Career Kickstarter: Why do employers recruit from any discipline?
From Georgia-Niki Dialyna
Come and find out why so many UK employers recruit from any discipline. This session will help you to understand why the content of your studies may be less important to an employer than the skills and potential you bring, and how you can use that to your advantage.
Hear from industry experts discussing why so many UK employers recruit students from any discipline. This session will help you to understand why the content of your studies may be less important to an employer than the skills and potential you bring, and how you can use that to your advantage. If you feel the pressure to pursue a career directly related to your studies, this session will help you to consider a wider range of options in a positive light.
Carrie-Ellen Mitchell, University Recruiter at Teach First
Carrie-Ellen Mitchell is a University Recruiter with Teach First, based in the North East of England. Carrie joined the Teach First Training Programme after studying law and graduating in 2015. Carrie taught primary for four years before joining Teach First as a University Recruiter.
Kirsten Kinloch, Early Careers Talent Attraction Consultant at NatWest Group
Kirsten is an Early Careers Attraction Consultant at NatWest Group. She’s been working with them for a year and a half but has been in the world of graduate recruitment for a while – working as a University Recruiter for Teach first (not with Carrie-Ellen sadly) and also with a graduate recruitment agency down in London
Ben Hatton, Decathlon Scotland Leader at Decathlon UK
Rod Gillies, Vice Chair, Marketing Society Scotland & Head of Marketing Borders Distillery