Career Zone Podcast
Intercultural communication

Intercultural communication

October 15, 2021

In this podcast we are discussing the importance of cultural awareness and intercultural competence. This is something highly valued by employers globally, especially in the current situation where working remotely could offer you the chance to have colleagues from all over the world. The workshops take place throughout the year across all three terms. They will be bookable via Handshake from the start of the academic year so please check online or contact us here; placements@exeter.ac.uk with any questions.

Introducing Green Consultants

Introducing Green Consultants

October 4, 2021

In this week's episode students, Max, Alice and Danielle, share their experience of completing the Green Consultants programme with fellow student Lizzie. They share why they chose to take part in Green Consultants, their favourite aspects of the programme and why they would recommend Green Consultants to other students.  

Green Consultants is an award winning programme designed to provide students with additional skills and experience required to work in the highly competitive environmental and sustainability sector. You can find out more about Green Consultant and access the training here

Tips for Being More Confident

Tips for Being More Confident

September 27, 2021

In this week’s episode Claire Guy, an Employability and Careers Consultant, shares her tips on how you can feel more confident when you are making a career decision. Claire shares how you can discover what your values and strengths are, and how these will help you to feel more confident about your career planning.  

 

Develop your confidence and other skills, including Assertiveness and Understanding Behaviour, by attending one of our skill sessions. Sessions are running online and in person, to book your space visit Handshake.

 

You can find out more about Create Your Future here. Listen on Spotify and ITunes.

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How will graduate jobs be impacted by Covid-19? – Part 5, September 2021

How will graduate jobs be impacted by Covid-19? – Part 5, September 2021

September 20, 2021

We last looked at the graduate labour market in May 2021 (How will graduate jobs be affected by Covid-19? Part 4), but what has changed since then?  Here, Rae takes a look at the current state of the graduate labour market. 

You can find more information on specific sectors visit the Career Research and Planning pages.

 

Introducing Create Your Future

Introducing Create Your Future

September 13, 2021

Create Your Future is an employability programme developed for all first year students to help them plan and prepare for their future. In this episode, Amelia, Programme Assistant at the Careers Zone and a student at the University of Exeter, speaks to Hannah, a fellow student who completed the Create Your Future programme last year. Hannah shares how she found the programme, how it has helped her to prepare for the next stages of her career and gives her advice on how to get the most out of the Create Your Future programme.  

  

You can find out more about Create Your Future here. 

 

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What are employers looking for? - July 2021

What are employers looking for? - July 2021

July 5, 2021

In this week's podcast, Rae is joined by colleagues from the Career Zone who recently attended the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services Conference. The Career Zone staff share what they found out about what employers are looking for and what the graduate labour market is looking like.

 

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Demonstrating Passion to Employers

Demonstrating Passion to Employers

June 7, 2021

Rae is joined by Liz Robertson and Jenny Phillips, Employability and Career Consultants at the University of Exeter. Liz and Jenny discuss the importance of passion when applying for jobs and share their top tips to ensure you are demonstrating passion to employers. 

 

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What to wear at interview

What to wear at interview

June 3, 2021

It can be rather daunting deciding what to wear to interview, and knowing what the employer would deem appropriate can sometimes be a challenge.  In this episode, Career Zone Support Officer Jenny and Callie, a final year History student, give you their top tips for dressing appropriately, confidently and comfortably when you are selected to interview

Preparing for your placement

Preparing for your placement

May 27, 2021

Once you have secured a work placement, you will be thinking about what you need to do before your first day in the role.  In this podcast, Rich Daniels, our Placements Learning Manager, has some great tips to help you prepare for your first day and to get the most from your time on placement

Home Study – How to translate the skills from studying at home into job applications

Home Study – How to translate the skills from studying at home into job applications

May 24, 2021

Throughout the last year we have all had to adapt to working and studying from home. In this episode, Rae looks at some of the skills that you will have acquired and honed while working remotely, and how you can use these new skills when applying for jobs.  

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