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About the talk

Do you wish to discover how you can best prepare for your first graduate role, your dream job, a career change, or even a part-time role when completing your studies? Then come and find what it takes to ace an interview.

Join alumnus Adrian Thomas, a true recruitment expert, as he provides practical advice and tips on how to successfully approach job interviews, starting well before the interview process. Adrian’s presentation will take you on your 'application journey', where you will explore how to identify the right role for you, the preparation required for both application and interview, and what to expect as you navigate the selection process. In Adrian’s own words: “Throughout, we will talk about what makes a difference and what might make you stand out – for the right and the wrong reasons!”

There will be time to ask Adrian questions both during the Q&A and informally after the event with refreshments and networking. 

About the speakers

Adrian Thomas, Head of Executive Recruitment, Civil Service (Personnel Management Postgraduate Diploma, 1990)

Adrian is a recognised expert in Human Resources and Recruitment. With experience spanning over 35 years, Adrian has worked for some of the UK’s largest employers within the pharmaceutical, finance, public and transportation sectors. For nearly 15 years, Adrian was Director and Vice-President of the Association of Graduate Recruitment (now the Institute of Student Employment).

Four years ago, Adrian was asked by the Government to undertake an independent review of the English Fire and Rescue service, following which he was invited to join the Civil Service and lead the recruitment of the most senior Civil Servants- a position he continues to hold. Adrian is a current member of the RL100 (an invitation-only group of Recruitment Leaders) and also chairs the Recruitment Society, a not-for-profit organisation promoting best practice in recruitment.

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This event is free, but you must register your place in advance.

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