Build a coherent professional profile online
20 March 2020
|Langue||Workshop language is English|
Maura Hannon has over 20 years professional writing experience including writing, editing and translating business documents in diverse fields such as social media, banking, automotive and fast moving consumer products. She has in-depth experience in editing academic works in arts, business and science disciplines, in teaching language and writing skills, and preparing students for Cambridge exams.
Ms Hannon has been project manager for commercial innovation projects (eg Kraft, Colgate, BASF, VW Financial Services, Fortescue Mining Group), often in a cross-cultural setting. She has coordinated and participated in the writing, editing and dissemination of a range of documents in the field of micro-economic reform in Australia, and has delivered parliamentary, speech and press material in the Western Australian Parliament under strict time restraints.
A graduate of the University of Western Australia and the Curtin University of Technology, Ms Hannon is a winner of the Graduate School of Business Meritorious Achievement Prize (MBA with Distinction), and of the Convocation medal for Political Science (BA Hons, First class).
A coherent online profile on your professional networking site is the modern business card: it helps people identify who you are and what you are doing.
Curating a coherent profile online requires more than completing basic information and uploading a photo. Active profile management can expand your professional reach, help build a network, locate career opportunities and track research.
Through discussion and practical exercises, we will focus on upgrading your online profile to reflect your professional identity, learn how to customize features in common networking sites, use key words and explore tips to connect with people and groups you want to share with.
Prior to attending this workshop, you are strongly encouraged to have completed your individual evaluation of your skills, interests and career goals. You can do this either through an online tool (myidp/mydocpro/ImaginePhD) or with one or more of the professional profiling workshops (Crossing the Bridge or TRIMA). Further information on these resources is provided at the Career Café.
8:30 to 12:30
Participants must have an active profile on at least one professional networking site such as Linked-in, Viadeo or Xing. They should also have completed their reflection on the knowledge, skills and interests they want to highlight in their professional profile.
This workshop is part of a series that follow on from the Career Café. If you have not yet attended a Career Café with the Graduate Campus, you will be asked on registration to explain when and how you have already received career-related counseling or training, whether in a group or individually.
This workshop is intended primarily for UNIL/CHUV postdocs.
Doctoral candidates will find a similar offer through the CUSO Transversal Programme. If you request registration for this workshop you will be placed on a waiting list. If a place is available in the weeks prior to the first meeting, we will contact you to confirm your participation .