Georgia & Jan
Interactive competitions on campus
Preparation for assessment centres.
Phillippe, Peter and Gill
Transferrable skills workshop
Teamwork. Initiative. Leadership. Problem solving.
Meeting graduates who can inform students about their roles at Barclays
Have talks about what opportunities are on offer
How to be confident in an interview.
What should you avoid putting in your cover letter?
Can first year students on a four year course still apply for an insight week?
Talk to first year students about different opportunities in banking
Key skills looked for on assessment days/interviews.
First year advice workshops to start building a C.V
How can my application stand out?
Information about career development in the financial industry from current employees.
Body language sessions.
Help with interview practice.
Group interview skills.
What not to put on your CV
Interview questions practice.
Work experience or interview training.
Careers advice, interview workshops.
What special skills are required?
More mock interviews and online tests
Interview skills workshop.
Mock interviews with constructive feedback.
Out of state position and entry level jobs
Conduct more roadshow and training sessions for fresh graduates
I feel that I’ve not had the preparation for life post-university that others have been given. I’m not confident about CV writing & interviews, and I think Barclays Lifeskills could help with this.
Talks on different departments within Barclays and the opportunities available.
Targeted information packs for certain years
What makes a candidate stand out?
CV help and internships.
Opportunities to gain hands on experience that develops leadership and project management skills.
Short term internships for experience
Cover letter. Group interview.
Promote internship opportunities and provide interview advice.
Workshops on leadership and other 'real life' skills.
Work experience in specific departments.
Help with applications and interview techniques.
How to network efficiently.
How do I boost my market awareness?
Time management. Confidence.
How can I make my CV stand out?
More career fairs. Inspirational talks by personalities.
More commercial awareness.
Professional appearance & speaking to employers.
Range of diverse internships and graduate schemes
Mock job interviews.
Host LifeSkills sessions to advise how to stand out in interviews and generally.
More focus on corporate view of work with societies. Student awareness of the positives and negatives of what activities they mention on their applications.
C.V and presentation skills.
Advice sessions, C.V construction and interview tips.
More awareness about the different divisions.
What non-quantitative positions are there at Barclays?
Question preparation for end of interview.
Mock interview video sessions.
What do employers look for in a C.V?
How do you stand out when applying for internships?
interview skills, CV writing techniques, interpersonal skills
Insight into available opportunities.
Extra-curricular for transferable skills
Better interview training
More internships/job opportunities for students.
CV writing & interview skills
Run more day-long skill based sessions for students
Personalised advice for both students and young unemployed people
What skills are needed for interviews/presentations?
Help with online applications.
When is the best time to apply for a graduate scheme?
Interpersonal and project management training.
Helping write a C.V.
How to stand out from the crowd
Paying attention to detail
Work experience for international students.
Giving talks at university about specific job areas.
More opportunities for additional qualifications
Insight from students who have done internships.
Workshops on how to make internship applications more attractive
How to tailor your application, interview tips, graduate insight.
What's the most important skill your employees need?