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