Career Development – IT Project Management Networking
Networking is a vital part of any successful job search. This assignment walks you through some productive networking resources and activities. By now, you are creating a foundation for your successful job search. You have evaluated your strengths and weaknesses against the requirements needed to succeed in your profession. Now you will take what you have learned and actively join and participate in your professional network.
To complete this assignment, begin with resources in CSU-Global’s Student Career Center, and then explore social media sites, such as LinkedIn or Facebook, to establish yourself as an active member in a project management network.
Develop a well-written two to three-page paper that includes:
- A description of the role that networking can play in your professional life.
- A summary of your “professional brand,” including how you can keep your professional brand consistent across social and professional platforms
- A description of a professional organization in your degree field that you would like to join. What are the benefits of becoming a member of this organization?
- Discuss the steps you have taken, or the steps you will take, to develop a professional connection with a mentor or a career coach. Discuss how you intend to use social media to sustain your professional network.