to help you stand out from the crowd

Introduction to the Careers and Employability Service

English version

Welsh version

 

How to write CVs:  high quality

How to write CVs:  medium quality

 

Employability made easy!

English version

Welsh version

 

Planet e-Stream - our in-house equivalent of You Tube

Swansea University is developing its own video platform - Planet eStream.  Click the "channels" tab where you will find a featured "careers" channel.  You will also find lots of interesting videos by searching on "employability".

Employer videos

We subscribe to a collection of videos from Abintegro.com which give employers' perspectives on key aspects of application and interview processes.  Click here to view this collection.

Videos on interviews and giving presentations
from ESCalate, the Higher Education Academy's Subject Centre for Education:

Overconfident applicant

Shy applicant

Technical interview 

How not to give a presentation

 

How to get the most out of work placements

Pre-placement talk, English version:  high quality

Pre-placement talk, English version:  medium quality

Pre-placement talk, Welsh version:  high quality

Pre-placement talk, Welsh version:  medium quality

 

To view Employer Videos provided by Abintegro.com, login to Blackboard, go to the Interactive Career Planning course and click on "Employer Videos" in the left-hand menu.  Here's a taster:-

And here's an introduction to some of the employers who feature in Abintegro's videos:-

 

 View videos of employers who attended our last Careers Fair

See the list of exhibitors which includes links to videos on the recruiters' websites where these are available.

 

Videos from the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS):

 

Assessment Centre Video:  high quality, full screen

Assessment Centre video:  medium quality, quarter screen

 

Your job's online - improve your electronic applications: high quality, full screen

Your job's online - improve your electronic applications:  medium quality, quarter screen

 

Big opportunities in small businesses (for graduates):  high quality, full screen

Big opportunities in small businesses (for graduates):  medium quality, quarter screen

 

Big opportunities in small businesses (for employers):  high quality, full screen

Big opportunities in small businesses (for employers):  medium quality, quarter screen

 

www.careersbox.co.uk

Careersbox is a free online library of careers related film, news and information.  The videos represent a mixture of graduate and non-graduate jobs - useful if you are considering a non-graduate entry route into a particular career, or if you aim to be in a management position responsible for others doing some of the types of non-graduate jobs featured in this site.

 

Volunteering

Swansea Council for Voluntary Service (SCVS) - Involve Project:  high quality, full screen

Swansea Council for Voluntary Service (SCVS) - Involve Project:  medium quality, quarter screen

 

icould

www.icould.com  - Around 1000 individual career stories told through video, covering a wide spectrum of experiences and career pathways.


Professor Richard Scase

Professor Scase's website at http://www.richardscase.com/offers very lively and engaging videos, a podcast and articles on a range of topics addressing factors that impact on business and the world of work - Web 2.0 technologies, leadership, management, knowledge sharing and globalisation, to name but a few.