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