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Chicago-Style LinkedIn for Good InDay 2013

Once a month, we give a day back to employees to invest in themselves and their communities. This July InDay, the theme was LinkedIn for Good. 25 of our offices around the globe organized 54 activities to empower employees to use their skills and talents to give back. Here’s how the day went in our Chicago office.

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Chicago-Style LinkedIn for Good InDay 2013

  1. 1. 2 Once a month, LinkedIn gives the day back to our employees to invest in themselves and their communities We call this InDay.
  2. 2. In July, we encouraged employees to use their skills and talents to give back. 25 offices around the globe participated. Here’s what our Chicago team did…
  3. 3. Connect You for Job Seekers We shared our wisdom with DePaul University alumni on using LinkedIn to network and find jobs.
  4. 4. 5 Calling for a Cause We put our sales and marketing skills to use motivating marathon runners to complete their fundraising goals in support of Imerman Angels, an organization committed to providing personalized connections that enable 1-on-1 support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.
  5. 5. We created Cardz for Kidz! to uplift the spirits of hospitalized and/or traumatized children across the globe. And assembled care packages for Mended Little Hearts of Chicago to provide hope and support to those impacted by congenital heart defects. PitchIn
  6. 6. LinkedIn for Nonprofits We coached nonprofits on how they can best leverage LinkedIn to advance their cause. Organizations learned how to manage their professional identities, set up company pages, recruit board members, and more.
  7. 7. LinkedIn Nonprofit Solutions Our Talent Solutions interns ensured that our Sales team was up to speed on how to deliver the best value to our nonprofit customers. And they brought ice cream sandwiches! 8
  8. 8. Recruiters for Good We used our recruiting knowledge and tools to help Ashoka source Fellows, high-impact entrepreneurs who creatively solve some of the world’s biggest social challenges.
  9. 9. How are YOU using your talents to change the world? Add the Volunteer Experience & Causes section to your LinkedIn Profile!