Our Power of an Hour Jobcentre Schedule
LVN delivers our Power of an Hour programme in jobcentres in Barnet, Camden, Islington and Haringey. Simply take a look at what’s on below and choose the sessions that interest you.
You’ll need to register on the LVN app and select your jobcentre to receive your invites. Don’t forget to click accept so we know you’re coming!
We have different volunteers coming each week from a range of professions in Construction, IT, Marketing, Business/Admin and more, and we encourage you to attend as many sessions as you can.
We at LVN are very inclusive and actively promote equality
We welcome volunteers from a wide range of ethnicities and backgrounds and our rota of volunteers changes every week. All of our volunteers give their time because they want to see change. In particular, they are activity trying to increase diversity in the workplace.
We operate in a village mentality where all are welcomed and not judged. If you are a professional adult who would like to give your time, please sign up to offer your Power of an Hour here.
Tuesday 15th June
The trick to turning your hobbies and life experiences into employment
Come along and meet Mirna, who believes in the importance of finding a job that you are passionate about. A leadership and development coach with a background in Finance, Accountancy and Business, Mirna will share her advice on how to identify and get a job that pays the bills and makes you happy too.
Discover jobs in Construction Project Management
Construction is all about high-quality project management. Alan, Project Manager at VolkerFitzpatrick, will explain what his job involves, the opportunities available, and what it takes to work on lots of different construction projects from railways and roads to commercial and residential buildings.
Wednesday 16th June
Discover the range of jobs available in Corporate Citizenship
Curious about how organisations give back, make a social investment, and meet their environmental and sustainability commitments? This is the role of Corporate Citizenship and Social Responsibility teams. To find out more, come along and meet Lizzy and Kirsty who’ll share how to get started in this growing profession, which offers opportunities in admin, marketing, IT and finance management.
Thursday 17th June
How to get a job in PR and Marketing Communications
With over 10 years’ experience in PR and Comms, plus a passion for mentoring, don’t miss out on meeting Hannah who’ll share her advice on how to apply your existing skills to a new job. She’ll talk about working at easyJet and Monarch and how she used this experience to move to Facebook.
How to get a job in Tech
Byron will talk you through how to find a job in tech and share his personal career journey of doing just that. With a background in Technology Consulting, Public Cloud and Fintech for many different industries, he has extensive knowledge of what it takes to secure work in IT.
Tuesday 22nd June
Insights into Digital Product Development and Management
As Product Management Director, Liz from Pearson plc has extensive experience of delivering high quality digital products across multiple channels including e-learning, interactive TV and video on demand. Find out all about the rapidly growing global market for online learning and testing and the many employment opportunities on offer.
Getting into TV Development: what to expect when you’re starting out
A rapidly changing industry with a million different platforms that all need content, there has never been so many job opportunities in TV development. A self-confessed TV addict, Beth will explain the many jobs involved in the creation, development, pitching, piloting and commissioning of content. Don’t miss the chance to pick her brains on how to get a job in TV.
Becoming your own Boss – what it takes to set up a social enterprise
With his background in sales, business development, and account and project management, Torquil will share how he has used these skills to establish and grow a successful social enterprise. His message is one of positivity and that anything is possible if you set your mind to it, whatever your starting point.
Thursday 24th June
Careers in Tech Explored
Meet Alexandru from Facebook to discover a wealth of information about jobs in tech. As an IT consultant with many roles behind him and a passion for software solutions and business strategy, he’ll discuss the various roles involved in the design and build; testing, securing and integration of tech products and how to pitch and sell them.
How to get a job in Tech: Hear from a Cloud Architect
Everyone talks about Computing in the Cloud. Come find out what this actually means and involves from Software Engineer Matt. A specialist in data analytics and machine learning, this session will bring to life the many opportunities that exist in the important field of data technology. Skilled data analysts are in high demand across all sectors, don’t miss the chance to discover how to kickstart a career in tech.