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May 29

LinkedIn as a Career Ladder: Strategies for Library Professionals - Webinar (05/29/24)

A webinar on professional and personal growth presented by Dawn Raquel Jensen.

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May 29, 2024 02:00pm - May 29, 2024 03:00pm

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Navigating Your Library Career: Mastering LinkedIn for Job Success

This webinar provides library professionals with essential LinkedIn strategies to enhance their job search and career development. Discover how to create a compelling LinkedIn profile, network effectively, and utilize LinkedIn's tools to uncover new opportunities in the library sector. Gain insights into building a personal brand that stands out to potential


Designed for library professionals seeking career growth, this session offers a deep dive into using LinkedIn effectively for job searching and career progression. Learn how to optimize your LinkedIn presence, engage with industry leaders, and access hidden job markets in the library field. Transform your LinkedIn activities into strategic steps towards your dream job.

In this webinar, you will:

  • Understand the role of LinkedIn in modern library career development
  • Learn to craft an impactful LinkedIn profile tailored to library professionals
  • Develop networking strategies to connect with key individuals and groups
  • Master LinkedIn job search tools and techniques specific to the library field
  • Enhance personal branding and thought leadership on LinkedIn

Virtual Trainer: Dawn Raquel Jensen, EMBA

Dawn is an international social media speaker and business marketing trainer, merging social media, digital marketing, technology training, business strategy and entrepreneurial leadership together. She founded Virtual Options in 2008 providing coaching and training to entrepreneurs and high-performing teams.

Dawn serves as marketing trainer and entrepreneurial advisor for the University of Central Florida's Business Incubation Program and the Small Business Development Center providing deep-dive advisory to build out strategic marketing frameworks that expand her clients' influence and impact in the communities they serve. She is a digital marketing professor and board member for Seminole State College's Entrepreneurship and Social Media Advisory Board. Dawn has been featured on CBS radio, a member of the Forbes Coaches Council, and as a contributing writer to Medium and Business2Community.

This project was funded either under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services or the Library Cooperative Grant program. Florida’s LSTA and LCG programs are administered by the Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services.

For FY2023-24, the total state and federal budgets for NEFLIN's programs are $694,693. 42% of the total costs ($294,693) are supported by federal funds, and 58% of this program ($400,000) is supported by state funds.