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 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 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 part-time work, 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.
Key employability skills employers may look for:
- Understanding of your chosen industry
- Good verbal and written skills
- Team participation
- Problem solving
- Negotiation skills
- Leadership skills
- Organisational skills
Mariam talks about how Hired helped her to enhance her CV and secure a placement during her course.
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