Application skills, job search and networking workshops

Workshops to help with your CV and cover letter, internship application, job search, personal brand, LinkedIn, employer events, networking and a postgraduate boot camp.

CV and cover letters explained

This workshop addresses the fundamental requirements of a CV and cover letter and includes tips from employers of Business School graduates.

You will learn:

  • What to include in your job application
  • How to meet an employer’s requirements
  • How to develop and tailor your CV and cover letter so that they clearly show what you can offer an employer

Workshops in Semester Two 2018

  • Tuesday 17 July, 12-1pm, Room 317 . Register
  • Thursday 19 July, 11am-12, Room 321. Register
  • Monday 30 July, 2pm-3pm, Room 319. Register
  • Thursday 9 August, 10am-11am, Room 321. Register
  • Thursday 16 August, 11am-12, Room 321. Register
  • Tuesday 28 August, 2.30pm-3.30pm, Room 040C. Register
  • Monday 24 September, 1pm-2pm, Room 317. Register
  • Thursday 15 November, 1.30pm-2.30pm, Room 325. Register

Job search strategies

Wondering how to find a part-time job, internship or graduate role? Develop strategies to identify potential employers and the tools you need in your job search process. Find out how employers search for candidates and use this in your own search.

Workshops in Semester Two 2018

  • Monday 6 August, 1pm-2pm, Room 317. Register
  • Tuesday 28 August, 3.30pm-4.30pm, Room 040C. Register
  • Friday 14 September, 10am-11am, Room 321. Register
  • Thursday 20 September, 11am-12, Room 317. Register
  • Wednesday 3 October, 1pm-2pm, Room 317. Register
  • Thursday 15 November, 10am-11am, Room 325. Register

My LinkedIn: Tips on how to develop and improve your profile

Practical hands-on workshop where you will work on your LinkedIn profile in class. This is the ideal workshop if you want to develop or improve your profile as you will be taken through the important elements of a LinkedIn profile. We will discuss how to present a professional image to potential employers. Bring along your CV and cover letter to provide material for your profile.

Workshops in Semester Two 2018

  • Friday 27 July, 3pm-4pm, Lab 9 (024). Register
  • Monday 6 August, 2pm-3pm, Lab 9 (024). Register
  • Thursday 16 August, 2pm-3pm, Lab 9 (024). Register
  • Wednesday 22 August, 11am-12, Lab 9 (024). Register
  • Tuesday 28 August, 11am-12, Lab 9 (024). Register
  • Tuesday 25 September, 1pm-2pm, Lab 7 (020). Register

Leveraging LinkedIn to maximize your opportunities

There are excellent benefits to be gained from connecting with professionals via social media. However, many of us don’t make the most of online opportunities. The focus of this workshop is how you can use LinkedIn to stay informed, promote your personal brand and identify and engage your networks.

Workshops in Semester Two 2018

  • Monday 20 August, 2pm-3pm, Lab 9 (024). Register
  • Thursday 13 September, 3pm-4pm, Lab 9 (024). Register
  • Tuesday 25 September, 2pm-3pm, Lab 7 (020). Register

My personal brand: What is it?

We think of a brand as something companies have, but today individuals also have a brand - a personal one. It’s how other people see you. This workshop will look at how you can identify what your brand is and then promote it.

Workshops in Semester Two 2018

  • Tuesday 24 July, 12-1pm, Room 317. Register
  • Thursday 2 August, 11am-12, Room 321. Register
  • Wednesday  8 August , 2pm-3pm, Room 317. Register
  • Tuesday 28 August, 12.30-1.30pm, Room 040C. Register
  • Thursday 15 November, 11am-12, Room 325. Register

Make the most of employer events

Learn how to stand out when networking with employers at recruitment events. Gain a good grasp of networking skills and techniques, learn how to market yourself effectively and understand the importance of preparation.

Workshops in Semester Two 2018

  • Wednesday 18 July, 2pm-3pm, Room 317. Register

Networking strategies

Networking is the one of the best ways to get a job. It can sound scary but it's easier than you think. Find out how to identify your existing network and how to expand it. Practice skills and techniques to help you network effectively.

Workshops in Semester Two 2018

  • Thursday 26 July, 10am-11am, Room 317. Register
  • Friday 17 August, 2pm-3pm, Room 317. Register
  • Monday 20 August, 1pm-2pm, Room 317. Register
  • Wednesday 29 August, 3.30pm-4.30pm, Room 273-104. Register
  • Wednesday 19 September, 1-2, Room 317. Register

Postgraduate boot camp

This boot camp, specifically developed for postgraduate students, will help you understand what employers look for and how to promote yourself. It is your opportunity to develop a strong and compelling application and ensure you are prepared to position yourself in a competitive market—whether it is non-academic or academic.

This session will cover:

  • Job search techniques
  • Networking
  • Personal branding
  • The application process for non-academic and academic roles: CVs, cover letters, interviews and psychometric testing

Workshops in Semester Two 2018

  • Friday 31 August, 10am-4pm, Room 040C. Register