Careers at a distance!

Those of you who can’t come into Waterloo for RDP workshops might like to book up for three webinars in early March.  Webinars are real-time online seminars; you just need a computer and internet connection and can take part wherever you happen to be sitting.  You can ask questions, interact with the trainer and open websites or documents as the seminar progresses.

Here’s what one of your colleagues said about the webinar he attended last year: ‘…the presentation as a webinar was excellent. It saved time looking for a seminar venue and I was able to log in and take part remotely (I was not on King’s campus). Although asking questions is a bit slower online – we we’re typing our questions in a chat box – this wasn’t much of an issue and I had all my questions answered (I had a few). Great session, basically!’

CVs for Academia and Outside

Learn what looks good on an academic CV and how to make the changes necessary if you’re pursuing a career elsewhere.

Date: Tuesday 1 March, 2016, 12 – 1pm

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Develop Your Brand: LinkedIn Profile Building and Career Research

LinkedIn is a massive database of people’s career journeys. Join this webinar to find out more about how to use it effectively in your career research, how to communicate with interesting contacts, and how to promote your own personal brand.

Date: Wednesday 9 March, 2016, 12 – 1pm

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Preparing for Interview

If you have understood the basic principles behind what employers are looking for, you’re half-way to being well-prepared for an interview. Join this webinar to develop this understanding and listen to some ‘poor’ and ‘better’ sample answers.

Date: Monday 14 March, 2016, 12 – 1pm

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