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With the current strain on the graduate job market, resulting in fewer jobs and higher competition, we understand that right now it is a difficult time to find the career that is right for you.
That’s why Give A Grad A Go have partnered with Propel Your Learning, to give you the tools and support to help you succeed in your job search and thrive in your future career.
Industry experts, including Founders, Directors and Senior Leaders, are sharing their own success stories; with insight into how they started their careers and the steps they have taken to enable them to grow from graduates into top industry leaders and experts in their fields.
Find out what they look for in candidates during their internal hiring processes, as well as what you could be doing now to get ahead and stand out. This is your opportunity to learn invaluable advice from people who were in your position not too long ago.
Sign up now to our FREE webinar on 29th July 2020 at 11am GMT and 30th July at 6pm GMT
Propel Your Learning has lined up some absolutely fantastic guest speakers with extensive experience in hiring and working with graduates.
Louisa Pavis - Chief Operating Officer, Apater Capital
Louisa is the COO of a Private Equity firm that is chaired by Wales' first Billionaire. In 2003, Louisa graduated from the University of Newcastle before being inducted into the Accenture graduate scheme. Prior to her new venture, Louisa was Global Head of Innovation at HSBC and held similar positions at Prudential, Close Brothers and Legal & General. Louisa has hired and inducted over 100 graduates throughout her working career via assessment centres and one-on-one interviews.
Ian Hunt - Chief Customer Officer, Close Brothers
Ian is the Chief Customer Officer of the UK’s largest merchant bank, established over 100 years ago. In 2001, Ian graduated from the University of Monash before joining IBM’s graduate scheme in Australia. During his 13 years' with IBM, Ian was promoted to Associate Partner, where he was designated Account Manager to key accounts; leading the Apple account. He then joined Close Brothers to define and roll out their digital and customer engagement strategy. During his career, Ian has hired teams consisting of all levels; often hiring graduates out of University with specific skill-sets.
Daniel Johnson - Head of Automation, UK Home Office
Daniel is the Head of Automation at UK Home Office. Upon graduating in 2010 from UCLA, Daniel has since worked for The Cooperative, Accenture and now has his own consultancy, which is currently engaged by the Home Office, to roll out their Intelligent Automation Programme. To date, Daniel has hired teams with varying experience but has an affiliation to the graduate programmes; having experienced it first-hand.
Jason Taylor - Senior Operational / Excellence Leader, Smith & Nephew
Recognised as one of the thought leaders in Operational Excellence, Jason has an illustrious career working as an evangelist for Operational Excellence globally. Currently working for Smith & Nephew, one of the world’s leading companies for medical technology, where is has rolled out a number of initiatives to help improve and streamline the entire business. Whilst working for one of the global leading consultancies, he has been engaged on all areas of business to drive innovation and scalable growth.
Dominic Evans - Director, Partner, Founder & Investor of multiple successful businesses
Dominic is a driven recruitment professional with over 20 years’ industry experience. Having founded his first business in 2010 focusing on mid to senior level management appointments within the Built Environment, he has since invested in experienced recruiters who would like to start their own recruitment business. Since 2016, Dom has invested in 10 founders who operate across 5 brands recruiting in the UK and internationally and has most recently invested in Propel Consult Limited, a Robotic Process Automation consultancy.
Mark Outram - Director & Founder, Propel Consult Limited
Mark has worked with a number of organisations across multiple industries and disciplines in identifying and supplying search capability to enable effective business change and transformation for over 12 years. In the last 3 years, Mark has worked/ partnered with the largest global RPA vendor, Automation Anywhere. Mark has most recently founded Propel Consult Limited with Dominic Evans, an RPA consultancy.
Max Cassidy - Director - Implementation Lead, Propel Consult Limited
Max has over 7 years’ experience both developing and training people to use Robotic Process Automation platforms. Max previously worked as a dedicated Automation Anywhere trainer, delivering training to over 1000 people and ensuring they became advanced certified with a solid understanding of the platform. Before moving to Propel, Max was the lead developer for a cognitive automation project out in Australia; assisting the Australian Government.
Cary Curtis - Founder & CEO, Give A Grad A Go
Cary founded Give A Grad A Go, which is the UK’s leading graduate recruitment, jobs, and early career talent experts. They have worked with over 800 companies to hire talent - ranging from start-ups in their earliest stages, to some of the world’s largest corporations and have made over 3,000 successful placements. Give A Grad A Go work across most sectors, from Marketing to FinTech and are now at the forefront of the graduate jobs market.
Propel Consult is a leading intelligent automation consultancy who deliver sustainable Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solutions to businesses globally.
As a company whose employees are predominantly graduates and under 30, the recent strain on the current graduate job market strongly resonated with them, leading to our partnership on the creation of this Webinar.
If you are keen to hear advice on how to navigate the job market during a recession and regain control of your career path, sign up to the Propel Your Learning webinar below.