At our Economics Speed Networking Event students had the opportunity to practice their formal and informal networking skills with a number of Essex alumni. The event was designed to give students the chance to meet employers and get some invaluable advice about applying for jobs, the interview process and what they need to do to stand out.
Ana tells us about securing a job through speed networking
Ana tells us about her experience of attending a speed networking event where she met Essex graduates and recruiters. A contact she made at this event notified her about a job opportunity, which she applied for and secured.
Tips and advice from Essex graduates and employers
Essex graduates, who took part in our speed networking event, offer some employability advice. They discuss how people skills, personal presentation, and research are essential when going for a job interview. Each speaker gives their top tips for standing out in the application process and why networking events are useful.