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Advance Your Career: LinkedIn Edition

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Name: Advance Your Career: LinkedIn Edition
Date: July 25, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
Event Description:


University of Houston-Victoria Career Services Event

Advance Your Career: LinkedIn Edition

  • Professional Headshots to update your LinkedIn profile
  • Career Fair
  • Learn to navigate LinkedIn to advance your career!

Did you know that LinkedIn is a way to build your personal brand globally? Yes! LinkedIn is an expansion of your resume that allows you not only to showcase your experience and education but also get recruited, showcase your professionalism and apply for jobs with one click.

10 Reasons Why All Professionals Should Use LinkedIn (

  1. Showcase your professionalism

  2. Profile as an expanded resume

  3. Publish your knowledge

  4. Contact info shared and stored

  5. Apply for jobs with your profile

  6. Google search results

  7. Hosts your recommendations

  8. Showcase your product or service

  9. Learn new things

  10. Networking

Join us to learn from a master user of LinkedIn, James Robertson Jr., Co-Chair of Business Development programs at the Greater Houston Partnership and Industrial Broker at WorkSpace Real Estate. James will take us through the basics of LinkedIn and expand into how to successfully use this amazing platform to launch and foster your career. He will share with our students and alumni tips, best practices, branding opportunities, networking, and much more!

This event will also allow you the opportunity to take professional headshots to upload to your LinkedIn Profile and start building your brand! Business professional attire suggested.

Cost for photos - Paid at the event directly to the photographer

  • Students: $35

  • Alumni $50

Bring your resume & dress to impress because we will have area employers looking for great candidates like you! A career fair will be held from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Learn more about the speaker:

Robertson currently serves as co-chair for the Greater Houston Partnership's Business Development Programs and works as an Industrial Broker at WorkSpace Real Estate. He has consistently demonstrated proficiently in real estate management, property disposition, asset disposition, and property acquisition.

Immediately prior to establishing WorkSpace Real Estate, Robertson worked at Grubb & Ellis as a Tenant Representation Broker. Robertson’s responsibilities included actively marketing properties, financial lease analysis and preparation, and tactical lease negotiation for a number of local and national tenants including Advantage Rent-a-Car, G4S Wackenhut International, State Farm, Allstate, and Smoothie King, among others.Before pursuing real estate, James worked at the City of Houston as Director of Constituent Relations for the Honorable Annise Parker.

He has also served as campaign manager and chairperson of various civic and community boards and national political organizations. James received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston where he was both a middle linebacker and a two-term Student Body President.


University of Houston-Victoria at Katy
2002 West Grand Parkway North - 3rd Floor (off Grand Parkway and Franz Road)
Katy, TX 77449
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, July 25
4 to 7:30 p.m.
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