Presentation schedule March 2018

General careers advice talks, Woburn Room, ground floor

Organisation: QA Higher Education

Time: 12:30 - 13:15

Location: Woburn Room, ground floor, Senate House

 

> Synopsis:

Personal statements are important, and they are the first and sometimes only chance you have to express why you want to study the course you've chosen and to convince the admissions staff that you're capable. This interactive workshop is for all those who’ve decided that they’re interested in applying to University, but want some guidance on the application process and tips on writing personal statements.


> Speaker:

Fred has been working in the higher education sector for 5 years and has a wealth of experience in domestic student recruitment. He has hosted and delivered numerous events for Schools, Colleges and private providers such as open days, subject specific taster days, personal statement workshops and Student Finance talks for prospective students. At the forefront of his work is student experience and development, raising the aspirations of people across London and the UK, and aiding their transition into higher education.



More: Take a look at our other Careers Resources covering interviews top tips, cover letters and what to do after graduation.

Organisation: FDM Group

Time: 13:30 - 14:15

Location: Woburn Room, ground floor, Senate House

> Synopsis:

Whichever career path you decide to embark on after university you are likely to be asked to attend an Assessment Centre as a part of the recruitment process.

FDM Group’s Assessment Centre Workshop is free to attend and is your chance to discover what to expect, how to prepare and how to excel on the day!

You will learn:

Why employers run Assessment Centres

What transferable skills employers are looking for

How to demonstrate these skills and stand out from the crowd

This workshop also gives you the opportunity to gain an insight into a career in IT and business. FDM is Britain's largest listed IT services provider and the UK's leading IT graduate employer. We have launched the IT and business careers of thousands of talented graduates through our award-winning Graduate Programme and accept applications from all degree disciplines. To find out more please visit www.fdmgroup.com.

> Speaker: Megan Slaney, Graduate Recruitment and University Partnerships Consultant




More: Take a look at our other Careers Resources covering interviews top tips, cover letters and what to do after graduation.

Organisation:  ESCP Europe Business School

Time: 14:30 - 15:15

Location: Woburn Room, ground floor, Senate House

 

> Synopsis:

The presentation will provide a brief overview of ESCP Europe's Programmes followed by valuable insights on CV and Cover Letter writing. What should your CV look like to impress? What do you want people to notice first? What transferable skills do you have that is relevant? Building up your CV. Is a good Cover Letter enough for any application?

What makes ESCP Europe Student Careers Services unique is our diverse and bespoke approach to our students' needs. We provide advice and support tailored to each student's requirements based on their professional aspirations and the industry or sector they are interested in. It is not only the fact that we welcome hundreds of students every year from all around the world, it is also the multicultural spirit of Faculty and Staff that enhance students' experience.

If you would like a taste of how ESCP Europe Careers Office empowers our students and builds up their skills, please join us!

 

> Speaker: Maria Tsianti, Senior Manager of Careers Services ESCP Europe Business School

Maria Tsianti is currently heading the Careers Services at ESCP Europe Business School. After completing her BA in Marketing and Business Studies at Middlesex University, she was awarded an MPhil in Political Marketing and Youth Voting Behaviour by Manchester Metropolitan University Business School where she taught undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

She has a strong human resources, marketing and communications background with over 10 years of international experience in the private & public sector with well-built record in strategic and operational HRM. Her field of expertise incorporates recruitment and selection, performance appraisal, training and development, employee relations, networking, policy and procedures.

She has worked for many years as a free-lance Consultant for politicians and Members of the Parliament and served from various posts in public sector organisations like the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Athens Urban Transport Organisation (corresponding TFL), City Councils, etc.

She has published articles on synergies between HRM and Marketing, political segmentation, ethnic and gender minorities participation in elections and politics.

 


More: Take a look at our other Careers Resources covering interviews top tips, cover letters and what to do after graduation.

Organisation: Explore Learning

Time: 15:30 - 16:15

Location: Woburn Room, ground floor, Senate House

 

> Synopsis:

It’s a question every graduate entering the workplace asks themselves – you want to be employer ready but you’re feeling a bit rusty! As a Sunday Times Best Big Company to work for, we know our stuff when it comes to interviewing and hiring the best people. Our talk covers everything from ‘What Employers Are Looking for’ to ‘Top Tips for the Day’ to help you get a clearer picture of the graduate market you’re entering and help you showcase your best self in interviews.

> Speaker:

Kim Williams, Graduate Recruitment Manager



More: Take a look at our other Careers Resources covering interviews top tips, cover letters and what to do after graduation.