Members Only Event – How to use LinkedIn to Support and Manage your Career And Receive 2 Professionally Taken Photos

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Venue: University of Calgary, Downtown Campus, 906 – 8th Ave. SW, Calgary, AB

Check lobby screen for event room number.

Workshop 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Individual Photographs to follow


$15.00 (Members Only, no refunds)

Brown Bag Lunch: Optional bring your own lunch.  Coffee, Tea & Water will be available

Workshop Outline

Not being on LinkedIn, or being on it and using it poorly, can be detrimental. Purposeful, strategic use can bring meaningful benefits. It can be difficult to keep up with the ins and outs in the ever-changing world of social media platforms. It is important to stay visible, especially on networking sites such as LinkedIn. Why should you use LinkedIn, even if you have a job you love? Quite simply, LinkedIn offers professional networking, professional development and visibility.

Participants will learn easy ways to use LinkedIn to manage and grow a career.

Learning objectives and takeaways of the session are:

  • YOUR PROFILE: How to build or enhance your LinkedIn profile with appropriate keywords for maximum impact and effectiveness
  • DON’T SET IT AND FORGET IT! Easy ways to use LinkedIn to stay current, up to date and active in your field
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNTIES: Learn to use LinkedIn as a tool to enhance your own networking and professional development, share your expertise, and maintain contact with colleagues
Optional: Bring your own laptop (fully charged – no electric provided) or Smartphone. Wi-fi available.

Workshop Leader:

Lise Stransky, CCDP

Lise Stransky is a Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP) and the founder of Careers That Work for You, a full-service career development firm assisting job seekers and career transitions around the world.  She is a member of the Career Development Association of Alberta and Career Professionals of Canada.  Lise holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Guelph, a Career Development Practitioner Graduate Certificate from Conestoga College, the Emerging Leaders certificate from the University of Calgary, Mental Health First Aid and is certified to deliver Personality Dimensions.

As a certified career development practitioner, Lise has helped hundreds of clients manage their career for the past 13 years. Lise has an inquisitive approach to her work. She helps her clients identify their values, interests, skills and accomplishments through thoughtful questions and takes the time to carefully understand the unique needs of each career changer or job seeker.  Whether it is help with making career decisions, managing career progression, change transitions, or assistance with job search strategies, Lise is astute at coaching clients to maximize their career health.

Before becoming an entrepreneur, Lise was a career advisor at many different organizations, including the University of Calgary Career Services, Certified General Accountants of Alberta (now CPA Alberta), and the Calgary Board of Education.  In addition to one on one, personalized career advising, Lise has also delivered workshops to corporate clients, including Cenovus Energy, the Calgary Public Library, Calgary City Teachers Convention, CAPPA, the Talent Pool, CRIEC and Cactus Club Café.



Professional Photographs 

Each attendee will have the opportunity to have their professional photograph taken for your LinkedIn or other use. Following the Workshop, members will be able to optionally queue for the photographer. Photographs will be taken as quickly as possible, however, there may be a wait time depending on attendee numbers. Each member will receive 2 photographs sent electronically in approximately 4 weeks’ time via the CAPPA office.


Sandra Miller