social media

  • 5 top tips for getting started on LinkedIn

    We know many of you have LinkedIn accounts already, but some of you aren't sure whether it will be useful, or have an account and don't know what to do with it. This Wednesday we are celebrating our own "LinkedIn...

  • Don't ruin your career in 140 characters...

    This Saturday, as part of our Careers Prep in a Day event we will be running a session on using social media to develop your career. Seriously, who could have predicted a decade ago that social media would be such...

  • 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...