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Working On It

English, Finance, 2 seasons, 54 episodes, 22 hours, 37 minutes
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Welcome to empcast, the first NTU Employability Podcast. With guest speakers discussing a variety of Employability topics, playing games and ice breaker challenges; you’ll be more equipped to navigate your career. Give it a listen whilst walking to campus, preparing dinner, or studying! Remember to give us feedback by visiting ntu.ac.uk/empcast
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046: All About [Ethan Kendle]

Join Diana as she chats with Ethan Kendle (Founder of Neural Thinking) all about his career journey so far and the all important (and helpful) presence of AI (Artificial Intelligence) in the working world.
3/19/202417 minutes, 12 seconds
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045: All About [Bobbie Wanless]

Join Gill as she chats with Bobbie Wanless (Creative Coordinator @TikTok) all about her career journey so far and the importance of saying YES to any and every opportunity.
2/26/202420 minutes, 59 seconds
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044: All About [Lorenzo Raffaini]

Join Greg as he chats with Lorenzo Raffaini (Sustainability and Risk Specialist) all about his career journey so far; sharing his experiences, insights and advice about NTU, studying abroad, and the importance of perseverance and personal values when finding that 'perfect' role.
1/23/202421 minutes, 58 seconds
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043: All About [The Great Graduate Opportunities In Nottingham(shire)]

Join Diana as she chats with Dominika Rekas (Social Media Manager at Linney) and Myles McLeod (Internal Communication and Content Assistant at NTU) not only about the great graduate opportunities in Nottingham(shire), but the endless possibilities hybrid and remote working has brought to a graduate's job search.
5/26/202323 minutes, 23 seconds
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042: All About [Working for Small & Large Companies]

Hear from James Scarr (Marketing Manager at the BBC) all about his career journey so far, and the differences, experiences, pros and cons of working for both small and large companies. Be sure to check out our Working On It Playlist by clicking here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/23otmmqD0Du7UY2n1MYA6O?si=36c99ea2a6bb4633
5/12/202323 minutes, 35 seconds
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041: All About [Product Design]

Join Diana as she chats with Fred Owen (Jaguar Land Rover) and Stephen Oyadiran (EY Seren) all about a degree in Product Design and the career journey it has taken them on.
4/28/202320 minutes, 29 seconds
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040: All About [Getting Started] LIVE!

Join Diana Pasek-Atkinson for a very special LIVE episode.  Hear from Stephan Hayward (Framework Design), Debbie Simon (Simonsays Franchise) and Meredith Adams (Meredith Cerys) and get their takes on networking, the importance of failing, as well as the necessary skills and steps you’ll need to succeed in your enterprising and or employment journey. 
3/24/202319 minutes, 42 seconds
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039: All About [Going Freelance]

Join Diana as she chats with Olly Wright (former employee at PlayStation and Penguin Publishing, now Freelance Creative Director in the world of gaming, tech and entertainment) all about what it means to go freelance. 
3/3/202318 minutes, 29 seconds
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038: All About [History]

Join Greg as he chats with Polly Jean Harrison (Feature Editor at The Fintech Times) and David Astill (Head of Women's Football at TFA) not only about the importance of making things happen for yourself, but the endless amount of transferable skills a history degree can provide to you and your career journey. 
2/17/202325 minutes, 53 seconds
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037:All About [Career Progression]

Hear from Will Brown (England Women's Operations Officer at the FA) all about his career journey so far, as he shares his recommendations on how to progress into you first or next working role. Be sure to check out our Working On It Playlist by clicking here 
2/3/202328 minutes, 11 seconds
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036:All About [Graphic Design]

Join Greg as he chats with Katie Stapleton (Mid-Weight Graphic Designer at M&S) and Alistair King (Freelance Designer at Disney) all about a degree  in Graphic Design and their career journey's so far. 
12/2/202228 minutes, 42 seconds
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035: All About [Fashion Communication and Promotion]

Join Greg as he chats with Aderyn Holt (Shoot Producer at ASOS) and Gabriella Tarantonio (Freelance Illustrator) all about a degree in Fashion Communications and Promotion.  To listen to our Working On It playlist click here!
11/18/202228 minutes, 55 seconds
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034: All About [Sport and Exercise Science]

Join Laurence as he chats with Jamie Barnard (GB Para-Swimming) and Ines Castro (Events Assistant at Planet X) all about a degree in Sport and Excersise Science. To listen to our Working On It playlist click here!
11/4/202223 minutes, 6 seconds
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033: All About [Criminology]

Join Diana as she chats with Dominic Underwood (Policy and Scrutiny Officer at Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioners Office) and Lois Warner (former Project Manger at Civil Service Fast Stream and now Manger at National Crime Agency) all about a degree in Criminology.  To listen to our Working On It playlist click here!
10/21/202226 minutes, 24 seconds
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032: Fairs, Formulas and Financial Maths

Join Diana and Pauline as they speak to current NTU student Trevyn Woolf. Find out all about the importance of practicing for interviews, the advantages of gaining experience with a small-scale enterprise and how desperately wanting to find the right placement inspired Trevyn to have the confidence to take full advantage of NTU's Job Fair.
7/8/202226 minutes, 41 seconds
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031: Football, Fancy Dress and Finding a Graduate Role

Join Diana and Ella as they catch-up with recent NTU Coaching & Sport Science graduate Tre Woolliscroft! Hear all about his student journey at NTU, his OCEAN Wednesday 'go to get up' and his experience so far working as a Wellbeing and Inclusivity Assistant as part of NTU’s Graduate Development Programme! Applications for the Graduate Development Programme close on the 26th of June 2022. Link below. https://www.ntu.ac.uk/c/graduate-development-programme
6/24/202223 minutes, 22 seconds
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030: Placements, Plans and Promoting Plants

Join Diana and Jacqueline as they chat with former placement and current NTU student Maddie Garrett. Hear all about the skills and opportunities Maddie has gained during her role as Marketing Assistant for NTU Employability and how it has helped and influenced her final year at university.
6/10/202221 minutes, 24 seconds
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029: Screen Skills, Star Wars and Soaking up Industry Knowledge

Join Diana and Seth as they speak to NTU graduate and accomplished draughtsperson, Lara Humphreys; chatting all about Emma Thompson’s chewy chocolates, the Game Of Thrones coffee cup scandal and her journey so far working on sets for production companies such as, Warner Brothers, Lucasfilm and Walt Disney.
5/27/202221 minutes, 43 seconds
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028: Chilli Cheese Bites, Community and Extra-Curricular Activities

Join Greg and Chloe as they chat with current NTU student Joya Lyndon. Whilst talking all about her degree, and her role as the president of the Help in the Community society, Joya promotes the importance of a work-life balance, the exploration of extra-curricular activities whilst at university, and how your future never has to be completely ‘set in stone’.
5/13/202228 minutes, 21 seconds
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027: Growth, Guidance and the Graduate Development Programme

Join Uzma and Seth as they speak to recent NTU graduate Honor Reilly all about her journey so far entering the world of work. From her time volunteering in Fiji, to the her recent role as a Graduate Talent Programming Coordinator as part of NTU's Graduate Development Programme, this episode gives you a few tips and tricks to help you secure your place on this years GDP and other graduates roles. Applications for the Graduate Development Programme are open now! Link below.  https://www.ntu.ac.uk/c/graduate-development-programme   
4/29/202220 minutes, 4 seconds
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026: CVs, Confetti and The Creative Industries

Join Diana and Seth as they speak to Confetti alumni Laura Rankin. Hear all about Laura's journey so far working as a motion designer and editor for companies such as Warner Bros, Channel 4 and Oreo; and her top tips for applications. This episode was recorded LIVE at Confetti's Industry Week 2022, NTU and Confetti students can catch up on the full programme on the Industry Week website; iw.confetti.ac.uk.
3/25/202229 minutes, 39 seconds
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025: Competitions, Construction and Making Connections

Join Diana and Greg as they speak to recent NTU graduate Bella Platts; discussing her journey so far entering the world of work. Hear all about her time studying at NTU, the importance and joys of teamwork, and how winning the University in the Built Environment Award led her to not only a placement but a full-time role at the construction consultancy, Gleeds.
3/11/202227 minutes
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022: Love Island, Lilo's and Looking for a Job

NTU Employability are proud to present Working On It! To start of the new year we decided to give our podcast a new name.  Join Rish and Paige as they speak to recent NTU graduate Brandon Boyd for our very first episode of 2022; chatting all about the different kinds of opportunities and connections a student can make whilst studying, as well as the advantages of taking on more short-term roles after graduating from university. 
1/28/202230 minutes, 29 seconds
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Let’s Talk About… Networking

‘Let’s Talk About…’ is a mini-series that discusses anything and everything about Rise! With over 50% of NTU students eligible for such support we thought we would talk about it, asking a selection of questions to a number of students, providing their take and experience on various rise-based topics.  Today’s episode (and the final one of our mini-series) is all about networking; discussing not only the different forms networking can take, but also the fear and apprehension one may feel when making connections for themselves.  If you're an NTU student and would like to know more about Rise, please visit ntu.ac.uk/rise
12/14/202114 minutes, 31 seconds
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021: Foundations, Football and Forward-Thinking

Join Diana and Graham as they catch up with current NTU student James Clarke; chatting all about his time so far at university, playing for Mansfield Town Football Club and baking a ‘bang average’ piece of banana bread.
12/7/202126 minutes, 59 seconds
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Let’s Talk About… Household Income

‘Let’s Talk About…’ is a mini-series that discusses anything and everything about Rise! With over 50% of NTU students eligible for such support we thought we would talk about it, asking a selection of questions to a number of students, providing their take and experience on various rise-based topics.  Today’s episode is all about money and finance; considering the various challenges that some students have to face when both funding and managing their studies. If you're an NTU student and would like to know more about Rise, please visit ntu.ac.uk/rise
11/30/202119 minutes, 38 seconds
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020: Basketball, Balance and Business Management

Join Rish and Seth as they speak to recent NTU graduate Samantha Famulare; chatting all about studying for a masters degree as an international student, the process of applying for a Visa, and how opting for a volunteering position can lead to a full-time job.  If you want to learn more about Groubook, visit https://groubook.co.uk/en/  
11/23/202129 minutes, 17 seconds
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Let’s Talk About… Disability

‘Let’s Talk About…’ is a mini-series that discusses anything and everything about Rise! With over 50% of NTU students eligible for such support we thought we would talk about it, asking a selection of questions to a number of students, giving their take and experience on various rise-based topics. Today’s episode is all about disability; discussing both physical and hidden disabilities, disability confident employers, and how one might address their disability in an interview and, or job application. If you're an NTU student and want to know more about Rise, please visit ntu.ac.uk/rise 
11/15/202117 minutes, 6 seconds
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019: Sustainability, Skills and Squid Game

Join Diana and Seth as they chat with recent NTU graduate Kaitlyn Elverson; discussing wildlife conservation, b-lines and the different kinds of transferable skills and interview stories one can gain when working towards their future career.  If you would like to learn more about the b-line project Kaityln is currently working on and to know how you can do your bit for the environment, please visit: https://www.buglife.org.uk/our-work/b-lines/  Remember, if you're an NTU student, you can complete our Sustainability Employability Award.
11/9/202128 minutes, 6 seconds
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Let’s Talk About ... Part-time Work

'Let’s Talk About…’ is a mini-series that discusses anything and everything about Rise! With over 50% of NTU students eligible for such support we thought we would talk about it, asking a selection of questions to a number of students, giving their take and experience on various rise-based topics.  Today’s episode is all about working a part-time job whilst studying for your degree; chatting not only about how and where students can find part-time work, but ways in which they can balance such work with their studies. If you're an NTU student and want to know more about Rise, please visit ntu.ac.uk/rise
11/2/202119 minutes, 59 seconds
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Let’s Talk About … Jobs, Placements and Internships

‘Let’s Talk About…’ is a mini-series that discusses anything and everything about Rise! With over 50% of NTU students eligible for such support we thought we would talk about it, asking a selection of questions to a number of students, giving their take and experience on various rise-based topics. Today’s episode is all about Jobs, Placements and Internships; chatting all about the how, what, when and why of applying for a role within the working world. If you're an NTU student and want to know more about Rise, please visit ntu.ac.uk/rise
10/19/202117 minutes, 10 seconds
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Winter Special 2020

Join Seth and Paige for our Winter Special, recapping on the last five episodes, discussing our favourite moments and looking at what 2021 has in store.
12/17/202017 minutes, 18 seconds