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Get Graduate Job Ready 2017

Conference Suite, 4th Floor, Sandyford Building

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Get Graduate Job Ready 2017

Have you waited until now to get your future sorted?  Don’t worry, it’s not too late! We’re here to help you make the move from graduate to professional through a range of activities to guide you on the right path.  The event will take place on City Campus in the Conference Suite, 4th floor, Sandyford Building on  Monday 4th September at 12.45-3.30pm. 

Take part in interactive sessions and enhance your ability to succeed in the recruitment process. Work with the careers team to analyse your skills and strengths, learn how to apply these within your CV and applications. You will also gain knowledge of the North East and UK graduate job market and the latest vacancies available. Finally, you will learn techniques to give confident and successful interview answers to secure your dream job. 

Book your place today to avoid disappointment, as places are limited.

Click on the headings below for further details on the event:

Graduate job search and labour market information

Learn about the latest graduate job vacancies available to you and some key labour market information and resources to help you kick start your graduate job search in the North-East, U.K. and beyond.

This session will include:

  • Strategies to engage with the graduate job market.
  • Information regarding a range of relevant websites, publications, membership bodies and recruitment activities.
  • Effective use of social media to build career contacts and think about job searching from a different perspective. 
     

Winning CVs and application forms

A winning C.V. and application form is your gateway to the graduate job market.  A C.V. is a personal marketing tool that can be used to build networking relationships, help you reflect on your skills and strengths and to apply for a variety of graduate positions.  

This practical session will explore:

  • What employers look for in a graduate CV’s and Cover Letters.
  • A range of CV and application examples to identify and share best practice.
  • How you can optimise the impact of your CV and applications.

Succeeding at graduate job interviews

Interviews are often the final hurdle to landing that dream job, but how do you ensure you’re the one offered the position?

This informative and interactive session will enable you to:

  • Anticipate what interview questions are likely to come your way and how employers mark answers.
  • Learn how to react to the unexpected – “how would you order from a menu?” “what type of animal would you be?”
  • Successfully sell your university and work experience and consider what your best achievements are.
  • Practice strategies to give confident, well-structured answers to secure the job you want.
  • Consider what to wear and how use positive body language to improve your performance at interview.

 

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Conference Suite, 4th Floor, Sandyford Building
City Campus


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