Event Detail

WIB-RTP Presents: "How to Make the Most of the New Version of LinkedIn," April 27, 2017

From 6:00 PM TO 8:00 PM

With nearly 500 million members, LinkedIn is the online network for business professionals looking for jobs, scouting new talent, and search for business development opportunities. However, individuals are underutilizing LinkedIn in numerous regards, and many are still reeling from the platform's recent changes. In this workshop, we will discuss key tips for using the new version of LinkedIn to maximize its value for professional development, networking, and job searching.

Speaker Biographies

Heidi Scott Giusto
, PhD, Owner of Career Path Writing Solutions, helps individuals and businesses succeed when the stakes are high. Whether that is people who are in a job search and need help with their resumes or interview skills, or businesses looking to publish high-quality website or marketing copy, Heidi offers a wealth of experience though her 1-on-1 and small group coaching.

Heidi earned her doctoral degree from Duke University and holds certifications in resume writing, interview preparation, and empowerment coaching. She proudly serves as an Advisory Board member at Duke for an NEH Next Generation PhD Implementation grant and has been featured in publications including US News & World Report and Vitae.

Delighting in empowering job seekers to present their best selves to potential employers—on paper and in person, Heidi leads a Career Advancement workshop series in the Raleigh-Durham area and delivers customized workshops at universities and organizations on career development and professional writing. Heidi can be contacted at Info@CareerPathWritingSolutions.com or at 919-698-6408. Additional information can be found via Heidi’s website: http://www.careerpathwritingsolutions.com/.

Walk-Ins Accepted?
* - Walk-ins will be accepted at the door until event capacity is reached.


6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Registration and networking with light appetizers and beverages

6:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

Welcome and opening remarks

6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Strategies for maximizing LinkedIn's potential with Dr. Heidi Scott Giusto

7:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Q&A session and closing remarks

Pricing Information


  • Early Bird Pricing through April 23, 2017: $20
  • Regular Pricing after April 23, 2017: $25


  • Early Bird Pricing through April 23, 2017: $50
  • Regular Pricing after April 23, 2017: $55


  • $10 for the first 10 Postdoc or student registrants with a promo code. Please email RTP@WomenInBio.org to obtain the promo code.

Special Pricing for Guests
When registering, members are also allowed 1 guest at member pricing

Event Date/Time
Thursday, April 27, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST

Parking Information
Free parking is available on site.

Maximum Capacity

NC Biotech Center: Dogwood Room, 15 TW Alexander Dr. Durham, NC, 27703