Young Professionals Social Media Seminar

G-Live, Guildford
Thursday, 19 July 2018
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    • Lara Squires, Director, Consortium Business

>> So, what's new?

Social media is a great tool in career progression, especially LinkedIn, when used effectively. As such, the Guildford Young Professionals Council have arranged for Lara Squires, Director at Consortium Business, to present on how to use Social Media to its fullest focusing on career progression and personal development.

This event is aimed at those starting out in their career and also individuals who want to learn how to successfully use social media to create a great online presence to aid career development.

As well as presenting and taking your queries on the night Lara will also review all attendees LinkedIn profiles one week after the event and provide feedback, giving you time to update your profile in line with the evenings learnings!

>> Learning Objectives

By attending the seminar, participants will:

  • Learn how to complete their LinkedIn profile
  • Get to grips with the various features of LinkedIn
  • Understand how to maximise the use of LinkedIn for business development and career progression
  • Have an understanding of the main social media platforms

>> About our speaker

Lara Squires has worked in professional services for the past 10 years, gaining a real insight into the challenges faced by the sector, and how to overcome these using a mix of sales and marketing tools. Areas of expertise include, marketing strategy, communication plans, business development, sales training and mentoring.

Lara has an innate confidence which enables her to get in front of the right people and create new business opportunities. Lara holds the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s (CIM) Postgraduate Diploma and is a Chartered Marketer; she is an experienced sales professional who is inspired by helping companies achieve their business goals.

  • G-Live
  • London Road
  • Guildford
  • GU1 2AA
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CII Accredited

This demonstrates the quality of an event and that it meets CII member CPD scheme requirements.

1 hour's CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

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