Thursday, May 07, 2009

May 12th Meeting: LinkedIn: You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

For establishing and maintaining professional contacts, there is no more powerful social networking tool than LinkedIn. Whether you are promoting your business, seeking the next great employee, or looking for your next career opportunity, LinkedIn is a valuable and generally free resource.

Dave Rahn is a senior IT executive who has developed a thorough knowledge of the LinkedIn capabilities. If you are already a frequent user, you will learn something new. If you are not using the tool or like most folks are not using it to it’s full capability, you will come away with a new awareness of the power and ease of use of this tool.

Dave has conducted a number of classes over the past 4 months with more than 200 attendees. The testimonials from attendees that I have heard are impressive. I have attended one of Dave’s classes and count myself as fortunate to understand the power of this tool.

Join us at the KM Chicago meeting on Tuesday evening, 12 May at 5:30 PM for this informative and inspiring session.

For those attending the meeting at Dow Jones (downtown), you are invited to bring your laptop or other wireless device and follow along on your own profile. If you plan to do that, please send Ann Lee a note by 8 May so she can be sure you have a wireless password into their network. Her email is If you will be at Allstate, please contact Luc Dodinval for instructions/possibilities. His email is

Dave will have some prepared comments, will conduct a basic tutorial and then answer questions. Dave is an engaging speaker with a wealth of experience in all aspects of IT management. Please see his bio for a more complete picture of his experience. Better yet, check out his LinkedIn profile: