Student Trends & Destinations - Insight – University of Gloucestershire

Report
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
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Vera Telford Careers Consultant
Graduate Labour Market 2014
 Leading employers expect to recruit 12% more graduates –
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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
Graduate Statistics 12
www.prospects.ac.uk
 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)
What do graduates do 2012
 Marketing, sales PR 6.8%
 Business HR & Finance
 Commercial, public
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management 4.5%
Health professionals e.g.
doctors, nurses 13.8%
Education 6.6%
Legal,Social & welfare
4.9%
Engineering & building
4.2%
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8.8%
IT 4%
Art, media 5.5%
Other occupations e.g.
police 6.9%
Clerical 8.5%
Retail, catering 13.7%
Gloucestershire graduates
 58.57%
 15.38%
 62.4%
 13.88%
 3.68%
 Source :
full time employment (51.69)
in part time employment (14.80)
In graduate level jobs 6 months
after graduation
full time further study (12.58)
believed to be unemployed(6.54)
DLHE survey ‘Class of 2013’ HESA
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
GRADUATE EMPLOYMENT
 Marketing, Sales
 Advertising
 Commercial, Industrial,
Public Sector
management
 Teaching
 Business & Finance
 http://www.kent.ac.uk/ca
reers/jobs/jobhunting.htm
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Human Resources
Insurance
Retail Managers
Police, Armed Forces
Recruitment
Consultancy
 Social care
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
Employability at UoG
 Within modules
 In-programme
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careers and
employability
sessions
Placements
Degree Plus
internships
Volunteering
Employability Award
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
The future – your vision
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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
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http://insight.glos.ac.uk/departments/employability/careers/students/Pages/default.aspx
Humanities level 4 - assignment
Throughout the second semester students will work on material to include in the
individual portfolio. The portfolio, which will all be submitted at the end of May, must
include the following materials:
 1 targeted CV and cover letter to a chosen employer or voluntary
organisation (300). Please note that the word limit applies to the letter only.
 1 Research report into possible employment/work experience/volunteering
activity which may be in the form of a PowerPoint presentation.(700)
 1 Self-reflective piece with an action plan for development of skills – this
should include the proposal for work experience leading to the UGEA.(1000)
 You must also provide evidence that you have attended at least TWO of the
workshops.
11. Assessment criteria
Students will be assessed on the development and coherence of their portfolio.
Through their work students taking this module must show that they are able to:
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Identify and undertake research on potential careers and employers;
Write to potential employers in a professional manner;
Communicate in clear and effective ways for a number of different purposes;
Reflect on their own experiences, skills, strengths and areas for improvement
in a constructive way.
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
 http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/detail/su
bjects/psychology/Employability-guide
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!)
Orchid Cellmark
 Forensic Caseworker Examiner (Biology)
 Carry out initial examination of crime scene items – body
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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
http://www.orchidcellmark.co.uk/vacancies/rs_bio.html ‘We’re
Hiring Right Now’
https://www.societyofbiology.org/careers-and-cpd/careers
Careers in Sport
 PE TEACHER
 SPORTS DEVELOPMENT
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OFFICER
HEALTH PROMOTION
SPECIALIST
SPORTS JOURNALIST
DOCTOR for SPORTS
TEAM
FOOTBALL PLAYER
SPORTS EVENTS
MANAGER
SPORTS PSYCHOLOGIST
 SPORTSWEAR
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DESIGNER
SPORTS GROUNDS
MANAGER
SPORTS EQUIPMENT
DESIGNER
ATHLETE
RESEARCH SCIENTIST
FITNESS INSTRUCTOR –
ARMED FORCES
SPORTS COACH
ACCOUNTANT –
FOOTBALL CLUB
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
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OFFICER
SPORTS DIETICIAN
LAB TECHNICIAN – DOPE
TESTING
PUBLIC RELATIONS
OFFICER
SPORTS WEB DESIGNER
SPORTS CATERING
MANAGER – RACE
COURSE
SPORTS
PHYSIOTHERAPIST
What can you do with your degree?
 songwriting and
performance
 production
 music marketing and
promotion
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https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobp
rofiles/Pages/MusicPromotionsManager.aspx
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copyright
music publishing
music journalism
arts administration and
management
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events management
education
music research
music librarianship
retail
record company
production
radio/tv
press officer/PR
artist management
Popular Music
Open Market 40%
 Adverts
 Press
 Employer websites
 Agencies
Hidden market 60%
 Speculative approaches
 Networking
 Word of mouth
Top job sources
Personal contacts/networking
Graduate websites
Recruitment agencies
Employer’s websites
Use social media!!!
Social Media
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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!
http://careers.theguardian.com/graduate-jobs
What do Dunalley want
 Enthusiastic, positive, well motivated & passionate about teaching
 Keen to learn from others, willing to share good practice & develop
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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
Career choice & Planning
Graduate success
http://www.graduate-success.org.uk/
Prospects
http://www.prospects.ac.uk/
Targetjobs
http://targetjobs.co.uk/
Careers Service University of Gloucestershire
http://insight.glos.ac.uk/departments/employability/care
ers/students/Pages/default.aspx
Careers Centre – what we offer
 Individual guidance interviews
 Online guidance
 Workshops – job hunting, CVs, presentations,
interviews, Training to teach, Employability
Award www.uogcareers.eventbrite.co.uk My Degree+
 Destinations – careers software online
 Opportunities Showcase 26 February 2014
 Graduate Event 22 May 2014
 http://insight.glos.ac.uk/DEPARTMENTS/EMPLO
YABILITY/CAREERS/Pages/default.aspx

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