Summer Job Series - Workshop 6 - How to make the most of LinkedIn in your job search

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Now that you are wrapping up your studies for 2020, come along to our International Students Summer Job Series and get the skills and knowledge you need to find a job for the summer break and 2021.

We will be concentrating on the practical things you can do today to find employment and plan the next steps in your career, while making sure you know your rights and responsibilities in the Australian workplace, how to write competitive applications and be interview ready.

Get ready to get paid, build skills and make lots of new contacts. Register your spot today!

Please note:

  • Domestic students are welcome to attend however, some of the content of these workshops is tailored for international students.
  • You may have previously attended some of the workshops offered in this series. The content is very similar and you are welcome to register again.

Workshop 6, How to: Make the most of LinkedIn in your job search:

Did you know over 90% of recruiters use LinkedIn to recruit employees and inform their hiring decisions? With over 500 million members and many organisations recruiting exclusively through the platform, LinkedIn an essential tool for your career.

In this workshop, you will receive practical advice on how to enhance your profile, as well as tips on leveraging LinkedIn as a key job search and networking tool. You will also learn how to search for UOW alumni and how to manage your professional identity online.

This workshop is recognised by UOWx.

Check out the other workshops as part of the International Students Summer Job Series and register to as many as you like. We hope to see you there!

Tuesday 8 December:

  • Workshop 1 - How to: Plan your career and find work in a competitive job market – midday
  • Workshop 2 - Know your rights to work in Australia – 1.15 pm
  • Workshop 3 - How to: Find casual work in Australia – 2.30 pm

Thursday 10 December:

  • Workshop 4 - How to: Write an Australian resume - midday
  • Workshop 5 - How to: Ace your interview – 1.15 pm