w/e 22nd 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

The Edge

BU Careers & Employability Service, 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

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News

  • Entrepreneur stories: the risk and rewards of starting a Business Read More
  • Spotlight on the UK graduate jobs market for 2015 Read More
  • Tesco to cut up to 10,000 jobs Read More 
  • VirginMedia to create thousands of jobs as part of £3bn investment Read More

 

Opportunity of the Week

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  • Applications now open for the Placement and Project Grants – Deadline 27th February 2015 Read More

 

 

Further Opportunities to boost the CV

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  • Twitter is holding a job fair on 24th Feb Read More
  • Calling BU’s Nigerian students: Funding available to attend ICONS 2015: the 9th annual international conference of Nigerian students 10 – 12 April 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
  • Want to experience another culture? Want to boost your CV with an international experience? Apply for the Global Horizons fund – Deadline 15th March!
    Read More

All Blog Articles

 

 

2.Latest Job Sector News

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  • Aldis offer of £42,000 a year leads market in graduate recruitment Read More
  • Seven questions you may be asked in a care worker interview Read More

More Sector Resources

 

 

3. Job Hunting & Applications: Hints and Tips

A curriculum vitae

  • Preparing for a group exercise at an assessment centre: what to expect Read More
  • Thinking about a first year insight scheme: what you need to know Read More
  • Video interviewing: seven top tips for success Read More
  • How to find an ethical placement to work in seven steps Read More

More Resources

 

 

4.  Resource of the Week

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Do you need to improve your IT skills? The BU IT Skills Team offers a range of FREE training and support to BU students on and off campus!

More and more employers are looking for students and graduates with competent IT skills, so if you want ‘the edge’ when competing in the jobs market etc,  the IT Skills Team at BU offers a range of FREE training materials and courses  for BU students which will help improve your IT skills. This includes:-

1. Providing a programme of IT related workshops  and support materials to help you develop basic computing skills which will be invaluable during your time at the University and afterwards.  Each term the team publish a new programme of workshops which are free of charge for students and staff, they range from introductions for users with very little experience to more advanced topics. The workshops are normally held in the IT Labs on the first floor of Studland House and cover topics such as:-

  • Word
  • Excel
  • Powerpoint
  • SPSS
  • Outlook
  • Access
  • Adobe Photoshop

To find out about forthcoming workshops and to access the online support materials visit the ‘IT Skills Development Community’ in myBU (select it from the ‘Communities you are participating in’ section on myBU)

2. The IT skills team also offer one to one surgeries dealing with course related IT enquiries.  Based in the IT lab areas, appointments will normally last for 30 minutes. The one to one sessions are aimed at resolving particular problems rather than the teaching of software packages and hardware support. To arrange an appointment please send an email to itskills@bournemouth.ac.uk stating what support is required and your preferred day/date.

 

 

5. Working & Studying Abroad – Advice & Opportunities

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  •  Advice & Resources on Working Abroad can be found on MyCareerHub here
  • Advice & Resources on Studying Abroad can be found on MyCareerHub here

 

6. Further Support from the BU Careers & Employability Service

The Edge

  • Weekly appointments available for advice on careers, the job hunt, the job application process and further study options Read More
  • One Stop Shop Online Careers System ‘MyCareerHub’ Read More
  • Loanable job hunting and job application books available from the Edge Student Development Centre (outside the library)
  • Comprehensive range of online careers & employability resources Read More
  • Find out about the Student Development Award  Read More

More Resources

 

7. Latest  Part Time & Graduate Job Vacancies

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 New part time jobs:

Virgin Media Brand Ambassador
Campus industries
Closes 25th February 2015
Read More

Ios application development
Circulos GmbH (circulos)
Deadline 31st March
Read More

 

New Graduate jobs:

HR/Office Coordinator
Imagine publishing
Deadline 19th March 2015
Read More

Graduate Commercial Executive
The graduate
Deadline 20th March 2015
Read More

 

Additional Note:

Check out our new display that is in the link corridor (by ground floor stairs of students union). 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

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This Week – 23/02/2015 – 27/02/2015

Employers on Campus

  • TEFL Heaven – Teaching Abroad – Tuesday 24th February – 3pm – 4pm  Find out More
  • Get that job day – Wednesday 25th February – Thomas Hardy suite –  11am – 4pm Find out More
  • CRCC Asia – Internship Opportunities in China – Wednesday 25th February – 2pm – 4pm Find out More
  • Corintech Electronic Design – Wednesday 25th February – 2pm – 4pm Find out More

 

Forthcoming

  • 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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