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Where are the jobs? How to find vacancies. Tim Reed T.M.Reed@kent.ac.uk Careers Advisory Service www.kent.ac.uk/careers/. Introduction. Where to look for jobs/internships What else you can do?. Where to look. Vacancy publications www.kent.ac.uk/careers/jobs/index.htm

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where are the jobs how to find vacancies

Where are the jobs? How to find vacancies

Tim ReedT.M.Reed@kent.ac.uk

Careers Advisory Service

www.kent.ac.uk/careers/

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
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CAREERS FAIRS - 2010

www.prospects.ac.uk/links/careerfairs

Law Fair University of York 4/11/2010

University of Brighton Careers Fair Brighton 4/11/2010

Graduate Recruitment Fair Hull 4/11/2010

Careers and Recruitment Fair Canterbury 4/11/2010

Business and Management Fair LSE 4/11/2010

Teesside University Careers Fair Middlesbrough 5/11/2010

Brunel Autumn Careers Fair Uxbridge 8/11/2010

Careers and Recruitment Event University of Hertfordshire 9/11/2010

Plymouth Business School Placements & Graduate Recruitment Fair Plymouth 10/11/2010

Graduate Recruitment & Placement Fair Portsmouth Guildhall 10/11/2010

Birmingham City University 'Discover Potential: Improve Prospects' Fair Birmingham 11/11/2010

UCL Law Fair London 15-16/11/2010

GO 10 - UCLan Graduate Opportunities Fair 2010 Preston 16-18/11/2010

Meet Your Future10 Tremough Campus , Penryn , Cornwall 17/11/2010

University of Bristol Law Fair Bristol 17-18/11/2010

Science, Technology & Engineering Placements & Graduate Recruitment Fair Plymouth 24/11/2010

Newcastle Engineering Fair Newcastle Upon Tyne 29/11/2010

Volunteering Fair Leicester, Main Campus 30/11/2010

The London Diversity Graduate Career & Training Fair 2010 East London 2-3/12/2010

Accounting & Finance Fair Leicester 8/12/2010

Careers and Recruitment Fair - Canterbury 4/11/2010

where to look6
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 2010
GRADUATE SALARIES 2010
  • Aldi £40,000 - £60,000 (after 3yrs) + fully expensed Audi A4
  • Linklaters £37,400
  • ExxonMobil £33,000+
  • Royal Navy £29,006 + £12,000 joining bonus
  • Mars £29,000 +
  • Lloyd’s £28,000 - £31,000
  • Civil Service up to £27,000
  • Unilever £26,500
  • Reckitt Benckiser £26,000 - £28,000
  • Police (HPDS) £24,675 after initial training
  • Marks & Spencer £24,000+
  • Sainsbury’s £23,000 - £25,000
  • MI5 £23,500 + benefits - varies by function!
  • Asda £23,000
  • AWE (Atomic Weapons Establishment) from £21,500 + final salary pension
  • Arcadia £17,500 - £23,000 + 25% store discount
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 look10
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 look12
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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Careers Advisory Service Website

http://www.kent.ac.uk/careers/