In today’s market companies are looking for individuals who make a difference. Whether you want to start your own business or develop entrepreneurial skills, or finding your next career move Career Development Centre can provide you support by connecting you with like-minded individuals and offering a range of services to help you develop your business skills.
Keeping your CV current and updated
Your CV is your personal marketing document, so it is worthwhile spending time getting it right. start developing it early in your course and add to it as you develop new skills and knowledge. One of the most important factors to consider when making any application is that both your CVand covering letter must be tailored for a specific job.Your CV must reflect the level and depth of experience necessary for an executive or manager. Here at the Westminster Business School you will have access to ongoing help with building and developing your CV for the specific market for which you are preparing.
Reaching your potential
Understanding yourself, your personality type, your learning style and abilities are an important part of your professional development. Whether or not you have your future career planned out, understanding yourself , your personality type, your learning style and abilities are an important part of your professional development. To have a basic understanding of your own preferences in terms of team working and learning styles is a fundamental starting point in understanding how people work together. This valuable insight will develop your ability to harness the strengths of others in order to meet organisational goals and objectives. With this in mind, we highly recommend you complete these online test, which are free , confidential and exclusive to Westminster students. Accessing the online test please log in to the University network and complete tests online
The global recruitment market is constantly changing as a result of economic impact, market needs, emerging technologies, outsourcing and downsizing. Adopt an all around strategy for job search that makes use of metworking and applying for positions on speculation. Networking is not about how many business cards you can collect; it is about the quality of the relationships you build and understanding that you need to be generous with your own time and expertise as well as using your contacts to your advantage. Some things you can consider to be doing to build and develop your network: Attend formal networking events, get in touch with your social networks, build an online profile ie: twitter, facebook, join groups, be proactive and set up your own
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