ILEC Conference Centre,
Ibis Earls Court, London
8 June 2017, 11am - 4pm

Seminars and advice

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The Summer Graduate Fair features relevant, inspiring and insightful seminars. The varied programmes provide you with an opportunity to learn from keynote speakers, as they impart the secrets to securing the perfect graduate placement. 

Please find details below of this year's Seminar and Insight Talks Timetable. Further details will be coming soon!


Seminar Theatre


11:30 to 12:00

Speaker: Rachael Bailey

Company: Celsius Graduate Recruitment

Title: Preparing and delivering a winning interview

Editorial: Gain expert advice from Celsius Graduate Recruitment on how to prepare for and deliver a winning interview across all sectors.

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12:15 to 12:45

Speaker: Karen Dunbar

Company: CV Knowhow

Title: Super CV tips to make employers say ‘YES’!

Editorial: CV writing, career coaching and interview coaching go hand in hand when it comes to securing your dream job. For many people, knowing where to start is often the problem, so CV Knowhow are at this year’s Summer Graduate Fair to provide advice on all areas to help people in their career planning and development.

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13:00 to 13:30

Speaker: Alasdair McGregor

Company: Heathrow Airport Limited

Title: How to get your career off the ground: top tips from a recent graduate

Editorial: Alasdair joined the Heathrow Future Leaders graduate scheme in 2013 and worked in Operations, Strategy and for the Chief Operating Officer. He now works on Commercial Strategy and will share his story, experiences and lessons learnt in his ‘top 10 tips for graduates’.

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13:45 to 14:15

Speaker: Rumneet Johal

Company: Milkround

Title: An insight into graduates career confidence

Editorial: Milkround will be speaking about their findings from their compass candidate report where over 5,000 young people shared their feelings about the graduate jobs market and future career prospects.

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15:15 to 15:45

Speaker: Dave Cordle


Title: Top strategies on how to choose the right career

Editorial: Hear from expert qualified career coach Dave Cordle, Chair of the Global Career Council, on how to take control and make great career decisions both now and in the future. This talk will showcase practical tips and techniques on how to assess your own talents and narrow down your career search.


Insight Talks Theatre


11:45 to 12:05

Speaker: Lorna Culpin

Company: Teach First

Title: An insight into teaching and Teach First

Editorial: Come along to hear more about teaching and Teach First – the No. 3 Times Top 100 Graduate Employer. Learn what the profession is like from a qualified teacher and what Teach First look for in successful applicants to their Graduate Scheme.

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12:20 to 12:40

Speaker: Katherine Snodgrass

Company: Mthree Consulting

Title: How to perfect your elevator pitch

Editorial: Gain a better understanding on the importance of first impressions. The ‘elevator pitch’ will provide students and graduates the opportunity to perfect their own version including their academic background all the way through to their USP’s.

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12:55 to 13:15

Speaker: Sarah Booth

Company: Brunel University London

Title: Funding your postgraduate degree

Editorial: How much does postgraduate study cost? How will you pay for it? What support is available for postgraduate students? This session covers the vast array of funding options available for postgraduate study, how to make sense of these, and how to apply for them.

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13:30 to 13:50

Speaker: Nishil Patel

Company: Santa Fe Relocation Services

Title: Are you ready to work abroad?

Editorial: Have you thought about the key steps to consider when deciding to work abroad? How do you decide which destination to settle for? Santa Fe Relocation Services offer their expert advice and answer some of these questions including how to find a local place to stay, what visas are required and cultural differences to consider when working abroad.

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14:05 to 14:25

Speaker: Maria Tsianti

Company: ESCP Europe Business School - Careers Services

Title: How would you brand yourself?

Editorial: This presentation provides valuable insights on social media profiles and how to correctly brand yourself. Do you know how to impress? How interesting is your LinkedIn profile? How would you tweet yourself?Listen to the experts from ESCP Europe Students Careers Services to get the latest top tips.


14:40 to 15:00

Speaker: Ian Wellman

Company: Frank Recruitment Group

Title: The culture of opportunity: why a career in recruitment is your next big step

Editorial: Recruitment is one of the most lucrative careers you can pursue, no matter what level of professional experience you have. Learn how recruiters earn more, have structured career paths, and have more fun as they grow in the professional world.

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Summer Graduate Fair
8 June 2017 - 11am-4pm