Week 9: Finding work

“work” by Sean MacEntee is licensed under CC BY 2.0

BY RUTH BERAN and NATALIE POZDEEV

Last week we looked at our Career Advice Reports.

  • Did you send some messages?
  • Get any responses?
  • What did you do well?
  • What could you improve in your approach?
  • What can you do more of, or better?

How can we look for work experience, internships, work, volunteer opportunities?

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Week 5: Job search & What’s your story?

“Sticky notes – Find a Job” by flazingo_photos is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

BY RUTH BERAN

Job search

DISCUSS:

Where do you look for jobs?

  • Which websites/engines?
  • What about social media?
  • Word of mouth?
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Using Twitter

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BY VERITY CHAMBERS

Love it or hate it, Twitter is an important part of the media industry.

As a media maker, you’re going to have to know how Twitter works and the best ways to use it. You don’t have to be a show-off, or argue with people. On the contrary, if you curate your account well, it can be a wonderful community of people with whom to communicate.

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Tell me about yourself – how to write your bio

A bio can be one of the trickiest things in the world to write, especially when you’re first starting out. You want it to stand out (for good reasons). You want it to capture you and your potential. It needs to be engaging. Well written. Smart.

How do you do that?

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