How to use LinkedIn to benefit my career

images (14)What does your LinkedIn profile say about you?

With more than 300+ million users, LinkedIn is the most popular social network for professionals.  Are you using it to it’s fullest potential?

LinkedIn can be an extremely powerful tool.  In this seminar you will learn how many of LinkedIn’s functions can be used to better optimise your on-line presence, effectively search for job opportunities and extend your professional network.

Students are welcome to attend seminars on any campus.

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10 secrets of success in securing employment

shutterstock_95507272_smlIt’s a brand new year, a brand new start to get inspiration for your job hunt!

 10 Secrets of Success in Securing Employment

The job search is much more than getting your resume together and applying online for jobs. There are too many graduates who have this covered. This seminar is designed to help you to stand out from the crowd.

It will review strategies past graduates have used successfully to secure employment, steps you can take to improve your own job search and links to resources to help you along the way.
It is never too early (or late!) to learn how to succeed in finding graduate employment. The key is to start now, take action and seek help when you need it.

 

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Game, Set, Match! Griffith accounting student wins national competition to work at Australian Open, 2015

Griffith graduate and current Master of Commerce (Professional Accounting) student Matthew Shannon is about to embark on one of the most exciting professional opportunities of his life interning at the 2015 Australian Open starting today. Winning the CPA Australia competition to experience an elite five day experience at the Australian Open, Matthew stood out above 2,500 applications from around Australia and New Zealand by developing a stand out LinkedIn profile and his performance at his panel interview. By attending a Griffith University industry event, Matthew connected with Jacqui Owen, Relationship Manager – Education, CPA Australia to get tips to develop his LinkedIn profile. Watch Matthew’s journey over the next week as he experiences the opportunity of a lifetime.

Five simple ways to boost your career these holidays

By Sophie Wood

I just finished up my third year of a marketing and journalism degree, which means only one more left! So unfortunately my summer is a little less about the beach and a little more about internships and work experience. Not every one of you is going to graduate in a year but every one of you is going to graduate eventually. So here are some simple, ‘no fuss’ actions you can take these holidays to help further your career prospective.

  1. Socialise at events – Let’s be honest and admit that there is very little that you feel like doing during your holidays that isn’t sitting in front of the television and watching Ellen. Am I right? But sometimes you’ve just got to get yourself out of the house and start socialising! Events are the perfect environment to do this as well as a valuable opportunity to follow your passions and meet likeminded people. It could be as simple as going to a networking event held by the university or as involved as attending a conference. Either way, make the most out of the event and build your networks. You never know what will follow.

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Making the most of your post-study work visa (485) – for international students

images (10)Making the Most of Your Post-Study Work Visa (485)

 For our International Students

Are you one of the many international students who will graduate with the opportunity to remain in Australia to gain work experience? This is a great opportunity – but, you still have to find someone to hire you. Discover proactive job search strategies that work for international students and graduates and get ready to launch your career in Australia!

Students are welcome to attend seminars on any campus.

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Standout resumes workshop

28Anyone interested in a resume rescue?

 Standout Resumes Workshop

How many times have you actually looked at your resume this year let alone updating it? Have you added your latest experiences, accomplishments, work experience or contacted your referees for a refresher chat? Wherever you are in your own resume review, this workshop will help you get the edge on your competitors by learning what employers are looking for in a resume.

It is aimed at ANY GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY STUDENT OR STAFF member who want advice on how to get the best out of your experience. The fist step is coming to this workshop and getting expertise on where your resume can take you.

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10 secrets of success in securing graduate employment

download (15)Attention our upcoming graduates!

10 Secrets of Success in Securing Graduate Employment

Graduate job search is much more than getting your resume together and applying online for jobs. There are too many graduates who have this covered. This seminar is designed to help you to stand out from the crowd.

It will review strategies past graduates have used successfully to secure employment, steps you can take to improve your own job search and links to resources to help you along the way.
It is aimed at FINAL YEAR STUDENTS & GRADUATES (but students from any year are welcome). It is never too early (or late!) to learn how to succeed in finding graduate employment. The key is to start now, take action and seek help when you need it.

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