Week 10: So, will I actually be able to make a living from this media thing?

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Good question!

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Week 6: Making a plan to get work experience

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TOPIC: Applying for work experience

REFLECT: Do you have all of the tools you need to apply for work?

What works well?

What can be improved?

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Week 4: 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 1 (20/7): Introduction to Work Practice

BY RUTH BERAN

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First, a quick poll!

On a scale of 1 to 10, where 1 is “Not at all sure!” & 10 is “Absolutely certain!”:

How certain are you of getting a job in journalism after finishing your Diploma?

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