September 8, 2008

Linked-In Essentials for Executive Career Management Focus of Next Experts Connection Teleseminar

Recruiters and hiring managers are using the Internet to find career candidates which is why it's more important than ever to understand how to use online tools to build your personal brand. Linked-In has become one of the fastest growing online networking tools, with more than one million new sign-ups every month. In the next session of the Experts Connection ( teleseminar series, Jason Alba, founder and CEO of and author of "I'm On Linked-In - Now What???," will explain to executives how to make the most of Linked-In. His session entitled "Linked-In Essentials for Executives" is scheduled for September 24, from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. ET (1:00 - 2:00 p.m. PT). The Experts Connection teleseminar series for executive career management is sponsored by NETSHARE(R) (

Linked-In has rapidly grown into the most widely used tool for professional networking online. Professionals go to Linked-In to find business contacts, and recruiters and hiring managers use Linked-In to find job candidates. Linked-In can be a valuable tool, but only if you understand how to optimize the opportunities it provides. Jason Alba has become an expert in using Linked-In to create new career opportunities. During his presentation, Alba will explain:

 --  How to create a Linked-In profile that increases your odds of being     found; --  How best to connect with your Linked-In network and maintain     relationships; --  How to optimize the search features in Linked-In; --  How to use "Answers" as a strategy to enhance your personal brand; and --  The best way to obtain the "right" recommendations.      

"Executives looking for career advancement have to use every tool at their disposal to make sure they are found by recruiters, but a tool is only valuable if you know how to use it effectively," said Katherine Simmons, CEO of NETSHARE and host of the Experts Connection teleseminars. "Jason has become an expert at applying tools such as Linked-In to help build your online brand. The advice he will offer in this Experts Connection session will be invaluable to anyone who cares about getting ahead in today's web-driven job marketplace."

The Experts Connection teleseminar series gives executives access to leading career experts. The cost of the seminar is $45, $35 for NETSHARE members, and access is provided via web and telephone. For more information, visit the Experts Connection online at

About Jason Alba

Jason Alba is the founder and CEO of and author of "I'm on LinkedIn - Now What???" After being downsized in 2006, Jason experienced the difficulties of conducting a job search first hand. Drawing on his extensive experience in computer software and IT, Jason analyzed the job search process and developed Widely acknowledged as a leading career management evangelist, Jason continues to spread the word to job seekers through his blog.


NETSHARE ( is a confidential, membership based organization dedicated to providing executives across all disciplines and industries with quality $100K plus job lists. NETSHARE also offers networking opportunities and a community of peers for the exchange of strategic information related to job search, professional development and best practices. NETSHARE has been recognized by Fortune and Forbes magazines as the best online destination for executive positions.

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