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.

LSE Generate: Level Up Series

Starts: 12 Feb 2024, 12:00 pm
Finishes: 26 Mar 2024, 1:30 pm
Are you a first-time founder with a business idea? Level Up is the place to start! Join us for a series of seven live interactive workshops on Zoom, with entrepreneurial experts who will teach you how to start your business. You can join particular sessions of your choice, or join each session of the series.

Careers in China: get ready for your interview: practice interview skills seminar (in person)

Starts: 6 Mar 2024, 3:00 pm
Finishes: 6 Mar 2024, 5:00 pm
Venue: LSE, 20 Kingsway, KSW.G.01
Remaining places: 32
As part of our Careers in China career skills events, in this 2 hour workshop we will explore different types of interviews,​ what employers are looking for,​ types of questions​ & there will be 4 practice exercises.

Micro session: Common career mistakes and how to avoid them

Starts: 7 Mar 2024, 12:00 pm
Finishes: 7 Mar 2024, 12:30 pm
Venue: LSE, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, Sheffield Street, LSE Careers Resource Centre, 5th floor
Remaining places: 5
Join this 30-minute session to understand common career mistakes and how to avoid them

Micro session: Common career mistakes and how to avoid them

Starts: 7 Mar 2024, 1:30 pm
Finishes: 7 Mar 2024, 2:00 pm
Venue: LSE, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, Sheffield Street, LSE Careers Resource Centre, 5th floor
Remaining places: 7
Join this 30-minute session to understand common career mistakes and how to avoid them

What makes a good negotiatior? Building and improving your negotiation skills for women

Starts: 7 Mar 2024, 2:00 pm
Finishes: 7 Mar 2024, 3:30 pm
Venue: LSE, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, Sheffield Street, TBC
Remaining places: 0
The ability to negotiate is a crucial skill throughout your career - even in situations that you might not have expected! But how confident are you in your negotiation skills?

Job hunting & CVs for experienced hires

Starts: 11 Mar 2024, 12:00 pm
Finishes: 11 Mar 2024, 1:00 pm
Venue: LSE, Centre Building, Houghton Street, CBG.2.04
Remaining places: 45
What story do you want your CV to tell? We'll consider how to approach job hunting, and there'll be tips for those looking to change careers. This event is particularly aimed at postgraduates (and alumni), with several years of professional experience already.

How to succeed at jobs that don't exist yet: future careers presentation with Christopher Bishop

Starts: 14 Mar 2024, 1:00 pm
Finishes: 14 Mar 2024, 2:00 pm
Venue: LSE, Marshall Building, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, MAR.1.10
Remaining places: 90
Christopher Bishop is a TEDx speaker, ex-IBMer, former touring rock musician, deep tech MC, future workplace consultant, and a firm believer in the power of innovative technologies to drive exciting career paths. This presentation includes a socio-historical perspective on technology evolution’s impact on business models as well as a future-looking view of opportunities that lie ahead.

External event: Nudgeathon 2024

Starts: 3 Apr 2024, 5:30 pm
Finishes: 3 Apr 2024, 9:30 pm
Venue: UCL East
Nudgeathon 2024 is an in-person behavioural science hackathon competition aimed at getting students to get creative and put theory into practice.

 

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