During this week you have worked on your identity and how you want to present yourself professionally. You have learned about the benefits of the online professional networking site LinkedIn, and used it to create an online profile. You have highlighted your valuable work experience and qualifications in your summary and tagline, which will make it easier for employers to find you. You have added details of unpaid work to your profile and seen that your career break, when reflected upon, may well have taught you valuable transferable skills and given you useful contacts.
This week was all about your skills, experience and contacts. Next week is all about creating your CV and looking at the changing world of STEM employment. You will look at the latest developments and growth areas of STEM employment and then you will research career paths in your sector.
You can now go to Week 3.