Portrait pro will take your best shot for LinkedIn at our holiday meetup

December 3, 2012 in JobGroup News & Updates

Employment recruiters trolling for prospects on LinkedIn.com typically spend almost 20 percent of their time on the influential networking site eyeballing prospects’ photos, according to a study by TheLadders.com, a career advice site.

If you suspect your shot (you do have one …?) would make the Grinch flinch, the Portland Job Group (jobgroup.org) can enhance your networking picture.

Portland’s most comprehensive professional networking organization is partnering with photographer LeeAnn Gauthier to provide affordable, professional quality portraits at the group’s holiday networking event. The meeting is from 6-8 p.m. Dec. 13 at On Deck Sports Bar and Grill, 910 NW 14th Ave. in downtown Portland.

The event also includes a free workshop on informational interviewing strategies and ample networking opportunities.

Portland Job Group is a collective of like-minded individuals providing career, networking, and job advice. The group welcomes both active job seekers and working professionals interested in expand their personal and professional networks.

In addition to networking events, Job Group, an all-volunteer organization, offers a free eight-module series of professional job-searching workshops including “Interview Tactics,” “Resume Optimization,” and “Professional Networking.”

For more information about the event, Portland Job Group, and upcoming workshops, visit info@jobgroup.org. For more information about photographer LeeAnn Gauthier, visit www.studiogauthier.zenfolio.com.

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