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Creating a Digital Footprint

Course overview Date, venue & booking

Applying for jobs in the age of technology for Research Active Staff

This workshop is designed to help you, as research active staff, use technology to your advantage as you grow your research profile and your career.

Who is it for?

All research active staff
Session Objectives:

The session will help you to:

  • Understand how academics use social media and appreciate the benefits of engaging with it to enhance your career prospects
  • Use technology in your job search, for instance through CV building, networking and Skype interviews
  • Create a social media action plan that will help you both raise your research profile and aid in your job search.

Is there anything else I need to know?

Please bring a laptop/ipad/mobile device - these will be needed for workshop activities.

Led by:

Julie Gallimore, Career Management Consultant
Russell Boyatt, Senior Academic Technologist

Date: Tuesday 18th March 2014

Time: 12.30-4.30pm

Venue: Room 1, wolfson Research Exchange (3rd floor, library)

Book a place

Catering provided: Buffet Lunch will be provided from 12.15pm, with further refreshments in the afternoon

Any questions?

Administration arrangements:

Contact Abi Render:

or ext. 24959, LDC admin support

Workshop content:

Sandy Sparks,

or ext. 74121, Learning Development Centre