Leicester Awards are an excellent way to define our key skills and strengths while allowing us to recognize their weaknesses and turn them to advantages.
It is my firm belief that social media, IT and the internet in general can be used to strengthen our digital footprint and make us more easily approachable by future employers. What is more, by utilizing the web and social media will allow an individual to:
Going through Unit 1 I have managed to discover skills of mine and past experiences that I would have never thought that can be actually used in my CV.
I have identified my strengths and set targets to achieve in certain deadlines using the STAR technique:
- Situation - what was the situation and when did it take place?
- Task - what task was it, and what was the objective?
- Action - what action did you take to achieve this?
- Results - what happened as a result of your action?
which allowed me to link my skills with past experiences, something that will come handy in future job interviews.
While going through Unit 2 I was able to understand that each social media has a different usage and how all them can be linked together to brand myself as a whole. I have learned about the