Next Meeting: December 12th
Topic: Using LinkedIn to Network and Grow Your Freelance Business

More than ever, your ability to provide a distinctive, compelling, and professional presence on LinkedIn is a key factor in networking within your field. If you’re like many busy women, a LinkedIn profile is something you set up a while ago and haven’t spent much time worrying about since. But unlike many investments you’ll make throughout your career, a LinkedIn profile — with little effort or cost — can be a tool put to work for you 24/7. Join Freelance Austin on Dec. 12 to get expert tips on optimizing your LinkedIn profile, leveraging the platform for effective networking and landing jobs.

Whether you are trying to find new clients, elevate your personal brand, grow your business, or start a new career, a stand-out profile is a huge benefit. Join HERdacity President Mary Flanagan as she describes how to maintain a strong LinkedIn profile, and once in place, how to use it grow your business. By drawing on lessons learned from teaching career training and LinkedIn workshops to women at HERdacity, Flanagan will provide examples of how she has used LinkedIn to grow the HERdacity community, to network, and to find new business opportunities.

Speaker bio:

Mary Flanagan is the president and CEO of HERdacity, a women’s leadership nonprofit dedicated to supporting women’s economic empowerment, work-life balance, and finding purpose. HERdacity’s programming includes career development, job search skills, and networking workshops. In addition, Flanagan speaks regularly on women’s leadership and themes related to supporting women in the workplace. Prior to joining HERdacity, Flanagan was the director of business planning and analytics in Dell/EMC’s multi-billion-dollar retail segment, where she led strategy and marketing initiatives. Throughout her career, Flanagan has led teams in consulting, corporate strategy, financial planning, and marketing. She has an MBA from the Wharton School and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Williams College.

When: Wed December 12, 2018, 12:00pm – 1:30pm CDT
Location: Vessel Coworking – 500 East St. Johns Ave., Ste. 2.620, 2nd floor
Austin TX 78752, US

Thank you to Vessel Coworking for being our 2018/2019 Venue Sponsor!

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