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