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Introduction to Careers and Student Employment
Introduction to Careers and Student Employment
Introduction to Careers and Student Employment
Introduction to Careers and Student Employment
Introduction to Careers and Student Employment
Introduction to Careers and Student Employment
Introduction to Careers and Student Employment
Introduction to Careers and Student Employment
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  • 1. <ul><li>Louise Bamford </li></ul><ul><li>Careers Consultant </li></ul>Introduction to Careers and Student Employment
  • 2. <ul><li>Job hunting </li></ul><ul><li>means </li></ul><ul><li>effective </li></ul><ul><li>marketing </li></ul>
  • 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. Career Planning Your Skills, Interests, Values Job market Networking Decision making Action planning Applications, CVs, Interviews Review
  • 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. <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. 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. 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. 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. <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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