New Resource for Defense Pros
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New Resource for Defense Pros

I took my knowledge and experience of helping people on how to best use LinkedIn and put into a free video course. Check out the content list below.

Please pass this on to anyone you think might benefit. - William Beaver, owner/editor-in-chief,



Part 1: In Today's Defense Job Market, You CAN'T Avoid Using LinkedIn, But Most Do

  1. Why LinkedIn for Defense Contracting Jobs?
  2. LinkedIn & Your Contracting Job Search Strategy 
  3. 5 Seldom Used Functions Ideal For Defense-Related Profiles 
  4. Strategy: Your Profile vs. Your Resume 
  5. How to Choose Keywords: Defense-Related & Other 
  6. Common Defense Contracting Profile Mistakes

 Part 2: Customizing Your Profile So It Gets You Noticed

  1. Signing Up for LinkedIn 
  2. How To Customize Your Profile Address 
  3. How To Customize Your Header Image 
  4. How To Customize Your Profile Image (Camo or Corporate?) 
  5. How To Write An Effective Headline 
  6. How To Use The "Open To Work" Options 
  7. How To Write Your Summary To Grab People's Attention 
  8. How To Add Video To Your Profile (Most Don't, So Do It Now) 
  9. Featured Section: Show, Don't Tell 
  10. How To Add Your Experience (Avoid the Defense Jargon) 
  11. How To Add Skills For Endorsements 
  12. How To Add Accomplishments 

 Part 3: Find and Be Found

  1. How To Find & Connect With People 
  2. Asking For Recommendations 
  3. How To Use LinkedIn Groups 
  4. Creating Content To Attract Recruiters & Search Engines 

 Part 4: Finding Jobs On & With LinkedIn

  1. Uploading 1-5 Customized Resumes 
  2. How To Find Jobs & Apply Before Most Others 
  3. Special Features For Veterans & Military