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Let’s Boost Your Profile: How to Use Social Media to Your Professional Advantage (210)
6 September 2019
|Lang||Workshop language is English|
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.
Focusing on LinkedIn, this workshop will guide you through the basic steps to build an authentic and coherent 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.
At the end of the workshop participants will:
Participants must have opened a basic LinkedIn profile before the workshop and complete a short preparation document supplied beforehand to be returned no later than 1 week before the workshop.
University of Neuchâtel
Date: Friday, 6th September 2019
Schedule: 9:15 am to 1:15 pm
Place: University of Neuchâtel
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).
Participants are eligible for reimbursement of incurred travel expenses by train between the city of their university and the location of the workshop (half-fare card, 2nd class).