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Career Ready

We provide help and support to our students to ensure that they are 'career ready' when they graduate. This section provides a variety of resources as videos and downloads to help students through all of the stages to gain employment.

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Career Management Plan Templates

This section provides you with templates that you may wish to consider at level 4, 5 and 6 of your degree. These will guide you in what to plan for in your career management. Be brave and plan to be extra ordinary and stand out from the crowd!

Career management - 1st year (L4)

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Career management - 2nd year (L5)

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Career management - 3rd year (L6)

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Who Am I?

This guide aims to provide you with the opportunity to develop your self-awareness, exploring your skills, values and preferences.

Who Am I? guide

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Skills and Strengths Activity

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I Am Someone Who ....

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Values

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Career Ready - Who Am I?

For additional help and support with this topic you can contact the Employability Hub at University Centre Peterborough by emailing employerhub@ucp.ac.uk


Workplace Skills

This guide aims to provide you with the opportunity to explore and develop those employability skills employers are looking for and we focus upon the current top skills requested.

Workplace Skills Guide

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Student Employability Profiles

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CBI Skills Framework

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Employability Skills Audit

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Career Ready - Workplace Skills

For additional help and support with this topic you can contact the Employability Hub at University Centre Peterborough by emailing employerhub@ucp.ac.uk


Career Possibilities & Further Studies

This guide aims to provide you with the skills to fully explore career possibilities by understanding how to explore career possibilities and examine market intelligence.

Career Possibilities Guide

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Career Ready - Career Possibilities and Further Studies

For additional help and support with this topic you can contact the Employability Hub at University Centre Peterborough by emailing employerhub@ucp.ac.uk


Cover Letters

This guide aims to provide you with the knowledge to enable you to create a professional cover letter.

Cover Letters Guide

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Career Ready - Cover Letters

For additional help and support with this topic you can contact the Employability Hub at University Centre Peterborough by emailing employerhub@ucp.ac.uk


CV's

This guide aims to provide you with the knowledge to enable you to create a professional, graduate level CV. This will include how to layout your CV, embed key words and demonstrate impact and skill development.

CV's Guide

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CV Template 1

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CV Template 2 (with sidebar)

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Download the supporting document above and then watch the step-by-step tutorial video below, which is designed to accompany the documents.

Career Ready - CVs

For additional help and support with this topic you can contact the Employability Hub at University Centre Peterborough by emailing employerhub@ucp.ac.uk


LinkedIn

This guide aims to provide you with the knowledge to set your LinkedIn profile to indicate that you are available for recruitment and search and manage job roles.

LinkedIn - Job Searches Guide

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LinkedIn - Making The Most Of Guide

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Career Ready - LinkedIn

For additional help and support with this topic you can contact the Employability Hub at University Centre Peterborough by emailing employerhub@ucp.ac.uk


Job Seeking

This guide aims to provide you with the knowledge to enable you to engage with job searching effectively and efficiently, including internships and graduate schemes. There are useful website links to help with this.

Job Searching Guide

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Students with Disabilities Career Support

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Website - Internships

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Websites - Volunteering

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BAME Career Support

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Websites - Graduate Jobs

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General Jobs

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Career Ready - Job Seeking

For additional help and support with this topic you can contact the Employability Hub at University Centre Peterborough by emailing employerhub@ucp.ac.uk


Job Seeking with LinkedIn

This guide aims to provide you with the knowledge to enable you to efficiently search for jobs on LinkedIn.

Job Seeking with LinkedIn

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Career Ready - Job Seeking with LinkedIn

For additional help and support with this topic you can contact the Employability Hub at University Centre Peterborough by emailing employerhub@ucp.ac.uk


Self Employment

This guide aims to provide you with the knowledge to enable you to explore self-employment. You will understand what self-employment is and if you have the right skills, the types of businesses and legal implications and ways to get started.

Self Employment Guide

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Career Ready - Self Employment

For additional help and support with this topic you can contact the Employability Hub at University Centre Peterborough by emailing employerhub@ucp.ac.uk


Presentation Skills (Creating Presentations)

This guide aims to provide you with the knowledge to enable you to create a professional presentation. You will be able to identify intent to create objectives, identify audience expectations and structure a presentation.

Creating Presentations Guide

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Career Ready - Presentation Skills (Creating Presentations)

For additional help and support with this topic you can contact the Employability Hub at University Centre Peterborough by emailing employerhub@ucp.ac.uk


Presentation Skills (Presenting Presentations)

This guide aims to provide you with the knowledge to enable you to create and deliver a professional presentation. You will understand how to use voice, tone and body language, appear confident and knowledgeable, manage questions and present online.

Presenting Presentations Guide

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Presenting Presentations Checklist

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Career Ready - Presentation Skills (Presenting Presentations)

For additional help and support with this topic you can contact the Employability Hub at University Centre Peterborough by emailing employerhub@ucp.ac.uk


Interviews & Assessment Centres

This guide aims to provide you with the opportunity to develop your understanding of the different types of interviews and how best to prepare for them.

Interviews and Assessment Centres Guide

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Interview Questions - Answer Guidance

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Career Ready - Interviews and Assessment Centres

For additional help and support with this topic you can contact the Employability Hub at University Centre Peterborough by emailing employerhub@ucp.ac.uk


Job Offers

This guide aims to provide you with the knowledge to manage a job offer and the additional knowledge you may require in the workplace to help you succeed.

Job Offers and Preparing For Work Guide

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Download the supporting document above and then watch the step-by-step tutorial video below, which is designed to accompany the documents.

Career Ready - Job Offers

For additional help and support with this topic you can contact the Employability Hub at University Centre Peterborough by emailing employerhub@ucp.ac.uk


Preparing For Work

This guide aims to provide you with the knowledge to manage a job offer and the additional knowledge you may require in the workplace to help you succeed.

Job Offers and Preparing For Work Guide

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Download the supporting document above and then watch the step-by-step tutorial video below, which is designed to accompany the documents.

Career Ready - Preparing For Work

For additional help and support with this topic you can contact the Employability Hub at University Centre Peterborough by emailing employerhub@ucp.ac.uk


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