The OU Careers Advisory Service’s online forum on ‘How to make an impact with your CV’ is running from 2nd - 27th July 2012. It is designed to help and support OU students through the intricacies of putting together an effective CV. The forum will be moderated by professional careers advisers and will also utilise expertise and experience within the OU student community, by enabling the sharing of ideas, advice and best practice.
The forum is an excellent chance to address a whole range of CV-related topics such as:
Whether you need to put together a CV from scratch or brush up an existing one, this is the forum for you.
The forum is on the Careers workspace - you’ll need your OU username and password to access it.
We look forward to seeing you there.
The Spring Project in partnership with Real World is offering a free day of employability training worth £250 to 100 unemployed graduates on 2nd November 2011 from 9 am to 5 pm at 100 Vauxhall Walk, Vauxhall, London SE11 5EL.
If you have graduated in the last 5 years, are currently unemployed and have been struggling with challenging and difficult circumstances, and would like to benefit from this free training, book your place at www.gettowork.eventbrite.com. Graduates in part-time work and/or low level employment are also eligible to attend.
The day will be tailored to you to make sure you get exactly what you need - from CV writing (please bring a printed copy of your CV) and interview and assessment techniques, to developing your leadership skills and how to add value to future employers.
Once you have registered you will be sent a short on-line questionnaire asking you about your specific training needs so that we can provide the training you need on the day.
‘How to Succeed at Interviews’
jobs.ac.uk is running a free 30-minute webinar to help people improve their interview performance and give them the best chance of securing their ideal role.
This informative and interactive live webinar hosted by jobs.ac.uk, the leading international job board for careers in academic, research and science professions, will take place on Tuesday 14th June 2011 at 1pm.
An expert presenter will give people the confidence to execute a good interview as well as tips on how to counteract interview nerves and present themselves in the best possible way.
Spaces are limited so don’t delay, click here to secure a place on this free interview tips webinar.
Talent Plus, run by Manchester Metropolitan University and Blue Orchid, is a scheme for graduates who are unemployed or who are not in the career they want. It runs every 3 weeks in Manchester city centre for seven days and aims to offer practical advice on how to:
As well as brushing up your job hunting skills, the initiative can offer graduates real work experience (paid or unpaid) in the career they want to work in. The scheme has already found placements for 80% of its graduate attendees.
Placements last between 2 and 12 weeks and will not affect any benefits you are receiving. As well as enhancing your CV, a placement may result in the offer of a full-time role.
To find out more at an Open Day or to register for the course go to the Talent Plus website.
Go Wales Graduate Recruitment Fair 2009
is open on:
Wednesday 4th November: 11am - 7pm
Thursday 5th November: 10am - 4pm
at Cardiff International Arena - entry is FREE
Go Wales is running this event in partnership with universities across Wales. Whether you are looking for a graduate vacancy, postgraduate study or just sound advice, Go Wales is an event not to be missed.
It’s your one stop shop for careers advice, CV guidance, seminars and company presentations. Bringing together recruiters, postgraduate course providers, students and graduates, consultants and the media. Exhibitions are an incredible way to achieve your dream of finding that ideal graduate job.
For more information and to pre-register visit Go Wales
Monday 2nd June 2008
East Midlands Conference Centre
11.00 - 15.30
Open to any student regardless of where you studied or when you graduated.