Birmingham Skills Series

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Why you should attend

Interested in enhancing your employability and developing your skills? Sponsored and presented by some of the biggest names in conjunction with Careers Network the graduate recruitment market, this series of interactive workshops presents you with a fantastic opportunity to:

  • Participate in interactive, skills-based workshops
  • Learn more about and develop the competencies recruiters are seeking
  • Talk to representatives from a range of employment sectors about what their job involves

With sessions such as assessment centres, commercial awareness, and interactive business games, the Birmingham Skills Series has something for everyone! The events are open to all students from all degree disciplines. Sessions take place on Wednesday afternoons, commencing at 13:30, and will run for up to two hours.

How to book

Please follow the links on individual event listings to book your place.

Upcoming Skills Series events

Workshops run every Wednesday for four weeks during the Spring Term, commencing on the 10 March. Further details will be coming soon!

The Birmingham Skills Series: Stand out from the crowd

Date
Wednesday 10th February 2016 (13:30-15:30)
Location:
Careers Network Seminar Room G30 Aston Webb
Description
In an increasingly competitive jobs market, simply having a good CV and cover letter may not be enough to get you noticed by employers.

Birmingham Skills Series - Psychometric Testing

Date
Wednesday 17th February 2016 (13:30-15:30)
Location:
Careers Network Seminar Room G30 Aston Webb
Description
Many large employers employ psychometric tests as a sifting method following the application form stage - attend this session to gain confidence and knowledge in the different tests used by employers.

Birmingham Skills Series - Using Commercial Awareness in your job search

Date
Wednesday 24th February 2016 (13:30-15:30)
Location:
Careers Network Seminar Room G30
Description
Commercial awareness is becoming increasingly necessary in the job hunt. Get ahead of the game by attending this session!
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