Professional development skills

Focusing on skills and techniques that will support your job search and prepare you for the world of work, these sessions cover topics including networking, using LinkedIn, presentation skills.

Looking after your mental health at work

Starts: 19 Jan 2021, 2:00 pm
Finishes: 19 Jan 2021, 4:00 pm
Remaining places: 27
University has a big role to play in preparing students to thrive in the future. This workshop, delivered as part of Mentally Healthy Universities programme, aims to give students knowledge and confidence to help them manage their mental health and wellbeing when they move into work.

Using networking in your job search

Starts: 26 Jan 2021, 10:00 am
Finishes: 26 Jan 2021, 11:00 am
Remaining places: 250
Want to feel more confident in building strong relationships with people in different situations? Come along to this session to practice simple techniques that will help you make the most of networking opportunities.

Using LinkedIn in your job search

Starts: 2 Feb 2021, 2:00 pm
Finishes: 2 Feb 2021, 3:00 pm
Remaining places: 200
From managing your profile to using it effectively to connect with professionals and build your network, this practical session will ensure you’re getting the most out of LinkedIn.

Job hunting in uncertain times: tactics to keep going and get there

Starts: 4 Feb 2021, 12:00 pm
Finishes: 4 Feb 2021, 1:00 pm
Remaining places: 250
Unsure about how to look for a job in the current job market? Come along to this session to get an overview of the current job market and for tips on how to approach your job search with the right strategy and how to deal with its practical and emotional aspects.

Developing your career narrative

Starts: 9 Feb 2021, 1:00 pm
Finishes: 9 Feb 2021, 2:00 pm
Remaining places: 250
Want to know what makes a good career narrative and how to use it with different audiences? Come along to this session to learn about how to build your personal narrative to tell your story in different professional settings.

Job hunting in uncertain times: tactics to keep going and get there

Starts: 4 Mar 2021, 11:00 am
Finishes: 4 Mar 2021, 12:00 pm
Remaining places: 250
Unsure about how to look for a job in the current job market? Come along to this session to get an overview of the current job market and for tips on how to approach your job search with the right strategy and how to deal with its practical and emotional aspects.

Developing your career narrative

Starts: 9 Mar 2021, 3:00 pm
Finishes: 9 Mar 2021, 4:00 pm
Remaining places: 250
Want to know what makes a good career narrative and how to use it with different audiences? Come along to this session to learn about how to build your personal narrative to tell your story in different professional settings.

 

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