With 225 million members across the world, LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, and one of the most popular destinations for employers or recruiters looking to hire. And more recently, it’s become a hub for thought leaders and peers to share business insights. There are several ways you can connect with CITT on LinkedIn to help grow your network, participate in industry-related discussions and stay up to date on the latest news and updates from CITT.
You can join CITT’s LinkedIn community—which has nearly 1,900 members and is growing all the time—and use it as your connection point to the world’s largest online professional network. Get to know and connect with fellow CITT-Certified Logistics Professionals and CITT students, as well as other industry contacts. Relevant jobs are regularly posted to the group, as well as discussions about industry developments and topics and information about industry events. Click here to join CITT's LinkedIn Group now.
Several Local Area Councils have created their own dedicated LinkedIn groups to share information about upcoming events, elections and initiatives. The following CITT Local Area Councils currently have LinkedIn groups:
Another way to stay up to date with the latest news and events from CITT is to follow our CITT Company Page on LinkedIn. In addition to using this group as a handy source of information for you, consider commenting, "liking" and sharing CITT's updates with your own LinkedIn connections. It's a great way to boost the signal on CITT messages, helping to raise industry awareness of your CCLP designation and reinforce that CITT and CITT-Certified Logistics Professionals are the source for logistics expertise. Click here to check out and "follow" the CITT LinkedIn Company Page now.
Once you have a profile on LinkedIn, be sure to take the opportunity to leverage your CCLP designation. Professionals who carry a nationally recognized, industry granted professional credential are in a much stronger position to compete for jobs and other career enhancements—like higher salaries—than those without credentials. And displaying your CCLP designation lets employers searching for candidates know that you can make their businesses more profitable and less exposed to risk. It’s a win-win, so be sure to let everyone know you’re a CITT-Certified Logistics Professional when they look at your profile. Click here to visit your CCLP Promotion centre for tips on some of the quickest and clearest ways to leverage your CCLP designation on LinkedIn.