Welcome to the Careers Events website!

Below is a list of upcoming events being offered by the Careers Team. In order to book yourself onto any of these events please log-in using your LJMU username and password.

Event Type:

WEBINAR: Intro to LinkedIn – the “Facebook” for Professionals

Webinar

Thursday 24 May 2018

13:30 - 14:30

Online 

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In a 2013 employer survey, 78% of recruiters said they had made a hire through social media, the vast majority via LinkedIn - the “Facebook” for professionals.

This online class will help you to get the most out of this indispensable tool:

  • what LinkedIn is and understanding its value
  • building an effective profile
  • networking and research
  • how employers use LinkedIn

Log on to gain lots of practical tips, to make this ESSENTIAL recruitment tool work for you!

To sign up on the day, please phone 0151 231 8037 no less than 1.5 hours before the session starts, so we are able to send you the link for the online class.

Please note: this session will run as an online class/webinar. We will email you a link to the session the day before and one hour before, containing instructions on how to attend the webinar.

Webinar: Introduction to Graduate schemes

Webinar

Friday 25 May 2018

10:00 - 10:30

Online 

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Graduate schemes offer some of the highest quality job opportunities for graduates, yet many students are not aware of them.

They can offer graduates employment with structured training and progression often alongside competitive salaries and benefits.

With over half of these graduate schemes open to those who have a degree in any subject discipline, this is a webinar not to be missed.

This webinar will cover the basics of what a graduate scheme might consist of and how to apply for them. This information will help you decide if a graduate scheme is for you and how to increase your chances of making a successful application.

To sign up on the day, please phone 0151 231 8037 no less than 1.5 hours before the session starts, so we are able to send you the link for the online class.

Please note: this session will run as an online class/webinar. We will email you a link to the session the day before and one hour before, containing instructions on how to attend the webinar

WEBINAR Assessment Centres Explained

Webinar

Tuesday 29 May 2018

11:00 - 11:30

Online 

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Have you applied for a graduate scheme? Wondering what you might be asked to do following a successful application? The likelihood is at some point in the selection process you will be invited to an assessment centre.

This quick webinar will talk you through why graduate employers use them, what to expect at an assessment centre and crucially how you can best prepare yourself for this experience.

To sign up on the day, please phone 0151 231 8037 no less than 1.5 hours before the session starts, so we are able to send you the link for the online class.

Please note: this session will run as an online class/webinar. We will email you a link to the session the day before and one hour before, containing instructions on how to attend the webinar.

Creative Industries Careers Fair

Employer Event/Fair

Tuesday 29 May 2018

13:00 - 16:00

John Lennon Art and Design Building  (show details)

Address: 2 Duckinfield Street Liverpool L3 5RD United Kingdom


Sat Nav Coordinates: 53.404965,-2.970643

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Students interested in a creative career are invited to attend the first careers fair dedicated to the creative industries at Liverpool John Moores University.

Featuring as part of the 2018 Degree Show, the ‘Creative Industries Careers Fair’ will help you meet and engage with prospective employers from the creative design, arts, media, marketing and communication sectors and find out about opportunities for both placements and graduate jobs and discover more about options related to your degree. The fair will also feature careers workshops, breakout sessions and entertainment.

This event is open to students from any programme with an interest in a career in the creative industries.

Employers attending (subject to change):

  • Agent Marketing - Marketing Agency
  • Kenyons - Marketing Agency
  • Black and Ginger – Design Agency
  • BCA Landscape - Architecture
  • Edge Architects - Architecture, History of Art
  • RIBA - Architecture
  • Spring Architects Ltd - Architecture
  • PARTIA - Arts
  • Lantern Theatre - Arts
  • The Bluecoat - Contemporary Arts Centre
  • Dot Art - Art Gallery and Consultancy
  • Victoria Gallery and Museum – Arts, History of Art
  • River Island - Fashion
  • Matalan - Fashion
  • Adidas - Fashion / Graphics
  • Rare Studio - Fashion
  • Kate Jackson – Dance/Performer
  • MD Productions - Dance / Creative productions
  • Cheshire Dance - Dance Agency
  • Base Camp - Creative Space
  • Urban Hair - Creative Events

WEBINAR: Finding Hidden Jobs

Webinar

Tuesday 05 Jun 2018

10:00 - 11:00

Online 

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Looking for a job can be difficult – especially when up to 70% of all jobs in the UK are unadvertised!

In this online class, you will learn about 5 crucial aspects of the hidden graduate job market – how people find jobs, where to look, how vacancies are filled, networking and the use of social media – so that YOU can tap into it!

To sign up on the day, please phone 0151 231 8037 no less than 1.5 hours before the session starts, so we are able to send you the link for the online class.

Please note: this session will run as an online class/webinar. We will email you a link to the session the day before and one hour before, containing instructions on how to attend the webinar.

WEBINAR: Winning CVs

Webinar

Thursday 07 Jun 2018

11:00 - 12:00

Online 

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Ensure your CV isn’t heading straight to the reject pile with this 30minute whistle-stop tour of everything you need to know about writing a winning CV.

In this online class, you will learn what to include, how to format it and how to pitch yourself to get noticed. Whether you already think you have a great CV or you are just starting out, log on and get some great insider knowledge.

To sign up on the day, please phone 0151 231 8037 no less than 1.5 hours before the session starts, so we are able to send you the link for the online class.

Please note: this session will run as an online class/webinar. We will email you a link to the session the day before and one hour before, containing instructions on how to attend the webinar.

WEBINAR: Effective Applications

Webinar

Friday 08 Jun 2018

14:00 - 15:00

Online 

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Want to ensure you make the shortlist? This online class will help you make the most out of your application forms, and give them the best possible chance of getting you to that all important interview.

You will learn what to expect and exactly what employers are looking for in application forms. This session is for those who have had little to no experience of application forms as well as those who are looking at ways to make their applications stand out.

To sign up on the day, please phone 0151 231 8037 no less than 1.5 hours before the session starts, so we are able to send you the link for the online class.

Please note: this session will run as an online class/webinar. We will email you a link to the session the day before and one hour before, containing instructions on how to attend the webinar.

WEBINAR: Interview Success

Webinar

Tuesday 12 Jun 2018

10:00 - 11:00

Online 

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Interviews can be daunting and this online session will discuss the common fears people have when preparing for an interview, providing tips on how to perform effectively.

Typical questions, effective answers and making a good impression will all be covered in this informative session to assist you in getting over the final hurdle when applying for a job.

To sign up on the day, please phone 0151 231 8037 no less than 1.5 hours before the session starts, so we are able to send you the link for the online class.

Please note: this session will run as an online class/webinar. We will email you a link to the session the day before and one hour before, containing instructions on how to attend the webinar.

WEBINAR: Intro to LinkedIn – the “Facebook” for Professionals

Webinar

Friday 15 Jun 2018

10:30 - 11:30

Online 

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In a 2013 employer survey, 78% of recruiters said they had made a hire through social media, the vast majority via LinkedIn - the “Facebook” for professionals.

This online class will help you to get the most out of this indispensable tool:

  • what LinkedIn is and understanding its value
  • building an effective profile
  • networking and research
  • how employers use LinkedIn

Log on to gain lots of practical tips, to make this ESSENTIAL recruitment tool work for you!

To sign up on the day, please phone 0151 231 8037 no less than 1.5 hours before the session starts, so we are able to send you the link for the online class.

Please note: this session will run as an online class/webinar. We will email you a link to the session the day before and one hour before, containing instructions on how to attend the webinar.

Webinar: Introduction to Graduate schemes

Webinar

Monday 18 Jun 2018

11:00 - 11:30

Online 

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Graduate schemes offer some of the highest quality job opportunities for graduates, yet many students are not aware of them.

They can offer graduates employment with structured training and progression often alongside competitive salaries and benefits.

With over half of these graduate schemes open to those who have a degree in any subject discipline, this is a webinar not to be missed.

This webinar will cover the basics of what a graduate scheme might consist of and how to apply for them. This information will help you decide if a graduate scheme is for you and how to increase your chances of making a successful application.

To sign up on the day, please phone 0151 231 8037 no less than 1.5 hours before the session starts, so we are able to send you the link for the online class.

Please note: this session will run as an online class/webinar. We will email you a link to the session the day before and one hour before, containing instructions on how to attend the webinar

WEBINAR Assessment Centres Explained

Webinar

Wednesday 20 Jun 2018

14:00 - 14:30

Online 

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Have you applied for a graduate scheme? Wondering what you might be asked to do following a successful application? The likelihood is at some point in the selection process you will be invited to an assessment centre.

This quick webinar will talk you through why graduate employers use them, what to expect at an assessment centre and crucially how you can best prepare yourself for this experience.

To sign up on the day, please phone 0151 231 8037 no less than 1.5 hours before the session starts, so we are able to send you the link for the online class.

Please note: this session will run as an online class/webinar. We will email you a link to the session the day before and one hour before, containing instructions on how to attend the webinar.