What's On in October - National Careers Service

Upcoming virtual group workshops in October - Book your free place now! National Careers Service are offering a wide range of virtual workshops to support you on your journey into employment. To book a place please follow the Eventbrite link for your chosen workshop. To book yourself onto a one-to-one appointment please call the National Careers Service Booking Line on 0191 731 4750 or email: bookingline@educationdevelopmenttrust.com
National Career Service - 04/10/2021


Creating a Winning CV Wednesday 6th October at 2pm https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/181718574147

• To give you the confidence to build, update and tailor your own CV.

• Understand how to identify and promote your own skills and experiences to apply for jobs.

• How to handle gaps in employment history and avoiding potential discrimination.

• Understand what employers are looking for when screening CVs from job applicants.

Seasonal Recruitment Wednesday 13th October at 2pm https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/181152691577 We will support you to understand

• The benefits of seasonal work.

• Which employers and sectors are recruiting for the Christmas period.

• How to identify your strengths/transferable skills.

• How to strengthen your CV.

• Employability skills and some different ways to job search.

Preparation for Kickstart Wednesday 20th October at 1pm https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/182629649197

• Understand the Kickstart Scheme and its benefits.

• Increase your knowledge of what skills employers are looking for.

• Identify your own strengths and transferable skills.

• Strengthen your CV/application form and employability skills.

• Prepare you for interview.

Interview Skills Monday 25th October at 1pm https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/183254799037

• Recognise different types of interview you may encounter, including virtual interviews.

• Understand what the employers look for in an interview.

• Recognise the value of the STAR/CAR technique

• Understand the importance of making the right first impression.