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LinkedIn Lab Part 1: The basics

Date: 23 November 2017
Time: 13:00

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LinkedIn™ is an online professional network and is becoming an increasingly valuable tool for your career development.

This practical session, based in a computer cluster, will give you an introduction to the platform and the basics you need to know about.
The session will cover:

• Why LinkedIn is useful
• How to develop an attractive profile to get you noticed
• How to network on LinkedIn
• Basic account settings

We recommend that you have created a basic account on LinkedIn before attending the session.

This session is taking place in Social Sciences Computer Cluster 10.11. See http://it.leeds.ac.uk/info/76/clusters/780/social_sciences for room details/ directions.




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Using my degree to get into research

Date: 23 November 2017
Time: 13:00

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This academic-led talk will provide useful information to students regarding their options related to research following the completion of their degree and what they can do now to support any applications they might make in the future.  

Academics will be discussing their journeys into research and academia whilst providing useful information on applications and discussing opportunities within the school.

 

 

DATE: Thursday 23rd November

TIME: 13:00 - 14:00

VENUE: Roger Stevens LT24

 

 




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PaddyPower Betfair - Employer Presentation

Date: 23 November 2017
Time: 17:15

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We’re an international FTSE 100 sports betting and gaming operator, with a range of leading global brands that bring excitement to life for five million customers worldwide. Our pioneering approach to our products, such as the Betfair Exchange, our bold marketing strategies and disruptive Paddy Power stunts have redefined the industry. But raising the bar isn’t easy. It takes big ideas and the courage to see them through.

It requires self-belief, individual know-how and collective expertise. It means having the confidence to tackle any challenge, no matter how difficult.

This is a place where tenacious, adaptable and quick thinkers thrive. 

So, if this sounds like you, come to hear us speak about our Commercial Graduate Programme we are currently recruiting for. We will have alumnus speak about their career journey from graduating Leeds to working at Paddy Power Betfair. One of the speakers completed our graduate programme and will talk about their experiences on the programme and what it is like to work for Paddy Power Betfair.

Our Commercial scheme gives you the chance to explore what drives Paddy Power Betfair. You will have the opportunity to work across a number of key areas within our business which could include; Product, Exchange, Risk & Trading, Strategy & Insights, UK&I Commercial, Gaming and Retail. Paddy Power Betfair is a force to be reckoned with. We have a market-leading presence in the UK, Ireland, Australia and the USA, as well as a range of B2C and B2B operations across Europe. Game on!

It is a broad programme that will rotate around a number of functions:

Business Studies, Economics, Mathematics, Commerce, Marketing, Sociology, Philosophy, Sciences, History, English, Politics, Law, Engineering etc.

Open to all disciplines 







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Fancy being a freelance journalist?

Date: 24 November 2017
Time: 12:00

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Fancy being a freelance journalist? Former journalist Mischa Wilmers (bylines in the Guardian the Independent, the Big Issue and New Internationalist) will be talking through his top tips and running an interactive workshop on pitching article ideas to editors and getting published in leading newspapers and magazines. Whether or not you wish to pursue a career in journalism freelancing is a great way to showcase your written communication skills to prospective employers. So come along and learn the art of the perfect pitch!



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Introduction to Excel

Date: 24 November 2017
Time: 13:00

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Introduction to Excel

A workshop for beginners on Excel. Location - Richard Hughes Cluster (1.40)

http://it.leeds.ac.uk/info/76/clusters/505/richard_hughes




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