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In It Together - The next step for career success

11 May 2021 12:00-13:00, United Kingdom

This is one of the In It Together series of talks to motivate and inspire everyone to shine despite our New Normal.

Whether the next step is your first or last learn how prospective employers view applicants and how you can make the best of opportunities. Get advice on CVs, application forms, social media, interviews and the like.

Kara Connon

Kara Connon has recently been appointed Jacobs STEAM Lead for Europe, following five years as STEM Lead for Glasgow.

Kara has an honours degree in Geography from the University of Strathclyde and a Masters Degree in Energy and Environmental Management from Glasgow Caledonian. Kara has worked at Jacobs for over 10 years in a variety of roles from Sustainability Consultant to Stakeholder Manager to Education Liaison Officer in the Reading, London and Glasgow offices.

Kara is currently working as part of a team who are developing a Global STEAM Strategy for Jacobs, which will put a true focus on quality STEAM engagement with the pupils who need it most.

In her spare time Kara is a keen scuba diver with over 200 dives under her belt and is a qualified Rescue Diver. She also enjoys being creative through various crafts, especially photography.

Dan Money

Dan is currently responsible for leading the UK Early Careers Recruitment Team in delivering over 400 Graduate, Intern and Apprentice hires per annum as Jacobs puts early careers recruitment at the heart of their business.

Most recently this has included devising and implementing a strategic and cultural overhaul which has taken the programme on a journey from an extremely binary and labour intensive process to one incorporating AI, Gamification, video interviewing, technology and leading Jacobs Graduate Recruitment into an industry leading programme.

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WES, Jacobs, Newcastle University, Sir Robert McAlpine, Engineering Together
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