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