<ul><li>Louise Bamford </li></ul><ul><li>Careers Consultant </li></ul>Introduction to  Careers and Student Employment
<ul><li>Job hunting  </li></ul><ul><li>means  </li></ul><ul><li>effective </li></ul><ul><li>marketing   </li></ul>
<ul><li>What are </li></ul><ul><li>you offering? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you prove it? </li></ul>Who are you marketing t...
Career Planning Your Skills, Interests, Values Job market Networking Decision making Action planning Applications, CVs, In...
<ul><li>In addition to technical knowledge and skills, graduate employers are looking for….. </li></ul><ul><li>Communicati...
<ul><li>Finding the Skills Evidence </li></ul><ul><li>Course work – presentations, group work, reports etc. </li></ul><ul>...
CaSE can help you: <ul><li>Start planning your career/skills awareness </li></ul><ul><li>45 min guidance interviews </li><...
CaSE can help you: <ul><li>Find a part-time / vacation job </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online vacancy lists </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Useful Resources <ul><li>www.wmin.ac.uk /careers    </li></ul><ul><li>www.prospects.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Job seeking DV...
<ul><li>You can live a lifetime and by the end of it know more about other people than yourself! </li></ul>Careers Service...
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  1. 1. <ul><li>Louise Bamford </li></ul><ul><li>Careers Consultant </li></ul>Introduction to Careers and Student Employment
  2. 2. <ul><li>Job hunting </li></ul><ul><li>means </li></ul><ul><li>effective </li></ul><ul><li>marketing </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>What are </li></ul><ul><li>you offering? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you prove it? </li></ul>Who are you marketing to? What are they looking for? = PDP
  4. 4. Career Planning Your Skills, Interests, Values Job market Networking Decision making Action planning Applications, CVs, Interviews Review
  5. 5. <ul><li>In addition to technical knowledge and skills, graduate employers are looking for….. </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Problem solving / creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility/adaptability </li></ul><ul><li>Self-awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment/motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal skills </li></ul><ul><li>Numeracy </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial awareness </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Finding the Skills Evidence </li></ul><ul><li>Course work – presentations, group work, reports etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Course representative </li></ul><ul><li>Student Union activities </li></ul><ul><li>Sports / hobbies / clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Travel </li></ul><ul><li>Employment </li></ul><ul><li>Work experience </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntary activities </li></ul>
  7. 7. CaSE can help you: <ul><li>Start planning your career/skills awareness </li></ul><ul><li>45 min guidance interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Find out more about different careers </li></ul><ul><li>CaSE information rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Online resources </li></ul><ul><li>Employer events/fairs </li></ul>
  8. 8. CaSE can help you: <ul><li>Find a part-time / vacation job </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online vacancy lists </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Find placement (paid or voluntary) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online vacancy lists </li></ul></ul><ul><li> Community Volunteering Unit (CVU) </li></ul><ul><li>Market yourself effectively to employers </li></ul><ul><li>15 min CV / application checks </li></ul><ul><li>45 min mock interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Career workshops </li></ul>
  9. 9. Useful Resources <ul><li>www.wmin.ac.uk /careers </li></ul><ul><li>www.prospects.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Job seeking DVDs </li></ul><ul><li> – available at CaSE </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>You can live a lifetime and by the end of it know more about other people than yourself! </li></ul>Careers Service DIT

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