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Global skills award where are the jobs how do i find vacancies www kent ac uk careers

GLOBAL SKILLS AWARDWhere are the jobs? (How do I find vacancies?) www.kent.ac.uk/careers/

Tim Reed

Head of Careers Advisory Service


Introduction

Introduction

Where to look for jobs/internships

What else you can do?


Where to look

Where to look

Vacancy publications www.kent.ac.uk/careers/jobs/index.htm

Directories www.prospects.ac.uk

Employer brochures – eg. dstl @ www.dstl.gov.uk/careers/gradrec.php

Specialist publications

www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/

www.psychapp.co.uk/

Careers Fairs


Global skills award where are the jobs how do i find vacancies kent ac uk careers

Careers Fairs - 2011

www.prospects.ac.uk/links/careerfairs

GO11 - Graduate Opportunities Fair University of Central Lancashire, Preston 17/11/2011

Volunteering Fair Leicester, Main Campus 17/11/2011

Science, Technology & Engineering Fair Plymouth 23/11/2011

Law Careers Fair Exeter 24/11/2011

Rural Enterprise and Land Management Careers Fair Harper Adams UC 24/11/2011

Law Futures Ground Floor Lady Hale Building University of Salford 28/11/2011

Newcastle Careers in Computing Fair Newcastle upon Tyne 28/11/2011

Business & Law Careers Fair De Montfort University, Leicester 29/11/2011

Technology Careers Fair De Montfort University, Leicester 6/12/2011

Teaching & Education Recruitment Fair Hope Park, Liverpool 7/12/2011

Creative Futures Newport 24/1/2012

Recruitment Fair Bordeaux, France 1/2/2012

Creative Careers Week Newcastle upon Tyne 6/2/2012


Where to look1

Where to look

Vacancy publications

Directories

Employer brochures

Specialist publications

Careers Fairs

Job Centres & LSCs

Online sources


Online sources

Online sources

Institute of Practitioners in Advertising www.ipa.co.uk/

Chartered Institute of Marketing www.cim.co.uk

Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development

www.cipd.co.uk/

Guardian vacancies www.jobs.guardian.co.uk/


Graduate salaries 2011

GRADUATE SALARIES 2011

  • Arcadia – retail management £18,500 - £23,000

  • Boots - brand/buying/marketing grad scheme £24,000 + £1k welcome!

  • Barclays Bank - future leaders development programme £36k (+£8k bonus!)

  • Civil Service - up to £27,000

  • Explore Learning - education management £21,000

  • Exxon Mobil - graduate schemes £34,000

  • FiveTen Group - recruitment £20-£25k

  • GCHQ - defence research £25,000 (+ benefits)

  • IBM - range of schemes £27,000 - £32,000

  • Jaguar Land Rover - purchasing grad scheme £27k

  • John Lewis - buying/retail management/merchandising graduate schemes £25,000

  • L’Oreal - management training scheme £28,000

  • McDonald’s - trainee business manager £18,500-21,500

  • MI5 - £24,750 + benefits - varies by function!

  • Motability - £28,500 (+ joining bonus!)

  • Slaughter & May - training contract £38,000

  • Waitrose - retail management £25,000


Excellent websites www kent ac uk careers sitesmen htm

Excellent Websiteswww.kent.ac.uk/careers/sitesmen.htm

www.prospects.ac.uk

www.get.hobsons.co.uk/

www.kent.ac.uk/careers/

www.kentgrads.org.uk/

www.kent.ac.uk/careers/PDWPgrad.htm


Where to look2

Where to look

Vacancy publications

Directories

Employer brochures

Specialist publications

Careers Fairs

Job Centres & LSCs

Internet

Newspapers


Job ads in the press www kent ac uk careers sitespub htm

Job ads in the presswww.kent.ac.uk/careers/sitespub.htm

Actuaries - Money Management, Observer, Times

Arts Administration - The Stage, Arts Management Weekly, Guardian (Mon & Sat)

Times Higher Educational Supplement www.thes.co.uk   good source of jobs in universities.

Academic Jobs EU www.academicjobseu.com Academic and related vacancies for research institutes in the EU.

aut4jobswww.aut4jobs.com Higher education vacancies

Association of Commonwealth Universities www.acu.ac.uk/adverts/jobs international university jobs

Eduserve Vacancies www.vacancies.ac.uk on-line information services for clients in education, government, health and other sectors.

The National Postgraduate Committee www.npc.org.uk - the representative body for Postgrads in UK links to job search resources

New Scientist www.newscientistjobs.com


Where to look3

Where to look

Vacancy publications

Directories

Employer brochures

Specialist publications

Careers Fairs

Job Centres & LSCs

Internet

Newspapers

Recruitment Agencies


Recruitment agencies www kent ac uk careers recruit htm

Recruitment Agencieswww.kent.ac.uk/careers/recruit.htm

FASHION - George Ellis Recruitment

MUSIC - Handle Recruitment

ACCOUNTANCY - Hays Accountancy Personnel

SECRETARIAL - Nice People Employment Bureau

STOCKBROKING - Citifocus Ltd


What else can you do www kent ac uk careers sk cj htm

What else can you do?www.kent.ac.uk/careers/sk/CJ.htm

ask your friends

ask your relatives

ask your “network”

ask a careers adviser


Next steps

Next Steps

Decide on the job you want

Research employers

Apply early

Discuss your ideas if you are uncertain

Change your job-hunting methods if they are not working


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