Toronto ENG 05.06.2021 Job Search Siblings - How Resumes and LinkedIn are both Best Friends and Rivals

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Starts:05/06/2021 5:30 PM

Ends:05/06/2021 7:00 PM

Event Type: ENGs






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Toronto ENG 05.06.2021 Job Search Siblings l How Resumes and LinkedIn are both Best Friends and Rivals 

Resumes and LinkedIn continue to be key tools for online branding and career progression. How are they related? How similar should they be? Do you need to update both? In this instructive presentation, Margie Peskin and Leslie Hughes drill down into determining if one is more important, and what the relationship should be. Resumes and LinkedIn Profiles - Friends or Rivals?

From this session you will learn:

  1. How to revise and target your resume, incorporating what recruiters and applicant tracking systems look for most often
  2. The most important parts of LinkedIn – what to focus on, how to update your profile
  3. How your resume and LinkedIn profile should overlap while also being different
  4. Tips to make your resume and your LinkedIn stand out

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5:00 pm Virtual networking
5:30 pm Intro, housekeeping, speakers bio's, thank you's
5:40 pm Speakers presentation
6:40 pm Q&A

Speaker bio(s)
Leslie Hughes

Leslie Hughes is a LinkedIn Specialist, a LinkedIn Profile Writer and the Principal of PUNCH!media.

She is the author of “CREATE. CONNECT. CONVERT”. A 25 lesson how-to guide to build your brand – without feeling like you’re bragging.

Leslie has been in the digital landscape for over 20 years and founded her digital agency, PUNCH!media, in 2009.

She has worked with companies such as Investment Planning Counsel, The Children’s Wish Foundation, and Guardian Life Insurance Company of America to help brands optimize their professional presence and convert clients.

Called a “Social Media Guru” by CBC Radio, Leslie has appeared on several media outlets including CTV’s “The Social” talking about “How to Manage your Digital Identity”.

Margie Peskin

Margie Peskin has been involved with executive recruiting and career management since 1998. Originally from the U.S., she began her career in the Detroit, Michigan area at Plante & Moran LLP as a Search Consultant. She then relocated to Iowa City, Iowa and spent five years with the University of Iowa in the MBA career services office. In 2009, Margie launched Search Forward, a career advising and resume writing business. She relocated to Toronto in 2014 and has continued to work with individuals through Search Forward, while concurrently reconnecting to the recruiting industry. She joined Phelpsgroup, an executive search firm focused on the public and non-profit sectors, as a Senior Consultant in January of 2017.  

Margie brings a genuine love for career management to every project. Her educational background includes a Master’s in Counseling from Wake Forest University in North Carolina and a Bachelor’s in American Studies from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. She lives in Toronto with her family and spends countless hours exercising her dog, and occasionally reading and volunteering for schools, soccer teams and non-profit organizations.