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Let’s Boost Your LinkedIn Profile (204)


6 and 13 March 2024

Lang EN Workshop language is English

Maura Hannon


Online professional networking tools such as LinkedIn can be a valuable addition to your professional tool box to manage your career and your network.

Your digital profile is often the first online impression you make and it should reflect who you are. Professional networking platforms can also be useful if you want to manage and grow your professional network in one place. If you are in an exploratory or active job seeking phase either in or out of academia, professional platforms can help you focus your search.

Content: Focusing on LinkedIn, this workshop will guide you through the basic steps to build an authentic, coherent and professional profile to help you stand out in a competitive environment. The workshop will also introduce participants to methods to search, connect, link and share with others in a systematic way. The workshop is open to doctoral candidates from all fields who want to use LinkedIn and have little or no experience in using the platform.

This workshop will take place online in two sessions a week apart. Participants should open a LinkedIn profile before the first workshop ready to understand best practices in each section. Participants work on their profiles during the interim time and receive individual feedback in the second workshop.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the workshop participants will:

  • Have written their profile headline and summary
  • Write an accomplishment focussed profile
  • Know how to search for jobs in either an exploratory and active job seeking phase
  • Integrated customized features
  • Interact ethically online.


Preparatory work:

Participants must have opened a basic LinkedIn profile before the workshop and complete the tasks in a short preparation document supplied beforehand.

Participants will need to bring a laptop to use during the workshop. If their CV information is not online, participants will need to bring working CV with them.








Dates: Wednesday, 6th and 13th March 2024

Schedule: 9 am to 11 am on both days

Place: Online



Maura Hannon has over 20 years professional writing experience including writing, editing and translating business documents in diverse fields such as social media, banking, automotive and fast moving consumer products. She has in-depth experience in editing academic works in arts, business and science disciplines, in teaching language and writing skills, and preparing students for Cambridge exams.

Ms Hannon has been project manager for commercial innovation projects (eg Kraft, Colgate, BASF, VW Financial Services, Fortescue Mining Group), often in a cross-cultural setting. She has coordinated and participated in the writing, editing and dissemination of a range of documents in the field of micro-economic reform in Australia, and has delivered parliamentary, speech and press material in the Western Australian Parliament under strict time restraints.

A graduate of the University of Western Australia and the Curtin University of Technology, Ms Hannon is a winner of the Graduate School of Business Meritorious Achievement Prize (MBA with Distinction), and of the Convocation medal for Political Science (BA Hons, First class).






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