WEAPONS OF MASS REJECTION Online Only Applications (1999- 2%; 2009- 76%) Telephone Screening Online Exercises Personality Tests Numeracy Tests Verbal Reasoning Tests Assessment Centre
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
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
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
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
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
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
MEET YOUR COMPETITION5 RECENT GRADUATESHigh Fliers DVD
PROVE YOUR EMPLOYABILITYWhere can you demonstrate your strengths andskills?
L6TH CHALLENGEContact dream employerDiscuss project you can collaborate onSubmit material for publicationAchieve online publicationDeadline Limit: 24 hours
FORMULA FOR EMPLOYABILITY(Q+ WE + S) x C = Employability Qualifications Work Experience Skills Contacts
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!
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.
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WORK EXPERIENCE MONDAY 2nd- THURSDAY 5th JULYReturn paperworkYou do not want to be in school on a special programmeSee MGAW or CLS for ideas
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!