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How to use LinkedIn for career development

by Shannon Houde

An effective LinkedIn profile not only acts as an online resume, but also ensures that your professional work gets noticed throughout your vast networking community. Nowadays a professional online presence is essential for career development, whether your goal be to find a new job, make a career change, land a speaking engagement or collaborate with new partners.

Last week I participated in an ICRS webinar about how to use LinkedIn for career development. If you missed the session, you can listen to the whole presentation here.

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