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LinkedIn Lab Part 1: The basics

Date: 20 February 2018
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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Camp Counselors USA - American Summer Camp Information Session

Date: 20 February 2018
Time: 17:15

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Camp Counselors USA will be holding a FREE Info talk about all things Summer Camp and the amazing summer that you could have in 2018 working in America or Canada!

We'll let you know how you can spend 9 weeks doing what you love in the sun. Our jobs range from teaching anything from Sports to Arts to Outdoor Adventure to Circus to Dance to Drama.... the list goes on and on. After your time at camp you have the option of up to another 4 weeks traveling around an  amazing country with your new found friends. 

Come along even if you are a bit curious or you know you want to do it - we'll be covering what you can, the options available, how much you'll get paid, and why you'll want to start your American journey right NOW. 


Open to all.



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InLeeds! Sign up for #INLEEDSDAY2018 - All students welcome to attend - first, second, final years and postgraduates

Date: 21 February 2018
Time: 08:30

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What is INLEEDS

Over the course of one day you will join a team to visit a variety of businesses across Leeds city centre to learn more about career opportunities, why Leeds is a great place to live and answer a challenge brief themed around company culture and values.

This year’s event is on 21 February 2018, 8.30am – 9pm

Why take part?

- Develop your network
- Speak to potential employers
- Enhance your presentation skills, useful for your time at University and beyond
- Understand the employment market in Leeds
- Find out more about graduate roles
- Share your ideas for future growth with city leaders

Companies include:
AQL | Civil Service Fast Track | DLA Piper | FDM | Leeds City Council | KPMG | NHS Digital | Pinsent Mason | PwC | Sagar Wright | Sky Betting and Gaming | Thebigword | The Department of Works and Pensions and more.....

Apply today:

Answer this question
"Why do you want to apply for this challenge?"

Create a short video answer or write a 200 - 500 word answer and send to g.r.hastings@leeds.ac.uk

Entries received by 2 February may have the chance to choose a visit.
Closing date: 9 February

This year's event is on 21 February 2018, 8.30 - 9pm. To gain the most out of the event, you need to be available for the full day.




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Website Design and Optimisation

Date: 21 February 2018
Time: 12:30

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Interested in enterprise or self employment?.... Then come along to this workshop. current undergraduates and postgraduates sign-up via this site. University of Leeds Alumni can sign up by emailing Richard Doyle at r.o.doyle@leeds.ac.uk to book a place.





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Word Up Workshop! Writing Applications for Interview Success (History Students)

Date: 21 February 2018
Time: 14:00

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This practical workshop for History students offers hints and tips on how to write a successful application for undergraduate & graduate opportunities. Starting with reflections on the skills gained from your History degree, looking at more traditional ways of preparing an application and briefly viewing a creative approach using a video CV. You will also learn more about the ‘STAR’ technique and its’ value in preparation for interviews and if time we will compete a short interview activity.

You will find out more about the recruitment process, focusing on feeling confident when researching, writing applications and preparing for interviews.

We recommend identifying a specific job description and drafting an application before the workshop, so you can start thinking about how to approach ‘commitment & competency questions’. This is not compulsory, the session will provide an opportunity to develop the skills and strategies necessary with examples of applications (including CVs and covering letters) that you can use to gain a greater understanding of how it all works.

Information on this topic abounds, start by looking here: Applications & Interviews

Places are limited, so book your place now.

If you have any questions about this event please contact Steve Bone, Careers Consultant: s.h.bone@leeds.ac.uk

 





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