Networking using LinkedIn, other groups topic of career workshop

Networking using LinkedIn, other groups topic of career workshop
November 10, 2009

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094

The Office of Career Development at Benedictine University will present a free “Developing Your Employment Toolbox” workshop for jobseekers at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18 in the Krasa Student Center on the campus of Benedictine University. Larry New, Volunteer Network Expert and Broadband Telecommunication Opportunity Project Grant Reviewer for the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), will present “What’s that Noise?” which will explore the business networking site “LinkedIn.” The workshop will also teach attendees how to make connections and how to ask their “network” for introductions. Attendees will learn the difference between invitations and introductions and how to use groups. Registration will be held from 6:00-7:00 p.m. and the presentation will begin at 7:00 p.m. The event is open to the community. For more information or to R.S.V.P., contact Lynne Avenson in the Office of Career Development by calling (630) 829-6040 or by e-mail at lavenson@ben.edu.


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.