Make your Online Brand Job-Search Ready
12.00PM – 1.00PM
If you're searching for a job or even seeking for promotion at your current company; there is a high chance of you being Googled. This would mean, your online brand is important as it will have an impact on whether you can make it onto the shortlist or otherwise. Recruiters, hiring managers and perhaps management may use Google/ LinkedIn or oven other social platforms to seek understanding and to form a first impression of candidates; validate perceptions / get proof of performance and to shortlist candidates. Hear from an expert in LinkedIn share about the importance of networking, practical tips and tricks during the job-seeking and interview stages and other considerations when displaying your profiles online.
Head of Social Impact, APAC, LinkedIn
Mr Hosea Lai is the Head of Social Impact (APAC) at LinkedIn. His work involves helping
underrepresented communities gain access to networks and potential opportunities. And
along the way, inspire everyone to help others in providing that opportunity, without
Prior to his current position, he worked in multiple public and people sector, such as at the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre where he was the Director for Volunteerism Division. At Habitat for Humanity International, he held multiple portfolios, such as the Director of Programmes for Singapore, the Regional Programme Manager, looking after Northeast Asia, and the Sichuan Earthquake Response Director, overseeing the post-earthquake recovery projects in Sichuan.
Outside of work, Hosea has worked in Myanmar working among the child soldiers, worked on Cyclone Nargis project in Myanmar, as well as leadership training work in Bhutan, Thailand and Myanmar. He has volunteered locally as well as overseas, such as in Nepal and India, as well as Sri Lanka and Aceh post tsunami.