The UK Careers Fair
Oct 31, 9:00AM to Nov 04 , 1:00PM +0530

About this Event

The two-day UK Careers Fair virtual event will provide extensive information on choosing, building, and maintaining a career in any of the major fields. 

This is a two-day event with a jam-packed schedule. Many of the sessions will occur concurrently and will be available to stream on-demand after the event. The event will contain presentations, workshops, how-to seminars, and AI-powered matchmaking and networking to help job-seekers meet the right people to forward their careers. 

 

Who should attend

  • Job seekers
  • College students and recent graduates
  • High school students
  • Career counselors
  • Recruiters
  • Employers

 

Why you should attend

  • Comprehensive understanding of career paths in every major sector.
  • Skills development to help you better land a job.
  • Thorough understanding of the soft skills necessary to keep any job.
  • Hands-on training on how to use social media effectively to land a job.

 

What are the benefits

  • Meet with experts in their field who can guide you in your career path.
  • Receive hands-on training to obtain the skills necessary to effectively manage your career. 

 

What previous delegates have said about similar events

  • Incredible career fair. It had all the information necessary to help me make an informed decision.
  • Absolutely brilliant. The workshops really helped give me the skills necessary to forward my career.
  • Amazing!

 

What you will get

  • Access to a jam-packed two-day event of presentations and workshops.
  • After-event access to all on-demand content.
  • Extensive skills development and training from the many workshops on offer.
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Schedule
Feb 16 9:00AM–10:00AM · Session
Presentation: How to recover from being made redundant
It happens. Sometimes, people are made redundant for no reason other than the company is struggling, such as occurred to so many during the COVID pandemic. It can be a terribly stressful time, and this workshop offers advice on how to deal with things such as: - Financial support after being let go - Improving your budget and stretching your pennies while you look for another job - How to effectively find another job - How to remain positive in the face of rejections There will be an open-ended Q&A session after the presentation
Feb 16 10:00AM–11:00AM · Session
Presentation: Leveraging social media in your career
LinkedIn is the most well-known job-seeking social media network, and rightly so. Millions swear by its effectiveness and its ability to launch (and sometimes re-launch) careers. But Facebook and Instagram are also important supporting networks—Facebook could offer that much-needed referral from a friend that leads to a new job, and Instagram is essential for an easy-to-view design portfolio for those in creative fields. This presentation covers all the different social media choices that are open to a person, which can open doors for their career
Feb 16 12:00PM–1:00PM · Session
Workshop: LinkedIn profiles and content creation tips
This hands-on workshop offers actionable tips and immediate exercises for people to optimize their LinkedIn profiles. We discuss the different types of profiles, target markets, content creation, followers, engagement, and numerous other topics to help job-seekers make the most of Linkedin
Feb 16 12:00PM–1:00PM · Session
Presentation: Should you become an entrepreneur instead?
The year 2020 sent many people on an entrepreneurial journey after being made redundant. Many of those experiences turned out for the best. Starting a business has many pros and cons. It definitely isn’t for everyone, but it might just be that the entrepreneurial bug is sitting inside you, waiting to be unleashed! If that’s the case, then this presentation is for you
Feb 15 9:00AM–10:00AM · Stage
Opening presentation: The state of UK education in 2022
This presentation is for educators, parents, and older students. The information will be presented in such a way that all can understand and participate.
Feb 15 10:00AM–11:00AM · Session
Multiple Workshops: Preparing for a career in…
All the above presentations will be followed by a 30-minute workshop dedicated to that particular sector. It is not necessary to have attended the presentation to attend the workshop. All workshops will likewise be available on-demand after the event in case two or more workshops conflict and you are unable to attend one
Feb 15 11:00AM–1:00PM · Session
Presentation: Soft skills you must know to succeed in any career
Leadership, teamwork, work ethic, communication, problem-solving—these are just some of the many “soft skills” necessary to get and maintain a long-term and successful job. This presentation will talk about soft skills in depth, and how to improve them every day
Feb 15 1:00PM–2:00PM · Session
Workshop: Improving soft skills
We choose the 7 soft skills we feel are most important for career growth and offer exercises to improve them. The workshop is entirely interactive and you will be able to test your new soft skills with other attendees
Feb 15 1:00PM–3:00PM · Session
Workshop: How to make your CV less boring (and tons of other CV tips)
Recruiters get too many CVs to look at all of them. This workshop will contain tips and tricks on how to make your CV stand out from the crowd
Speakers
Liam Holmes
Innovation Officer
Michelle Allen
Program Manager
Evie Johnson
HR
Lily Wilson
Founder
Grace Roberts
Educator
Rosie Robinson
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