w/e 8th February 2015 – Round-up of the latest job vacancies, news, advice & opportunities

Round-up of the latest job vacancies, news, advice & opportunities

from the BU Careers & Employability Service

(located in the Edge Student Development Centre outside the library)

Contents:-

  1. Latest Recruitment News, Events & Employability Opportunities
  2. Latest Job Sector News
  3. Job Hunting & Applications: Hints & Tips
  4. Careers & Employability Resource of the Week
  5. Working Abroad – Advice & Opportunities
  6. Further support offered from the BU Careers & Employability Service
  7. Latest Part Time & Graduate Job Vacancies
  8. Latest & Forthcoming On Campus Careers & Recruitment Events

 

 

1. Latest Recruitment News, Events & Employability Opportunities

  • One in four graduates land job after work experience, survey finds Read More
  • Check out TargetJobs tips on graduate schemes, with a selection of application deadlines coming up in the run-up to Easter Read More 
  • What are the UK’s best graduate schemes? Read More 

 

  • Applications now open for the Placement and Project Grants – Deadline 27th February 2015 Read More
  • BU Students and Graduates! Do you want your hard work, innovative ideas and career ambitions to be recognised on your CV? Then apply to the Rock Awards – Deadline 1st March 2015 Read More

All Blog Articles

 

2.Latest Job Sector News

  • Turn your part time shop work into a graduate retail career Read More
  • Making a successful teacher training application Read More
  • To all law students! Here are TargetJobs weekly updates for you Read More
  • FREE event for graduating students seeking a career in Engineering Read More
  • AeroMsc bursary scheme: last chance to win a bursary to study in 2015-2016 Read More

More Sector Resources

 

3. Job Hunting & Applications: Hints and Tips

  • How to get work on a cruise ship Read More 
  • Making speculative applications for graduate jobs Read More
  • Which hobbies help your employability Read More
  • How to succeed in a Skype and Video Interview Read More
  • You have 8.8 seconds to impress with your CV – here’s how to do it successfully Read More
  • Top tips on how to use Social Media to get a job Read More

More Resources

 

 

4. Careers & Employability Resource of the Week

A number of DVDs are available to view through Careerhub to help you with preparing for Assessment Centres and Interviews.

‘At the Assessment Centre’ shows real students and graduates being assessed by actual recruiters and covers the following activities which commonly feature at an assessment centre:-

  • Ice Breaker Exercise
    Prepared Presentation
    Role Play
    In tray exercise
    Group Discussion
    Meal with the selectors
    Case study
    Interview

A number of DVDs on Interviews are also available to view via myBU including:-

  • Making an Impact – Graduate Job Interviews
  • First Impressions Count – Going for an Interview
  • Making an Impact – Graduate Telephone Interviews

 

To view the DVDs, please click here

 

 

5. Working Abroad – Advice & Opportunities

  • Considering Postgraduate Study in the US? Then read on

 

6. Further Support from the BU Careers & Employability Service

  • Got a careers/job hunting related question? Use the ‘Ask a Question’ facility in MyCareerHub Read More
  • Job Hunting using Social Media e.g LinkedIn, Twitter – Useful Resources Read More
  • Loanable Job Hunting & Application Books available from the Edge (outside the library)
  • Learning a Language – Useful Resources Read More
  • Follow the Student Development Award Blog Read More

More Resources

 

7. Latest Part Time  Job Vacancies

 New part time jobs this week:

Part time role – Seasonal Ticket & Membership Assistant
Hampshire Cricket Club
Deadline 2nd March 2015
Read More

Sales Advisors
D.W Stevensons
Deadline 3rd April 2015
Read More

 

New KTP’s this week:

KTP Associate – Postdoctoral Physical Scientist
Glasgow Caledonian University
Deadline 20 Feb 2015
Read More

 

New graduate jobs:

Receptionist
Langtry Manor Hotel
Deadline 15 Feb 2015
Read More

 

Additional Note:

Check out our new display that is in the link corridor (by ground floor stairs of students union) – it is still a working progress. We will be updating the display with new jobs on a regular basis.

More job hunting resources

 

 

8.  Latest & Forthcoming On Campus Careers & Recruitment Events

This Week

 Recruitment Stands

  • The Better Together group – Tuesday 10th February & Thursday 12th February

Recruitment Presentations

  • Champions Life Academy – Tuesday 10th February – 4pm – 5pm in PG19LT
  • Champions Life Academy – Wednesday 11th February – 3pm in PG16LT
  • BDO LLP – Wednesday 11th February –  2pm – 4pm in Stevenson
  • BHS – Retail Mgt and Merchandising Graduate Programme – Thursday 12th February – 3pm – 4pm in D234

Further details and to book your attendance can be found here

 

Forthcoming

  • Get That Job Day – Wednesday 25th February 2015 – Thomas Hardy Suite – 11am – 3pm
  • Nursing Careers Fair – Wednesday 25th March 2015 – Kimmeridge House – 12pm – 3pm

For further details of these and other on and off campus careers and recruitment events click here

 

 

 

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