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Google Digital Garage - Do you have the skills to succeed and thrive in the new economy?

Basildon Borough Council

Wednesday, 11 December 2019 from 10:00 to 15:30 (GMT)

Google Digital Garage - Do you have the skills to...

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Build a CV and Cover Letter (10am-11am)
For people who are looking to change careers. We cover how to define your skills and format your CV to make yours stand out from the crowd. Attendees must be 18+. • Identify your strengths and skills • Write your CV • Create your cover letter
11 Dec 2019 Free  
Build your Personal Brand (1pm - 2pm)
For people who want to understand and identify what their brand is online. We cover which platforms are right for you and how to get the most out of them. You will learn how to build a personal brand online and how to increase your visibility online. Attendees must be 18+. • Define your personal brand • Build your brand online • Increase your online visibility
11 Dec 2019 Free  
Writing for Social Media (2.30pm - 3.30pm)
For small business owners and aspiring social media marketers who want advice on how to develop a tone of voice that suits their business on social media. Discover writing techniques for when space is limited online, and how to respond to customer comments and complaints on social media. Attendees must be 18+. • Define your brand on social media • Write for social media • Use tools for content marketing
11 Dec 2019 Free  

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Google Digital Garage offers free skills training to people who want to grow their career or business.

Do you have the skills to succeed and thrive in the new economy?
 
New technology is being developed at an ever increasing speed, yet the growth of the digital skills and soft skills needed have not kept up pace. According to statistics by The Open University, the majority of SMEs (94%) are struggling to find workers with the right skills, and actually, think that the skills gap is getting worse.
 
The Good News! A FREE Digital Skills Event delivered by Upskill, in partnership with Basildion Council and the Google Digital Garage is being held in The Advice Store, Basildon Town Centre on Wednesday 11th December 2019 to assist you with some of the required skills needed in this new economy! With sessions aimed towards, job seekers, entrepreneurs and businesses to cover the ever growing skills gap. 

Attendees must be 18+

 
Build a CV and Cover Letter- 10.00am - 11.00am

For people who are looking to change careers. We cover how to define your skills and format your CV to make yours stand out from the crowd.
• Identify your strengths and skills
• Write your CV
• Create your cover letter
 
Build your Personal Brand- 1pm - 2pm

For people who want to understand and identify what their brand is online. We cover which platforms are right for you and how to get the most out of them. You will learn how to build a personal brand online and how to increase your visibility online.

• Define your personal brand
•  Build your brand online
•  Increase your online visibility
 
Writing for Social Media – 2.30pm - 3.30pm

For small business owners and aspiring social media marketers who want advice on how to develop a tone of voice that suits their business on social media. Discover writing techniques for when space is limited online, and how to respond to customer comments and complaints on social media.

• Define your brand on social media
• Write for social media
• Use tools for content marketing
 
The South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP) is one of six regions across the country benefiting from support from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport to establish a local Digital Skills Partnership. Google’s Digital Garage event, organised in partnership with Basildon Borough Council, is the latest in a series of activities taking place in Essex, Kent and East Sussex, driven by DSP partners. For more information about the South East Digital Skills Partnership, take a look here 
 
Do you have questions about Google Digital Garage - Do you have the skills to succeed and thrive in the new economy?? Contact Basildon Borough Council

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The Advice Store
12 Westgate
SS14 1WP Basildon
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 11 December 2019 from 10:00 to 15:30 (GMT)


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