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