Tag Archives: networking

The Town Hall comes to Facebook

Do you want to engage with your community better? Want to crowdsource ideas? Town Hall Social, developed here in Melbourne, might be the answer. Ross Monaghan reports. Follow Ross on Twitter: @themediapod. Stay tuned for some Town Hall Social questions … Continue reading

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It’s worth putting in the effort: You do the math

Deakin graduate Jeszlene Zhou does the math on finding time to attend uni, study, work, have a social life and put together a killer ePortfolio. Follow Jeszlene on Twitter: @firstcommsjob YOU have 20 contact hours, 20 work hours, dinner with … Continue reading

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Inspirational: The common trait between Dairy and IT guests

On Tuesday October 29, eleven PR students attended the final theMediaPod dinner for 2013. Business women Natalie Collard and Kate Carruthers chatted with students and shared personal stories, advice and inspiration over pizza and drinks. Alison Todd reports. DAIRY farming … Continue reading

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Bust out of your comfort zone

Currently studying at Deakin University’s Warrnambool campus, Belinda Balbissi has three subjects to complete before heading into the competitive world of business and management, with a Bachelor of Commerce in hand. Follow Belinda on Twitter: @BelindaNaj WARRNAMBOOL is a great place … Continue reading

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Why you need an ePortfolio, and how to build one

Whether you want to be Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber or Katy Perry’s publicist, work for a fashion house, airline or resort or become a PR practitioner for a large organisation or consulting firm, you’re going to have to stand out … Continue reading

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Grasp every opportunity as a student: It pays off

The harder I work, the luckier I get, reports Deakin graduate Ryan Mobilia. Follow Ryan on Twitter: @ryan_mobilia THERE has been a familiar cycle to my post-university working life. The foundations  were laid during my spare time completing my Bachelor … Continue reading

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Do you have a business card to help you power-network?

SOON to be Deakin University graduate Alison Coffa proudly handed me her business card yesterday. The card looks professional. It details her blog, Twitter account and other contact information. She’s made it easy for potential employers to quickly spot her … Continue reading

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