LinkedIn briefs GUST students on professional networking platform

Date: 
Apr 27, 2016
Location: 
W1-010

GUST hosted a well-attended seminar on professional networking. Led by Mr. Ali Kabir, Manager Key Accounts at LinkedIn, the seminar aimed at helping students build a professional brand to start their professional story. Mr. Tarek Dalloul, Territory Manager at LinkedIn also encouraged GUST academics to leverage the platform to help students connect with employers, alumni, and to publish/share content.

GUST students showed keen interest in the profile of Kuwaiti organizations listed at LinkedIn and explored platform features which allow them to know more about the organizations as well as connect to key personnel for professional interactions. They also learned how to connect with other GUST alumni working at leading local and international organizations. They were briefed on the do’s and don’ts of professional networking along with step by step instructions on how to create profiles which provide optimum exposure to potential employers.