SLOUGH ASPIRE NEWS
THE ASPIRE SESSIONS WITH SEGRO POSTED BY AMELIA PLAISTER JUNE 2017
THE ASPIRE SESSIONS WITH SEGRO
On Tuesday 9th June 2017 we welcomed 11 team members from SEGRO including David Sleath the Chief Executive of the company to the Aspire Centre to meet 31 local Job seekers referred by the Job Centre Plus, the East Berkshire Executive Job Club, Brunel University, and other local employment support charities or initiatives.
31 people attended on the day as well as representatives from the Department for Work and Pensions and the East Berkshire Executive Job Club, who fed back how beneficial it had been for them to meet the SEGRO team and get a better understanding of corporate expectations of recruitment and employment process.
Attendees were all very interested in finding out about the diverse range of companies on the Slough Trading Estate and they took part in a series of group activities including cv writing and tips, Job searching online and offline, interview techniques, Being successful at work, setting up a linked in profile and understanding SEGRO which were all delivered by our SEGRO volunteers.
Feedback from the day included:
“I really enjoyed visiting here today, and learned a lot of things. About building a CV, making a cover letter and interview skills and how to look for different jobs online and offline. It’s really helpful and useful for me!”
“Overall very informative. Enjoyed the friendly atmosphere. It made me more confident about job interviews.”
“Highly efficient use of time - Pertinent and very useful”
“Meeting the different people from SEGRO. They gave freely their insights that I can apply in job search.”
“Very impressive and valuable - Learnt many things