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'How To'..get LinkedIn

Lancaster University How To...

Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (GMT)

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'How To'...get LinkedIn

What have  students and graduates been saying about our events....

"The most useful workshop I have been to in my one year as a postgraduate. It is the most practical experience that a student can get whether or not they decide to start a business. It is knowledge that is invaluable and priceless" – Rabi Sule

"It’s an event for everyone to attend because it adds an entrepreneur skill to already acquired academic knowledge" - Oluwabamise Afolabi

"I would recommend this event to all students and staff as it has given me confidence to contemplate starting my own business"Glenys Jones

"Lively and involving event from start to finish. Every speaker was encapsulating and throughout knowledgeable. Fantastic all round! Richard Derbyshire


What can I expect?


How to... get LinkedIn

The professional networking site ‘LinkedIn’ plays a crucial role for today’s job hunters.

Many companies are now scanning LinkedIn profiles for prospective employees.

This 1 hour workshop focuses on how to use LinkedIn to assist you in your job search and to develop your network of contacts.



Thursday 15th November

1.00pm – 2.00pm


Hannaford PC Lab, Engineering Building


What will you get?


By the end of the session you will be able to:

·         create a professional online presence;

·         identify and research organisations;

·         search for professional contacts;

·         research job profiles;

·         expand your network of contacts through joining groups;

·         perform job searches

·         Go on to complete your LinkedIn profile and upload your CV







The event is FREE, so it can’t hurt to come along. It is aimed at individuals that have an interest in developing job winning entrepreneruship skills or who might be thinking about starting a community project, social enterprise or business. Even if you decide starting a business isn’t right for you, you will still meet some really interesting people.




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Please Note:

  1. 'How To' is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012, 12-18th November 2012.
  2. These events are for students or recent graduates (gradudated since 2008) living in the Northwest of Engald only, they are not open to all members of the public. A sign in sheet will be used for every event to record details of attendees. If you would like to discuss your registration for an event then please contact Jon Powell at
  3. By signing up for this event you confirm you will be attending on the day.
  4. A photographer may be present to record activities which may be used for post event publicity. If you would not like your photograph to be used then please contact Jon Powell (Lancaster University Enterprise Champion) in advance of the event at
  5. This event is organised in association with the Northwest Enterprise Champion project, part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.
  6. Due to funding eligibility only students and graduates from EU countries are eligible for this event.
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Hannaford PC Lab, Engineering

Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (GMT)

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Lancaster University How To...

‘How To’has been organised by Lancaster University to help our students develop skills and behaviours that will give them the edge in the future. ‘How To’ is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012, a worldwide movement encouraging people from all walks of life to be more enterprising in all that they do.

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This event is brought to you by the Northwest HE Enterprise Champion project, part financed by the European Regional Development Fund. The project is run by the Enterprise Team in Research and Enterprise Services, Lancaster University.

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