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LinkedIn Learning Day – Opportunities for Faculty, Staff and Students

Monday, March 4, 2019

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Join us for LinkedIn Learning Day, March 4.  

LinkedIn representatives will be on campus to host sessions for students, staff and faculty. A resource fair will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the UC courtyard for U of G community members to learn more about how LinkedIn Learning can help with professional and personal development 

Resume reviews and free headshots are available for students. There are lots of fun learning opportunities with prizes to be won during the resource fair. 

LinkedIn Learning, with content from Lynda.com, is a video-based training library where users can access online learning modules to build specific skills. Taught by industry professionals, modules are delivered in five languages and topics range from software development, website design, animation, audio and music, soft-skill training, photography and more. Lynda.com was bought by LinkedIn in May 2015.   

All U of G students, staff and faculty can access Lynda.com FREE from anywhere, you just need an internet connection and your U of G credentials.   

This event is being hosted jointly by the Student Experience Department, Experiential Learning Hub, Human Resources Learning and Development, and Business Career Centre. 

To learn about LinkedIn Learning visit https://www.uoguelph.ca/ccs/service/lynda 

All sessions in Peter Clark Hall, North Wing. Pre-registration appreciated but not required. 

Rock Your Profile – Student Session 

9:30 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. Register online

2:30 p.m. to 3:20 p.m.  – Register online

Learn from LinkedIn experts on how to rock your online profile so employers can see the experience you have. Hear about connecting your inside and outside the classroom learning on your resume and how employers in Canada evaluate volunteer experience in the hiring process. Bring a mobile device or laptop so you can update in real time. 

Drive Your Professional and Personal Development – Staff and Faculty Session 

Noon to 1 p.m. 

 This session will introduce faculty and staff to LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com), an online platform that offers free, on-demand, video-based courses taught by industry experts. Thousands of courses are available covering hundreds of topics that support employee development, leadership and management development, health and wellness, and technical skills training. 

With LinkedIn Learning, you can achieve your personal, professional, and leadership goals by learning anytime, anywhere, and at your own pace. At this session, you will learn tips on how to access courses, how to create a learning playlist, how to access courses through a free mobile app, and how to take your learning offline. 

Join us to learn more from LinkedIn Learning expert Jennifer Catallo. 

Register online 

Please bring your lunch. Coffee, tea and cookies will be available. 


Monday, March 4, 2019
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