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Videos and eMedia

We've created and collected a number of videos to help with your career planning, development and successful entry in to employment.

The following presentations assist you with creating effective applications to jobs and internships.

Assessing your skills click here to watch the presentation
Finding work experience click here to watch the presentation
Building your CV (part one) click here to watch the presentation
Building your CV (part two) click here to watch the presentation
Writing a strong application click here to watch the presentation
Succeeding at interview click here to watch the presentation

The following presentation assists you with enhancing your skills and abilities.

Managing your digital footprint click here to watch the presentation

At the Assessment Centre:

These short videos provide an overview to a variety of tasks you may face at an assessment centre.

Ice Breaker Exercise click here to watch the video
Role Play click here to watch the video
In-Tray Exercise click here to watch the video
Group Discussion click here to watch the video
Meal with the Selectors click here to watch the video
Case Study click here to watch the video
Interview click here to watch the video
Ten Minute Guide click here to watch the video
Presentation click here to watch the video

Journey to Work - Career Stories:

These short videos follow the stories of students and graduates as they look to gain insight and experience to set out in to a variety of career paths.

Getting in to Finance - Arjun click here to watch the video 
Getting in to Computer Science - David click here to watch the video
Getting in to Social Work - Gemma click here to watch the video
Getting in to Journalism - Harriet click here to watch the video 
Getting in to Marketing - James click here to watch the video 
Getting in to Fashion - Laura & Leigh click here to watch the video
Getting in to PR/Advertising - Martha click here to watch the video  

Journey to Work - Applications Pack:

These short videos give key tips and insight in to the resources required for the job application process.

CVs - A sales pitch click here to watch the video
Getting involved in student life click here to watch the video
Networking - Top tips & key skills click here to watch the video
Postgraduate Study - What's the advantage? click here to watch the video
Using your Careers Service click here to watch the video
Volunteering - Get involved! click here to watch the video
Work Experience - Get stuck in! click here to watch the video

Interview Technique:

The videos below explore various types of interview. Due to their length the videos may take a few moments to load.

Telephone Interviews video currently unavailable 12m39s
Interview Impact (Enterprise Rent-A-Car) video currently unavailable 34m58s
Interview Impact (KPMG) video currently unavailable 28m1s
Portfolio Interviews video currently unavailable 31m36s
First Impressions Count click here to watch the video 19m23s

Get that job: A guide for disabled graduates:

The following videos from 'Get that job: A guide for disabled graduates' (AGCAS) offer information and advice for students with a disability. Click below to log into Blackboard and access the resources.  Please also see our Disability and Dyslexia webpages for further support for students with a disability.

Part 1 - Identifying disability-friendly employers  click here to watch the video
Part 2 - Applying and disclosing  click here to watch the video
Part 3 - Adjustments in the workplace click here to watch the video

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