Discover virtual work placements and careers webinars with HBSC Early Careers, starting January 2021. This info was brought to you by Youth Friendly West Midlands but you don’t have to live in the Midlands to take part!
Investing in Futures:
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a real sense of confusion and uncertainty for students, with question marks raised over the state of the employment market and future career prospects.
To counter this, the Early Careers team at HSBC have created a series of bite-sized virtual events and material all with the aim of developing your soft skills. This is designed to give confidence on employment prospects, mythbust common recruitment misconceptions and target key employability skills to give you an advantage when looking for a career.
Find Out More
The webinars will all be free to attend, and will be hosted via Zoom. Please register in advance through the following links. Spaces are limited, and will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.
A taste of success – Work experience
HSBC 2021 Work Experience placement opportunities are now live and students can apply via the HSBC Work Experience page.
12 Days of Winter Work Skills
Soft skills play a critical role for creating and growing a professional career. They help to build relationships and solve day to day situations within the world the work. For full exploration please see pdf attached:
14th January – Who am I?
An exploration of Personal Branding including: what is a Personal Brand, how to discover and build your own and why changing your mentality is key for success.
Register for this webinar: https://hsbc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_uJLUtO6NQc2VYaD17yoP9Q
4th February – Do I need a degree to enhance my career?
An exploration of various career routes that are available to students, with an emphasis on what you need to consider when trying to choose the correct one for you.
Register for this webinar: https://hsbc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_D3x-B7VPSLyECYocbLL5Og
11th March – How to stand out?
A session dedicated to applications. This will include a breakdown of CVs in general and also aim to demystify online applications. We will also include application hints & tips from an employer’s perspective to give you an insight into what is looked for.
Register for this webinar: https://hsbc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_g5LQlWAyS_-O78W4DoSv1A
22nd April – How to be the best you?
An exploration of the different type of interviews alongside their purposes. This will cover what signs to look for, and also how you can maximise your chances at success. We will also include different tips and tricks from an employer’s perspective to give you an insight into what is looked for.
Register for this webinar: https://hsbc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cbg82vsMSkWt2ztQtAKLUQ
More details to follow:
May – Wellbeing
June – Classroom to boardroom, A day in a life?
July – Progression stories….
August – Resilience ‘so what now & moving forward’