Getting your LinkedIn profile up to date is a must for aspiring and current directors. Listen/watch this webcast to make sure you are in charge of your story and how it s presented on the world's premier professional networking platform.

Linkedin Basics: Build Valuable Connections on LinkedIn

Building your network is fundamental to succeeding in your board and leadership journey, yet many people don't really know how to use LinkedIn to do this.

Did you know that LinkedIn Pages with complete information get 30% more views compared to others; listing the correct number of skills on your LinkedIn profile can lead to up to 17x more views; and 91% of executives rate LinkedIn as their first choice for professionally relevant content.  In today's age you can't afford not to be using LinkedIn properly as it has become the number one professional go to tool.

Karen Tisdell will give you tips on the best ways to search and connect on LinkedIn to expand your network in a way that is meaningful and relevant to your board career.

The webcasts covers:

  • Privacy settings
  • Searching by person
  • Searching by company
  • Personalising invitations – scripts and time saving tips
  • Connecting – QR code
  • Automation
  • Scripts and keyboard shortcuts for messaging
  • Voice and the power of trust.


  • Webcast (60 minutes)
  • Presentation slides - PDF
  • LinkedIn habits - PDF
  • LinkedIn scripts templates - editable Word document

The webcasts are pre-recorded and live Q&A is not available. All webcasts can be accessed online for 30 days from the date of purchase.
When you purchase this webcast (free for members only) you will receive a copy of the PowerPoint presentation slides and related handouts.


‚ÄčKaren Tisdell - LinkedIn Profile writer & designer, LinkedIn trainer and speaker

An early-adopter of LinkedIn, KarenTisdell recognised the platform’s potential when working as a recruiter. Identifying a niche and foreseeing the importance of how professionals are perceived online, Karen began her LinkedIn profile writing business. A decade on, she has written thousands of profiles for senior executives and is ranked as one of the top 10 independent LinkedIn trainers across Asia Pacific.