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Talk to Year 12 about Employability- with help from Dr Paul Redmond, Julie Bishop and High Fliers.

Talk to Year 12 about Employability- with help from Dr Paul Redmond, Julie Bishop and High Fliers.

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  • 1. EMPLOYABILITY Presentation for the Class of 2006 Bablake Careers Department May 31st 2012 @bablakeschool @bablakecareers
  • 2. MILLENNIALS ‘GENERATION Y  Adaptive  Optimistic  Connected  Self-Confident  Opinionated  E-ducated  Bored by Routine  Success Driven  Lifestyle Orientated  Civic Minded  Digital Natives
  • 3. WEAPONS OF MASS REJECTION Online Only Applications (1999- 2%; 2009- 76%) Telephone Screening Online Exercises Personality Tests Numeracy Tests Verbal Reasoning Tests Assessment Centre
  • 4. WEAPONS OF MASS E-JECTION Online Applications- accuracy Telephone Screening- stand up, wear business clothes, tell household Online Exercises- research lingo, be yourself Personality Tests- research, be consistent Numeracy Tests- online practice, be yourself Verbal Reasoning Tests- practice, be yourself Assessment Centre- verification, further challenge, be dynamic and reasonable, don’t condemn yourself
  • 5. MORE THAN… ONE DIRECTION!PATH 1- 20% PATH 2- 80%VOCATIONAL SPECIALIST GOOD ALL-ROUNDERMedic, Engineer… As and Bs 1st Class Degree or 2.1
  • 6. DON’T BE NEGATIVE
  • 7. DON’T BE NEGATIVE
  • 8. BE POSITIVE ‘Cheery Careers guru with a love of the media, music, photography, sport and family life’
  • 9. WAY FORWARD Dynamic CVs YouTube/ Vimeo
  • 10. WEAPONS OF BABLAKEMASS REJECTION Deadlines e.g. Work Experience Forms- fewer than 15% on time Form Prefect Reports- enough to impress Prefect Applications- deadline, strength of letter Staff Vote- PR campaign, known after 7 years/ 2 years Peer Support- known, respected Tutor Recommendation or Reference- PR campaign CV- standing out, accuracy Social Media presence- clean and professional
  • 11. PERFECT TOOLKIT Good Academic Results  Market Yourself Enquiring Mind  Know and Remember Your Skills Communication Skills  Individuality Language Skills  Be Seen Accuracy  Develop within a large organisation Attention to Detail  Go wider than the obvious Teamwork- Lead & Manage  Focus on your application before the stats Source Opportunities  Inspired Talent Placements/ Internships or small  Speak with professional confidence doses/ drip feeds
  • 12. BACK YOURSELF! POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE You have more Skills than you think Team Aleem Once you know what you want to do, DRIVE Yourself Aleem Official Advantage of Positive Online Portfolio Have an Opinion! Take (Calculated) Risks Don’t Fear Making Mistakes Keep an Open Mind Believe You Can! Remember You Are ALREADY Ahead Connect/ Network Be professional, approachable and reliable
  • 13. BACK YOURSELF! POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE You have more Skills than you think HOW DO YOU ADD VALUE? Once you know what you want to do, DRIVE Yourself Advantage of Positive Online Portfolio WHAT’S SPECIAL ABOUT YOU? Have an Opinion! WHAT’S PLAN B? Take (Calculated) Risks Don’t Fear Making Mistakes Keep an Open Mind BE SELF-RELIANT Believe You Can! SET GOALS- ‘I WILL ACHIEVE…’ Remember You Are ALREADY Ahead Connect/ Network Be professional, approachable and reliable
  • 14. MEET YOUR COMPETITION5 RECENT GRADUATESHigh Fliers DVD
  • 15. PROVE YOUR EMPLOYABILITYWhere can you demonstrate your strengths andskills?
  • 16. L6TH CHALLENGEContact dream employerDiscuss project to collaborate onSubmit materialAchieve online publicationDeadline Limit: 24 hours
  • 17. L6TH CHALLENGEContact dream employerDiscuss project you can collaborate onSubmit material for publicationAchieve online publicationDeadline Limit: 24 hours
  • 18. FORMULA FOR EMPLOYABILITY(Q+ WE + S) x C = Employability Qualifications Work Experience Skills Contacts
  • 19. DON’T BE A…WASH N GO STUDENT Make the Most of Your Time 363 days at Bablake Less than 1000 days on a 3 year degree Power of INTERSECTIONS Key element is your skills e.g. Apple as an employer needs: IT skills and personality. Arts and Humanities students just as valid as those studying technical subjects STAND OUT!
  • 20. DIGITAL ASSISTANCEJOB HOP JULIE www.jobhop.co.uk3 Top Tips1. Ditch the digital dirt2. Network & Blog Twitter lists, follow influential industry people3. Fully Embrace the Power of Social Media YouTube/ Vimeo Tumblr Pinterest Twitter (e.g. #, talent communities) BranchOut/ LinkedIn.
  • 21. TWITTER- @jobhopjulie By COMPANY By FIELD@alldevjobs – Developer jobs
@ArtDirectorJobs – Art director jobs
@cwjobs – Copywriterjobs
@jobsinhiphop – Jobs in Hip-Hop
@journalism_jobs – Jobs in journalism
@juicyjobs – Greenjobs
@libgig_jobs – Library Jobs

@mediabistrojobs – Media job listings frommediabistro.com
@medical_jobs – Medical jobs
@media_pros – Jobs for media BLOGGING TIPSprofessionals
@narmsjobs – Retail marketing jobs
@PRSAjobcenter – Jobs in publicrelations, communications and marketing
@reflectx – Physical Therapy jobs
@seojobs – SEO joblistings
@socialmediajob – Jobs in social media

@travelmaxallied – Healthcare jobs
@travelnursejob –Jobs for traveling nurses

@usmusicjobs – US Music Jobs

@web_design_jobs – Web design and other (esp. micro-blog relevance)graphics jobs
 By JOB SECTOR By REGION • Title/ Name- profession savvy GENERAL • Punchy Biography- keywords re location/ profession/ employer • Hashtags- search for info/ advertise/ interact@JobAngels – Helping the unemployed find jobs
@indeed – One search. All jobs.

@jobshouts – General
  • 22. WORK EXPERIENCE MONDAY 2nd- THURSDAY 5th JULYReturn paperworkYou do not want to be in school on a special programmeSee MGAW or CLS for ideas
  • 23. MOCK INTERVIEW MORNING SATURDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER 9.30am- 12.45pmPanel and 1-1 interviewGroup ExerciseOnline applicationWorks around SPORTS fixtures & local Open DaysBook time-off NOW!

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