Category Archive: How to get hired

Oct 15

An architect describes the various stages of a building project

How many stages are there to a building project? In this clip off the cutting room floor Vicky, a recently qualified architect runs through them. (we make it seven) You can see Vicky’s full interview here.

Oct 14

Architecture – 7 years training

Its a long haul to train to be an architect but Vicki talks us through the process and explains how there are opportunties to earn at some stages.   <iframe src=”//player.vimeo.com/video/108894627″ width=”500″ height=”281″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>   You can see Vicky’s full interview here.

May 21

Getting a foot in the door

Georgia who wanted to be an estate agent was given some good advice But she had to get her foot in the door first. Off the cutting-room floor is a series of short clippings that didn’t make the final Careers4u.tv edit but are still too good to loose forever. Georgia’s full interview can be found …

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May 21

Rhian the Rhino Darter

Training to become a vet gave Rhian the chance to work on game reserves darting rhinos. Off the cutting-room floor is a series of short clippings that didn’t make the final Careers4u.tv edit but are still too good to loose forever. Rhian’s full interview can be found here

Jul 23

Solicitor or Barrister?

In this clip off the cutting room floor we hear why Madi thinks being a solicitor is more interesting. You can see the full interview here

Jun 04

What is the person reading your CV looking for?

Georgina has worked for a Design and Banding agency for a year. Recently they were looking to hire an Account Exec. In this clip off the cutting room floor she says what she was looking for when deciding who to interview. The full interview can be found here

Oct 24

Work experience in top companies

GoThinkBig

GoThinkBig.co.uk which was launched yesterday, hopes to offer up to 30,000 work experience and skills opportunities for 14-25-year-olds in the UK over the next three years. The companies O2 and Bauer Media who have jointly created the website are asking other employers to make their own work skills opportunities available through the new scheme. GoThinkBig …

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Sep 07

Getting an internship

Mike who works at a bank as a Credit Risk Analyst, talks about how he set about getting the internship that led to his job. Off the cutting-room floor is a series of short clippings that didn’t make the final Careers4u.tv edit but are still too good to loose forever. Mike’s full interview can be …

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Jul 04

Minerva Pathway

Minerva Pathway is an innovative new project which aims to unlock access to a professional career for talented, aspirational graduates experiencing multiple disadvantages. At the core of the Minerva Pathway mission is the aspiration to provide graduates from disadvantaged backgrounds not only with the skills to develop their own career, but also with the tools …

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Jun 01

Gap year work – Chalet Host

This is the first in a Made by You series of people talking about gap year work. Gini talks about work in a ski resort as a Seasonaire and how she worked in a hotel the previous summer to get the necessary experience.

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