Your professional profile is built from your knowledge and experience. You choose how to display this profile to your professional community, typically by managing an online presence. Be aware that controlling your digital footprint and your private information is just as important as promoting your work.
Why is it important?
The more you understand and engage with your chosen industry, the better your chances of establishing a successful career in what you want to do.
How do I do it?
Start by carefully managing your personal and professional online presence. Also think about setting up and managing feeds and subscriptions so that industry trends and news come to you. Take all opportunities to immerse yourself in the industry and develop your professional network through work experience and events.