Careers Day Programme

smwldnThe Careers Day at Social Media Week London on Friday 28th Sept 2012 brings together leading employers from across the digital industry whilst also providing an intense programme of events to turbo-charge your job-hunt.

Note: These sessions are separate to your Careers Day registration.

Space is limited for all sessions and allocated on a per-person basis. Please use the booking forms below to apply for each session.  

CV Surgeries brought to you by Chinwag

chinwagA chance for you to get one-on-one feedback from a professional in the sector on your CV, social media approaches and job hunting skills.

  • Session One: 10:30am - 12:30pm
    is for all you grads out there that are looking for a helping hand on getting that jump start into the digital world.
  • Session Two: 14:30pm - 16:30pm
    is for those who have started their career but need some advice in moving positions, changing roles and moving up that job ladder.

CV Surgery mentors include representatives from Nokia, News International, Dow Jones, Per4mance Insight, The Good Agency, Chinwag, Milkround and more. There are a limited number of spaces for the CV surgery session so make sure you apply now. Bring hard copies of your CV with you on the day!

'Generation S': The New CV - Social, Screen & Stamp seminar brought to you by JobisJob

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Join the experts at JobisJob as we learn about the potential and importance of the Social CV and the news ways of searching for jobs online.

If you're a jobseeker in digital, this one's for you!
In the digital industry it is important for candidates to be active online with professional social profiles. Recruiters will be using social media to search your profiles and background information, it's critical to make sure you're prepared and that you stand out through the profile with your own personality 'stamp'!

Find out what recruiters are looking for and how to perfect your social appearance when they go hunting for you online. Sign up now! JobisJob will host this seminar twice during the Careers Day:

Seminar One: 11.00am - 11.30am
Seminar Two: 2.00pm - 2.30pm

LET'S MASH_UP Digital, Creative and Education Workshop by Hyper Island

Hyper IslandJoin Hyper Island students in a 45 minute workshop where we experiment with mashing up different ways of being creative and generating ideas. 

Building on the work of others and crowd sourcing ideas we will co-create the school of the future. You will hear from students and industry about how co creation and collaboration are two keys attributes of working in digital and creative businesses. 

For more info on Hyper Island check out

Pimp Your Portfolio brought to you by Aquent

AquentJoin Aquent | Vitamin T on Fri 28 Sept for a chance to make your portfolio really stand out from the crowd.

Sign up for a 15-minute Portfolio Review with senior creatives and/or Aquent's very own creative talent agents, who review hundreds of portfolios every single day. It’s an exciting chance to get dedicated face-time and valuable feedback on your portfolio, so make sure you don’t miss out!

Please bring a laptop/tablet to show your portfolio, or hard copies if you don't have anything online. 

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