Accounting Job Search Training
LinkedIn for accountants training course

Unlocking LinkedIn

Bob Berchtold, CPA

7  Video lessons

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Course Overview

Get the proven LinkedIn system accountants like you are using to network, connect with recruiters, and find the best jobs.

What You'll Learn

Part I:  If you can check your email you can use LinkedIn to market yourself professionally, meet new people, and boost your next job search. At the end of this section you’ll have created your very own LinkedIn account.

Part II:  Now that you have a LinkedIn profile it’s time to add some basic information about yourself. Learn the right way to add your photo, work history, and other important information. At the end of this section you’ll have a basic profile that looks great.

After completing this course you’ll be ready to move on to the more advanced strategies and tactics that will help you build your network and get noticed (all covered in the Advanced LinkedIn course).

Course Content


Introduction:   How to get the most value from this course.


How to create your LinkedIn account:   Start here to create your LinkedIn profile.

Navigating LinkedIn:   Find your way around LinkedIn, and set up your privacy preferences to help keep your job search a secret.

Setting up your basic profile:   Add basic work history and personal information to your profile.

How to write winning job descriptions:   There’s more to a job description than just copy/pasting your resume. Here’s how it’s done.

Above the fold:   How to write your Headline and Summary that catches recruiters’ attention.

Get connected with the "Snowball":   Start the “Connections Snowball” and build your first 25 LinkedIn Connections.

Bob the CPA
Bob Berchtold is the founder and lead trainer at CPA Talent. Since becoming a CPA in 2008 he's built a career working at multiple Big 4 firms, Corporate Finance (FP&A), and recruiting. Over the past 8 years Bob and his team have helped hundreds of accounting & finance professionals build successful and rewarding careers. Connect with Bob on LinkedIn.

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