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Welcome to the Career Zone Podcast! Brought to you by the University of Exeter, this series discusses important thoughts on students' minds right now. Visit: www.exeter.ac.uk/careers or email careers@exeter.ac.uk Follow us on Instagram @uoecareers or @uoecornwallcareers or on Twitter @UoECareers or @UoECornwallCZ and include the #careerzonepodcast so that we can follow up in a future episode
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Welcome to the Career Zone Podcast! Brought to you by the University of Exeter, this series discusses important thoughts on students' minds right now. Visit: www.exeter.ac.uk/careers or email careers@exeter.ac.uk Follow us on Instagram @uoecareers or @uoecornwallcareers or on Twitter @UoECareers or @UoECornwallCZ and include the #careerzonepodcast so that we can follow up in a future episode
#work #careers -#recruiting #employability #careerzone

    Navigating Career Change

    Navigating Career Change

    In this week's episode Sunny Lalli, Employability and Career Consultant is joined by guest speakers Dylan and John to examine the challenges of a change in career and the resources you can deploy to help manage the change. Sunny also discusses how to recognise when a change is needed and how change management skills can boost your resilience. 
     
    If you are navigating change there is plenty of help available to you.
    Link to Career Guidance support including sessions such as Exploring and Making Career Decisions. https://www.exeter.ac.uk/careers/about/guidance/
    You can book a 1-1 advice appointment with an Employability and Career Consultant by contacting Career Zone online, by phone or in person
    Wellbeing Team https://www.exeter.ac.uk/students/wellbeing/
    Guild Support for you. https://www.exeterguild.com/page/support-for-you 
     

    • 23 min
    Feeling stuck in your career journey?

    Feeling stuck in your career journey?

    If you’re feeling like you are unable to decide what to do next or that you’re stuck going down a career path that doesn’t feel right, you’re not alone. In this week’s episode Rachel Sloan, Employability and Career Consultant, looks at stuckness exploring why you might be feeling stuck and the steps you can take to try and unstick yourself.
    If you are feeling stuck there is plenty of help available to you.
    Link to Career Guidance support including sessions such as Exploring and Making Career Decisions. https://www.exeter.ac.uk/careers/about/guidance/
    You can book a 1-1 advice appointment with an Employability and Career Consultant by contacting Career Zone online, by phone or in person
    Wellbeing Team https://www.exeter.ac.uk/students/wellbeing/
    Guild : Support for you. https://www.exeterguild.com/page/support-for-you
    This episode was devised by Dawn Lees, written by Owen Wood and recorded by Rachel Sloan.

    • 8 min
    What are the benefits of undertaking a placement in an SME or Third Sector industry?

    What are the benefits of undertaking a placement in an SME or Third Sector industry?

    In this episode, Alexa, an Employability and Placements Adviser, shares 5 reasons as to why you should think about undertaking a placement or gaining work experience within a Third Sector organisation, or an SME (small and medium size enterprise).
    If you would like to book an appointment with an Employability and Placements Adviser to discuss work experience within these types of organisations, or to find out more about placement modules, please do so via the Career Zone - https://www.exeter.ac.uk/careers/
     
     

    • 5 min
    Introducing Grand Challenges 2023; Student Perspectives

    Introducing Grand Challenges 2023; Student Perspectives

    In this episode, Marley Pradieu, Programme Assistant, is joined by students Katya, Kiera and Olivia to share their experiences of what it was like to take part in Grand Challenges. They discuss why they got involved and how taking part in the week has helped to develop their employability skills.
     
    Grand Challenges is a project week, in which students work in interdisciplinary groups to design innovative solutions to real world challenges. This year, Grand Challenges will be taking place 5th-9th June 2023. For more information on the week and to sign up visit the Grand Challenges webpage.
     

    • 17 min
    Reflection: Why is it important for employability?

    Reflection: Why is it important for employability?

    In this week’s episode Rachel Sloan, Employability and Careers Consultant, explores why reflecting on a situation is important in terms of your employability.
    This episode was written by Laura Lawrence and recorded by Rachel Sloan.
    For more support on how you can develop your employability including help with self-awareness and help with developing your skills, visit the Career Zone webpages.
     

    • 5 min
    Overcoming Self-Doubt: Career options for all

    Overcoming Self-Doubt: Career options for all

    In this week’s episode, Rhianna Skeates, Employability and Placements Adviser, shares her experience of overcoming self-doubt to end up in a career they never expected to be in and why it is important to understand what motivates you. Rhianna discusses the career opportunities available despite any perceived barriers you may have. 
    More information on the support mentioned in the podcast can be found in the links below: 
    Regardless of which year of study you are in, it is important to start your career planning as soon as possible as some professions require planning and experience. Find out more about the Decide Resources on offer. 
    Employment Sector webpages 
    Decide podcast 
    Link to skill sessions on Handshake 
    If you would like to talk to a Career Consultant to discuss your career options, you can book a guidance appointment by contacting the Career Zone.   
     

    • 5 min

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