Tuesday, 28th May 2018 may have been an average working day for many, however for Michelle at ValueAdd Business Solutions Ltd an invitation to the Trades Hall of Glasgow changed all that. Wondering what was this invitation was? Well, Michelle was invited to a pop-up art gallery being hosted by the candidates of this years series of The Apprentice.
Since graduating university in June, I never thought at the age of 22 I would have started attending networking events already. I was lucky enough to be able to study something at university which I have a passion for, fashion and marketing . We live in a world where graduate jobs are like gold dust for most industries, and it is often a case of who you know, not what you know. Networking events are now an essential part of looking for job opportunities and getting your business known. It allows people to build a bank of contacts, many from completely different industries.
For most, it is the dominant players – Facebook and Twitter – which are utilised to help grow and promote their businesses. However, there are several other platforms, lurking in the shadows which despite being overlooked are jam packed with features specifically designed to help you and your business excel. If you’re in business, LinkedIn might just be the way forward.