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Providing guidance to young people in the changing world of higher education is harder than ever. Staying up to date and understanding the complexities and nuances of the system is ever more challenging, yet can be vital to the successful outcomes of your students. This webinar will provide a clearer understanding of the main factors that bring about successful applications, especially the importance of careful and considered research.
Career professionals will get an up to date overview of the Study Abroad movement here in the UK including: why we should encourage students to think about an international education; why students are going abroad; how they can find more information, and the options available to them. We will also introduce International Education Week and its purpose in career education planning. By the end of the session you will feel more confident in presenting studying abroad as an option.
Personal Branding is fast becoming the key to professional and personal success. This experiential one-day workshop has been designed, by personal brand consultant Nigel James, to provide career practitioners with the tools and techniques to give their job seeking the ‘edge’ in today’s rapidly changing landscape. Social networking sites such as LinkedIn are increasingly taking over from CVs and recruiters are increasingly using social media to vet and sift candidates.
The day will cover: building your skills and talents into a world class contemporary LinkedIn profile; practical tools to effectively build your Personal Brand; developing a web presence and using the full range of digital and traditional networking techniques to increase your chances, and those of your clients, of getting that ‘Ideal Job or Contract’.
This master class is designed for experienced practitioners who wish to focus on aspects of practice that cannot be delivered by on-line resources and which require a high level of artistry. The day will be highly practical, exploring a range of tactics and sharing good practice. The approaches used will be suitable for use with a wide range of clients. Quotes from recent delegates: "I found the day so useful – it reminded me why I love the job" (University IAG Outreach Adviser); "A very interesting and inspiring training day - am feeling re-energised! " (Career Coach); "I found the day very informative, interesting, refreshing and it has given me some much needed new ideas on how to work with the pupils at my school" (School Careers Adviser).
A growing number of institutions right across the UK already either hold, or are working towards, one of the careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) quality awards. Quality awards for careers are relevant to all parts of the UK, but there has been a spike in interest, particularly in England since the publication of government recommendations that all schools should work towards a quality award. The aim of this webinar is to raise awareness of specialist careers awards and address the main questions (and concerns) for career professionals about quality award processes – everything from how long it takes to achieve an award to the choice of providers and costs.
Wednesday 16th November 2016, 15:30 - 16:30&nbs...
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