The CCO LinkedIn Boot Camp 2013 was a series of blog posts by the CCO to guide you through the steps of building a complete LinkedIn profile and learning to utilize its networking benefits.
If you would like to catch up, read these ten challenges (plus two bonus challenges). When you complete the boot camp, you will be able to show off your LinkedIn profile to potential employers, use it to apply for jobs, and even show it to your grandma! These challenges are not be time consuming or difficult; you should think of them as more of a checklist for your LinkedIn profile and professional development.
The 2013 CCO LinkedIn Boot Camp challenges are:
Challenge 1: Brand Yourself
Challenge 2: Professional Headline
Challenge 3: Profile Photo
Challenge 4: Showcase Your Education
Challenge 5: Include Work Experience
Challenge 6: Develop a Summary Statement
Challenge 7: Resemble a Resume
Challenge 8: Gather Recommendations
Challenge 9: Get Connected
Challenge 10: Skills & Expertise
If you would like some guidance with your profile, please join the CCO Boot Camp sub-group on LinkedIn or stop by the CCO during walk-in hours to have your completed profile critiqued by a CCO Student Ambassador. Drop in hours are Monday through Friday from 10 AM – 4 PM.
Still not sure that the CCO LinkedIn Boot Camp is right for you? Be sure to check out our infographic, it might help convince you to start using LinkedIn and join our boot camp this semester!
If you have questions about the boot camp, tweet us at @purduecco, write on our Facebook wall, or join the CCO Boot Camp sub-group on LinkedIn!