Breakfast Bites – Be prepared: using the library to enhance your employability

The jobs market is a competitive one. Whether you’re looking for a weekend job to bring in some extra income while you study, or thinking ahead to your future career, you need to make sure you show your prospective employer that you’re the best person for the job. Did you know that library databases can help you to prepare for job applications and interviews?

Come along to PC Room 2 in Bay Library tomorrow (Tuesday 30th January) 8.10-8.50 am to find out how you can easily access information on companies, industries and markets. No need to book, just turn up on the day. Make sure your employers know you’re the sort of person who does their research and comes prepared!

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Video Interviews with top business leaders

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Our Careers Service has publicised some video resources that may be of interest to business students: “10 minutes with business leaders“.

“10 Minutes With is an educational platform where you learn about the roles, responsibilities and skills required for the top business positions globally.  It includes interviews with senior executives and professionals across various business fields asking them to explain their roles and day-to-day activities.”

 

To access the videos you will first need to create an account here:

https://www.10minuteswith.com/user/register#.UuqH0j1_uSq

If you enter your Swansea University email address, you should find you are authorised to create a user account. Then you will need to look for the email they send in order to confirm the account before accessing the site.

See Jo’s blog post for examples of the business leaders they have interviewed!