WORKSHOPS

Keynote Speaker Future Leaders Conference
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Hear an inspiring talk on leadership and careers from our Keynote Speaker for the day.

Mock Interview Session Future Leaders Conference
MOCK INTERVIEWS

Be fully prepared for your first job interview by practising with the people who will be hiring you! We’ve got some of the best HR consultants around on hand to put you through the paces of a real interview situation, giving you the feedback you need to get the role you want.

Using LinkedIn Workshop at Future Leaders Conference
HOW TO USE LINKEDIN TO YOUR ADVANTAGE

LinkedIn has become one of the best tools you can use to find a job and connect with future employers. Our LinkedIn experts will give you the one-to-one advice you need to stand out from the crowd.

Women in STEM
WOMEN IN STEM
BRIDGING THE GAP

From cyber security to forensics and climate change, prominent women in STEM will motivate and inspire young women to bridge the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and maths careers.

CV Clinic
WHAT HR WANTS
FROM YOUR CV

Bring your CV along to our clinic to give it the tune up it needs. Our HR experts know what the best CVs look like and can help you make yours stand out from the crowd.

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FINDING A MENTOR

As Richard Branson has said, a good mentor is an invaluable asset in business. You can guarantee that every person in a position of leadership has received advice and support from more than one mentor throughout their career. This workshop will help you approach a mentor in your chosen industry.

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THE POWER OF
FIRST IMPRESSIONS

First impressions can be the difference between getting that dream job or not. In this workshop, you will learn and apply rules to making a positive first impression and discuss techniques to building lasting relationships.

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UNDERSTANDING YOUR PERSONAL BRAND:
WHY DIVERSITY MATTERS

Your personal brand is essential to your career and development as a leader. Diversity is a key asset in the workplace – learn how it can contribute towards your personal brand and why it matters.

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DITCHING THE STEREOTYPE:
OVERCOMING IMPOSTER SYNDROME

Academy Award winning actress Kate Winslet once said: “I’d wake up in the morning before going off to a shoot, and think, I can’t do this; I’m a fraud.” Women tend to be victims of imposter syndrome more often than men and are more likely to attribute their successes to luck or contacts, as opposed to talent and hard work. Learn how to avoid imposter syndrome to get the job you want!

Workshop Thinktank
PUBLIC SPEAKING:
OVERCOME YOUR FEAR

One of the biggest workplace fears reported across age groups is public speaking. Unfortunately, most of us will have to speak in public at some point in our careers. Fear of public speaking is almost universal, but can be easily overcome with the right tools – learn them in our public speaking workshop.

PLANNING YOUR CAREER

Career planning can feel like a daunting task. You might not know what path you want to take yet – our job fair conference can help with that – start your search by getting some top career planning tips at this workshop.

Discover Your Inner Leader
DEVELOPING YOUR INNER LEADER

One of the most important skills you will need to help you to find your perfect job and excel in your chosen career is leadership. Learn how to develop and utilise your leadership skills to your advantage.

 

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WOMEN AT WORK:
GENDER BALANCE & ROLE MODELS

Women continue to be seriously underrepresented in leadership and decision-making positions throughout the working world. Hear from women in positions of power about their role models, how they made it to the top and how to change the future of work for women.

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FIND A JOB
WORKING IN: MEDIA

If working in the media sector would be your dream come true then this workshop is a must-attend event. Hear from media professionals about how to get your foot through the door and start your career the right way.

Future Leader Talent Waiting To Be Found
FIND A JOB
WORKING IN: THE CITY

From banking and accountancy to investment and insurance, the finance industry has a wealth of roles. After the banking crash and the recession, students’ perceptions of financial services had an impact on graduate recruitment, but with the industry making a fast recovery, there are plenty of opportunities for new graduates.

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INTRODUCTION TO CODING
FOR GIRLS

Women continue to be seriously underrepresented in the technology sector. This workshop for women is aimed at total beginners, you don’t need to have any knowledge of coding to sign up. During the workshop, you’ll learn the basics of coding and be given information about further free coding workshops. This workshop is trans-inclusive. We encourage sign ups from all women and non-binary people.

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BREAKING BARRIERS:
BAME LEADERSHIP

It’s widely recognised that there’s a lack of representation of people from BAME (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic) backgrounds at senior management level. This workshop will encourage you to focus on building your leadership skills and will allow you to hear directly from BAME role models that exist in senior leadership positions.

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THE IMPORTANCE
OF NETWORKING

There’s some truth in the phrase: “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” Networking could play an essential part of your career development, and for candidates from diverse backgrounds, it can do so much more. Learn how to utilise this skill from professionals who have used the power of networking in their own career.

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THE LANGUAGE OF
CHANGE

Women are four times more likely than men to be self-deprecating, use humour and speak indirectly or apologetically when broaching difficult subjects with senior members of staff in order to avoid conflict. This workshop will help you learn why speaking your mind could be good for your career!

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HOW TO MAKE INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP
WORK FOR YOU

Join this crash course in developing your inclusive leadership skills and learn about the concept of unconscious bias and how it affects your performance at work. Does your way of thinking promote you as an inclusive leader? Find out with this workshop.

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COMING OUT
AT WORK

Research from Human Rights Campaign suggests that coming out at work can actually improve your career development. If you’re at odds with whether to come out to your future employers and colleagues, this workshop is for you. Hear from senior LGBT executives about their experience of being out at work and how to make the most of it.