Lead Training and Career Development Counselor, Andrew Ko is a coach, trainer and provides career counseling services to Military Veterans to help provide jobseekers to be more effective in their job search.
One of his most sought out and popular workshops is his LinkedIn workshop. He lead his workshops series with LinkedIn because as a jobseeker, over 97% of recruiters are using LinkedIn to find talent. Most people are not aware of this, but LinkedIn provides special resources just for US Veterans and Services Members. Andrew states that:
If you are a Veteran in job search and if you are not taking advantage of LinkedIn has than you are missing an opportunity.
In our podcast, we discussed the benefits that Veterans can use with LinkedIn’s free programs, how Veteran’s can sign up for a free upgrade subscription for LinkedIn Premium and how to best utilize LinkedIn in their job search efforts.
Further Tools and Information:
- LinkedIn for US Veterans and Service Members One Year Free Job Seeker & Lynda.com https://specialedition.linkedin.com/veteran-job-seeker/
- LinkedIn Veteran’s Program: https://linkedinforgood.linkedin.com/programs/veterans
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