Thing 7 – LinkedIn

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Welcome to Week 3 where we will be looking at the theme of Connecting Up.

There are many professional networking platforms out there at the moment but one of the more established players is LinkedIn. While LinkedIn has sometimes become a source of humour with its incessant invites and reminder emails, it does have a lot of value especially when it comes to having one place to show off yourself and your skills, as well as connecting with interesting new people.

Check out this video for a quick overview of the basics of LinkedIn.

Video transcript

Here’s a helpful LinkedIn overview handout too.

By maintaining a professional looking LinkedIn profile, you not only have a handy place for people to find you if they Google you but you also increase your chances of someone finding you and your research and reaching out to collaborate on a project or…

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