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Andero Kalju

Careerroute 2024

Participate in a series of seminars aimed at developing your career. The purpose of the event is to offer all students the opportunity to participate in various career-supporting seminars that help plan their future and develop skills. This event is brought to you by the University of Tartu's Futulab, which is an environment supporting student development and career. In addition, students can find various internship and job offers on the Futulab website.

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The schedule of seminars on February 28th

How to kick-start your career? (In English)

Time: 15:00-15:45 
Speaker: Karmen Tigas - TalentHub, moderator Artur Kamberg - CDL-Estonia

The Careerroute begins with the seminar "How to kick-start your career", which will be held in English from 15:00 to 15:45 in room 1037. The workshop will be conducted by Karmen Tigas and Artur Kamberg. This interactive seminar is a great opportunity to gain practical tips and knowledge that will help you successfully start your career path.

Read the introductions of Karmen Tigase and Artur Kamberg at the bottom part of the page.

Crafting Your Unique Brand: The Power of Personal Branding (In English)

Time: 16:00-16:45
Speaker: Signe Ventsel - D
evelopment Partner and Entrepreneur - Brandmoon OÜ.

Signe Ventsel's personal branding training is aimed at developing a personal brand, helping participants understand and express their uniqueness in a professional context. The training focuses on analyzing personal strengths, values, and distinctive features and using them consciously to advance one's career and business. Participants learn how to create and communicate a clear message that supports their goals and reflects their authentic personality.

Conscious development and design of a personal brand help individuals achieve their goals and outcomes – whether it's obtaining a new job, improving one's reputation, selling services/products, increasing visibility of one's expertise, growing as a leader, or as a person. In summary, a personal brand encompasses everything about how you want to be known. Naturally, during the development process, you'll discover what makes you special, your value proposition, and how to communicate all this to your target audience.

WHY is it necessary to consciously develop a personal brand?

  • How to stand out among others in the same field?

  • What words are used to describe you when you leave the room?

  • How to stand out as a small business owner to reach your desired clients?

  • How to stand out to catch a potential employer's eye?

  • Do you want to be more visible in the field you are in?

  • How to bring your content consciously into visibility?

Bonuses of having a strong personal brand:

  • Advancement in career ladder

  • Abundance of clients and choices

  • Partnership and collaboration opportunities

  • Revenue

  • Public appearances

  • Recognition as an expert in the field

Read Signe Ventsel's introduction at the bottom part of the page.

 

AI just stole your dream job. Now what? (In English)

Time: 17:00-17:45
Speaker: Kalev Kaarna - Marketing Manager - CDL-Estonia.

 

How can artificial intelligence be leveraged for personal benefit in daily life and career? In the seminar, Kalev will discuss the impact of artificial intelligence on everyday life and career, offering strategies and tips on how to turn technological advancements to one's advantage. The seminar will explore how artificial intelligence may bring changes to the job market and how to successfully adapt to these changes.

Kalev will help to evaluate AI impact on your career and how to outsmart an AI to still have an awesome job. Kalev will show some practical magic, how to simplify your life using AI and guide you to test out some tricks during the session:

AI applications in everyday life

AI applications in career planning and executing

AI applications in building a startup

 

Read Kalev Kaarna's introduction at the bottom part of the page.

Get your shit LinkedIn together! (In English)

Time: 18:00-18:45
Speaker: Risto Pernits - B2B Growth

LinkedIn is a must-have nowadays for building and developing your professional network, but not only that...one could even say that if you don't have LinkedIn, you don't exist. Why is that so, and how to take your LinkedIn to the next level? We know...or well, Risto Pernits knows. Come and see for yourself on February 28th, from 16:00 to 16:45 in room 1018, where Risto will conduct the workshop "Get your shit LinkedIn together."

Read the introduction of Risto Pernits at the bottom part of the page.

Networking ja chill (DJ Georg) 

Time: 18:45-20:30
By: DJ Georg

When the official part of the Careerroute is over, there's no need to feel down and head home because the real party is just beginning.

At 18:45, DJ Georg will heat up the atmosphere in the Delta Centre with the hottest beats. Get ready to dance, network, and just chill in the relaxation area. It's going to be an unforgettable evening!

DJ Georg is a House DJ with over 5 years of experience in mixing, honed at DJ School. He has had the opportunity to perform at venues such as Meat Market, Õllesummer, Tallinn Craft Fair, and many more. Additionally, he has showcased his skills in various restaurants in Tartu and events like Careerrave and sTARTUp Day. In Pärnu, he has entertained crowds at MONA Venüü, Aloha Surf Center, SunCity, Gastronoom, and Miami Lounge, not to mention numerous private parties with 50+ attendees.

He is also actively involved in street dance at JJ-Street, where he has been learning and honing his skills for 8 years, bringing a lively energy to his performances.

 

 

The participation fee for one seminar is 4 euros, but discounts apply for multiple seminars. Come and register for the seminars. PS! The number of places is limited and online registration ends the day before the event.

 

Register here

Speakers

Karmen Tigas

Karmen Tigas

Recruitment partner, TalentHub.

Karmen Tigas is a Talent Detective at TalentHub, who has played a pivotal role in building the Estonian startup ecosystem. She has successfully helped more than 30 professionals to find their next career opportunity, ranging from junior specialists to C-level executives. Karmen has played a key role in supporting several companies by helping them to build high-performing teams.

 Risto Pernits

Risto Pernits

Leader, B2B Growt.

Every day, Risto is engaged in lead generation, meaning he helps his clients gain additional sales opportunities. Currently, he works with 12 clients from four different countries. Over the last five months, Risto has added a total of approximately €433K to his clients' sales pipelines and has trained a total of around 410 people in the last six months.

Signe Ventsel

Signe Ventsel

Development Partner and Entrepreneur, Brandmoon OÜ.

Marketing and personal development have been part of her work to a greater or lesser extent for over 15 years. Signe helps individuals and organizations stand out more boldly and skillfully bring out nuances that are often overlooked. She has worked extensively in the Estonian higher education landscape in various positions, led teams and various projects, and studied marketing and educational management.

Kalev Kaarna

Kalev Kaarna

Marketing Manager, CDL-Estonia

Kalev is a seasoned fixer of sales, startup advisor and ex-investor at Superangel investment fund, specializing in guiding early-stage tech startups to rapid growth. He has worked with AI and machine learning startups and uses AI tools daily. In January he joined the Creative Destruction Lab team.

Artur Kamberg

Artur Kamberg

Artur Kamberg is a startupsector enthusiast who spent 3 years interviewing entrepreneurs for media and podcasts, before spending another 2 as Head of Program for the sTARTUp Day business festival. Today he is working to find the most interesting technology- and science-based startups for the Creative Destruction Lab program, and globalizing CDL's reach.

Recruitment and Stream Lead, CDL-Estonia

DJ Georg

DJ Georg

DJ Georg is a House DJ with over 5 years of experience in mixing, honed at DJ School. He has had the opportunity to perform at venues such as Meat Market, Õllesummer, Tallinn Craft Fair, and many more. Additionally, he has showcased his skills in various restaurants in Tartu and events like Careerrave and sTARTUp Day. In Pärnu, he has entertained crowds at MONA Venüü, Aloha Surf Center, SunCity, Gastronoom, and Miami Lounge, not to mention numerous private parties with 50+ attendees.

He is also actively involved in street dance at JJ-Street, where he has been learning and honing his skills for 8 years, bringing a lively energy to his performances.

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