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Are you looking for work or thinking of moving into a new career?

The Digital Leicestershire team are collaborating with BT Group to offer Leicestershire residents free employment webinars in January and February 2024.

The four webinars will be delivered by BT Group experts who will cover job applications, CVs, interviews, and assessment centres. 

All of the sessions will be held on Microsoft Teams and will run between 1.00 - 2.00pm. 

17th January 2024 - Boosting your job application 

The job market is more competitive than ever, so it’s important to be as prepared as you can when applying.  

This interactive webinar is designed to help you improve your understanding of the job advert itself, the application form, and sending the best cover letter that you can.  

Expect reliable advice from BT Group experts, who will coach you on how to: 

  • Decode the Job Advert – What exactly is it telling you
  • Perfect your application form 
  • Cover letters – Make sure you stand out from the crowd
  • Boost your resilience and motivation

24th January 2024 - Make your CV work for you 

Whether you’re writing a CV for the first time or polishing up an existing one there’s always something to learn about making a great impression. 

This interactive webinar is designed to help you create a CV that reflects your experience and ambitions. 

Expect reliable advice from BT Group experts, who will coach you on how to: 

  • Create a CV that showcases your personal brand
  • Tackle the most challenging things about CV writing
  • Boost your resilience and motivation

31st January 2024 - Be a hit at interviews 

Interviews can be daunting, so it’s important to be as prepared as you can and overcome those nerves. 

This interactive webinar is designed to help you improve your interview technique, whether that’s by phone, on a video call or in person. 

Expect reliable advice from BT Group experts, who will coach you on how to: 

  • Handle common interview questions
  • Tell your story at interview
  • Weave company research into your responses
  • Prepare for online and phone interviews
  • Boost your resilience and motivation

7th Febuary 2024 - Get a head start with assessment centres 

Assessment centres are becoming more and more popular with recruiters, so it’s good to know what to expect. 

This interactive webinar is designed to help you improve your understanding of Assessment Centres, and how you can be at your best. 

Expect reliable advice from BT Group experts, who will coach you on: 

  • What an assessment centre is
  • Why employers choose to use assessment centres
  • The differences between assessment centres for entry level and management roles
  • The difference between online and face to face assessment centres
  • The benefits of attending an assessment centre as an applicant
  • How to prepare for the different sections of an assessment centre
  • The top tips for performing at your best in an assessment centre

Anyone in Leicestershire can sign up and join the sessions. We’d particularly encourage anyone looking for work or thinking of moving into a new career to take advantage of these webinars. 

A full list of webinar details and the sign up links can be accessed at https://digital-leicestershire.org.uk/news/get-work-ready-in-2024-with-free-employment-webinars-for-leicestershire-residents/ 

If you have any questions about the Work Ready Webinars, contact the Digital Leicestershire team at broadband@leics.gov.uk 

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