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WEBINAR- Optimizing Your Online Network for Career Growth

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 12:00pm - 01:00pm

tangchoyHave you heard the saying, "It's not who you know, it's who knows you?"  Networking plays a crucial role in professional development, and online platforms have significantly increased the number of ways that we can connect.  Learn how to maximize your online presence by connecting with other like-minded professionals.  This webinar will review:

  • The benefits of online networking for professional development
  • Popular social networking platforms
  • Strategies to help you develop new contacts online
  • Ways to follow-up with new connections

This session is geared towards beginner and intermediate social media users.  If you have an online networking question that you would like the webinar to address, please e-mail advance questions to Beverly Kahn at by Friday, November 14th.

Are you on Twitter?  Pose questions to @tangchoy and comment using #UTstaffconnect, during the webinar!


Tang Choy, a Career Consultant at Ryerson University, has provided career services at 4 Canadian post-secondary institutions and promotes the best use of social media for networking and job search. At Ryerson, she launched LinkedIn Profile Advising as a new appointment service. The service was featured by the Education Advisory Board, and adapted by other post-secondary institutions. Tang also co-coordinated Ryerson’s first Job Search 2.0: Social Media Week to provide job seekers with personal branding and social networking tips.

Location: WEBINAR
Presenter: Tang Choy, Career Consultant at Ryerson University