Being a BA - Career Series: Optimizing LinkedIn

Presented by Gaby Fisch, Principal, Gaby Fisch Coaching & Consulting
Are you on LinkedIn? Perhaps, like 300 million others, you answered “yes”, but truly optimizing LinkedIn is something very different.  If you are someone who has a skeleton of a profile and doesn’t understand what’s available beyond that, then please join us for this tour through the hidden treasures and multitude of career benefits that can come from amping up your presence and activity on LinkedIn.
Key Learning Points:
  • Understand how LinkedIn has fundamentally disrupted traditional recruitment processes
  • The Basics: Completing your profile and building your network
  • Personal Branding on LinkedIn
  • Beyond Basics: Leveraging the multiple uses of LinkedIn 
The Presenter
Gaby Fisch is a coach, consultant and facilitator specializing in the areas of career, entrepreneurship, and leadership.  In addition to her private practice, Gaby is a Senior Consultant with Felix Global Corp., a full-service human capital consulting firm based in Toronto.
Gaby has 12 years of professional experience inside large organizations, and nine years specifically in Human Resources, Recruitment and Talent Management in the financial services sector. Throughout that time, she came to realize that her talent and passion lie in working directly with individuals, helping to realize their goals in a deliberate and purposeful manner, and live out their potential.
Gaby earned her BA at McGill University in Montreal and completed her MBA at the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto, specializing in Organizational Behaviour. Most recently, Gaby trained with the internationally renowned Coaches Training Institute and is a member of the International Coach Federation.
She currently serves on the Board of Directors of JVS Toronto, an agency that helps people succeed by providing outstanding employment, social and educational services which meet the changing needs of the diverse communities it serves. These include youth, persons with disabilities, women, children, and newcomers. Since its inception 1947, JVS Toronto has helped over 500,000 people fulfill their potential through a variety of counselling and support programs modeled on best practice approaches.