Workshop: Create Community and Career Opportunities with LinkedIn

Workshop: Create Community and Career Opportunities with LinkedIn

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This workshop will go beyond the basics and straight to the strategy of making LinkedIn work for you as a UX professional

About this event

LinkedIn is much more than a job search board, profile, and social media feed. It’s an essential tool for UX professionals who want to level up their professional development and create their own career opportunities.

It’s the premier professional networking platform where people at any point in their career journey can share their ideas with the world, connect with peers, and establish a professional reputation.

The biggest challenge is figuring out what to talk about, how to say it, who your audience is, and how to bring this all together into an intentional practice that serves both you and the UX community.

In this 2-hour interactive workshop, UX Career Strategist & Coach Amy Santee will discuss the why, what, and how of engaging on LinkedIn with valuable, authentic, and original content. We’ll go beyond the basics and straight to the strategy of using this platform to establish and nurture meaningful relationships, build professional credibility, support our peers, attract opportunities, and impact the rapidly evolving practice of UX.

You will learn how to:

  • Build your community of friends, colleagues, and supporters
  • Design and curate your LinkedIn experience
  • Implement principles for effective engagement
  • Contribute to the conversation by commenting and posting
  • Identify what makes content worth sharing
  • Gain confidence by taking baby steps and experimenting
  • Go from lurker to content creator with an audience
  • Take advantage of the LinkedIn algorithm to disperse your great ideas

What you’ll walk away with:

  • Specific ideas for content that speaks to your unique perspective, resonates with your audience, and maps to your professional goals
  • Confidence to get started right away
  • Take-home resources
  • New friends and colleagues to carry on the conversation!

About the Facilitator:

Amy Santee (she/her) is a Career Strategist and Coach for user experience professionals who want to design their careers with intention and bring their good to the world. As a personal growth nerd, Amy loves partnering with individuals on their job search strategy to accelerate progress and find jobs they love, and guiding people toward self-insight so they make important career decisions with confidence. Prior to coaching, Amy built a career as a UX researcher for product development and strategy with businesses of all shapes, sizes, and flavors. In her free time, she enjoys weight training, birding, gardening, and exploring the outdoors of the Pacific Northwest. Visit her website at and connect with her on LinkedIn!

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