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Introduction to #pgfutures2011 - outlining aims and rationale for Salford's career development day for postgraduates "Career management in the digital age"

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  • #PGfuturesintroduction2011

    1. 1. Welcome to Postgraduate Futures 2011 <ul><li>Fiona Christie </li></ul><ul><li>Senior careers consultant </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.careers.salford.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>#pgfutures2011 </li></ul>Careers & Employability Student Life Advice & Opportunity
    2. 2. What are the aims for the day? <ul><li>To equip participants with an understanding of how development in digital technologies are transforming careers and work practices as well job seeking/application processes. </li></ul><ul><li>To provide a stimulating programme to inspire you to think about how to get ahead in your future career. </li></ul><ul><li>To provide you with an opportunity to consider your career options and strategies for career success. </li></ul><ul><li>To provide a networking opportunity for you </li></ul>Careers & Employability Student Life Advice & Opportunity
    3. 3. What’s the plan for the day? <ul><li>Keynote panel – The big picture “Career management in the digital age” </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops am - Technology for researchers/ employer panel </li></ul><ul><li>Lunchtime – Networking, Careers & Employability, Vitae, each other… </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops pm – Broadening Horizons, Public Engagement, Ketso, Enterprise café, Researcher development framework, Creative job search </li></ul>Careers & Employability Student Life Advice & Opportunity
    4. 4. What’s in your pack? <ul><li>Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Speaker biographies </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop outlines </li></ul><ul><li>Post card and envelope – details to follow </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation form </li></ul><ul><li>Postgraduate Careers & Employability leaflet </li></ul>Careers & Employability Student Life Advice & Opportunity
    5. 5. Changing how we work! http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2011/may/14/computer-technology-changing-work &quot;the digital industrial revolution espouses many of the tenets that its mechanical predecessors did: disruptive; productive; facilitative; fearsome; irreversible&quot;. Alexander Grous, a technology specialist from the Centre of Economic Performance at the LSE
    6. 6. Work spaces - change Careers & Employability Student Life Advice & Opportunity Wikimedia Commons - Veronica Therese licensed under the Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported – Veronica Therese http://www.officemuseum.com/photo_gallery_1900s.htm - past copyright http://www.mcuk.salford.ac.uk/image-gallery/vrinteriors
    7. 7. Communications and media - change Careers & Employability Student Life Advice & Opportunity http://runeberg.org/teleapp/0004.html - Wikimedia Commons - past copyright Own photo My vinyl collection Own photo - iphone
    8. 8. To tweet or not to tweet? Careers & Employability Student Life Advice & Opportunity Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) http://www.flickr.com/photos/chego101/ Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-ND 2.0) http://www.flickr.com/photos/bizbuzzmedia/5276552006/in/photostream
    9. 9. Innovation…it makes you think <ul><li>“ I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>John Cage (1912-1992) </li></ul></ul>Careers & Employability Student Life Advice & Opportunity
    10. 10. For you to think about… Careers & Employability Student Life Advice & Opportunity Pictures from Clip ART

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