ORT Webinar- LinkedIn Lab: Optimizing Your Profile for Networking and Job Searching

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Event poster for LinkedIn Lab: Optimizing Your Profile webinar. The poster says, tips for networking and job searching. June 7, 2021, 3-4 pm. There is a photo of Amanda Veri, PhD on the right. It says Lead, ORT, 500+ connections below. The LinkedIn logo is on the bottom right corner. The poster is a bright blue with light blue circles. All text is in white.

Date

June 7 | 3 pm

Description

The ORT at UHN invites you to a practical workshop on how to optimize your LinkedIn profile.

Join Dr. Amanda Veri, Lead of Research Training Programs at the ORT, to learn tips and tricks for optimizing your LinkedIn profile to catch the eye of potential employers and recruiters. Learn helpful techniques for utilizing LinkedIn for career exploration, networking, and job searching!

Whether you already have a LinkedIn profile or are considering starting one, this webinar is for you! There will be time allotted at the webinar to work on your profiles and to get feedback. Interested individuals from UHN can also book a 30 minute meeting with Dr. Veri for more tailored feedback and suggestions.

Register for the workshop: https://ort-linkedin-webinar.eventbrite.ca/?aff=website.

All are welcome. Zoom links will be sent to registrants before the workshop.

Presenter

Dr. Amanda Veri currently works as the Lead of Research Training Programs in the Office of Research Trainees at the University Health Network (UHN). She organizes and executes programs to ensure an exceptional training environment for all ~1300 UHN trainees, including building career and skill development, mentorship, leadership, and funding opportunities for trainees. She also advocates for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility as an active member of committees at UHN and the Ontario Hospital Association.

Prior to joining UHN, Dr. Veri completed her PhD in the Department of Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto and her Bachelors in the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University. Throughout graduate school she was actively involved in the Graduate Student Association and was instrumental in launching monthly career development workshops. After completing her doctoral degree, she worked as a Research Associate where she helped manage large research projects and mentored graduate and undergraduate students.

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