Category Archives: Employers’ interviews

Are ‘leadership’ and ‘management’ two sides of the same coin?

We came up with the following Venn diagram at our second Leadership Roundtable event in response to this question. If you are specifically interested in Leadership, our online workshop may be of particular interest. Our next PSC Leadership: Roundtable will … Continue reading

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PSC Leadership: Roundtable

On the 2nd of November, some members of the PSC team held the second Leadership: Roundtable event of the academic year. The focus of this was a moving debate,¬†an activity that encourages students’ critical thinking while developing communication skills and … Continue reading

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Professional Skills: STEM Careers Fair

On the 13th of October, the PSC team¬†attended the STEM Careers Fair held by the University. Many companies attended in order to show their presence and demonstrate their desire for graduates to apply to work for them, with many offering … Continue reading

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Event Review: Lecture on Leadership in Challenging Circumstances

This guest lecture was hosted by Cath Bishop, a former Olympic rower and former British diplomat, who now works as a leadership speaker and consultant with organizations and business schools. Cath started the lecture by talking about her experience in … Continue reading

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PSC Leadership: Leadership Is A Journey

  This is a review piece for the lecture, PSC Leadership: Leadership is a Journey, given by Lindsey Paterson, a partner at PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers). PwC is the second largest multi-national professional service network in the world, headquartered in London. Lindsey … Continue reading

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The road to employment according to a PSC Graduate

We caught up with PSC Graduate Mathias Holmen Johnsen, currently an instructor at the Norwegian National Emergency Planning College. Below he tells us about his journey into the job market and how his professional skill set has developed since he … Continue reading

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Employers’ Tip: The STAR Interview Technique

Interviews are often daunting experiences, but remain instrumental to the application process and generally determine why one candidate is successful over another. To try and grasp exactly what employers are looking for from interviewees, the Professional Skills Curriculum Team quizzed … Continue reading

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Interview with an Employer: Tom Freeman, MD at Sanctuary Graduates

              Please introduce yourself. Tom Freeman. MD of Sanctuary Graduates. Do many graduates go into recruitment? More than you would think. There are dozens of firms who actively take on graduates as their main … Continue reading

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PSC @ Science Fair

Professional Skills Curriculum team went to Science Fair and asked employers what professional skill was their key to success. Here is what they told us:

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What professional skill is key to your success?

PSC team attended Management and Finance Careers Fair on Friday 16th of October. We asked employers the question that is the most feared at interviews – what professional skills is key to your success?

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