Event Detail

Using LinkedIn to Move Up the Career Ladder (Limited Space) (Ended)

Date, Time, and Location:
Thursday, November 14, 2013 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
3:30 pm
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 S. LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL  60604   (Driving Directions)

Date, Time, and Location:
Thurs., Nov. 14, 2013
3:30 - 6:00 pm
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 S. LaSalle Street, Chicago 60604
(Moskow Auditorium)

Program Description:
Career Strategist Kathy Graham will discuss only the questions you want the answers to regarding HOW You Can Use LinkedIn to Move Up Your Career Ladder.

Graham dives into the "nuts and bolts" of LinkedIn. Bring your laptop or tablet so you can work together online to create and edit in real-time your LinkedIn image. Then choose how to disseminate your profile.

You will learn:

  • Top financial industry keywords to include in your profile.
  • How your online story compares to others.
  • How to use all of LinkedIn’s controls, tools, and features to shape and share (or not) your message.
  • What the new endorsements feature tells employers.
  • How to build a profile that attracts recruiters and hiring managers.
  • How to expand your professional network.
  • Whether the Job Seeker Premium feature is worth the cost.
  • How to gain a promotion and/or a raise at your current firm.

Members – $75 FREE
Student-Members – $75 FREE
Non-Members – $75 (limited space)
(member pricing underwritten by CFA Chicago)
(payable by cash, check, credit card)*

Attire: Business Casual

Menu: Refreshments and light appetizers

Registration: Online

3:30 – 4:00pm - Registration & Networking
4:00 – 6:00pm - Program

Bring your WiFi-capable laptop or tablet to use during the program. NOTE: Laptops will not be provided.

Hosted by: Career Management Advisory Group

Kathy Graham Speaker:
Kathy Graham is a career strategist who owns four businesses that revolve around retained executive search and career development for professionals. Her firm HQ Seminars, Inc. was founded in 2006 and offers workshops and keynote speeches that educate while entertaining professionals regarding the various phases of career development. Graham is a frequently requested speaker on topics regarding human capital and career development, including presentations for The Boston Security Analysts Society, The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, CFA Society Chicago, The Chicago Tribune’s TribU, FRA in New York City, MFA in Miami, NYSSA in New York City, Northwestern University’s Alumni Association in Chicago, and The University of Chicago’s various alumni groups. She has been quoted in The Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago, Hedgeworld, Job Search Digest, and numerous other publications. Graham earned her MBA in Finance, Analytic Finance, and Econometrics & Statistics from The University of Chicago and a BA in Business Administration and Marketing from North Central College. She is a member and a graduate of The National Speakers University.

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
A credit card is required to guarantee ALL reservations. Day-of-event registrations accepted on-site only if applicable and space available. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, Nov. 12. If guests fail to cancel before the deadline and/or fail to attend the event they will be charged a $20 fee.

Content shared during CFA Society Chicago programs is not, and nothing in it should be construed as, an offer, invitation or recommendation of any specific financial services company or professional, or an offer, invitation or recommendation to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities in any jurisdiction. By registering for and attending this event, you acknowledge that any photographs that may be taken are the property of CFA Society Chicago and give your consent to their use in CFA Society Chicago's online and print business communications and marketing.