Developing your skill set and approach to the job market
The Interview - A few Tips
Arrive on time, usually about 10 minutes before
Bring a pen and notebook
Research the company you are applying to
Be confident but not arrogant
Be honest, you will alway be caught out
Be interested but also interesting
This formula is used by a lot of companies including Boots, the Big 4, Government bodies and other major international businesses. You must be able to present a case that justifies why you claim your excellences in a particular skill.
Situation - Scenario, what is the problem?
Task - What you had to do
Action - How you went about it
Result - The outcome of your actions
Employers usually Google you to see what your online profiles say about you
Make sure you stay professional online
Get LinkedIN , this is a professional platform for people to view you on
Be careful what you post because it is alway online once you post something
If employers want to find you they will so setting your accounts to private will not protect you
Pearson College London
A university education, powered by industry experience.
Industry engagement is at the core of everything that we do; it's the key to delivering our vision of empowering the people that will change the world.
Our mission is clear: to become the UK's leading university for in-depth industry engagement. Our academic schools are united by our mantra designed, developed, delivered by industry? and we ensure our students graduate industry ready, as their career starts from day one.
Our students are taught by experts that have all worked in their respective industries and they're mentored by leaders within industry too. They get to deliver on live industry briefs and attend industry workshops led by some of the world's most reputable organisations. We work with industry giants from Unilever, L'Oreal, WPP and IBM, to Framestore, Double Negative, MPC and The Mill, and that's what sets us apart.
When you combine higher education and industry, everyone benefits. Especially when there's a need for graduates to stand out from the crowd in a competitive market.
Industry engagement drives us; it's not just what we do, it's who we are. And it is what will take us, and our students, into the future.