Trine's Social Media Summit helpful for job hunters

ANGOLA, Ind. – Learn the most effective ways to use social media to advance your career during Trine University's third annual Social Media Summit.

The summit will feature Eric Anderson, who will focus on how professionals can market themselves on LinkedIn, a social networking site that connects professionals; Amber Recker, who will discuss business and personal blogging and the advantages of each; and Jontelle Leyson, on best practices for video interviews. Leyson, who works for Amazon, will join the summit via video from Washington.

The free event will offer information for all job seekers, whether it be landing a first a job or advancing a career. All those wishing to get ahead in today's job market are encouraged to attend the event at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, in Fabiani Theatre, Rick L. and Vicki L. James University Center.

The event is sponsored by the university's chapter of the American Marketing Association and the Office of Career Services.