Explore this site to discover how you can Get the Digital Edge:

Do your research

Make the most of library resources! Use them to research the company/industry to make you stand out on your application form and in interview.  Find out how here.

Job hunting with social media

Social media isn’t just for fun, you know!  Find out the best way to search for employment using your social networks here.

Manage your online profile

Showing off your raucous holiday snaps with your mates might all be well and good but are you absolutely sure there are no potential employers seeing your worse side? Find out how to share things and keep employers sweet here.

Your personal brand

Get the attention of potential employers the right way by marketing yourself and your skills with your own personal brand. Find out how here.

Stay safe online 

Finally the most important thing is to always make sure you and your devices are safe.  Find out vital safety and security tips and ensure you stay legal here.

We asked students what they were going to do to get the Digital Edge:

“I will attend some IT courses to improve my digital skills and will research more thoroughly for job applications and interviews.”

“Embark on MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) training hopefully over the summer school. Consider database resources when applying for internships.”

“I will research IT courses that will enhance my skills, and use e-resources available in the library that I was not aware of before.”

“Job hunting – I’ll take increasing care about my social media profile(s)”

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