AIM Young Professional Development: Become a LinkedIn Pro February 20

Posted On February 06, 2014

Press release from AIM Young Professionals of Dearborn County

aim-yp-logo-2014(Dearborn County, Ind.) – Do you have a LinkedIn account, but not sure how to use it? Are you new to LinkedIn? Think you are a LinkedIn pro?

Join the AIM Young Professionals of Dearborn County for our Professional Development Speaker Series, “LinkedIn: The Basics & the Value to a Young Professional.” The event takes place Thursday, February 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room at Ivy Tech Community College’s riverfront campus, 50 Walnut Street, in downtown Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

This 60 minute session will get you started by teaching you the basics to get the most of your professional brand on the largest professional network on the Internet. Founded in 2003, the social network connects more than 259 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company.

The session will be led by Erin Boyce, Associate Director of Global Talent Acquisition at dunnhumby and AIM YP Professional Development Chair. Erin has over 10 years of experience in talent acquisition and is an advocate for LinkedIn.

She will review the LinkedIn basics:

  • What is LinkedIn?
  • Identity: Defining your professional brand
  • Networking: Building your professional connections
  • Insights: Industry, Companies, and Groups
  • Demo: Creating a brilliant profile
  • Value: Student, Young Professional, or Business Owner

The first 40 people to arrive will receive a free LinkedIn jump drive. All attendees will take home hand-outs on “Ten Tips to Building a Strong LinkedIn Profile” and “The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Mastering LinkedIn.”

Cost is free to AIM YP members and Ivy Tech Community College students. All others are welcome to attend for a contribution of only $5.

Non-members can purchase a one- or two-year AIM YP membership anytime at www.AIMYP.com and click on “Become a Member.” Cost for a one-year membership is just $25 for employees of Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce member businesses and just $35 for employees of non-chamber members.

Throughout 2014, AIM YP will host an array of professionals from various fields in a series of Professional Development Seminars focused on relevant topics important to students and anyone in the workforce. Details regarding all of the seminars will be shared at www.AIMYP.com and AIM YP’s Facebook page. Check back often so that you don’t miss out on these opportunities to enhance your abilities and make yourself more valuable in the marketplace.


About AIM

AIM Young Professionals of Dearborn County is an organization committed to the development of a highly diverse and enthusiastic network of strong social, professional, and charitable relationships for the purpose of creating awareness of the infinite opportunities in Greater Dearborn County. We are dedicated to assisting the youth of today so they may realize their true potential and assist in their quest to identify their individual path for success. AIM (Achieve, Inspire, Mentor) is a sub-organization of the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce. The group was co-founded in 2009 by Amanda Ewbank and Andrea Ewan. The organization is led by an Advisory Board of 12 members. They are President Hollie Stoops, Vice President Mike Wallace, Secretary Kate Jansen, Treasurer Tom Palmer, Erin Boyce, Amanda Ewbank, Andrea Ewan, Adam Gilliam, Alan Miller, Mike Perleberg, Rachel Reynolds, and Chris Greenwood. AIM’s official website is www.AIMYP.com. Follow us on Facebook and on Twitter, @aim_yp.