Rotate your phone

Once that’s done you’ll be able to experience the Design Skillnet website perfectly.

Getting Hired in a Virtual World

share
When:
Thursday, 1st July
Add to calendar
Where:

Delivered remotely

View on map
share

If you are a new design graduate or are looking to find a new role in the design sector, why not avail of this 100% funded, practical workshop series to get the job you want and deserve!

Finding the right job for you can be challenging in normal circumstances. As we emerge from Covid-19 conditions and reintegrate as a society, we are faced with a changing environment. Businesses are now more open to hiring, with more roles being advertised. Yet the competition for jobs is tougher than ever, and it’s difficult to get the advice and support you need.

This unique workshop series has been designed to help those looking for a new design role and covers all of the elements required to get there successfully.

Workshop Breakdown

This series consists of 3 interactive 90 minute virtual modules:

  • Practicalities of getting the job you want in the current environment
  • Develop your personal network and find the right role for you
  • Generate the right impact through your CV, LinkedIn profile and your design portfolio
  • Prepare for a successful job interview to get the job you want

Dates & Module Details

Module 1:  Getting the Right Job for You
Thursday 1st July, 12-13.30

  • Develop your network in the design industry
  • Identifying the right job opportunities for you
  • Get insights and guidance from others

 

Module 2: Putting your Application Together
Thursday 8th July, 12-13.30

  • Generate the right impact through your CV
  • What to say in your cover letter
  • Updating your LinkedIn profile
  • Presenting your design portfolio

 

Module 3: Delivering a Winning Interview
Monday 12th July, 12-13.30

  • Preparing for the interview
  • Aligning your experience to the role
  • Typical questions and how best to answer them
  • Interview tips and best practices

About the trainer

Derek is CEO of ‘The Customer’ and is passionate about helping leaders build stronger customer relationships, win more business and increase team engagement. Always with a focus on excellent service and strong commercial results. He previously spent 23 years with PwC working in a variety of senior business development and marketing roles.

Derek has developed and delivered bespoke training and coaching programmes throughout Europe on sales, relationship building, networking, pitching, pricing and negotiation, customer service and key account management.

A qualified executive coach from Smurfit Business School and an accredited member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF), Derek coaches and advises senior executives and their teams on their business growth, people engagement, talent development and teamwork and in developing and delivering impactful presentations and communication strategies.

More events you might like

Professional Certificate In Service Design Read more
Professional Certificate in Service Design 2024
Next Intake: 17th April 2024 Duration: 6 Weeks

The Service Design programme seeks to empower students from fields such as design, business, sociology, systems thinking, education, banking, technology and the public sector to shape the services of the future through design thinking and doing.

The course will not only provide students with the core principles of Service Design, but will also equip them with practical experiences, tools and the theory necessary to excel in their future career.

Read more
Taking the Lead With Creatives 2024
Wednesday 17th April & Friday 19th April 9:30am-4pm

This 2-day online programme is a manager’s how-to for managing, leading and developing a high-performing creative individual or team, delivering the business results you have been looking for. This program equips you with fundamental people management skills, practical tools and techniques crucial for success for those stepping into or returning to a managerial role overseeing Creatives.



Read moreSold out
Essential Coaching Skills For Creatives [SOLD OUT]
Wednesday 10th April, Tuesday 14th May & Tuesday 23rd April Weds 10th, Tues 23rd 10am-1pm | Action Learning Set on Tuesday May 14th 2024 (3pm to 4.30pm)

Develop the practical skills to Coach your Creatives & Designers to unleash the results you require for your business or in-house team performance – creativity, managing clients and stakeholders, managing projects, aligning to business goals.

Professional Diploma In UX Design Read more
Programme
Professional Diploma in UX Design 2024
Next Intake: May 7th 2024 6-month Programme

A unique 6-month university-accredited programme in UX for Designers and Creatives, combining online learning and live webinars to further develop business skills and build successful careers.

Professional Certificate in UI Read more
Programme
Professional Certificate in UI 2024
Next intake: May 8th 2024 3-month programme

Are your digital design skills holding you back? Master the key concepts and techniques of user interface design with this 3-month university-accredited programme in UI for Designers and Creatives, combining online learning and live webinars.

Read more
Presenting With Impact 2024
Tuesday 30th April 2024 (10am to 1pm) & Wednesday 8th May 2024 (10am to 1pm)

In these engaging two-half-day workshops, attendees will delve into the nuances of pre-presentation preparation, conquering nerves, structuring captivating presentations, mastering the art of body language, storytelling and leveraging visual aids and digestible content effectively. They will provide hands-on experience and practical feedback empowering individuals to deliver compelling and impactful presentations with ease and confidence.



Professional Diploma in Content Design Read more
Programme
Professional Certificate in Content Design 2024
Next intake: May 9th 2024 10-week programme

Are your content design skills holding you back? Master the key concepts and techniques of content design with this 10-week university-accredited programme in Content Design for Designers, UX/UI Professional and Creatives, combining online learning and live webinars.

Read more
Programme
Professional Certificate in User Research 2024
Next Intake: May 9th 2024 4-Month Programme

A unique 4-month university-accredited programme in User Research for Designers and Creatives, combining online learning and live webinars to further develop business skills and build successful careers.

Read more
Innovation and Creativity for Commercial Success 2024
2nd, 9th & 16th May 10am-11:30am

Leverage your Innovation & Creativity for commercial success with these 3 x 90-minute interactive webinars with Russell Beck, Director of Inspiration at ImagineThinkDo and the Founder of ImagineThinkDo, Alison Beck.

Read more
Work Smarter Not Harder 2024
Thursday 23rd May 2024 (10am to 1pm)

Discover effective time management strategies to maximise productivity and achieve your professional goals. From prioritising and planning techniques to tackling time eaters and leveraging technology effectively, this workshop equips participants with the tools needed to navigate the unique challenges of the creative industry.