Loading

GradVantage webinars January to april 2019 (Wednesdays 5:30PM to 6:30pm)

Forthcoming webinars

Equality and Diversity Internship Schemes

Wednesday 1st May 2019 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Facilitators: Johanne Gilroy and Karen Allan

This webinar will explore a range of equality and diversity internships, events and programmes which are designed to encourage greater diversity within organisations and the sectors which they operate in, including:

  • Roles available and sectors covered
  • Case studies from successful applicants
  • Eligibility criteria
  • Hints and tips for applications
  • Calendar of the main Equality and Diversity schemes

Video Interviews and Video CVs

Wednesday 8th May 2019 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Facilitator: Johanne Gilroy

This webinar will look at:

  • Why Skype and Video interviews are used?
  • Hints and Tips on video interviews
  • Video interview practice resources
  • Why video CVs are used?
  • Hints and Tips on video CVs
  • Video creation resources

Using recruitment agencies

Wednesday 24th April 2019 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Facilitator: Johanne Gilroy

This webinar will:

  • Look at why you should consider using a recruitment agency
  • Explore what to consider when working with agencies
  • Introduce you to the Recruitment & Employment Confederation Members Directory
  • Provide you with the opportunity to hear from a recruitment agency specialising in Graduate Recruitment

"I want to use LinkedIn effectively"

Wednesday 17th April 2019 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Facilitator: Johanne Gilroy

This webinar, which is suitable for users at all levels, will look at:

  • How to create, edit and improve your LinkedIn profile to help you to establish your professional online presence
  • How to use the features in LinkedIn to help you to expand your online networks for exploring graduate employment opportunities

There will also be an opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have about using LinkedIn.

Surviving your first year after graduation

Wednesday 10th April 2019 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Facilitator: Laura Kerley

This webinar will:

  • Offer tips and advice on how to survive (and thrive) during your initial year as a graduate
  • Cover navigating the workplace
  • Get you thinking about wider issues such as finances and general wellbeing

"Application Forms - the knack and how to get it"

Wednesday 27th March 2019 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Facilitator:

This webinar will:

  • Develop your understanding of how to use the job description and address the person specification
  • Provide you with ideas and techniques for selling yourself on paper
  • Show you how to use the STAR method to answer tricky questions

"I want to work for myself. What help and support can I get"?

Wednesday 27th February 2019 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Facilitator: Caroline Nouvellon

This webinar session will look at the range of support provided by the Enterprise Team to self-employed and enterprising graduates, including:

  • One-to-one business start-up advice
  • Funding for graduates
  • Competitions and Awards
  • Hallam i-Lab, free office and studio space
  • Freelance work opportunities (Hallam Freelancers)
  • Workshops, events and pop-up shops

There will also be the opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have about their specialist start-up support and resources.

The Hallam Internship Scheme

Wednesday 20th February 2019 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Facilitator:

This webinar session will look at:

  • What is the Hallam Internship Scheme?
  • What are the benefits of getting an internship?
  • The different internships available
  • Case Studies
  • How to apply - tips for success

Demystifying the Graduate Job Hunt

Wednesday 13th February 2019 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Facilitator: Hannah Holmes

This webinar will help you to:

  • Increase your awareness of job hunting methods including: reactive methods using targeted and specialist sources and proactive methods including networking and speculative approaches
  • Examine the ways employers recruit and learn from this
  • Develop a job seeking strategy to increase your chances of success

What next for the graduate labour market?

Wednesday 6th February 2019 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Facilitator:

This webinar session will look at:

  • What UK based graduates do and where they go after they leave university and use this to help guide and inspire your own career choices.
  • What is happening in the graduate labour market in the current year including skills shortages
  • What happened in the graduate labour market last year
  • Longer term trends and looking forward

Making effective career decisions

Wednesday 30th January 2019 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Facilitator: Johanne Gilroy

This webinar session will look to empower you to make effective career decisions by:

  • Introducing you to the DOTS Model for effective careers decision making
  • Developing your self awareness of your strengths and weaknesses, likes and dislikes, motivations and desires
  • Looking at resources and activities to develop your knowledge of career opportunities and routes into career opportunities
  • Helping you to plan and set SMART career goals by understanding the influences on decision making and consequences of decisions
  • Helping you to develop the skills to seek and secure jobs and/or create opportunities

Report Abuse

If you feel that this video content violates the Adobe Terms of Use, you may report this content by filling out this quick form.

To report a copyright violation, please follow the DMCA section in the Terms of Use.