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Employability Health Check

Reflect and Review

This page is for those who don’t quite know what it is that they want to do yet, or for those who haven’t recently looked at what options might be open to them. Here we will help you to assess your skills, talk about your experiences on CVs and application forms, think about career paths open to you, and suggest some events that might help your thinking. We have also included skills training sessions that will help now and in your future careers to give you that extra edge!

Activities

Events

Getting the most out of your Careers Service

20-Sep 11:00-12:00

Find out how the careers service can help you throughout your time at university and beyond

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10459

Study Plus - Language Taster Session - Russian Online and In Person

21-Sep 13:00-14:00

Discover World Languages-Taster Sessions are for beginners who would like to have a taster session of the Russian language.

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10443

Study Plus - Language Taster Session - Mandarin Online and In Person

21-Sep 15:00-16:00

Discover World Languages-Taster Sessions are for beginners who would like to have a taster session of the Mandarin language.

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10447

Study Plus - Language Taster Session Arabic Online and In Person

21-Sep 14:00-15:00

Discover World Languages-Taster Sessions are for beginners who would like to have a taster session of the Arabic language.

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10445

Study Plus - Language Taster Session Japanese Online and In person

21-Sep 16:00-17:00

Discover World Languages-Taster Sessions are for beginners who would like to have a taster session of the Japanese language.

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10449

Study Plus - Language Taster Session Spanish/Italian Online and In Person

21-Sep 17:00-18:00

Discover World Languages-Taster Sessions are for beginners who would like to have a taster session of the Spanish and Italian language.

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10451

Career Management

26-Sep 14:00-15:00

Helping you create a career plan

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10541

Postgraduate Study

27-Sep 15:00-16:00

Are you considering postgraduate study?

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10553

Study Plus - Journaling Tools to help Manage Time, Efficiency and Wellbeing By Esther Van Hout

27-Sep 14:00-15:30

Research shows that journal writing has extensive health and wellbeing benefits, as well as being an effective way to help you plan the life you want. This workshop can help with situations as varied as gaining confidence in writing, exploring person

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10455

Study Plus - Understanding leadership styles by Ali Whelan

27-Sep 10:00-11:30

Overall objective = To understand what we mean by leadership style, the importance of knowing your preferred style but when and how to use alternative styles.

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10453

Study Plus - Growth Mindset By Ali Whelan

28-Sep 11:00-12:30

Overall objective = To promote the concept of continuous personal development, positive curiosity and resilience to succeed.

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10503

Study Plus - World Class Management Programme Introduction

28-Sep 13:00-13:30

This session will introduce you to the online World Class Manager programme. This programme can be completed at your own speed, introducing you to the actionable and highly practical ways to help managers get their best for themselves and their teams

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10505

Introduction to Mentoring

29-Sep 13:00-14:00

What the mentoring schemes entail, what you can gain and how you can apply.

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10725

Study Plus How to Manage Stress and Anxiety with Mindfulness By Esther Van Hout On Zoom

29-Sep 14:00-15:30

This practical workshop will give you an introduction to research-based strategies for coping with stress and anxiety. We will focuses on how mindfulness practice can give us tools to build our resilience in the face of study, work and life challenge

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10507

Careers in Criminal Justice and Criminology

03-Oct 17:30-19:00

Alumni panel event with speakers working within industry.

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10751

Building resilience for the recruitment process

04-Oct 14:00-15:00

How to cope with the recruitment process

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10643

ICCA - What does it take to become a Barrister with Chris Kessling.

04-Oct 13:00-14:00

What does it take to become a barrister? Gaining and enhancing the key skills required for pupillage and success in practice at the Bar of England & Wales and more..........

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10727

Study Plus - Coping with ever changing workplace situations By Ali Whelan

05-Oct 11:00-12:30

Linking closely to resilience being able to cope with continual change in the workplace is a necessity these days. This workshop focuses on recognising our personal responses and the responses of others to changing circumstances and understanding how

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10509

Study Plus - First Aid By Lee Hudson

05-Oct 18:00-20:00

Ever wondered what to do in a situation? You want to help but your not sure? Study Plus to bring you this introduction to first aid.

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10511

Introduction to Employability in LSSJ

18-Oct 13:00-14:00

Hear from different areas of the division about how they can support you with Employability

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10755

Study Plus - How to Manage Stress and Anxiety with Mindfulness By Esther Van Hout On campus

25-Oct 14:00-15:30

This practical workshop will give you an introduction to research-based strategies for coping with stress and anxiety. We will focuses on how mindfulness practice can give us tools to build our resilience in the face of study, work and life challenge

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10513

Teach First: meet with Beth and talk about getting into teaching

25-Oct 10:00-16:00

Book a one-to-one with Beth to discuss Teach First and getting into teaching.

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10427

Study Plus - Understanding Motivation for Workplace Success By Ali Whelan

26-Oct 11:00-12:30

This workshop is to help you recognise what impacts your motivation at work. Why you can feel motivated one minute and not the next and how to maintain the motivation you need to succeed.

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10515

Study Plus Journaling Tools to help Manage Time, Efficiency and Wellbeing By Esther Van Hout - On campus

28-Oct 11:00-12:30

This workshop explores a variety of techniques that you can take away and use immediately, designed to support self-care, creativity and life management skills. A variety of practical exercises and readings will be provided.

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10517

Career Management

31-Oct 15:00-16:00

Helping you create a career plan

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10543

Careers from within SSPSSR

01-Nov 17:30-19:00

An insightful session from a panel of alumni

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10757

Study Plus - The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in the workplace By Ali Whelan On Campus

03-Nov 11:00-12:30

To provide an overview of Emotional Intelligence and how it underpins personal effectiveness within the workplace 

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10519

Building resilience for the recruitment process

07-Nov 14:00-15:00

How to cope with the recruitment process

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10645

Study Plus First Aid By Lee Hudson

07-Nov 18:00-20:00

Ever wondered what to do in a situation? You want to help but your not sure? Why not come along and join us!

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10521

Study Plus Personal Energy Management for Optimal Workplace Performance By Ali Whelan

10-Nov 10:30-12:00

Moving past time management, energy management relates to understanding your optimum performance times during the day/week/month and how you can manage workloads and task prioritisation around your peak energy times.

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10661

Do something great - Volunteer

15-Nov 13:00-14:00

Find out about the variety of ways you can volunteer - both virtually and in person

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10701

Study Plus Journaling Tools to help Manage Time, Efficiency and Wellbeing by Esther Van Hout On Zoom

15-Nov 11:00-12:30

This workshop explores a variety of techniques that you can take away and use immediately, designed to support self-care, creativity and life management skills. A variety of practical exercises and readings will be provided.

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10523

Study Plus How to Manage Stress and Anxiety with Mindfulness By Esther Van Hout on Zoom

17-Nov 13:00-14:30

This practical workshop will give you an introduction to research-based strategies for coping with stress and anxiety. We will focuses on how mindfulness practice can give us tools to build our resilience in the face of study, work and life challenge

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10527

Sign up for the Employability Points Scheme

22-Nov 15:00-16:00

What is the Employability Points Scheme and why you should sign up

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10655

Postgraduate Study

23-Nov 16:00-17:00

Are you considering postgraduate study?

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10555

What is a Graduate Scheme and how do I get one?

23-Nov 13:00-14:00

Want to know more about what a graduate scheme is, what do they involve and hints and tips on how to get one

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10551

Udamon Mentoring What does Success look like for you

01-Dec 13:00-14:30

In this session we explore the key questions and frameworks you can use to make confident and creative decisions about your future career moves. Career

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10529

Career Management

05-Dec 16:00-17:00

Helping you create a career plan

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10545

Getting the most out of your Careers Service

05-Dec 13:00-14:00

Find out how the careers service can help you throughout your time at university and beyond

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10465

Finding LGBTQ+ inclusive employers

06-Dec 11:00-12:00

What should you look for in an inclusive employer?

Booking link: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=10711

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Last Updated: 08/09/2022