Long Beach - Winning in the Talent Marketplace - Leveraging LinkedIn
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Long Beach - Winning in the Talent Marketplace - Leveraging LinkedIn

When: Thursday, September 19, 2019
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: The Grand Long Beach
4101 Willow Ave
Long Beach, California  90815
United States
Presenter: Andrew Ko
Contact: Mindy Isaac

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PIHRA Long Beach

Winning in the Talent Marketplace
Leveraging LinkedIn

presented by Andrew Ko


This is an interactive and informative session combined with the opportunity for a professional head-shot. 

The session:

This event is for LinkedIn users who want more out of LinkedIn. We’ll discuss how to develop and use your LinkedIn profile to get more results. Most people have heard before, the best time to network is when you already have a job. LinkedIn is a great tool to help you do that. It’s also a crucial tool in the talent market place, how one uses it will determine what you get out of it. We will discuss how to leverage LinkedIn and LinkedIn Recruiter to meet your needs as a candidate, employer, or recruiter.

Topics include:

  • Leveraging a profile that promotes you and your personal brand
  • Being found and impressing those who find you
  • User strategies for job seeking, networking and SSI
  • Using LinkedIn like a recruiter

After the session, participants will have the option to purchase Andrew’s book “Leveraging LinkedIn for Job Search Success”.


Head-shot Opportunity

Alex Kemp will be available to take a professional head-shot during the program. All those who register will receive a confirmation email with preparation details and a separate link to sign up. Head-shots will be provided to those who sign up via the link.


Program Agenda

11:00am - 11:30am Networking 
11:30am - 11:45am Lunch/Seating/PIHRA Business & Intro of Guests
11:45am -   1:15pm Speaker Presentation
  1:15pm -   1:30pm Opportunity Drawings and Closing




Andrew Ko GCDF Sr. Executive Recruiter: Lucas Group Human Resource Executive Search Division, Executive Career Coach. . He is also an executive career coach and is a credentialed Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF). Andrew has a certification in Training Gamification and he is a certified Dale Carnegie trainer. He is also co-author for a book on how to use LinkedIn for job search entitled, “Leveraging LinkedIn for Job Search Success 2019”. He has experience leading career development, training and development, outplacement, and leadership development.

Andrew pulls back the curtain on job search with his clients and helps them land their next job faster. Andrew’s professional background includes over 10 years with a Fortune 500 company and he leverages this corporate experience to better serve his clients. Andrew also has a background working with military veterans and has been awarded for his work with a well-known and respected non-profit focused on working with veterans to help them find employment. He is credited for creating, developing and implementing a career development training program to better serve their veteran clients. Andrew has been a primary presenter for several national conventions across the country on subjects such as Career Development and LinkedIn. 



This program is valid for 1.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA) is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

This program has been approved for 1.25 HR (General) recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at www.hrci.org.

The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.


Registration Rates

Category Pre-Registration Onsite
PIHRA Member $30 $40
Guest/Nonmember $45 $55
PIHRA Member In-Transition $25 $35
PIHRA Student Member $15 $20
Nonmember/Student $15 $20

Online registration closes on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 8:00pm. Registrations after this date will only be taken onsite.


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Cancellation Policy

There will be a 50% administration fee for any cancellation. If you need to cancel, we must receive it in writing (email or fax) 2 business days prior to an event during normal business hours. Refunds will not be given to no-shows. Credits will not be issued for use towards future PIHRA events.


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