A Three-Part, Interactive Virtual Presentation Featuring Eric Stoller, starting September 9th.
Digital identity development has become increasingly important for students as they transition into their careers. Social media has provided opportunities and challenges for students and administrators as they strive to create a personal brand that is both vulnerable, authentic, and professional. Join Eric Stoller, higher education consultant and blogger for Inside Higher Ed, as he shares the good, the bad, and the ugly of how social media can impact a student’s future career aspirations. Stoller will share ways in which career services practitioners can start teaching students about digital identity.
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Session 1: Teaching LinkedIn for Maximum Employability – September 9, 2015
In today’s job market, one social media site stands above the rest in terms of helping students make professional connections and create meaningful opportunities for finding employment. From online publishing to deep level network searches, LinkedIn is much more than an online resume and it’s important for students to know exactly how they can use LinkedIn to reach the next step in their career. In this session, participants will learn best practices that they can teach to their campus community.
Session 2: Strategic Communications for Career Services – September 16, 2015
Career development practitioners need to utilize top-notch communications tactics and strategies when it comes to connecting with students and employers. In 2015, social media channels are still the best bet for communicating, engaging, and enhancing connections. For this second session, attendees will learn the components of a strategic communications plan, what social media success actually means, and how they can “meet students where they are” in digital spaces.
Session 3: Enhancing Digital Identity – September 23, 2015
Social media has fundamentally altered some of the core tenets of professional interaction. Gone are the days when our professional and personal lives were separated into two distinct halves. Nowadays, a comprehensive digital identity showcases your ability to blend professionalism with your holistic self. In this final session, participants will be guided through a digital identity framework that complements the needs of today’s students as they build their careers.
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ABOUT THE PRESENTER
With a background in student affairs, academic advising, wellness, technology, and communications, Eric focuses his energies on educating clients and captivating audiences. As the Student Affairs and Technology blogger for Inside Higher Ed (http://insidehighered.com/blogs/student-affairs-and-technology), he generates conversations, answers questions, and provides insight about a variety of “tech topics.”
Living in London and working globally, he knows too many acronyms, drinks a lot of coffee, enjoys running, and spends a lot of time writing, speaking, and thinking about social media, digital identity, education, and technology.
He received an AA from Indian Hills Community College, a BA in Communications from the University of Northern Iowa, and an Ed.M. in College Student Services Administration from Oregon State University.
ABOUT THE PRODUCER
Intern Bridge, Inc. is a leading college recruiting consulting and research firm responsible for the largest internship-specific surveys in the country. Intern Bridge works hard to close the gap between employers and students by developing resources for employers and universities, delivering seminars, workshops, and webinars, and publishing management books and other best practices materials.