What are going to cover? Keeping up to date with employer and sector news Your Digital Footprint –Beware! –Develop your online presence On-line networking
Why this is important? Researching careers –Peer feedback on recruitment process –Chat to employers re. recruitment process –Improve commercial awareness Creative job hunting Employers look for you Promoting yourself
KPMG UK Graduate Recruitment Company Page KPMG YouTube Channel Talk to KPMG Staff KPMG UK & more Keeping Up With Employer & Sector News
Keeping Up To Date Feeds & News Readers Google Alerts (Email) Blog Search Tools
First Find Your Footprint Google Yourself! Then automate it…
Protect Your Reputation Keep it Private Do you want employers, lecturers, colleagues to see it? Check Social Networking Privacy Settings
Taking Advantage Build a positive online presence Expand your network
LinkedIn Webinar - Topics What is Linkedin? Why use it? Your Profile - Get Noticed Get Connected Researching & Getting More Connected!
Linkedin Webinar – 4 th November We will start at 1:05pm. Before the Linkedin presentation begins there will be an introduction to using Wimba. Please be patient! With fewer visual clues, responses online can be slower than in a face-to-face session! The webinar will be presented by Judith Baines & Matt Lingard While you are waiting… You might want to watch “Linkedin: What’s all the fuss about?” Go to: http://tinyurl.com/lselinkedin and look for:http://tinyurl.com/lselinkedin The webinar will be recorded & will be made available in Moodle in the LSE Careers information &presentations course.
Questions? You can type in the text chat or raise your hand if you want to speak
Your Profile - Get Noticed Create a complete profile –Keep it up-to-date Get Recommendations Use Updates Link it together
Updates Update your status at least once a week
Personalise your connections What to do if they don’t respond Requests from other people
Researching Employers Company Pages –Jobs that exist there –“Follow” for news –Window into the company’s culture
What we learnt! Webinar Feedback “A really useful talk and a great way to communicate with the careers service” Webinar Format LinkedIn Best practice Recommendations Personalising initial contact Keywords
(Possible) Future Plans Continue with main presentation & LinkedIn webinar More hands-on More topics.. Different format LinkedIn Surgery