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Welcome back to a new term of in-person, friendly and informal careers sessions to help you get where you need to be in your career journey.  

Build your Employability skills and improve your confidence by joining us at our weekly Careers Workshops led by our Business School Career Consultants. Take a look at the weekly sessions we’ve planned so far for Term 2 and get yourself signed up. 

Date Time Session Room
Wed 2nd February 12.45 Welcome Back: Career Action Planning

Kick off the New Year by joining our Careers Consultants for an in-person, friendly and informal session designed to help you set career-led goals and priorities for the coming term.

Whether you’re thinking about placements, internships or full time jobs, this session will meet you wherever you are in your career journey and provide you with a space to ask questions and gain useful advice and guidance.

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NUBS 2.10
Wed 9th February 12.45 Nailing Online Recruitment Tests

“Situational judgement”, “verbal reasoning”, “critical thinking”, “gamification”…if these phrases sound unfamiliar to you, or perhaps bring you out in a cold sweat, then come along to this session led by our Career Consultants who will be focussing on the use of online recruitment tests in hiring processes and how you can build and practice your skills.Sign up
NUBS 2.10
Wed 16th February 12.45 Assessment Centres: Everything You Need To Know

Assessment Centres have grown in popularity over the past decade as an efficient way of managing graduate level recruitment and testing individuals in a range of ways within a short period of time.

This session will provide a clear overview of what an Assessment Centre involves and what to expect if you’re invited to attend one.

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NUBS 2.10
Wed 23rd February 11:00 – 13:30 Mock Assessment Centre with Sage plc

Sage plc are one of the UK’s largest technology companies and use assessment centres as part of their graduate scheme recruitment process. This is therefore a fantastic opportunity to gain insight into how to compete for their roles and what life is like working at one of the region’s largest companies.

During this remote session, participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Experience an assessment centre group activity first-hand
  • Observe short practice interviews and hear recruiters feedback
  • Gain insight into what Sage plc look for in an application
  • Hear from current graduates about a typical day working at Sage plc and the types of role available to graduates

If you’d prefer not to participate, you can be part of the virtual audience and observe the event, gaining first hand knowledge for future assessment centres.

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Wed 2nd March 12.45 Finding Jobs In The Hidden Market

Did you know that it is estimated that 75% of jobs are filled though the “hidden jobs market” without ever being advertised? Join our Careers Consultants for this session when we’ll talk through how you can tap in to your dream employers by through speculative applications and tapping into hidden opportunities.Sign up
NUBS 2.04
Wed 9th March 12.45 Using LinkedIn To Find Hidden Job Opportunities

If you’re not sure if a graduate hiring programme is the right fit for you, then don’t despair as there are still a huge range of graduate level roles across a wide range of industry sectors available – and not all of them are advertised!This session will involve practical activities so bring your laptop along with some ideas of companies you might like to target!Sign up
NUBS 2.10
Wed 16th March 12.45 Developing Interview Technique

Attending an interview can be a nerve wracking experience, so join us for this informal session when we’ll identify the different types of interview questions you can to be asked, as well as how to answer them.

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NUBS 2.10
Wed 23rd March 12.45 Interview Practice

Building on last week’s session, come along to this interactive session where you will have the opportunity to practice and attend a mock interview with an external recruiter.

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NUBS 2.10

For a full overview of each session, you can find it here

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