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Finding Work Globally 2015

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Careers adviser presentation, February 2015

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Finding Work Globally 2015

  1. 1. Finding work globally Welcome to the Careers and Employability Centre
  2. 2. Finding work globally •Exploring global job markets and vacancy sources •Developing your job search strategy •Key resources and developing an action plan
  3. 3. Finding work globally Consider.. Why look for global career (short or long term)? What are the specific challenges? Have you got a global mindset?
  4. 4. Finding work globally working in a multi cultural environment
  5. 5. Finding work globally Boost your international credentials.. • Understand yourself: what is your career plan? • Identify your target industry • Get international experience • Achieve good grades • Network • Join Societies and INTERACT with other students
  6. 6. Finding work globally A degree from a UK HEI provides.. Independent enquiry in learning leading to critical analysis and reasoning skills, independent thinking Team work, life skills, open mindedness and positivity Confidence in discussing issues with senior colleagues Broad horizons – adaptable + culturally aware International contacts – students, staff, alumni
  7. 7. Finding work globally The international reputation of Sussex • 14th in the UK 43rd in Europe 111th in the world – The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014–15 • 4th in the UK for employability and further study 96% of Sussex graduates are in work or further study within six months of graduating – Higher Education Statistics Agency 2014 Source: Ranking of publicly funded multi-faculty universities based on data from Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) 2014 From Sussex university facts and figures page
  8. 8. Finding work globally What’s the job market like in your preferred location? • Growth sectors and expanding businesses? • News-sites / jobs boards/ forums?  www.goinglobal.org •Can you use your personal networks - family, friends, others • Relevant employment agencies? http://www.globalcareercompany.com http://www.asian-jobs.com/ www.careersinternational.com
  9. 9. Finding work globally Resources Careers and Employability Centre www.sussex.ac.uk/careers/careerchoices/international Prospects www.prospects.ac.uk/working_abroad.htm University of Kent resources • http://www.kent.ac.uk/careers/sitesint.htm • http://www.ihipo.com/graduate_programs • http://www.milkround.com/ • http://targetjobs.co.uk/
  10. 10. Finding work globally Making appropriate applications.. Find out………….. •How are CVs/cover letters used and what style is preferred? •How does interview format and etiquette differ?
  11. 11. questions? • Briefings – Career choices, finding PT work, CVs and Applications • Careers Advisers are available daily 11-5pm • Call in or phone 01273 678429 for appointment • Come along to the events – listed on news & events page • Follow us on twitter & face book • www.sussex.ac.uk/careers
  12. 12. Finding work globally International graduate schemes • Heineken • Standard Chartered bank • Volvo • Damco • Siemens • ING ban • Nestle • Unilever • HSBC • Tesco • Deloitte • KPMG • IBM • JCB

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