17-20 November: Improve your employability - get the digital edge

27 October 2014

From 17-20 November we are hosting Get the Digital Edge events to help you improve your digital literacy skills.

On the day you'll learn how to research jobs, discover useful apps and make the most of your online persona in preparation for the workplace.

Find out how to best present yourself online and get ready for the world of work in a series of talks and seminars including:

  • Managing your reputation online – Careers advisors from the Career Development Centre talk about why it's so important for your future career to manage your online identity and how you can improve your online profile.
  • Do's and don'ts of social media – Eleri Kyffin from the library shares top tips on using social media effectively.
  • Using library sources for job search and sector information – Ellie Murphy and Sara Goddard show you how to use company databases to research prospective employers before your interview.
  • LinkedIn workshop – Students' Union Vice President for Cavendish, Usman Mahmood, provides his expertise on creating a winning LinkedIn profile.

Find out more about the Digital Edge here or book your place now.

About the University of Westminster:

The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 180-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.

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