Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers As part of the recruitment and selection process, some employers use aptitude tests (sometimes referred to psychometric tests). These tests are used to measure specific abilities – common tests often cover numerical, verbal and abstract reasoning. Some employers use them early on in the process, … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Hidden web gems – psychometric tests
Careers latest news – Week 7
Latest news from Careers Careers with children, young people and adult learners event This event, on Wednesday 11 November (4pm - 6pm) in D/L/028, is a great opportunity to talk to training providers and professionals working in the a range of roles in the education and youth sectors. Check who's attending at the event web page. … Continue reading Careers latest news – Week 7
CAREERS BLOG: Planning ahead or cutting it fine?
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers Thank you to all those who have applied for the York Award this term. It's always heartening to see lots of final year students, who have been involved with so many activities during their time at York, and who recognise the value of the Award. … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Planning ahead or cutting it fine?
CAREERS BLOG: Applying for the York Award
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers It’s that time of year again. No, we don’t mean Christmas – we’re talking about York Award application time. Each year in late Autumn Term the application form is available for Final Year undergrads to access and begin the process of completing it in time … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Applying for the York Award
Practice Makes Perfect
Tuesday's advice: Practice Makes Perfect So you've secured your grad job interview but you're worried about what to expect? Making a killer application and getting through to the interview stage is brilliant, but now that you've got to that stage, you need to make sure you're ready for it. With Careers offering practice interviews as well … Continue reading Practice Makes Perfect
Your York Award application has been submitted – what happens next?
Well done! You've completed your York Award application form (along with around 370 others!) and submitted it on time - but what happens next? Application form Once forms are submitted they will be allocated to an assessor who will carefully consider if the application meets the criteria for you to move through to the … Continue reading Your York Award application has been submitted – what happens next?
York Award application form now available!
If you're a final year undergrad intending to apply for the York Award, download the form now at https://www.york.ac.uk/students/work-volunteering-careers/skills/york-award/ya-assessment/. Deadline for submission is 5pm 24 Jan 2014.
The York Award – recognising our students
New Year is often a time when people reflect on the things that have gone well over the previous year and start to set their resolutions for the coming year. For final year students at York it is no exception, especially for those students who are thinking of applying for the York Award; the University’s … Continue reading The York Award – recognising our students
York Award application form now available!
If you're a final year undergrad wanting to apply for the York Award, the form is now available to download. Visit http://www.york.ac.uk/careers/yorkaward and click on the YA Assessment page, where you'll find a Word version of the form. A hard-copy of your completed form should be submitted to the Careers Service in person by 5.00pm Friday … Continue reading York Award application form now available!
Graduate assessment day at David Lloyd
David Lloyd graduate assessment day Weds 16 Nov - available to all students! The four hour assessment centre will consist of individual and group sessions, a short presentation on 'I am the ideal candidate for David Lloyd because...' and a competency based interview. Apply today and confirm your place by sending us your name, contact details, a brief … Continue reading Graduate assessment day at David Lloyd
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