EMPLOYABILITY      Presentation for the Class of 2006         Bablake Careers Department                       May 31st 20...
MILLENNIALS   ‘GENERATION Y                                Adaptive                                Optimistic           ...
WEAPONS OF MASS REJECTION Online Only Applications (1999- 2%; 2009- 76%) Telephone Screening Online Exercises Personal...
WEAPONS OF MASS E-JECTION Online Applications- accuracy Telephone Screening- stand up, wear business clothes, tell house...
MORE THAN… ONE DIRECTION!PATH 1- 20%                       PATH 2- 80%VOCATIONAL SPECIALIST    GOOD ALL-ROUNDERMedic, Engi...
DON’T BE NEGATIVE
DON’T BE NEGATIVE
BE POSITIVE ‘Cheery Careers guru with a love of the media, music, photography, sport and family life’
WAY FORWARD                Dynamic CVs              YouTube/ Vimeo
WEAPONS OF BABLAKEMASS REJECTION Deadlines e.g. Work Experience Forms- fewer than 15% on time Form Prefect Reports- enou...
PERFECT TOOLKIT Good Academic Results               Market Yourself Enquiring Mind                      Know and Remem...
BACK YOURSELF!   POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE   You have more Skills than you think                                         ...
BACK YOURSELF!   POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE   You have more Skills than you think              HOW DO YOU ADD VALUE?    O...
MEET YOUR COMPETITION5 RECENT GRADUATESHigh Fliers DVD
PROVE YOUR EMPLOYABILITYWhere can you demonstrate your strengths andskills?
L6TH CHALLENGEContact dream employerDiscuss project to collaborate onSubmit materialAchieve online publicationDeadline Lim...
L6TH CHALLENGEContact dream employerDiscuss project you can collaborate onSubmit material for publicationAchieve online pu...
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 Pow...
DIGITAL ASSISTANCEJOB HOP JULIE www.jobhop.co.uk3 Top Tips1. Ditch the digital dirt2. Network & Blog   Twitter lists, foll...
TWITTER- @jobhopjulie      By COMPANY      By FIELD@alldevjobs – Developer jobs
@ArtDirectorJobs – Art director jobs
@cw...
WORK EXPERIENCE MONDAY 2nd- THURSDAY 5th JULYReturn paperworkYou do not want to be in school on a special programmeSee MG...
MOCK INTERVIEW MORNING SATURDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER 9.30am- 12.45pmPanel and 1-1 interviewGroup ExerciseOnline applicationWork...
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  1. 1. EMPLOYABILITY Presentation for the Class of 2006 Bablake Careers Department May 31st 2012 @bablakeschool @bablakecareers
  2. 2. MILLENNIALS ‘GENERATION Y  Adaptive  Optimistic  Connected  Self-Confident  Opinionated  E-ducated  Bored by Routine  Success Driven  Lifestyle Orientated  Civic Minded  Digital Natives
  3. 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. 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. 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. 6. DON’T BE NEGATIVE
  7. 7. DON’T BE NEGATIVE
  8. 8. BE POSITIVE ‘Cheery Careers guru with a love of the media, music, photography, sport and family life’
  9. 9. WAY FORWARD Dynamic CVs YouTube/ Vimeo
  10. 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. 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. 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. 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. 14. MEET YOUR COMPETITION5 RECENT GRADUATESHigh Fliers DVD
  15. 15. PROVE YOUR EMPLOYABILITYWhere can you demonstrate your strengths andskills?
  16. 16. L6TH CHALLENGEContact dream employerDiscuss project to collaborate onSubmit materialAchieve online publicationDeadline Limit: 24 hours
  17. 17. L6TH CHALLENGEContact dream employerDiscuss project you can collaborate onSubmit material for publicationAchieve online publicationDeadline Limit: 24 hours
  18. 18. FORMULA FOR EMPLOYABILITY(Q+ WE + S) x C = Employability Qualifications Work Experience Skills Contacts
  19. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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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