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