LinkedIn for Networking and Career Development

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You may be on LinkedIn, but are you linked in!? Perhaps you need to learn more about using LinkedIn, to effectively network for jobs, internship, or other career development. LinkedIn has revolutionized professional social networking and this event guides into using LinkedIn to your advantage. As the world’s largest professional network, LinkedIn gives you the opportunity to build your professional connections, learn about job opportunities and showcase your skills to potential recruiters.

Our guest speaker Nkosana will talk about how easily you can create or brush up your already existing profile, to successfully expand your network, and how to connect to people in your field. About the speaker: Nkosana Mafico is a young entrepreneur and motivational speaker. His core belief is that true success can only be attained through intensely focused hard work. Nkosana has successfully used LinkedIn in his career and believes it has given him the power to inspire other young professionals and connect them with his experience. He represented Australia at the G20 Young Entrepreneur Alliance Summit in 2014, and the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards in 2015. He is also currently a keynote speaker at Keynote Entertainment – Motivational Speakers Australia, and a contributing writer at Huffington Post.

As a bonus, you will also have a photographer take your professional photo for your LinkedIn profile picture! Dress to impress with your business attire.



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  • The University of Queensland
  • St Lucia, Queensland
  • Australia
  • Building: Hawken Engineering Building (bldg 50)
  • Room Number: T203

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  Speakers

Mr Nkosana Mafico

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LinkedIn, Netwroking and Entrepreneurship

Nkosana Mafico is a young entrepreneur and motivational speaker. His core belief is that true success can only be attained through intensely focused hard work. Nkosana has successfully used LinkedIn in his career and believes it has given him the power to inspire other young professionals and connect them with his experience. He represented Australia at the G20 Young Entrepreneur Alliance Summit in 2014, and the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards in 2015. He is also currently a keynote speaker at Keynote Entertainment – Motivational Speakers Australia, and a contributing writer at Huffington Post.

Mr Mohammad Amanzadeh

Topic:

IEEE membership benefits, networking and career development

Mohammad (Mo) Amanzadeh is an Electrical Engineer by degree and training with experience in research, development, project management, entrepreneurship, commercialisation and business development. He has a deep technical and market knowledge in photonics, optical fibre and fibre optic sensing. He is currently a Project Leader at CRCMining, and has been working on research and development of novel applications of fibre optic sensing for the mining industry since 2010. He has a Bachelor of Electronics and Electrical Engineering (IAU Tehran), Masters of Electrical Engineering and MPhil (Mining and Optical Engineering) from The University of Queensland. He has received various national and international awards for his academic performance and research, including a prestigious best student paper awards from Nature Photonics and Most Outstanding Student Paper award from Australian Mining technology conference for his role at fibre optic gas sensing project team at UQ CRCMining in 2012. He was also recognised as UQ’s Future Leaders of 2013, for his outstanding achievements in leadership, mentorship, research and academia. He is also currently Chair of Young Professionals Affinity Group at IEEE Queensland section for 2015.

Mr Nkosana Mafico

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LinkedIn, Netwroking and Entrepreneurship

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Mr Mohammad Amanzadeh

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IEEE membership benefits, networking and career development

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Agenda

  1. Welcome by Chair
  2. IEEE membership benefits and tools
  3. Networking and Career Development
  4. LinkedIn, networking and Entrepreneurship
  5. Q&A