student event. how mismanaged social media could cost you your career. Weds 29th November.

How well do you present yourself online? Do you come across as professional, reliable and employable? How much do you know about your own digital footprint, and the implications this could have on your future?

On Wednesday 29th November all students in the School of Humanities, Religion and Philosophy are invited to attend a free workshop exploring the benefits and hazards of the social media world, offering hands-on advice on how to get the most out of social networking and avoid making mistakes that could have seismic implications on both your personal and professional lives.

The session will be delivered by very special guest speaker, Andi Keeling, who will bring to bear 30 years of operational experience working with large, global organisations at senior levels.

Andi Keeling
Andi Keeling

During the session you will learn:

  • How to make use of social media in a way that is safe and responsible
  • How to understand, track and manage your online digital footprint
  • The implications of social media in matters of employability
  • The virtues of portraying a coherent ‘brand’ identity
  • The dangers of over-sharing personal and sensitive information in public, online forums

If you are active on social media, you areĀ strongly encouragedĀ to attend this workshop.

It will take place between 2pm-4pm in Fountains Lecture Theatre on Wednesday 29th November (Week 11), Attendance is free, but you must book your place on Eventbrite.