In the next of our “Meet our staff” series we meet Claire Alford, as she tells us about her role as a Careers Advisor.
What is your job at the careers centre and what does it involve?
I am a Careers Adviser; most of my time is spent working in the Careers Centre offering information and advice to students. This includes the drop in service where students can come in to the centre without an appointment. Whilst on drop in I provide information and advice to students or I can refer them for a mock interview or longer guidance appointment with a Careers Consultant. I also conduct mock interviews myself and this includes tailoring each question to meet the job specification and providing constructive feedback throughout. Another part of my role is answering queries on eGuidance along with planning and delivering workshops throughout the academic year. Continue reading