209 – LinkedIn: Maximizing Your Best Networking Resource

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LinkedIn is the most powerful search tool there is for recruiters and HR professionals. Any job seeker seeking a company contact, or wishing to expand their personal brand, must be visible on LinkedIn. This critical marketing and branding channel affords job-seekers a platform to present their key skills, achievements, comments from those recommending them, and showcase their market value to potential employers.

Best-selling author Fred Coon, CEO of Stewart, Cooper &; Coon, interview’s executive recruiter, Andrew Ko, about how recruiters use LinkedIn and why each job seeker should have a branded and professionally written LinkedIn profile. Listen for some vital information and helpful tips on how to get the most from LinkedIn.

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About the Guest:

Andrew-Ko-Guest“Andrew Ko is an executive recruiter and executive career coach. He is a credentialed Global Career Development Facilitator. He also has a certification in Training Gamification as well as holds certifications from Dale Carnegie Training and a certificate in Emotional Intelligence. 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 the military veteran community 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 and developing a career development training program to better serve their veteran clients.

He is a member of the Association of Talent Development and a member of the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals where he has been a primary presenter for several of their national conventions on subjects such as Career Development and LinkedIn.

Andrew is also a published artist. When not working in recruiting and career development he enjoys art and has sold his artwork in several solo exhibits around Los Angeles. He also has several certifications in search and rescue and has spent four years on a volunteer search and rescue team and enjoys hiking.”

Fred Coon, CEO

Stewart, Cooper & Coon offers Human Capital Strategy Serviceto both individuals and corporations. Our staff is dedicated to our clients’ success via innovative job search processes, employment management strategies, and state-of-the-art technologies. Contact Fred Coon – 866-883-4200, Ext. 200