Award Winning Annapolis Based Career Counselor Speaks at Johns Hopkins in DC

Paula Brand, Founder of Annapolis-based Brand Career Management, is a Career Counselor and LinkedIn expert who offers customized training to groups and individuals. She will be presenting LinkedIn: Be Found and Grow Your Network at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington DC on October 1, 2014. On September 8, she spoke twice at the Maryland Association of Realtors Annual Conference in Ocean City, MD on building your profile and using LinkedIn for business development.

With over 300 Million members, LinkedIn is the premier social networking tool for professional purposes. Ms. Brand helps people use the system more effectively for career management, business development and job search. In today’s world of work, people must take charge of their own career management, including the maintenance of a positive online presence. LinkedIn is one of the best ways to do so, if you know how to use it correctly.

More about Paula Brand: Combining her LinkedIn expertise with a background in career counseling, human resources and training facilitation, she has inspired hundreds of people to successfully manage their careers. As a regular contributor to the Career Development and Adult Planning Network international newsletter, she provides insights on LinkedIn through her column, The LinkedInsider.

She is involved in many professional associations and is past President of the Maryland Career Development Association. In April, she received the Maryland Career Development Association’s Outstanding Career Practitioner Award for 2014.

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