LinkedIn Tips: business as usual

Haven’t got LinkedIn yet, but this made me seriously consider it now that I understand it more


So I’ve spent a lot of time in the past couple weeks helping out larger organizations. . . Now, I’m going to take some time to help out the most important ones, YOU! After all, we’re all in the business of establishing our own self-brand, and here’s some great tips to help us do just that.

 LinkedIn-Logo-02LinkedIn is known as the “professional networking site“. It is, obviously, still a social media platform, but without a doubt there are some things you might post on Facebook that you wouldn’t on LinkedIn. I doubt your future employers are interested in what you’re having for dinner or how many episodes of Suits you’ve managed to watch in a row. However, there are some important things that they do want to know about you, and I’ll bet you’re not currently telling them.

To be honest, I wasn’t at first either…

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Let the Conversation Begin

Found this blog very helpful and informative. Fresh approach and easy to understand.


SURPRISE, SURPRISE! It’s another media studies student entering the blogosphere

I know my title seems to be getting less and less unique every year but, for whatever reason, my fellow students and I feel like what we’re doing at Western University is somehow different than the rest. Although it may not be clear now, the knowledge that FIMS students gain in their theoretical perspective of the current media environment will be relevant tomorrow, as everything continues to be mediated by something. Most of all, FIMS students walk away with a highly refined sense of media literacy and critical thought; some increasingly necessary skills in the information overload-ed world that the Internet has allowed (or imprisoned us in, depending on how you look at it). Nonetheless, (and unfortunately supported with experience) these skills are not directly transferable into a steady paycheque. Just the idea of trying to explain “what I…

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another fleeting presence in Union Station

in camera, minor colour correction