Week 7 (24/3): Your brand

“Edgethreesixty branding” by EdgeThreeSixty is licensed under CC BY 2.0

BY RUTH BERAN

Voice and personality

Brands need a voice, particularly on social media.

Your brand’s voice is the distinct personality it takes on in its communications.

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Week 4 (2/3): Professional visibility – contacts, calling and LinkedIn

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BY RUTH BERAN

Professional phone calls

Finding the courage to make a professional phone call can be hard, but it is well worth the effort.

DISCUSSION:

  • When you’ve applied for a job in the past has it been by email, online, phone, or in person?
  • Have you ever called to speak to someone about a job before applying?
  • What did you say?
  • What questions did you ask?
  • Did you get the job?
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Week 3 (26/2): Making digi content (let’s go!)

The Financial Times newsroom. Photo: Adam Tinworth/flickr/CC

BY MARK GATELY

Last week we formed groups and appointed editors. This is how the structure looks:

Editor: Therese

Section editors: Bray (social issues), Sean (sport), Kevin (politics/crime/business)

Each section editor is responsible for co-ordinating group discussions, liaising with the editor, ensuring group members are producing individual content, making a news list and ensuring a group member is ready to pitch stories each week.

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