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Our skills workshops cover topics from working out which careers would suit you to perfecting your job application skills and harnessing social media in your job search.

Join our online skills workshops and receive support from our team and employers.

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Skills workshops

Application forms

  • Effective Application Forms
    Starts: 25 May 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 25 May 2021, 3:00 pm
    This workshop will give tips and techniques for you to impress with your application form.
  • Effective Application Forms
    Starts: 15 Jun 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 15 Jun 2021, 3:00 pm
    This workshop will give tips and techniques for you to impress with your application form
  • Effective Application Forms
    Starts: 20 Jul 2021, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 20 Jul 2021, 12:00 pm
    This workshop will give tips and techniques for you to impress with your application form.

Can't make a workshop or missed them?

You can access our online course instead. 

This online course has been designed to provide information on what employers look for on candidates’ application forms, the types of questions asked and how to answer them. This will allow you to target your application form to the role as effectively as possible.

How to write an effective application form

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Assessment centres

  • Online Assessment Centre
    Starts: 24 Nov 2021, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 24 Nov 2021, 2:00 pm
    Remaining places: 23
    Join our mock assessment centre to take part in the kind of activities you might be asked to complete as part of an employer's online assessment centre. At the event you can practice the tasks, and receive feedback to hone your skills.

Can't make a workshop or missed them?

You can access our online course instead. 

This online course has been designed to provide information on the kind of activities you might be asked to complete as part of an employer's online assessment centre, along with guidance on how to prepare for these.

You’ll also have the opportunity to see some example tasks and take part in some practice activities.

How to prepare for an assessment centre 

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Career wellbeing

  • Imposter Phenomenon
    Starts: 26 May 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 26 May 2021, 3:30 pm
    In the session we are going to uncover and talk about the all-too-common imposter phenomenon that many soon to be graduates like yourself may be feeling. You will gain helpful insight and practical advice as well as hearing about our own experiences.
 

CVs and covering letters

  • Effective CV's and Cover Letters
    Starts: 18 May 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 18 May 2021, 3:00 pm
    In this online workshop we'll cover the essentials of crafting an effective CV and cover letter.
  • Effective CV's and Cover Letters
    Starts: 15 Jul 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 15 Jul 2021, 3:00 pm
    In this online workshop we'll cover the essentials of crafting an effective CV and cover letter

Can't make a workshop or missed them?

You can access our online course instead. 

This online course has been designed to provide information on what employers look for as well as how to structure and tailor your CV and cover letter effectively.

How to build a great CV and covering letter

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Getting into publishing

  • Getting into Publishing
    Starts: 17 May 2021, 5:00 pm
    Finishes: 17 May 2021, 6:30 pm
    An interactive workshop exploring the diverse roles available in the sector, skills required and how to shine with recruiters
 

Interviews

  • Effective Interviews
    Starts: 24 Jun 2021, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 24 Jun 2021, 11:00 am
    In this workshop we'll cover an introduction to interviews, including common question types and strategies to answer these successfully. In addition to this we will look at how remote interviews are used by employers and how to prepare for these.
  • Interviews
    Starts: 25 Aug 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 25 Aug 2021, 3:00 pm
    In this workshop we'll cover an introduction to interviews, including common question types and strategies to answer these successfully. In addition to this we will look at how remote interviews are used by employers and how to prepare for these.

Can't make a workshop or missed them?

You can access our online course instead. 

This online course has been designed to provide information on what questions employers may ask and what to expect during an interview.

How to prepare for an interview

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Passport Career webinars

 

Support for disabled students

 

Careers and Employability Service

University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3680
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email: careers-team@nottingham.ac.uk