In today’s increasingly competitive professional landscape, college graduates and other job-seekers strive to stand out among hordes of applicants. One way to accomplish that is through establishing a personal brand utilizing social media and other online outlets. Learn “How to Brand Yourself with Style in This Digital Age” on Thursday, November 20, during Tech Night, presented by the Center for Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies (CETES). Paris Rouzati, Director of Outreach for about.me, will share tips on how to differentiate yourself from the crowd and set yourself up for career success. Tech Night takes place in the Sarkeys Conference Room (Room 207) at CETES at 6 p.m. and is open to the public at no charge. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 581-5447.
A graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology, Rouzati pursued entrepreneurial endeavors both in digital media and e-commerce during her undergraduate studies. She is passionate about engagement patterns and influence both online and offline in a constantly changing tech environment. Rouzati will be presenting and taking questions via teleconference from Silicon Valley.
About.me is a simple personal website platform that allows users to create a webpage that functions as a virtual online business card. Users have the ability to link multiple online identities, relevant external sites and popular social networking websites such as Facebook, Flickr, Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter, Tumblr, and YouTube. It is characterized by one-page user profiles, each with a large, often-artistic background image and abbreviated biography.
November 14, 2014