Monash Abroad: Back From Abroad

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Monash Abroad:
Back From Abroad
Sue Ellson BBus AIMM MAHRI
[email protected]
21 August 2014
Welcome Back - Repatriation
Six Best Settlement Strategies
1. Find a friend
2. Source local information
3. Start or continue a hobby or interest
4. Expect it to be challenging
5. Ask questions
6. Develop new routines and rituals
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300 million Worldwide Members
Name on First Page of Google
Companies use LinkedIn Recruiter
90% of jobs not advertised
Best way to get a job – networking,
referrals, voluntary work
• Keep a manual record of your statistics (views,
endorsements, recommendations,
• Export your profile to PDF
• Export your LinkedIn Connections
• More likely to appear in search results if your
profile is completed
• More likely to be viewed if you have a
• Three most important sections
- Headline, Photo, Summary
• Keywords, Keywords, Keywords
• Contact information in Contact Section,
Summary and Advice for Contacting
• Describe what you are looking for in Summary
and Advice for Contacting
• List all your subjects, projects, experience
Job Market
• Personalise your resume, cover letter
• Build relationships and connections
• Seek information and referrals –
it is not what you know or
who you know,
it is who refers you
• Seek out mentors
• (closing)
• (closing)
Questions and Answers
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