Muncie Young Professionals April ProLunch: Using LinkedIn Professionally

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By: Angel Tuttle—

Muncie, IN—Muncie Young Professionals will be continuing its 2017 season of events with its next ProLunch on Tuesday, April 18th. The focus of this ProLunch will be using LinkedIn professionally.

Establishing, building, and leveraging connections are important skills to possess in the 21st Century. The adage “It’s not what you know, but who you know” is accurate in some cases…but it doesn’t hurt to have both great knowledge and great contacts. LinkedIn is a professional social networking tool that can assist you in tracking and monitoring your connections, sharing professional accomplishments/updates, and marketing yourself and/or business. Colton C. Strawser with The Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware County and Colton Strawser Consulting will be sharing his experiences with LinkedIn, including how it has helped him hire individuals, get a job, and get personal introductions. Attendees will get an overview of various features of LinkedIn and the types of posts that are good to share. They will also learn what information to include on a profile as well as how to present it professionally.

Space is limited for this ProLunch. Please RSVP by Tuesday, April 11th. The cost of this event is $15 and includes lunch. It will take place at the Ivy Tech Fisher Building Auditorium (345 S High Street). To make your reservation, visit the Muncie Young Professionals website at: Parking for this event is available on the street or in public lots in downtown Muncie. This lunch is sponsored by Accutech Systems.

ProLunches are held every other month from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm with a range of topics designed to help young professionals develop new personal and professional skills, become better informed about key community issues and how they can make an impact, and develop new contacts. ProLunch events begin with soft networking followed by speaker presentations and Q & A. For more information about this event, or if you are interested in being a member of Muncie Young Professionals, please contact the Muncie Young Professionals steering committee at


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