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Neighbors-helping-Neighbors: How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job

Wednesday September 11, 2019
10:00 AM until 12:00 PM

Special Guest Speaker: Alex Freund on How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job

LinkedIn has become an increasingly important vehicle for those conducting a job search these days.  Just consider some of the following statistics to understand just how important LinkedIn can be:

  • Over 138 million people , or 62% of individuals who are considered employable in the U.S. are on LinkedIn
  • An estimated 44,000 job applications are submitted via LinkedIn on a daily basis
  • About 85% of recruiters say they use LinkedIn to find candidates for jobs they are seeking to fill
  • At least 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to vet job candidates

This presentation is for everyone who might, at some point in time, find themselves looking for a new position.

Presenter Alex Freund is known as “The Landing Expert;” and he helps his clients land new positions and promotions through effective interviewing. As a former director at Honeywell, Sanofi and Tyco International, Alex has hired hundreds.

Currently, Alex is career coach with expertise in improving interviewing and making them confident and comfortable in the interviewing process. Alex has helped more than 600 clients ranging from managers to senior executives and CEOs in a multitude of industries. Alex teaches a course for people in transition via the Princeton Adult School and publishes The Landing Expert List, a free directory of job-search networking groups via his website at landingexpert.com.

Neighbors helping Neighbors is a peer-led volunteer support group is for those who are actively looking for work and would like to begin or re-invigorate their job search.  Anyone in career transition, recent college grads, laid-off workers, unemployed or underemployed professionals, persons re-entering the job market, struggling small business owners, and retirees looking for part time or volunteer work are invited to attend.  Group members assist each other in techniques and suggestions to improve job search, offer support, and help with personal and  professional networking to find a position.  Additional resources are available in the library's Career Information Center.

The Monmouth County Library provides meeting space as a community service. The Library neither sponsors nor endorses this event, the speaker(s) or the organization.

Location: Eastern Branch
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