Learning Objectives

What you will learn from the course

  • Understand the overview of the UK graduate job market and the types of work placement a university graduate can apply for

  • Understand the application processes and hunting timelines across various sectors here in the UK

  • Learn how to write a professional CV and Cover Letter

  • Learn how to build your digital CV and understand how to make your LinkedIn profile stand out from the crowd

  • Learn how to prepare for an interview

  • Discover how to work from home successfully and understand what remote working entails

  • Learn how to prepare for Aptitude Tests and score highly

  • Understand the British workplace through English language and cultural awareness

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Course Introduction

  • 2

    Lesson 1: Overview of the UK Job Market

  • 3

    Lesson 2: Insights into the UK Main Sectors

  • 4

    Lesson 3: Job Hunting Processes and Timelines

  • 5

    Lesson 4: How to Write a CV and Cover Letter

    • 1 Introduction and Overview

    • 2 Format & Structure

    • 3 Title & Profile

    • 4 Education & Qualifications

    • 5 Work Experience

    • 6 Key Skills / IT Skills

    • 7 Extra-Curricular

    • 8 Additional CV Tips

    • 9 Cover Letter

    • 10 Conclusion & Questions

    • Quiz 3

  • 6

    Lesson 5: Your Digital CV - The Ultimate LinkedIn Guide

    • 1 Introduction and Overview

    • 2 LinkedIn: Your Digital CV Platform

    • 3 Photo

    • 4 Headline

    • 5 Work Experience

    • 6 About Section

    • 7 Skills Section

    • 8 Keywords

    • 9 Networking

    • 10 Using LinkedIn Job Search

    • 11 Conclusion & Questions

    • Quiz 4

  • 7

    Lesson 6: Interview Preparation

  • 8

    Lesson 7: Remote Working

    • 1 Introduction and Overview

    • 2 Working Definitions

    • 3 What is Different for a Remote Worker?

    • 4 Establish Your Remote Working Arrangements

    • 5 Make a Dedicated Workspace

    • 6 Technology Considerations

    • 7 Working Online

    • 8 Establish a Routine

    • 9 Stay Connected

    • 10 Lesson Recap

  • 9

    Lesson 8: Aptitude Tests

    • 1 Introduction and Overview

    • 2 Numerical Reasoning Tests

    • 3 Verbal Reasoning Tests

    • 4 In-tray Exercises

    • 5 Situational Judgement Tests

    • 6 Inductive Reasoning Tests

    • 7 Cognitive Ability Tests

    • 8 Tips & Tricks

    • 9 Other Types of Tests

    • Free Online Practise Tests

  • 10

    Lesson 9: Understanding Business Culture in the British Workplace

    • 1 Introduction and Overview

    • 2 Listening & Reading

    • 3 Speaking , Pronunciation & Writing

    • 4 Cultural Awareness

    • 5 General Knowledge

    • 6 Idioms & Phrasal Verbs

    • 7 Hierarchy

    • 8 Manners, Etiquette & Dress Codes

    • 9 Learnings From This Lesson

    • Learning Resource 1: General Knowledge

    • Learning Resource 2: Idioms


Mehram Sumray-Roots

Mehram Sumray-Roots is the Founder of YADA Events and the CMO of the Freshers Festival Group. Mehram has won two 30 Under 30 Awards within the events sector and was recognised by Exhibition News as the 'Rising Star' at the Elite Awards. Mehram is also a speaker and has given talks at the Thriving Entrepreneur Conference, International Confex, the PA Show, Event Tech Live, Web Summit and various female founder events. Mehram is also a guest columnist for Access All Areas Magazine, a publication that focuses on live events and festivals.

Jelena Radonjic

Jelena Radonjic is an award-winning Career Fulfilment Coach, speaker, author and Forbes Coaches Council contributor. She is passionate about helping conscious, aspiring professionals thrive in the careers they love. With 25 years in international recruitment and education management and CTI coaching qualification, she brings together unique insights into how recruiters think and how personal coaches work. Having lived and worked in 3 countries, she speaks 4 languages and is passionate about cross-cultural competence and communication.

Marcia Denton

Marcia Denton is Founder & Director of Professional Support Limited. She gained over 17 years’ experience as a Senior Recruitment Consultant within the City of London, before starting up the Professional Support agency in 2017. Her professional services experience covering several disciplines including Paralegals, Accounts, Secretarial, Administration, Marketing, Facilities, Reception and Human Resources. Her client base is wide-ranging and includes the Legal and Commercial sectors.

Bernadette Harwood

Bernadette Harwood, Director of Expede IT Solutions Limited, has 30 years’ experience in managing and working with remote teams. Bernadette is a specialist in business transformation consultancy and delivering sustainable transformational change. She has managed a number of Education award winning projects.

Jonty Purvis

Jonty Purvis, Digital Marketing Manager of The Expede Group, graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in Geography. He then started a private tutoring business (Revision Hive), helping young people achieve offers for Oxbridge and other universities through helping with their personal statements. Jonty has published multiple books which have become bestsellers in their categories on Amazon, including ‘How to Write a Perfect Essay’. He loves helping students achieve their university and career goals.

Karen Lowe

Karen Lowe is a qualified TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) teacher and was born and raised in the county of Kent. She is an experienced English teacher and loves to help student gain a better idea of their new environment. Karen is also an expert in Cross-Cultural Communication, having lived in Hong Kong for 9 years and South Africa for 14 years. She has also worked in multiple sectors and is currently a professional Fine Art Consultant.