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Harnessing LinkedIn's Potential for Career Success


The transition from academia to industry can pose various challenges for individuals after completing graduate school. One of the key difficulties lies in deciding whether to pursue a career in academia or explore opportunities in the industry. Additionally, presenting oneself effectively to prospective employers can be daunting. 
Mastering LinkedIn can offer several advantages, enabling you to:

  • Enhance your professional visibility, making you more noticeable to recruiters, potential colleagues, and collaboration partners.
  • Conduct research using LinkedIn's search engine to gain insights into potential career paths.
  • Engage in targeted networking within your specific field, connecting with relevant professionals.
  • Stay up to date with job postings and opportunities that align with your career goals.
  • Align your language and values with the companies you aspire to work for, optimising your job applications.

In essence, LinkedIn can serve as a powerful tool during this transition period if you understand how to leverage its potential. Irrespective of where you stand in your career decision-making process, this workshop aims to enhance your career toolbox and empower you with valuable skills.


You can register for the event one month before the event starts from 9am.


Dr. Maia George


PostDocs, Promovierende


Communicating, presenting & publishing


Please make sure to have a LinkedIn account, preferably with at least a few contacts.


Graduiertenakademie Leipzig

Graduiertenakademie Leipzig
Wächterstraße 30
04107 Leipzig

Tel.: 0341-9737184