How to Use Social Media to Advance Your Career | Best Selling Author & Social Media Guru Amber Mac

Welcome to The Canadian Career Development Series

The place in Canada to learn how to effectively manage your career at the convenience of your own desk. Learn from leading authors, thinkers, and professionals as they share their advice on how to take your career to the next level. This series is for you, if you are committed to learning and staying ahead of the curve, and have a desire to build your network with other like-minded professionals in Canada. Moderated by Alan Kearns, Canada’s Career Coach.

Power Friending with Amber Mac

How can you harness the online world to effectively grow your career? What’s the big deal about Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other social networks? How can social networking help you in your career? Are there real ways to engage and grow your social network online to the benefit of your career? Join Alan Kearns as he interviews Amber Mac, social networking guru, media expert and author as they examine the importance of social networking in your career and discuss Amber’s new book, Power Friending.

“If you haven’t adopted social media in a significant way you risk shutting out the best and most powerful communications channel we’ve ever known.” (Amber Mac)

Webinar Panelist

Amber Mac is a technology host, journalist, and strategist, with experience both online and offline. She writes a regular column for The Globe & Mail, Yahoo! Tech, American Express Open Forum, among other outlets. She maintains a popular blog and speaks exclusively with The Lavin Agency at keynotes across North America about how to use social media to build community and customer loyalty online. In June 2010, Amber launched her first book, Power Friending, about how to use social media to grow your business.

Amber Mac is a virtual Swiss Army Knife of networking: she displays an endless amount of enthusiasm and energy that nearly crackles off the page. More importantly, she demonstrates a deep and practical understanding of the necessity of extending one’s personal and professional presence online.” (Miami Herald, 2010)

Amber currently manages a production and new media company called MGImedia. Her clients include world- renowned speaker Tony Robbins, Rogers, Discovery Channel, Microsoft, Canada Goose, American Dental Association, among others.

You will Learn

  • 3 keys to using social networking effectively to find new job opportunities
  • How to grow my professional network using social networks
  • Building an online professional brand – truths & myths
  • How to manage your online profile to get the attention of hiring managers
  • How to leverage Linkedin, twitter & facebook to advance your career

Why participate?

It’s easy — participate from wherever you are via web & toll free.

It’s informal, fun, and could it be more convenient? Learn along with others — most are in a similar life situation, asking the same questions, and facing the same challenges

During this interactive webinar, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Ask questions of the webinar panelist
  • Enjoy a bonus session on The Digital Job Search 3.0 – How to leverage LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter
  • Expand your networking contacts across Canada- Join our CareerJoy invitation only group.
  • Ask us how to use this towards your professional development credits.

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