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PONTOON FESTIVAL

August 20 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

free
CAREER DEVELOPMENT DAY, TUESDAY 20TH AUGUST

Discovering your Professional Self

Joni Rhodes, University of Portsmouth

10:00 – 12:00

This is where your journey starts! Using questionnaires, online tools and discussion you will learn about your strengths, how you communicate, your learning style and what motivates you. Discover unique insights into your personality and suitable career options to achieve fulfilment in your personal and professional life.

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/discovering-your-professional-self-with-joni-rhodes-tickets-64164601049

Interview Skills

Paul Barnes, Careers and Employability, University of Portsmouth

10:00 – 12:00

The interview is one of the key elements of the job search process. As with any skill, we can get better at it with preparation and practice. In this workshop, you will work together in teams to practice answering interview questions and gather back tips on how to answer confidently and successfully.

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/interview-skills-with-paul-barnes-tickets-64165213882

CV Writing Workshop

Paul Barnes, Careers and Employability, University of Portsmouth

14:00 – 16:00

Learn how to write an effective CV to secure a job interview. Your CV is the first point of contact with an employer and is the make or break of your job application. It needs to be interesting to read, clear and concise.  It should make a good first impression. This workshop covers the standard CV information requirements and how to stand out.

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cv-writing-workshop-with-paul-barnes-tickets-64165279077

Recruitment Tool Testing

Marc Cook, University of Portsmouth

14:00 – 16:00

At PONToon we have been putting together a number of new apps to aid job search and career progression, such as a new job search map, career guide and VR journey planner. Come play with our tech and give us your feedback.

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pontoon-app-testing-with-marc-cook-tickets-64165297131

 

Details

Date:
August 20
Time:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
free

Organiser

University of Portsmouth
Phone:
023 9284 8484
Email:
info.centre@port.ac.uk
Website:
http://www.port.ac.uk/

Venue

University of portsmouth
Eldon Building
Portsmouth, po1 2dj United Kingdom
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Website:
https://www.port.ac.uk/news-events-and-blogs/events/pontoon-festival