April 2017 News Archive

Last week of term events from the Careers Service

April 3, 2017

What's Happening?

Oh what a beautiful morning, oh what a beautiful day! Last week of term this week and what a busy one we’ve had this year! We hope you’ve found some events that you’ve been interested in. Still more events to come this week so take a look below:

Tagged: Careers Employability

8 cracking job hunting tips that will boil your mind!

April 4, 2017

Easter is an eggcellent time to crack on with some job hunting or prepare your CVs ready to get that graduate job you deserve.

Eggsquisite Preparation & Presentation
Chick out the resources on CVs, Applications & Cover letters

Eggceptional Job Hunting links
Out Graduate job searches are a great place to start looking for jobs.. no yolk!
There are still loads of jobs to apply for, you’ll be hopping mad if you miss the deadlines!

Tagged: Careers Employability

Future Leaders Connect - British Council

April 4, 2017

Future Leaders Connect is a new global network for emerging policy leaders. We aim to connect 50 young people (age 18-35) from around the world. We are looking for individuals with ideas, energy and confidence who can passionately articulate their vision for global change.

The best six Welsh applicants will take part in an event at the Senedd in Cardiff on 15 June, where they will have the chance to pitch their ideas to an audience of political leaders and policy experts, the two winners of the heat will join Future Leaders Connect.

Tagged: Careers Employability Enterprise

The Careers Service has the tools to help you get a great job

April 7, 2017

If you are applying for jobs right now and finding it hard to get employers to notice you then you might want to use of some of our tools to help make you stand out.

USW Careers has a great website with loads of great information and practical resources to help you with your career planning and in applying for jobs. As well as this we also have loads more great resources which we have to keep locked up but you can access them via Unilife Connect using your normal USW username and password.

You’ll find these resources in the Employability Tools section of Unilife Connect and there are loads and loads of really useful tools in there.

Tagged: Careers Employability

Business | Futures : The big one for students interested in working in business

April 25, 2017

USW students forge successful careers in business from a wide range of degree disciplines. Don’t miss out on this fantastic chance to hear industry professionals share their knowledge and expertise, and to find out more about the roles, range of career paths, placement and graduate opportunities available across the sector.

Why Attend?

By engaging with industry professionals you will be able to –

  • Improve your understanding and knowledge of potential career opportunities
  • Understand the importance of work experience and how employers value this experience
  • Gain an insight into the realities of the business sector labour market and industry trends.
  • Gain practical advice on job seeking and the key skills employers are looking for
  • Develop professionally and build your network.

For a full list of employers participating and to reserve your place now

Tagged: Careers Employability

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council Graduate Program launched

April 26, 2017

RCT logo This is an exciting time for local authorities as we seek to deliver both ever-improving services for residents and value for money.

A career in local government offers some of the toughest and most intellectually stimulating challenges as we provide services that affect thousands of lives in many different ways.
Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council is once again seeking to recruit talented graduates to our range of Graduate Programmes. Each of the schemes offers a unique opportunity to learn new skills, develop professionally and start a career in community-based public service.

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