Kick-Start your career in HR or L&D

With Sara Russell, Senior Careers Consultant at Alliance Manchester Business School

A career in HR and L&D is about helping to create successful businesses through people. From media to engineering and from charities to banks, almost every company will need the expertise of an HR professional.

Join us on Wed, 15 December 2021 from 18:00 – 20:00 via Zoom for advice on career planning, CV writing and applying for jobs. This practical workshop is a one-stop shop to kick start your HR / L&D career, no matter what stage you’re at!

Winning CVs

When applying for jobs, your CV is your ultimate selling tool. If you want to
be selected for an interview, this is your opportunity to showcase your skills and experience. It can be challenging to get through this first hurdle as employers hiring often receive hundreds of applications for each job advertisement. Have this in your mind when preparing your CV as you’ll need to be both succinct and relevant to grab their attention. Learn how to build a winning CV that engages.

Effective Networking 

Does the word ‘networking’ fill you with dread? Learn the ins and outs of networking. Find out what networking entails and what benefits it can bring to your job search and your career. The CIPD has branches all over the UK, just like ours, offering networking events. Attending local branch events gives you a valuable opportunity to meet people and learn more about the profession.

Interview Success 

Learn how to prepare for success by changing the way you view the process, from the application to the interview itself.

Breaking into HR

Getting into HR is highly competitive, and the process can feel very circular: Learn how to take the steps needed to break into the sector.


Sara Russell is a Senior Careers Consultant with many years of experience supporting students to achieve their full potential. Achieved through designing and delivering practical workshops and presentations; engaging with local businesses to secure projects; and offering coaching and support during these live business projects.

Location Manchester, England E-mail Hours Our hours vary according to our programme.
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