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Submitted by OLC Editor on 18 November 2020

In this episode of SHIFT, SFU Career Educator Jill Eddy chats with LinkedIn Youth Editor Joel Hansen. Joel has quickly established himself as one of Canada’s top young leaders in LinkedIn, earning 10 million+ views, hosting events in LA, San Francisco and Seattle, and working with the LA Clippers, Vancouver Canucks, Uber, Amazon, Adobe, Translink and Best Buy – to name a few! If you’re a student or recent grad looking for advice on enhancing your LinkedIn presence, you’re in the right place!

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Show Notes

0:00 How Joel became a LinkedIn Youth Editor

1:36 You created a LinkedIn profile – now what!?

8:01 Networking how-tos

13:02 Joel’s job search tips

19:03 Show employers your value

21:50 Writing your first LinkedIn posts

23:49 Recipe for a great LinkedIn bio

26:05 Should you attach your resume on your LinkedIn profile?

SFU Career and Volunteer Services respectfully acknowledges the Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Qayqayt, Kwantlen, Semiahmoo and Tsawwassen peoples on whose unceded traditional territories our three campuses reside.

Originally published on the SFU Career and Volunteer Services Youtube on November 18th, 2020. 

Participants and Contributors
Jill Eddy

SFU Career Educator


LinkedIn Youth Editor and Vancouver Top 30 Tech Influencer