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Saturday, March 31 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
The Digital Me: Personal Branding

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We grew up with social media, of course we know what to do. Right? WRONG. Social media is about more than just liking things and posting funny cat pictures, social media is an opportunity to develop a personal brand and improve your job prospects. This panel will include experts on personal branding and job hunting. Attendees can expect to come out of this panel with some great tips for developing a personal brand and finding a job.



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Ben Balter

Ben Balter is a J.D./M.B.A. candidate at the George Washington University and a new media fanatic passionate about the power of digital communications. Ben has first-hand experience cultivating and leveraging a personal brand to land your dream job here in the nation’s capital. Unsatisfied with the tools out there, Ben decided to take control of his online presence just eighteen months ago (to fend off an unfortunately named amateur... Read More →
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Nidhal Charfi

Nidhal is a graduate of the Kogod School of Business and is now a Sales Executive within the Hiring Solutions group at LinkedIn – the world’s largest professional network. He is currently spearheading the growth of LinkedIn’s corporate customer base by helping companies transform the way they attract, engage and hire the world’s best talent. Nidhal is also a co-founder of the Alizé Elite Foot academy in Dakar... Read More →
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Rachael King

Rachael King is a social media strategist, community manager, and Gen Y blogger. She is currently traveling the country, speaking to and teaching the 54 states and territories of the National Guard how to use social media as a marketing and recruitment tool. She is President of Social Media Club – DC, and a co-organizer of the annual meet up Bloggers in Sin City. She unabashedly adores karaoke and french fries of all shapes and sizes, and would... Read More →
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Jennifer Murphy

Jennifer serves as the Senior Associate Director of Career Management for the Kogod School of Business. She has several years experience in the counseling field, specifically in higher education. Jennifer’s primary focus is counseling and coaching MBA students on job and internship searches, resumes, cover letters, interview techniques and personal branding. Helping students feel confident and knowledgeable about their own career process is... Read More →
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Tod Plotkin

Principal, Green Buzz Agency
Tod Plotkin is the Principal and Founder of Green Buzz Agency. GBA specializes in high-end Corporate Video Production Services for organizations like Sears, Blackboard, and Under Armour. Prior to GBA, Tod ran the video department for the NBA Washington Wizards for four seasons. He has also worked on national broadcast projects for the Discovery Channel, the Style Network and small budget Paramount Picture Films. Each January... Read More →
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Bennett Resnik

Bennett Resnik is a consultant on social capital and networks, and the creator of “The Hands We Shake” lecture series on how to build, grow, and sustain social capital. He is an expert in networking strategy and social capital retention. As a trusted adviser, he has helped start-ups, small businesses, non-profits and individuals build a comprehensive strategy to build and cultivate their social capital. Bennett advises his... Read More →
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Bennett Richardson

Bennett is an account director at DAG and manages online communications initiatives for consumer clients. He brings to DAG years of experience in social media engagement, online advertising and digital communications strategy. Before joining the firm, Bennett worked at Edelman in the digital public affairs practice, where he managed digital marketing and advocacy efforts for clients including RIM, GE, the American Petroleum Institute, and... Read More →

Saturday March 31, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm
SIS Founder's Room

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