Isle of Man Graduate Fair 2019

Woodbourne House, Douglas - Wednesday 17th April 2019 12pm - 6.30pm

Programme Overview:

MAIN HALL

Meet and network with local businesses offering graduate opportunities

12pm: Registration Open & Flo The Coffee Van’s pop-up coffee shop

12pm – 6.30pm: Meet The Employers! Exhibitors in the main hall

RECRUITMENT ZONE – WORKSHOPS

Gain valuable advice from some of the Island’s leading employment experts

1pm – 2pm: Hamblin Recruitment workshop – CV writing skills

SPEAKERS STAGE

A programme of inspirational speakers, all of whom have graduated and then relocated or moved back to the Island and are now making their mark in their respective fields of the Island’s economy will be announced throughout February. Keep your eyes peeled for announcements via our social channels (facebookInstagramTwitter, and LinkedIn) and eventbrite.

No pre-booking required.

WHY THE ISLE OF MAN?

  • Accelerated career progression – Recent stats found that a third of the Island’s youngest employees (those aged 18-29) have been promoted in the past 12 months
  • Huge Opportunity – Unemployment is at its lowest since 2013
  • Diverse sectors from established to emerging industries – Home to 4,200 businesses, ranging from tech start-ups, media, aerospace, engineering, finance and e-gaming all projecting growth in the next year
  • More take-home pay – On average, salaries are 14% higher than in the UK
  • Epic quality of life – 86% of residents say they have excellent quality of life

WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?

  • Get ahead of the game, forge valuable relationships and meet potential employers face to face
  • Learn tangible skills to up your interview game
  • Your Island, reimagined. Fresh insight into the ever-changing Isle of Man job market
  • Leave our CV clinic with a streamlined and impressive resume
  • Network over complimentary tea and coffee from Flo the Coffee Van

 

WHO IS IT FOR?

  • Anyone current studying at degree or postgraduate level
  • Recent graduates looking to progress their career
  • Final year school students intending on heading straight into employment

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

Just yourself and your registration confirmation – head over to Eventbrite to register for free.

To get the most out of the event and workshops, we recommend bringing an up to date CV, whether digital or hard copy.

See you there!

Register for free at gradfair-im.eventbrite.com.

HOW DO I GET THERE?

Directions to the venue:

Address: Woodbourne House, Woodbourne Road, Douglas, IM2 3EE

Woodbourne House is situated half way along Woodbourne Road, around 10 minutes from Douglas Town Centre.

Coming from Prospect hill, head north along Bucks Road, continuing straight onwards, passing the Terrace on your right and then Woodbourne Square on your left. Woodbourne House is immediately on your left after crossing Derby Road. Please note that the venue does not offer parking.