Boosting your
employability

We'll help you drive your potential

Unsure about your career goals? Or just need advice on achieving them? At the start of the academic year, you will attend a hired@UCB induction to discover the full range of services on offer to drive your potential.

These include workshops and presentations delivered by employability tutors during your tutorials and Graduate Advantage sessions, helping you to master CV writing, interview techniques, LinkedIn, networking and much more. These are available online to be viewed at any time.

You can also find out more about hired@UCB on the student portal, university information screens, or by following us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Enrich your CV and boost your employability further through our online support portal, hiredConnect.

hiredConnect gives you access to a whole range of online tools and resources to help with career management and developing the employability skills you need to stand out in the employer selection process for jobs, internships, placements and graduate-level jobs.

You are in the driving seat and have the flexibility to develop your skills and plan your career around your studies.

Top 10 skills employers look for:

  • Understanding of your chosen industry 
  • Good verbal and written skills 
  • Team participation
  • Problem solving 
  • Negotiation skills 
  • Leadership skills 
  • Organisational skills 
  • Motivation 
  • Commitment 
  • Confidence 

Mariam's story

Mariam talks about how Hired helped her to enhance her CV and secure a placement during her course.

To find out more, visit us in the hired@UCB suite on the ground floor at Moss House or email us.

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