'Go beyond' is a series of events made for you.
1 - 4 June 2021 

With events and activities across 4 days, there’s something for every discipline, and every level of career readiness!
Not sure how ready you are? Try out the Career Pulse quiz here and use the results to work out which Go Beyond sessions will have the biggest impact for you.

Attendance at each event qualifies you for entry into a prize draw for a £50 Love2Shop voucher. To be in with a chance you must book a slot on CareerHub and attend the full event. Each event equals 1 entry. Winners will be drawn at random and notified by email.   

2021 Programme

Tuesday 1st June
 
Motivational Speaker- David Hyner 10.00-11.00
David Hyner will join us for a live talk to kick start the Go Beyond series of events. Jumpstart your motivation- signup early and reserve your access to follow up materials that will help you build on the skills discussed. Places are allocated on a first come first serve basis.
 
Careers from your sofa- Knowing Yourself; Promoting Yourself- 11.00-12.00
This session will provide you with a greater understanding of what you can bring to the job market and offer an insight into recruiters’ requirements. Being able to identify your skills will enable you to make more effective applications. We will explore the criteria used by employers throughout the recruitment process from application to interview using the STAR methodology.
 
Careers from your sofa: Presenting Yourself as a Future Professional- 14.00-15.00
The recruitment process and the networking that accompanies it can be daunting. This session will give you tips to help build confidence, explore the use of verbal and non-verbal communication and offer advice on how to dress for impact.
 
 
Wednesday 2nd June
 
Finding a paid internships- 12.00-13.00
There are lots of opportunities both in and outside of the University to secure you some paid work experience in a variety of sectors. In this workshop you can expect to hear from several employers, currently on the hunt for driven Keele students and graduates, as well as hear from a previous Keele internship student.
 
Going beyond Covid?- 14.00-15.00
Worried about how the pandemic will affect your ability to secure a graduate opportunity? Feeling insecure or uncertain? Or just want to make sure you have the most up-to-date information to help inform your plans? This workshop is for you. Learn:
  • the facts about how the pandemic is affecting graduate recruitment
  • how graduate employers are adapting their recruitment processes and how to navigate them successfully
  • about Career Action Planning and how it can help you stay on target to achieve your aspirations even in uncertain times
  • how to take advantage of "Planned Happenstance" and keep your career management agile and flexible
  • about resources to aid your professional and personal development
 
 
Thursday 3rd June
 
Finding part-time work- 11.00 -12.00
The Careers and Employability Team at Keele can help you find part-time and casual jobs. Join us in this session for tips on how to apply for and secure a part-time role and hear from employers offering opportunities.
 
LinkedIn: Beginner to Expert- 13.00-15.00
This practical workshop guides you through the process of setting up a Linkedin profile, learning key techniques LinkedIn could be described as Facebook for professionals. This practical workshop guides you through the process of setting up a Linkedin profile, learning key techniques to take full advantage of the platform. By the end of this workshop you will have the beginnings of a highly effective tool for networking, research and identifying career related opportunities.
 
 
Friday 4th June
 
Team working & Followership- SkillSupply 10-11.45
Join Dom from SkillSupply for a practical session on working as part of a team, and the importance of followership, alongside leadership.
 
Problem-solving- SkillSupply 12.30-14.15
One of the key skills your CV needs, and an attractive trait to employers – Join Dom from SkillSupply for a session on Problem Solving, with professional practical advice and guidance.
 
Management Techniques- SkillSupply 14.30-16.30
Join Dom from SkillSupply for an engaging and active learning session to practice and perfect your techniques for management.