#140: How to Make the Most of LinkedIn and Jumpstart Your Career w/Ashley Watkins and Ana Lokotkova
This is a podcast episode titled, #140: How to Make the Most of LinkedIn and Jumpstart Your Career w/Ashley Watkins and Ana Lokotkova. The summary for this episode is: Whether you’re planning a full-scale job hunt in 2020 or simply thinking about your future steps, career-wise, you may have to do some prep work to reach your full potential on your LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn is one of the first places prospective employers scope you out. So what are some of the ways you can make the most out of your profile? For these reasons, our two special on today’s episode of the Powderkeg Podcast are experts when it comes to helping job seekers use the power of LinkedIn. Our first guest is Ashley Watkins, a Job Search Coach, and Nationally Certified Resume Writer. Ashley has experience in recruiting top talent for nonprofits such as the American Cancer Society and Gateway and multimillion-dollar companies in the banking and manufacturing industries. Joining her is Ana Lokotkova, a personal brand & career advisor, resume writer, and job interview coach at CV Labs in Calgary, Canada. Ana focuses on telling career stories to showcase job seekers’ unique qualities to gain an employer’s attention. With Ashley and Ana’s help, you’ll learn how to effectively network, build key relationships, and how to better design and better utilize your LinkedIn profile. This interview will prepare for your next big opportunity to bring your LinkedIn profile to its full potential. Tune in for more! In this episode with Ashley Watkins and Ana Lokotkova, you’ll learn: -The Most In-Demand Hard and Soft Skills in the Current Job Market -What Job Recruiters look for in a Great Candidate -Who’s Hiring Right Now (and How to Reach Them on LinkedIn) -How to grow your personal brand and attract an audience of fans Figuring out your next career move doesn’t have to be so stressful. So why not try Powderkeg Matches? By joining Matches, you’re joining a community of thousands of top professionals in the Powderkeg community to get connected with outstanding people at the hottest tech companies between the coasts. Get matched with great employers, land your next major opportunity, and get started today! Please enjoy this episode of the Powderkeg Podcast with Ashley Watkins and Ana Lokotkova! If you like this episode, please subscribe and leave us a review on iTunes. You can also follow us on Soundcloud. We have an incredible lineup of interviews we’ll be releasing every Tuesday here on the Powderkeg Podcast. Check it out at powderkeg.com/itunes.