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LinkedIn's First #RockYourProfile Event Shows Seattle Professionals How to Get 10x More Profile Views

SEATTLE, Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 175 Seattle students, small business owners, companies and nonprofits will join LinkedIn today for the company's first #RockYourProfile event, aimed at helping Seattle professionals find more business opportunities by being among the 53 million profiles viewed on LinkedIn each day.

Even simple steps on LinkedIn have major impact - and easy additions to your profile substantially increase your odds of discovering new opportunities, help you strengthen your professional or company's brand, and enable you to build better professional relationships.

On LinkedIn, that's as straightforward as including:

  • An industry (15x more profile views)
  • A photo of yourself (14x views)
  • More than one position (12x views)
  • Your education (10x views)

Media are invited to join LinkedIn today for two #RockYourProfile events:

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13th – Morning and Afternoon
HIGHER EDUCATION EVENTS WITH LINKEDIN
PHOTO OPPS AND ON-CAMERA INTERVIEWS WITH COLLEGE STUDENTS, ADMINISTRATORS AND LINKEDIN LEADERS

  • Three interactive training sessions with students and administrators on using LinkedIn's objective, easy-to-digest data for a seamless transition from campus to career.
    • 10:30 – 11:45 AM Seattle University, 901 12th Avenue, Pigott Building, Room 103, Seattle, WA
    • 10:30 AM12 PM City University of Seattle, 521 Wall Street, Seattle, WA
    • 1 – 2 PM University of Washington, Career Center lobby, 134 Mary Gates Hall, Seattle, WA

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13th – Evening
#RockYourProfile MAKEOVER, PANEL AND COCKTAIL EVENT
PHOTO OPPS AND ON-CAMERA INTERVIEWS WITH LOCAL SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS, ENTREPRENEURS, NONPROFITS, LINKEDIN EXPERTS AND MEMBERS
Join us for an exclusive event with 175+ local small business owners, non-profit representatives and professionals from 6:30 to 9 PM at Melrose Market Studios (1532 Minor Ave., Seattle - Capitol Hill area).

  • Panel* discussion on how to boost your personal brand to grow your business and secure employment
    • Peter Chee, Founder and CEO, thinkspace (Fastest Growing Companies in 2011, 2012 and named Washington's 100 Best Companies to Work for 2013)
    • Carol Vecchio, Founder of Centerpoint Institute for Life and Career Renewal, Author
    • Alexis Baird, Product Manager for Profile, LinkedIn
  • Complimentary professional headshot booth
  • 3 stations with LinkedIn leads providing actionable advice on how to improve your profile to gain greater visibility and opportunity

* Panel starts at 7 PM and finishes promptly at 7:30 PM

Media Contact:
Alexis Stoller for LinkedIn
202-997-9862, [email protected]

SOURCE LinkedIn

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