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Networking for your Career

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University of Liverpool

Liverpool

L69 3GW

United Kingdom

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Presenter: Sharon Nicholson, PGR careers Consultant

This workshop replaces the workshop, 'Developing Networking skills' offered previously and will have similar content.


  • Need to enhance your ability to influence others positively in networking situations?
  • Keen to explore ways to enhance your networking presence via Social Media?

This fun and practical session will give you confidence to network effectively. We will help you develop your network map of current contacts and focus on what potential links you will need to make in the future to enhance your career. The session will provide practical techniques to structure your networking approach, enhance your rapport building skills using Neuro-Linguistic Programming Techniques and help you to identify and hone your ‘Elevator Pitch’ to promote yourself and your research.

Aims

  • An interactive session to gain confidence in your ability to network effectively
  • Enhance your ability to influence others positively in the way you communicate via face to face and online/email networking
  • Build your network with fellow PGRs by discussing ideas, reflecting on experience and supporting one another

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop your network map of current contacts and build future potential links
  • Reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of your networking approach
  • Identify and hone your ‘Elevator Pitch’ – a way to promote yourself and your research in 2 minutes
  • Enhance your rapport building skills using Neuro-Linguistic Programming Techniques
  • Explore ways to enhance your networking presence via Social Media

This workshop delivered by Sharon Nicholson, specialist careers consultant, offers opportunities to gain skills in Personal qualities, Professional and career development and Communication and dissemination, outlined in the RDF subdomains B1, B3 & D2

Sharon Nicholson: Sharon is a learning and development professional with over 20 years experience. She has a portfolio career, delivering training both as a freelance consultant for the University of Liverpool and for Windmills Ltd where she works across the UK helping professionals to achieve their career goals.

Registration: You are recommended to use your University of Liverpool email to register on Eventbrite and then the calendar invitation will be added to your University calendar. We reserve the right to remove attendees who do not appear to be members of this University.

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University of Liverpool

Liverpool

L69 3GW

United Kingdom

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