Month: October 2015

5 Top Tips for Managing your Online Presence when Placement Searching

Amy Rule, BA (Hons) Public Relations and Digital Communications, shares her top tips on the importance of manging your online presence when placement searching. Amy is currently on placement as a Junior Account Executive for a top marketing agency.

When looking for placements during university, managing your online presence is pretty crucial.
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1.Companies will often search for you on social media sites when considering your application. Whether that be Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn, it’s important that you make yourself look as professional as possible. That doesn’t mean that you have to stop using them completely or post things like “I love hard work” – it can be as simple as changing your settings or using a new platform.

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I couldn’t have asked for a better experience!

In our latest blog we hear from Joshua Steer BA (Hons) Business.  Joshua secured a placement with IBM and having started in June, his post gives us an inside view of his journey so far.

Hi I’m Josh and I’m now four months into my placement at IBM, I still can’t believe how fast it’s going!Joshua Steer

I work within the area of Resiliency Services and I have the amazing job title of: Engagement Services Strategy & Portfolio Management Support Analyst.

What that means in English is I oversee all of the offerings Resiliency Services has, track what updates/new offerings are coming in the future, and assist with campaigns where we work with business partners to enable/sell our offerings, amongst other things.

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