Careers webinars – November 2021

Monday 1 November  6.00-7.30pm

EMPOWER Building Self Awareness: values, strengths and skills.

This webinar will help you reflect on yourself and leave you in a position to make high quality applications.

Tuesday 2 November 11.00am-12.00pm

EMPOWER Employer webinar – London Metropolitan Police

In this webinar the Metropolitan Police will be focusing on inclusivity and diversity, with recruitment from females and from our underrepresented communities Black, Asian and ethnic minorities. For us to be more representative, our inclusivity and diversity is key to maintaining trust / engagement within the communities we serve, in these sessions we will explore how exactly we aim to achieve this.. We are particularly looking to recruit from bame backgrounds and will discuss how to succeed at our recruitment and selection process.

Tuesday 2 November 6.00-7.00pm

LinkedIn: Building a profile and creating a network

This workshop is an introduction to your professional presence online and the networking site LinkedIn. In this interactive session you will gain an insight into the different ways in which you can use LinkedIn and learn about the key elements of developing an effective LinkedIn profile.

Wednesday 3 November 11.00am-3.00pm

Inclusive Futures Careers Fair

Thursday 4 November 2 – 3.00pm

Disclosure, Employment & Recruitment – Terri Brookes

Speaker; Terri Brookes, London Metropolitan University LPC (Legal Practice Course) graduate.

The focus of this session will be on how you can disclose your disability during the recruitment process. Terri will also be speaking about her own experiences.

Monday 8 November 6.00-7.30pm

EMPOWER Deep dive into graduate applications

Learn the secrets of graduate applications and set yourself apart from the crowd. 6.00-7.30pm

Wednesday 10 November 11.00am-12.00pm

Creating an excellent CV and cover letter

In an increasingly competitive job market, you need to make an impact when completing your CV and cover letter. Come along to this workshop to find out how you can make the most of your skills and promote yourself effectively in your CV and covering letter.

Wednesday 10 November 12.30pm-1.30pm

EMPOWER Employer webinar – EY

EY refers to the global organization Ernst & Young Global Limited. This session will be hosted by a Financial Services Consultant from EY and will focus on how to be successful in EY’s graduate recruitment process taking the audience through the assessment process i.e. initial application through to final interview and core consulting skills. 12.30-1.30pm

Thursday 11 November 2.00-3.00pm

Finding the Job you want

This session will equip you with a range of different skills to source and create job opportunities. 2.00-3.00pm

Monday 15 November 6.00-7.30pm

EMPOWER Learning from diverse alumni

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Tuesday 16 November 11.00am-12.30pm

EMPOWER Employer webinar – NGDP

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Wednesday 17 November  2.00-3.00pm

Monthly Volunteering Event: focus Crime & Law

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Wednesday 17 November  2.00-3.00pm

Networking and creating opportunities

Networks are essential for career success and as a student, getting started building a network can be daunting. This session will explain how to do so both online and face-face environments.

Thursday 18 November   1.00-2.00pm

EMPOWER Employer webinar – Think Ahead

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Friday 19 November 2.00-3.00pm

Career planning: get the job you want

Know what job you want, but not sure how to get it?

Understand that you need work experience but not sure how to go about getting it. This interactive session will help you to start formulating a career plan to set yourselfachievable steps in order to reach your career goals. 2.00-3.00pm

Monday 22 November 1.00-2.00pm

EMPOWER Employer webinar Reach Work

An exploration of how the legal, accountancy and finance, and professional services job markets have changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, drawing on key trends from our Audience Insight Reports. We will subsequently provide guidance to students on how to adapt to such changes and excel in their job applications.

Monday 22 November 6.00-7.30pm

EMPOWER Breaking down Psychometric Tests

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Tuesday 23 November 2 – 3.00 pm

Creating an excellent CV and cover letter

In an increasingly competitive job market, you need to make an impact when completing your CV and cover letter. Come along to this workshop to find out how you can make the most of your skills and promote yourself effectively in your CV and covering letter.

Thursday 25 November 11.00am-12.00pm

Applying for Masters: How to approach your personal statement

Are you applying for a masters? If so, the personal statement is a key element of the application process. Come along to this webinar to find out what selectors look for and get some tips on how to create a successful statement.

Monday 29 November 6.00-7.30pm

EMPOWER A Focus on diversity and inclusion in graduate recruitment Info to follow 

Tuesday 30 November 11.00am-12.00pm

Develop your Video Interviewing skills

In the current climate, employers are adopting a virtual approach to hiring and conducting interviews remotely. It takes you through the various types and stages of the interview process and what is typically involved.

This is an interactive session to help you develop strategies for responding to interview questions and present your strengths so that employers see their value to the organisation. You will be introduced to additional resources that you can use to practice and hone your interview skills so that you approach the selection process with greater confidence.

Tuesday 30 November 1- 2.00 pm

EMPOWER Employer webinar -MI5, MI6 & GCHQ

MI5, MI6 and GCHQ may have different remits, but we have one mission – to keep the people and interests of the UK safe, at home and overseas. At MI5 – we work to protect our people from terrorism and espionage by hostile stages at home, as well as protecting British interests overseas. At MI6 – (Also known as SIS) we help to ensure the UK and our allies keep one step ahead of our adversaries. We are creative and determined – using cutting-edge technology and espionage. At GCHQ – we use cutting-edge technology, technical ingenuity and wide-ranging partnerships to identify, analyse and disrupt threats. You will hear more about these organisations, their recruitment processes and roles across a range of areas.

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