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1 What Do Graduates Do Destination statistics – making sense of the figures! What the media focus on & the broader picture What do we do to help our students – using Criminology & other courses New developments Where to find out more Vera Telford Careers Consultant

2 Graduate Labour Market 2014 Leading employers expect to recruit 12% more graduates – biggest annual rise in 4 years & highest level since 2007 Biggest growth in vacancies expected with public sector employers, accounting & professional services firms (23.8%increase), City investment banks, retailers & engineering & industrial companies Largest recruiters are …..1,550 vacancies…… 1,200 vacancies……1,000 vacancies average 190 per employer 37% entry level graduate positions expected to be filled by graduates who have already worked for the organisation through paid internships, industrial placements or vacation work Average 39 applications per vacancy High Fliers Research

3 Graduate Statistics 12 In UK employment 51.6% In UK part-time employment 14.2% In overseas employment 1.9% Working & studying 5.9% In further study, training or research 13.0% Not available e.g. travel 4.9% Unemployed 8.5% Total in survey 242,285 (total graduating 314,635)

4 What do graduates do 2012 Marketing, sales PR 6.8% Commercial, public management 4.5% Health professionals e.g. doctors, nurses 13.8% Education 6.6% Legal,Social & welfare 4.9% Engineering & building 4.2% Business HR & Finance 8.8% IT 4% Art, media 5.5% Other occupations e.g. police 6.9% Clerical 8.5% Retail, catering 13.7%

5 Gloucestershire graduates 58.57% full time employment (51.69) 15.38% in part time employment (14.80) 62.4% In graduate level jobs 6 months after graduation 13.88% full time further study (12.58) 3.68% believed to be unemployed(6.54) Source : DLHE survey ‘Class of 2013’ HESA

6 Three years on…2000 surveyed 19 out of 20 had changed jobs at least once 50% worked in the same field they graduated in 10% had had 3 different jobs 30% spent on average 3 to 6 months in each job 10% went to start their own business (Pittville café!) 40% said the main reason for changing role or industry was to acquire new skills & continue learning with communication & creative skills deemed to be the most valuable transferable skills ‘With the current economic climate and a number of sectors destined for growth, the traditional career path has evolved into more of a long and winding road New College of Humanities

7 GRADUATE EMPLOYMENT Marketing, Sales Advertising Commercial, Industrial, Public Sector management Teaching Business & Finance reers/jobs/job- hunting.htm reers/jobs/job- hunting.htm Human Resources Insurance Retail Managers Police, Armed Forces Recruitment Consultancy Social care

8 Salaries Graduate Market in 2014 High Fliers Investment banks - £45,000 Law firms - £39,000 Banking & finance - £33,000 Oil & energy - £32,000 Retail - £25,000 Armed forces - £25,000 Public sector - £22,000 Aldi ??? HESA 2012/13 mean salary £21,000 same as previous year

9 Employability at UoG Within modules In-programme careers and employability sessions Placements Degree Plus internships Volunteering Employability Award

10 Careers Support in the curriculum & beyond Aim – to have at least one session with every year across the whole university –FCH Humanities, AS & Education Explore Decide Achieve NEW Part of DegreePlus – Personal Career Plan Level 4 – Opportunities & Options link into PDP – involved in assignments where appropriate Level 5 – Next step – employment, postgrad – practical input e.g. Sociology in the Real World Level 6 – Job hunting – proactive Graduate Event Postgrad - Masters Forensic Psychologists Menu of activities – including workshops, employers presentations, careers events

11 The future – your vision How are you getting to work? What are you wearing? What does your work environment look like? How would your work colleagues describe you? What skills have you used? DESTINATIONS – careers & employability website

12 Humanities level 4 - assignment

13 Linked careers Clinical – graduate mental health worker Forensic – prison officer, probation officer, police, crimes investigation Education – teaching, mentoring Occupational – HR, recruitment management consultancy Counselling - personal adviser, community work Health – health promotion, healthcare assistant, rehabilitation – prisons, supported housing bjects/psychology/Employability-guide bjects/psychology/Employability-guide

14 Criminologists – sectors kent.ac.uk Central Government & agencies– Civil Service, CPS, HM Revenue & Customs Intelligence Agencies – GCHQ, MI5 Police, Prison, Probation Social Care – Youth Offending Academic & Professional – social research association Finance – Forensic Accounting ( also Options Series Prospects!)

15 Orchid Cellmark Forensic Caseworker Examiner (Biology) Carry out initial examination of crime scene items – body fluids, fibres, hairs & trace evidence Preparation of case notes to assist the Reporting Scientist Statement for Police, CPS, coroner Understand customer needs, ability to work quickly & accurately under pressure, excellent verbal & presentation skills, innovative & enthusiasm to instigate change ‘We’re Hiring Right Now’ https://www.societyofbiology.org/careers-and-cpd/careers

16 Careers in Sport PE TEACHER SPORTS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER HEALTH PROMOTION SPECIALIST SPORTS JOURNALIST DOCTOR for SPORTS TEAM FOOTBALL PLAYER SPORTS EVENTS MANAGER SPORTS PSYCHOLOGIST SPORTSWEAR DESIGNER SPORTS GROUNDS MANAGER SPORTS EQUIPMENT DESIGNER ATHLETE RESEARCH SCIENTIST FITNESS INSTRUCTOR – ARMED FORCES SPORTS COACH ACCOUNTANT – FOOTBALL CLUB

17 Sports Careers x2 SPORTS TOURS MANAGER SPORTS MARKETING MANAGER – SPORTS GOODS SPORTS GRAPHIC DESIGNER HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER – WIMBLEDON SPORTS SECURITY OFFICER – LORDS CRICKET GROUND SPORTS REHABILITATION OFFICER SPORTS DIETICIAN LAB TECHNICIAN – DOPE TESTING PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER SPORTS WEB DESIGNER SPORTS CATERING MANAGER – RACE COURSE SPORTS PHYSIOTHERAPIST

18 What can you do with your degree? songwriting and performance production music marketing and promotion https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobp rofiles/Pages/MusicPromotionsManager.aspx https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobp rofiles/Pages/MusicPromotionsManager.aspx copyright music publishing music journalism arts administration and management events management education music research music librarianship retail record company production radio/tv press officer/PR artist management Popular Music

19 Open Market 40% Adverts Press Employer websites Agencies Hidden market 60% Speculative approaches Networking Word of mouth

20 Top job sources Personal contacts/networking Graduate websites Recruitment agencies Employer’s websites Use social media!!!

21 Social Media LinkedIn Complete your Profile fully: student profile established professional’s profile Get recommendations Join relevant groups Use contact settings Watch free webinars Twitter See search engine TweetDeck e.g. Go Think Big – careers website – wrote a regular blog Tweet on things relevant to career & job hunting (e.g.on your work experience) useful for specialist areas such as Media Sign up for Guardian Careers – great advice!

22 What do Dunalley want Enthusiastic, positive, well motivated & passionate about teaching Keen to learn from others, willing to share good practice & develop your own expertise Passionate about ensuring children achieve their very best & develop a love of learning An outstanding classroom teacher committed to igniting learning through an inspiring curriculum Able to develop successful learners & effectively use a range of strategies including AfL, effective questioning & feedback Able to work as part of a team & prioritise & manage your workload & support your colleagues Interest in leading & developing the innovative use of ICT & a good knowledge of phonics & Talk 4 Writing are desirable

23 Career choice & Planning Graduate success Prospects Targetjobs Careers Service University of Gloucestershire ers/students/Pages/default.aspx

24 Careers Centre – what we offer Individual guidance interviews Online guidance Workshops – job hunting, CVs, presentations, interviews, Training to teach, Employability Award My Degree+ Destinations – careers software online Opportunities Showcase 26 February 2014 Graduate Event 22 May YABILITY/CAREERS/Pages/default.aspx YABILITY/CAREERS/Pages/default.aspx


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