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Career development podcasts

Career services

Prospect's career services are designed to help members manage their career in a changing environment, whether they are positively seeking a new job, or dealing with enforced change due to reorganisation or redundancy. 

We provide support in the form of a face to face intervention, online, via the telephone or group sessions. These services are delivered by both Prospect and external providers.  


Selling your skills and strengths part 1 of 3   info
A podcast about identifying your skills and strengths - Transferable Skills: part 1 of 3

Selling your skills and strengths part 2 of 3   info
A podcast about selling your skills and strengths - Job descriptions, analysing the skills required: part 2 of 3

Selling your skills and strengths part 3 of 3   info
A podcast about selling your skills and strengths - Identifying strengths: part 3 of 3

Podcasts from Prospect poster A4   info
Prospect has developed a series of helpful free podcasts for members. These include: How to write an effective CV; Preparation for interview; Selling your skills and strengths; Stress – body and workplace mapping – www.prospect.org.uk/podcasts

How to write an effective CV

Photo of SabrinaPresenter: Sabrina

This podcast is broken into three sessions, with two accompanying documents.


How to write an effective CV part 1   info
A podcast for career transition - How to write an effective CV - personal details: part 1 of 3

How to write an effective CV part 2   info
A podcast for career transition - How to write an effective CV - Highlighting your skills & experience: part 2 of 3

How to write an effective CV part 3   info
A podcast for career transition - How to write an effective CV - The cover letter: part 3 of 3

Podcasts from Prospect poster A4   info
Prospect has developed a series of helpful free podcasts for members. These include: How to write an effective CV; Preparation for interview; Selling your skills and strengths; Stress – body and workplace mapping – www.prospect.org.uk/podcasts

Preparing for interview

Photo of SaiyadaPresenter: Saiyada

This podcast is just under 32 minutes long in total, broken into five sessions.

 

It covers three main areas:

  • how to prepare for interviews (including researching the organisation, the job and matching your skills to specification)
  • responses to the four main types of questions posed in interviews
  • how to overcome nerves and answer tricky questions.

Preparation for Interview Part 1 of 5   info
A podcast about interview skills - Initial Preparation: part 1 of 5

Preparation for Interview Part 2 of 5   info
A podcast about interview skills - Biographical questions: part 2 of 5

Preparation for Interview Part 3 of 5   info
A podcast about interview skills - Competency questions: part 3 of 5

Preparation for Interview Part 4 of 5   info
A podcast about interview skills - Scenario questions: part 4 of 5

Preparation for Interview Part 5 of 5   info
A podcast about interview skills - Tricky questions: part 5 of 5

Personal Transition - Change and You

David WinterPresenter: David

This series of 3 podcasts explore the issues of change from an individual perspective. The focus of these self help podcasts is to assist individuals to think positively about potential change and offer some techniques to address future change.

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Health and wellbeing podcasts

This body and workplace podcast is Prospect's first in a series on health and wellbeing. These should be used in conjunction with our other health and safety resources.

Body and workplace mapping 

Presenter: Sarah

This podcast is broken down into three sessions.

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