Social Media

  • Event Alert: How to create a Linkedin profile!

    Event Alert: How to create a Linkedin profile Many students come to our careers appointments asking about how to create a Linkedin Profile. This brief blog entry will give you some hints and tips on how to start and some...

  • How LinkedIn can help you find employers

    We are going to shamelessly link to the University of Leeds Careers Centre Blog as they have done an excellent job, through three blog posts, in writing about how you can use LinkedIn to find relevant employers. Thank you Team Leeds!...

  • Safer Internet Day today what should you be doing?

    Today, Tuesday February 10th, is Safer Internet Day. Surely, you are thinking, this is just for the kids? Well it is true that the emphasis is on making the internet a safer place to be for young people but we...

  • Blogging as a Researcher...

    This week we have focused on how you can harness social media to build and manage your personal brand. Today we wanted to change focus from job hunting to showcasing your expertise by blogging. With around 42.6 million new posts each...

  • #Jobhunt using Twitter!

    Social media sites are now becoming an increasingly important job hunting tool. Having an appropriate Facebook and a professional, well written LinkedIn profile will protect you by portraying you as someone a recruiter might want to employ. According to the...

  • How to use LinkedIn effectively...

      LinkedIn can be described as “Facebook” for professionals. You can join groups, add contacts, view individual profiles (online CV’s) and follow specific companies. LinkedIn is one of the biggest professional networking platforms and is an invaluable tool. LinkedIn is useful...

  • What is Personal Branding?

    Personal branding is a concept that has been around for a while now! What was once considered to be a person’s reputation is now, according to this article, your personal brand. According to Personalbrandinguk.com,  “Personal branding is a way of communicating...