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Promoting Your Volunteering and Student Rep Work to Employers

Students' Union, Training Room 1

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Find out how to promote your volunteering or student rep experience to employers to successfully gain a competitive advantage for placement or graduate level opportunities. According to LinkedIn, employers are 6 times more likely to recruit a candidate with volunteering experience, however what employers value is evidence of how you behaved and what you achieved.
 
  • Explain what skills and attributes employers look for as part of recruitment processes
  • Help you reflect on your experiences and discuss the key skills and personal attributes you exhibited
  • Enable you to construct evidence suitable for LinkedIn profiles and CVs, application forms and interviews 
  • Direct you to further sources of information and advice from the Careers and Employment Service.
 
 

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