Best Ways to Use Pinterest for Your Career Development Services

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Welcome to this online course designed to help you incorporate one of the fastest growing social networks into your career development practice and resources. Whether you’re a private practitioner, a college or university professional, whether you are employed in workforce development or in our elementary or secondary education systems, this is a trend that you need to explore. 

Your Instructor: Shirley Rowe
Shirley Rowe, M.Ed., CCSP, GCDF-I, is the 2018 recipient of NCDA’s Outstanding Career Practitioner Award and has been a higher education career advisor for more than 20 years. Shirley has now turned her expertise to Front Rowe Consulting, firm offering training, career management, writing and speaking services. A coach, educator, writer, and instructional designer, she brings a wealth of knowledge into her role as a career development practitioner and about incorporating new ways of using technology in the delivery of career services. Shirley has served on the NCDA’s FCD Advisory Council, most recently as the chair. Shirley earned her Bachelor’s degree from Excelsior College and her M.Ed. in Educational Technology from The University of Texas at Brownsville. 
She has presented at both national and local conferences on topics including LinkedIn, survey development, the Power of Social Media and the use of technology. Connect with Shirley through LinkedIn at or email her at

At the conclusion of this course you will be able to:

  Understand what Pinterest is and how it can be used in the career development field.  

  Evaluate others’ use of Pinterest in the career field and adapt these uses to their own needs. 

  Know the terminology unique to Pinterest. 

  Set up your own Pinterest account and relevant boards.