Speaker Series – Week 4

Develop a One-of-a-Kind LinkedIn Profile

Have you been putting off setting up your LinkedIn account or updating your profile? Amanda Portillo walks you through each step to create an effective profile to accelerate your job search.

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About Amanda Portillo

Amanda Portillo is a Certified Professional Resume Writer, Career Coach, and Linkedin Strategies who is passionate about providing a clear path that empowers clients to move forward in their professional lives. Prior to launching Compass Career Directions in 2018, Amanda served as a Talent Acquisition Professional for nearly 10 years and supported several corporations in Boston such as State Street Bank, Iron Mountain, and Sanofi.

Due to her experience as both an employee, job seeker, and entrepreneur, Amanda developed Compass Career Directions to help a wide variety of professionals. She often stresses the importance of understanding and preparing for a modern-day job search which can be intimidating for those who haven’t needed to secure new employment in quite some time. She credits her success as an entrepreneur to Linkedin due to servicing over 230 clients in her first year and now teaches business owners across industries how to use this incredible tool to grow their business.

Despite Amanda’s personal and professional successes, she has been open about her personal struggles and has become a devoted personal development learner and advocate as a result. She is passionate about educating job seekers and entrepreneurs on the importance of implementing daily mindfulness practices, sound decision making, and aligning one’s thoughts and actions to attract their desired results.