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  Get That Job

A one day bootcamp to get you where you want to be after graduation.

​Top 3 reasons to come to Get That Job!

  • Are you graduating this year?
  • Have you got a plan for after graduation?
  • Want to give yourself the best chance of success?

Come along to Get That Job! on your campus

The free programme includes:

Getting Started…Finding Graduate Vacancies

This session will provide you with an introduction to the day, and will look at strategies for finding jobs in the 2016 graduate labour market.  Remember that many vacancies are never advertised – we will also look at more creative ways of finding jobs, for example using LinkedIn.

  • Where you are now
  • Strategies to move forward
  • Finding graduate vacancies
  • Proactive job search e.g. LinkedIn

CVs and Applications

CVs and applications are a common method of recruitment, but it is easy to become confused about what information to include.  We will provide top tips and resources to help you to sell your skills effectively to a graduate employer.
Bring along a printed copy of your CV!

  • Hints and tips for creating an effective graduate CV
  • Working on your own CV
  • Techniques for making successful applications

Interviews

Interviews can often be a nerve-racking part of the recruitment process – this workshop will help you to prepare for an interview with a graduate employer so you feel more confident.  This practical session will give you the opportunity to practise your interview skills and learn techniques so you can provide the answers employers are looking for.

  • How to prepare for interview
  • Different interview formats
  • Handling difficult questions
  • Practise your interview technique

Assessment Centres

Assessment centres are a common method of recruiting graduates for larger companies who have multiple vacancies. They can feel daunting if you haven't been to one before, but don't worry, it's the same for everyone!  This session will give you the chance to gain awareness of psychometric tests, as well as experiencing a live group task.

  • What to expect
  • Psychometric tests
  • Practical group exercise
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