of the FCWS blog "Ask the Career Coach," and a LinkedIn Coach who advises
 job seekers and staff on creating and improving their LinkedIn profiles.

To be held at:

Fredrick County Workforce Services (Monocacy Room)

5340 Spectrum Dr., Suite A
Frederick, MD 21703

Maryland Career Development Association (MCDA), 915 Russell Ave, Suite B, Gaithersburg, MD 20879

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