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Employability Week 2022

20 Sep 2022 - 30 Nov 2022
  • In-person event
  • Online webcast

A series of webinars and a Talent Bootcamp for students to boost employability skills, gain industry insights and discover local employers.

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Event Details

In September, BritCham Shanghai will be holding the Employability Week 2022 starting from late September till November, including a series of webinars and a Talent Bootcamp programme to enhance graduates’ employability and connect corporates with top young talent from a variety of top UK Universities.

It also aims to facilitate effective recruitment across industry sectors in Shanghai, Zhejiang and Jiangsu Provinces for graduates, recent alumni and young professionals.

In the webinars, BritCham Shanghai is delighted to invite multiple speakers with diverse backgrounds to present their perspectives on early career development. These sessions will help young professionals go through the proposed exercises, structure their ideas and prepare for their pitches on the final day’s Talent Bootcamp, a career acceleration programme where they meet and engage with experienced business professionals from different companies, pitch their value propositions, receive feedback and build a network to kick-start their careers.

The webinars and the Talent Bootcamp are FREE of charge for 2023 graduates and recent alumni of ALL UK universities.

Timeline of the Week

  • Tue 20 Sep, 12:00 – 13:30: ‘How to Launch and Navigate A Successful Career?’ by XJTLU – IBSS [Webinar]
  • Wed 21 Sep: ‘Career Onboard: How to stand out among all the interviewees‘ by VITA STUDENT [Chinese Webinar]
  • Fri 21 Oct, 16:00 – 17:30: ‘Be a career planner of yourself’ by City & Guilds [Webinar]
  • TBC [Webinar]
  • TBC, Talent Bootcamp Programme (Location: Shanghai)
    • 13:00 – 15:00 | Pitches Session
    • 15:00 – 16:00 | Networking Session

*BritCham Shanghai reserves the right to alter the above schedule at any time.

Session Briefing

[Webinar] How to Launch and Navigate A Successful Career?

 

12:00 – 13:30, Tue 20 Sep | By XJTLU – IBSS

 

Most people think of “employability” as a specific combination of certain knowledge, skills and experience required by those employers in the market, or even simplify it to “employ-ability”. Industries change quickly nowadays, therefore, job seekers need to adapt to the dynamic demands of future employers. Actually “employability” is only a by-product of individual learning and self-iteration and contributed to the learning and self-iterative process of literacy is for job seekers in the forefront, constantly essential for career success.

This webinar will provide students and young professionals with the core concept of employability with practical tools and tips. Also, it will guide the participants to prepare themselves for a pitch to future employers, successfully navigate the recruitment process, and access a level playing field to get the careers they deserve.


[Chinese Webinar] Career Onboard: How to stand out among all the interviewees

 

16:00 – 17:30, Wed 21 Sep | By VITA STUDENT

 

As the job market gets tougher and tougher, how to show your core competency will be the top priority during your job search. This webinar will provide job seekers especially graduates some tips during job interviews.

BritCham Shanghai is delighted to have VITA STUDENT and their alumni partner PageGroup present this topic. For over 40 years, PageGroup has developed regional expertise from a global platform, offering the best recruitment solution for different businesses. From the headhunter’s perspective, we will give you advice on how to match the needs of the employer so that you can stand out among all the other competitors.

[Webinar] Be a Career Planner for Yourself

 

16:00 – 17:00, Fri 21 Oct | By City & Guilds

 

Most people think of “employability” as a specific combination of certain knowledge, skills and experience required by those employers in the market, or even simplify it to “employ-ability”. Industries change quickly nowadays, therefore, job seekers need to adapt to the dynamic demands of future employers. Actually “employability” is only a by-product of individual learning and self-iteration and contributed to the learning and self-iterative process of literacy is for job seekers in the forefront, constantly essential for career success.

This webinar will provide students and young professionals with the core concept of employability through practical tools and tips. Also, it will guide the participants to prepare themselves for a pitch to future employers, successfully navigate the recruitment process, and access a level playing field to get the careers they deserve.


BritCham Shanghai Talent Bootcamp

 

13:00 – 16:00, TBC | Location: Shanghai

 

Bootcamp is a career acceleration program that helps students and recent graduates develop skills and meet some of the world’s most attractive and impressive companies.

Over the programme, our participants will present themselves in front of the business leaders. Through the pitch session, participants will discover their talents, presentation skills, understand how businesses work and create unique opportunities to kick-start their careers.

Our half-day Talent Bootcamp includes two sessions on the day:

13:00 – 15:00 | The Pitch Session

The Pitch Session occurs with professionals from different companies, representing themselves as judges and giving feedback on each participant. Participants will have 10 minutes to face the judges, where they will have the opportunity to pitch their value proposition in less than 2 minutes.

15:00 – 16:00 | Closing Speech & Networking

* Only 15 seats are available, please submit your interest in advanced.

* The primary language on the day is English.


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