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Network, Network, Network

If you are looking for a job, your networking should be around people who might be of direct or indirect assistance to you in your job search.
  • Where can you network?
    • You may meet your potential employer in many places such as:
    • Career fairs and recruitment presentations
    • Conferences, seminars, and workshop
    • Alumni networking reception:Co-organized with the Alumni Relations office, this event is an opportunity for LAU alums to meet with company representatives, swap business cards and discuss career opportunities
    • Social events
  • Plan Your Networking
    • Try to identify relevant people
    • Select a person who is not speaking with anyone
    • Introduce yourself in a professional manner and make sure to smile
  • Make the Connection
    • Maintain eye contact
    • Your handshake should be firm
    • Best way to keep a good impression: show liveliness, energy and eagerness to start your career
  • Ask Questions
    • Ask about the organization
    • Ask meaningful questions about the line of business/industry
    • Ask about the job responsibilities and educational background
    • Ask about main factors of sucess
  • Follow Up
    • Remember names
    • Ask for business cards
    • Send a little thank you card, which will make your new contacts remember youor make you stand out of the crowd
    • Create an opportunity to meet or speak again

Brand yourself and stand out from the crowd

YES! People can be branded - brands are not restricted for products
  • Your reputation is your most important professional strength
  • Your brand is comprised of your credibility and personality
  • People’s perception will affect their decision whether to offer you a job
  • Show off your skills and knowledge
  • Employers look for exceptional people
  • Your uniqueness to be memorable 

Attend the annual career fair  

Attend on campus recruitment presentation

Ongoing recruitment presentations take place on both campuses during the academic year allowing students to learn more about specific industries, careers, and organizations. HR representatives from various local and multinational firms meet with the students to deliver presentations about their firms and share with them guidelines about the recruitment process, as well as internships and career opportunities.

Check this website regularly or get in touch with the career guidance officers to sign up for the next available presentation.

Tips for a successful interview

Contact the career guidance 

Beirut:
Aya El Mir, Dania Saad
Office of the Dean of Students
Ext: 1679, 1635

Byblos: 
Zeina Trad, Hassan Baalbaki
Office of the Dean of Students
Ext: 1668, 2411

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