Guest blog written by Debbie Sutcliffe, Senior Children’s Footwear Designer at Wyndsors World of Shoes.
Debbie offers some top tips on how students and graduates can go about getting a career in such a fast pace environment.
What kind of skills do students need to stand out from the crowd?
You need to be persistent, start by sending your examples of your work, CV and Cover Letters to various companies and agencies you are interested in working for, even if they are not advertising vacancies – it’s always good to show your interest.
How to get hired Live is a unique event where students will join one of 80 tables of students and recruiters for a day of dynamic and interactive sessions giving them essential advice on how to get hired.
Speak with representatives from over 25 leading universities, offering Masters, MBAs and PhDs. Get personal advice on how to fund your postrgaduate studies and attend free seminars about applications, funding and subject specialisms.
• a female undergraduate with a passion for technology?
• looking to discover opportunities for graduate schemes and placements?
• interested in working for eBay, TK Maxx, Vodafone, BT, Cognizant Technology Solutions UK Ltd, Telefonica or Thoughtworks?
IT’s not just for the boys!
28 March 2014, eBay HQ, Richmond (not far from central London)
TargetJobs Events will even cover a percentage of your expenses to get you there! Apply today and in a few months you could be like Bethan, who met Vodafone at IT’s not just for the boys! in October and has since secured a grad scheme with them, two years early! Find out more at www.itsnotjustfortheboys.co.uk
UKEC-GRADUAN Careers Fair, promoting graduate jobs and internship opportunities in Malaysia with around 40 reputable companies and institutions. This event is targeted to Malaysian and ASEAN students and is open to any students interested working in Malaysia.
09:00, 30 March, at the Lancaster London Hotel, W2 2TY