Mrs Akua Nyame-Mensah, Managing Director of Lamudi Ghana has advised members of the University of Ghana Real Estate Club to be cautious of the brand they portray to the world online.
She said would be employers take time to go through the profiles of candidates on various social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and other social media platforms.
She said employers search candidates who apply for jobs in companies, saying “what are we going to find when we Google you?”
Ms Nyame-Mensah, who made these remarks in Accra at a real estate seminar for members ; took them through different ways of enhancing their personal brands online.
She advised them to keep their brands consistent on the World Wide Web.
“You need to create a clear distinction of what you do on your Facebook page – it’s either you use it for professionally or for personal purposes. Never mix the two,” Ms Nyame-Mensah.
Real Estate Broker of Windsor Realty, Richard Gyawu-Mensah took members of the club through the various careers in the real estate sector.
“There are many so many careers in the sector but the most important attribute every graduate needs to build is integrity – being truthful is the standard you all need to go by,” he said
The exhibition and seminar was organised by the University of Ghana Real Estate Club in partnership with the Graduate Students Association of Ghana to educate members on job prospects and to provide rudiments of the real estate sector.
The seminar was sponsored by the Ghana Home Loans and Lakeside Estates and it was powered by Lamudi Ghana.
The Club won the student training for real estate club over the weekend, during the 7th Edition of the Ghana Property Awards.
Lamudi launched in 2013, is a global property portal focusing exclusively on emerging markets.
The fast-growing platform is currently available in 28 countries including Ghana, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America, with more than 600,000 real estate listings across its global network.
The leading real estate marketplace offers sellers, buyers, landlords and renters a secure and easy-to-use platform to find or list properties online. GNA