School of General Studies
Columbia University in the City of New York

Taking the Next Step: Advanced Social Media for Your Job Search

Date: Wednesday, May 29 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Location: Webinar for Alumni (access via Internet and phone)
Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Emily Seamone by sending email to .

Taking the Next Step: Advanced Social Media for Your Job Search

LinkedIn is now an essential tool for job-seekers and career-advancers; those who are well versed are reaching their career goals more quickly. Career Coach and Author Robert Hellmann will go beyond the basics to show you advanced techniques in leveraging LinkedIn to build your network, research job prospects, contact people, and get meetings and interviews. We will also briefly touch upon Twitter and other social media tools. You will learn about specific strategies, techniques and resources that you can use immediately to help you reach your career goals!

Speaker: Robert Hellmann, Career Consultant and Professor at New York University,

About Speaker: Robert Hellmann has helped hundreds of clients in diverse industries and professions to reach their job-search and on-the-job goals. In addition to his private practice, Rob is a certified Five O'Clock Club Master Career Coach, a Vice President at the Club, and a professor at NYU.   He is also the author of the book "Your Social Media Job Search."  Rob's career-related insights have appeared in media outlets such as the New York Times, Forbes, the Washington Post, Money Magazine, the Chicago Tribune, ABC News, and NBC News.  He combines his 20-plus years in corporate marketing with his Five O'Clock Club training to help people market themselves in their careers.  Rob's website at has been sought out by those seeking career advice for his career blog, seminars and links to career resources.

Registration for Webinar:
Registering for this webinar is free - simply click on the registration link below. Please note that UNI login is required for registration for all webinars. If you do not know your UNI or password please click here for Alumni or here for Students.

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TO REGISTER AND FOR MORE INFORMATION, please click on this link: Advanced Social Media