Specifically, Mr. McElhaney suggested:
- Adding a summary to your profile, it serves as your extended “elevator pitch”.
- Making sure you have contact information included in your profile so that interested parties can contact you quickly.
- When making connections be sure and write an email customized to the person instead of using the default message provided by LinkedIn.
- Join several groups of interest and be sure and introduce yourself to the leader of the group.
The SHRM CSOB student chapter is a student-led organization that promotes the field of human resources by working closely with CSOB Careers Services, the Birmingham SHRM chapter and by providing networking opportunities for UAB students. The chapter invites expert speakers to cover relevant HR topics, delivers timely workshops that meet the needs of the UAB community, and services both the CSOB and greater Birmingham community by volunteering their time and expertise.
The SHRM CSOB chapter was awarded the Superior Merit award for its excellence and achievement during the 2012-13 academic year.
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