|Manage Profile How To|
INFORMATION & SETTINGSEdit Bio – This is where you update your data and set your Privacy Settings to determine what information is available to the public, members only or administrators only when someone searches your name in the Member Directory. You may change these Privacy Settings by clicking on the lock icon next to the field. There are three choices: Public (Visible to Everyone), Members Only (Visible Only to Members) and Private (Not Visible in Profile).
Privacy Setting Note: You can check your privacy settings by clicking on Public Profile on the right side of the page to see what information the Public can see when they view your Member Profile.
Preferences – You can customize your Member Profile settings for various website features ( Community,
Connections, Favorites, Groups, Messaging, Profile and Wall). You can turn notifications and messages on or off, and subscribe to newsletters from the Forum and your Groups.
INVOICING, PAYMENTS & HISTORYInvoices – You can view current and process invoices as well as pay open invoices online in this section. You may also print receipts for your purchases.
Membership – You can view your membership status and renew your membership in this section. You should be able to renew your membership up to 90 days prior to your membership expiration.
Event Registrations - Any Events that you've registered for will show up in your Event Registrations area.
CONTENT & FEATURESFavorites – You are able to Bookmark favorite and frequently visited pages on the OPSC website. You can share your Bookmarks with your OPSC Connections or keep them private. To add a webpage to your Favorites just click on the star icon at the top of the page. When you click on the star it will ask you if you want to share it or keep it private and it will also offer you the option to place it in a Category. You can access your Favorites any time that you're logged in by clicking on the Favorites quick link on the right side of the page.
Networks – Add your public social networks here (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter) and a direct link/icon will be added to your profile so members can connect with you on those networks. You can also access your Networks from the quick links on the right side of the page.
Photo Gallery – Add your own photo gallery and share with your network.
Files and Links - You can save files and links to your Member Profile and manage them in this section. Click on the Files and Links in your quick links on the right side of the page to access this area.
Professional Development – View your current Continuing Education credits obtained from both OPSC and non-OPSC educational programs. You can view and print your certificates and upload non-OPSC credits to this area.
COMMUNITYMessaging – The OPSC website has its own online message system. You can send and receive messages to/from other OPSC account holders and Groups that you are a member of. You can edit your Messaging settings in Preferences. You can also access Messages from the quick links on the right side of the page.
Groups – There are various OPSC “Groups” that you may be a member of. If you are a member of an OPSC Regional Affiliate, Committee or the Board of Directors, you're a member of a Group. You will have access to the Group Member Directory, files, photos, calendars, Group Forum, Blogs and other features within each Group. You can edit your Group settings in Preferences. You can also access your Groups from the quick links on the right side of the page.
Connections – Connections are similar to LinkedIn where you can create a circle of OPSC account holders that you would like to share, email and network with. You can edit your Connections settings in Preferences. You can also access your Connections from the quick links on the right side of the page.
Forum Settings – OPSC Forums are a communication tool to ask industry related questions and share information. Forum discussions are archived and therefore a great resource to check when seeking information. OPSC has several Forums on different industry topics and there are also Forums available within Groups that you may be a member of. You need to subscribe to a Forum and then set up your Preferences. You can also access your Forums in the quick links on the right side of the page.
Blog Subscriptions – If you are a member of a Group, you may be interested in participating in a Group Blog. You can manage your Blog preferences in this section, but you first must subscribe to the Blog within the Group.