SciFY Academy "LinkedIn - Personal Profile & Corporate Page"

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 Published in Past Seminars
SciFY Academy "LinkedIn - Personal Profile & Corporate Page"

Introductory Seminar on Using LinkedIn for Persons and Organizations

More than 120 people attended the 6th SciFY Academy at INNOVATHENS on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. The very strong beginning for SciFY Academy for the new academic year with Maria Pafioli, founder and head of the CVexperts - CV and Career Consultant company, where she introduced us practically to the world of LinkedIn.

The event was opened by Ioanna Theodorou, founding member of the Startupboat initiative where she talked about their action and the way they contribute in  the refugee crisis under the prism of technology and innovation.

In the second part of the event Maria Pafioli introduced us to the world of LinkedIn and guided us to the possibilities it offers us, as well as its evolution globally and in Greece the last two years. After this, she introduced the 3 stages separating us from all the other LinkedIn users (degree of separation), in contrary with other social media and there was a presentation of the advantages and disadvantages that the premium accounts offer.

Additionally she  referred to the right approach to the professional communities that interest us, the correct way of promoting our professional profile and the mistakes we should avoid. She shared with us many practical advice and tips ‘n’ tricks that help us create and evolve our professional appearance in LinkedIn like for example the use of SEO and the free learning webinars.

In the last part, there was a discussion on when we should create a personal and when a corporal page, followed by a presentation of good and bad practices in corporate pages. As a closure, Maria Pafioli, referred to the  possibilities LinkedIn is giving to Non-for-Profit organizations for their networking and their voluntary action and urged us to use it in a very practical way by giving us as the only way to contact her, the name of her LinkedIn profile.

You can find την Ms Pafioli's presentation here and you can watch the whole event of the 6th SciFY Academy here. To be informed about the next SciFY Academy events you can subscribe here.

We want to thank the speakers, CVexperts, INNOVATHENS, Startupboat and all our friends who attended in the seminar and they contributed once again to realizing our vision of the free dissemination of knowledge!

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