What's On in June 2021 - National Careers Service

Upcoming virtual group workshops in June - 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 yourself onto a one-to-one appointment or group workshop, please call the National Careers Service Booking Line on 0191 731 4750 or email: bookingline@educationdevelopmenttrust.com
National Career Service - 26/05/2021


Leap into Kickstart Wednesday, 9th June 1pm

• 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. Creating a Winning CV Tuesdays, 1st, 15th & 29th June 10.30am

• To give customers the confidence to build, update and tailor their own CV.

• Understand how to identify and promote their 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

Application Forms Workshop Thursday 10th & Thurs 24th June 1pm

• To enable customers to feel confident in completing application forms.

• Customers will feel able to deconstruct job descriptions/ person specifications and understand what is required.

• Customers receive hints and tips on how to complete successful application forms, in particular for employers such as Civil Service and NHS. Digital & Social Media Friday 18th June 10.30am • Understand how to use social media in career progression and job searching.

• How to use social media to build a professional network.

• Staying safe online. Executive and Professional Thursday 17th June 10.30am

• Understand what employers are looking for.

• Identify your strengths.

• Labour market information and job searching tips. CV and interview skills tips and techniques.

Graduate Job Searching Workshop Friday, 11th June 10.30am

• Consider what career area customers can go into with their degree and understand the graduate labour market.

• Understand what skills and transferable skills customers have.

• How to look for vacancies, using different methods, including social media.

• Gain hints and tips on job searching including application forms, CVs, and interviews.

Interview Skills Workshop Tuesday 8th & 22nd June 1pm

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

• Understand what the employers looks for in an interview.

• Recognise the value of the STAR/CAR technique Understand the importance of making the right first impression.

New Directions – Your Pathway Out of Lockdown Thursday 24th June 10.30am

• Assess and understand your current needs, motivations and plans for the future.

• Recognise the skills you already have.

• Explore how you can transfer your skills to other sectors or careers.

• Learn about other support agencies and career management tools.

Preparing for Employment Workshop Tuesday 22nd June 10.30am

• Understanding what employers are looking for.

• How to prepare customers for effective job searching and identifying useful sites.

• How to identify strengths and transferable skills to strengthen a CV.

• Provide hints and tips on how to complete successful application forms and interviews using the STAR process.