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Putting the right food forward

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Whether you’re preparing for a job interview or have a chance encounter with a potential networking contact, these 3 tips will help you feel confident and comfortable in any potential employment situation.
From understanding how your uni skills can transfer to your career, how to develop your personal brand and create an effective elevator pitch, these 3 tips will help you showcase your best professional self.
For more information, tips and advice contact USQ’s Career Development team or visit the Career Hub.

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Putting the right food forward

  1. 1. For more information, tips and advice contact the Career Development team at USQ’s Student Services at usq.edu.au or visit the Career Hub. 3. Prepare an elevator pitch An elevator pitch = your chance to impress Promote your skills, passions and future goals to a potential employer or networking contact in 30 seconds or less. 2. Define your personal brand A clear and consistent personal brand = professional opportunities A strong, personal brand is authentic, easy to maintain, memorable and unique. 1. Understand your skills Your life experiences = transferable employability skills Being able to recognise and confidently promote these skills is an important career asset. With so many jobs on offer, it’s more important than ever that you put your most professional self forward. Whether it’s a job interview or simply a chance encounter with a potential networking contact, by following these 3 steps you’ll make sure you’re ready to showcase your professional identity — anytime, anywhere. In 2016, 69% of recruiters reported that their company's hiring had increased in the past year. Jobvite, The Annual Social Recruiting Survey, 2016. social.usq.edu.au CRICOS: QLD00244B NSW02225M TEQSA: PRV12081 29.1.6 04.2017 Images © Shutterstock.com Putting the right foot forward

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