Home

 Upcoming Events

Monthly Consultants and Independent Contractors (CIC) Coffee Meeting

CWC Events Calendar

July 16 ePub Formatting Tips and Tricks

June 8 Professional Development Seminar: Fundamentally Flare


 Archives by Category

Networking Events
Career Development
Contracting & Consulting


 Archives by Month

April, 2013
February, 2013
January, 2013
October, 2012
August, 2012
November, 2011
September, 2011
June, 2011
May, 2011
March, 2011
February, 2011
August, 2010
January, 2010
December, 2009
October, 2009
September, 2009
August, 2009
May, 2009
April, 2009
March, 2009
February, 2009
January, 2009
December, 2008
November, 2008
October, 2008
September, 2008
June, 2008
May, 2008
April, 2008
March, 2008
January, 2008
November, 2007
October, 2007
September, 2007
August, 2007
July, 2007
June, 2007
May, 2007
April, 2007
March, 2007
February, 2007
January, 2007
December, 2006
November, 2006
October, 2006
September, 2006
May, 2006
March, 2006
January, 2006
November, 2005

Past Events

Managing Your Brand Online: A Workshop with Rahel Anne Bailie - January 16

Register today at http://www.gifttool.com/registrar/ShowEventDetails?ID=47&EID=6063

Feeling left behind when it comes to new technologies? Do you know instinctively that you should establish a public professional presence but don’t know where to start? Do you want to expand your professional network, and access to people with incredible expertise?

One way to increase your corporate value is to ensure that you have a strong and easily-identifiable personal brand. It’s not enough simply to have good references or have no embarrassing pictures on Facebook. Whether it be to the corporation that employs you, or a professional practitioner demonstrating your potential to clients, your brand forms an impression before you hit the meeting room, and extends far beyond the resume.

Creating and protecting your personal brand is an important career strategy, and not just for independent consultants. An online professional presence has become the single most important self-marketing tool for demonstrating expertise and professional credibility. Learn to use social media in a smart, responsible, career-enhancing way.

Is this workshop is for you?

This workshop will be helpful if you:
•  Don’t have your own website or blog or aren’t posting to it regularly
•  Don’t have a LinkedIn profile or aren’t actively using it to build your personal brand
•  Don’t have a Twitter account, or have one but aren’t sure how to use it effectively
•  Wonder whether social communities (Facebook, MySpace, Ning) are useful for you
•  Want to use social media without it becoming a waste of time
•  Want to put technology to work for you without making big mistakes along the way
•  Want to take pride in your presence online for your career, practice, or small business

Participants will learn:
- The six basic aspects of personal brand management
- How to create a distinctive, unforgettable brand
- Techniques for presenting an integrated brand
- Tools that can help to easily manage a personal brand


Date: January 16, 2010
Time: 8:30 to 5:00
Location:
2290 West Fraser Timber Conference Room
Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings
Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3

Registration is limited to 20 participants.

Cost: (includes morning, afternoon refreshments)

$120 for STC members
$140 for non-members

Register: http://www.gifttool.com/registrar/ShowEventDetails?ID=47&EID=6063


About Rahel Anne Bailie
Rahel Anne Bailie has operated her consultancy, Intentional Design, helping clients make the most of their corporate content since 2002. She has over twenty years of experience in the technical communication field, as line staff, management, and an independent consultant. She has applied her experience on both sides of the hiring desk, and her results with social media to helping people position themselves in the public sphere.

Rahel was elected Fellow of the Society of Technical Communication in 2009, and founded the STC Content Strategy SIG. She also holds memberships in related professional associations such as CM Pros, IAI, UPA, and the Internet Strategy Forum in order to keep current in pertinent practice areas. On Twitter and other social media sites, she is rahelab. Her website is http://www.intentionaldesign.ca.

Page 1 of 2 pages  1 2 >

About Our Events
Our Chapter Meetings
Our Workshops
Our Contractors Group Events

Feedback
Submit an event idea

©2018 STC CWC | Home | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)