LinkedIn or LinkedOut

Event Date: Wed, 13th Sep 2017

Event Time: 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Venue: Roda Al Murooj

Location: Al Saada Street

Member Fee: 158 AED

Registration Closed

Workshop agenda:
1. Essentials of your LinkedIn profile: 

  • * Run through your LinkedIn profile, from your photograph to your summary and employment history,(including how to write a great achievement), in a step-by-step workshop.

2.How to build your LinkedIn network: 

  • * Learn what to do to make sure that you are building a relevant professional network which makes your profile work for YOU, not the people you’re connected to.

3.The perfect elevator pitch:

  • * Leave the workshop having phrased the perfect, 30 second introduction to ‘brand you’.

About the speaker:

Deborah Appleford, Managing Consultant, Vignette Consultancy

Deborah is a professional profile writer and interview coach with over 14 years’ experience in sales and six years’ experience in international recruitment. 

After completing her law degree in 2003, Deborah became a manager and CeMap qualified mortgage advisor working for a building society and mortgage call centre. She also ran a mortgage brokerage before moving into recruitment in 2010.

Deborah’s focused on recruitment in the UK for the accountancy & finance profession before moving into sales recruitment. She made the move to Dubai in 2015 and worked as both an in-house and agency recruiter, headhunting recruitment consultants internationally to work for locally based agency.

In 2016, recognising the need for a professional profile writer in Dubai, she decided to combine her extensive sales and recruitment experience and opened Vignette Consultancy to offer her profile writing services to individuals and companies who need effective profiles to effectively market themselves. 

In addition to writing CVs, LinkedIn profiles, corporate profiles and web content, Deborah provides interview technique coaching.

Confirm your attendance by 12 noon on Monday 11th September. This is a Pre Pay Event, your place will not be confirmed until payment is received. Cancellations accepted before 12 noon on Monday 11th September. ''No show fees'' applicable after that date.

The BBG Dubai and Northern Emirates is the region's foremost business-to-business membership networking group which enables like-minded professionals to further their business interests in the UAE and the wider region.

Joint Focus Marketing and Talent & Leadership Development 
Chaired by: Robert Mitchell and Matt Lewis

Includes buffet breakfast
Dress: Business
Valet parking available