Stand Out from the Crowd 2020

School of Architecture and Cities employment webinar series

Stand out from the crowd: Finding a job in the COVID environment July 2020

Many are worried about looking for a job in today’s uncertain job market The School of Architecture and Cities “Stand out from the crowd: Finding a job in the COVID environment” webinar series explored how you can maximise your chances of finding a job using digital skills, developing your personal branding and accessing the hidden job market.

Webinar 1: Career Move Secrets

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Webinar 1:

Career Move Secrets

Tony Talbot, founder and Director of Mindset Search. Presented: Career Move Secrets – How to optimise your career potential and maximise employment prospects in a digital world’.

Webinar 2: Skills + Tools

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Webinar 2:

Skills + Tools

Iram Sial, careers consultant, University of Westminster. Presented:

  1. University’s Career Services:
  2. Additional or sector specific sources of help and information, self-development
  3. Digital Skills Refresh: Personal branding and effectively selling yourself online using LinkedIn | Twitter | Zoom

Webinar 3: Meet the Employers

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Webinar 3:

Meet the Employers

Interactive discussion with leading employers in the fields of architecture, design, real estate, media, creative industries. Ian Mulcahy, CEO Gensler (alumnus of the University of Westminster); Leanne Tritton, CEO IngMeda (specialist communications company in the built environment); and Jonathan Goring – Director U + I (former MD of Lovell and Capita).

July 2020: Workshop: CV + COVER LETTER

The CV and cover letter are key documents for presenting yourself to future employers. In this workshop we go through the essentials of preparing a CV and cover letter. What should they contain? How do you give yourself the best chance in getting someone to read and act on your CV and cover letter.

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