How to apply for a job

Workshops to help you: Assessment centres | CVs and cover letters | Interviews | Psychometric tests

If campus is closed, workshops will be held on Zoom. When you register, you will see the link in the workshop description.

Assessment centres explained

Many employers of Business School graduates use assessment centres as part of their recruitment process. At this workshop find out what activities you might encounter, the techniques used by employers to assess you and how to improve your performance.

Workshops in Semester Two, 2020

  • Friday, 31 July, 1-2pm, 260.317, Register
  • Wednesday, 2 September, 1-2pm, 260.317, Register
  • Wednesday, 9 September, 11-12, 260.009 (Case room 4), Register
  • Thursday, 24 September, 2-3pm, 260.321, Register
  • Thursday, 1 October, 2-3pm, 260.321, Register

CVs 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. It will look at what to include in your job application and how to develop and tailor your CV and cover letter so they clearly show what you can offer an employer.

Workshops in Semester Two, 2020

  • Tuesday, 28 July, 12-1pm, 260.317, Register
  • Thursday, 6 August, 12-1pm, 260.321, Register
  • Tuesday, 18 August, 10-11am, 260.317, Register
  • Wednesday, 2 September, 2-3pm, 260.317, Register
  • Tuesday, 8 September, 2.30-3.30pm, 260.040C, Register
  • Monday, 28 September, 12-1pm, 260.317, Register
  • Tuesday, 24 November, 12.30-1.30pm, 260.040C, Register

Interviews explained

Nervous about recruitment interviews? This workshop addresses the fundamentals of an interview with tips from employers of Business School graduates.

Workshops in Semester Two, 2020

  • Thursday, 6 August, 2-3, 321, Register
  • Tuesday, 1 September, 12-1pm, 260.317, Register
  • Wednesday, 9 September, 12-1pm, 260.009 (Case room 4), Register
  • Thursday, 24 September, 1-2pm, 260.321, Register
  • Thursday, 1 October, 1-2pm, 260.321, Register
  • Tuesday, 24 November, 1.30-2.30pm, 260.040C, Register

Psychometric tests decoded

Feedback from Business graduate employers is that students don’t prepare enough for psychometric tests. In this workshop find out the types of test, how to prepare and improve your performance.

Workshops in Semester Two, 2020

  • Tuesday, 25 August, 11am-12pm, 260.317, Register
  • Wednesday, 9 September, 10-11am, 260.009 (Case room 4), Register
  • Tuesday, 22 September, 11am-12pm, 260.317, Register
  • Friday, 2 October, 2-3pm, 260.317, Register

Summer recruitment skills boot camps

Applying for internship and graduate roles? This is your opportunity to get application advice from recruiters before the semester starts. Representatives from major employers will facilitate sessions on topics such as: Your CV and cover letter, Psychometric tests, Video interviews, Assessment centers and Interviews.

The next boot camps will be in February 2021, the week before semester starts. Registrations will open in December 2020.

Graduate and internship programme application tips

Did you know that some organisations receive over three thousand applications? How are you going to stand out? Come to this session to get information about the steps in the process and how to stand out in your job applications and at interview. 

This workshop runs in semester one only. Registrations will open in December.

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

This workshop runs in semester one only. Registrations will open in December.