Career Talk by Chris Garnett - Long Term Employability
On 15th Jan, Chris Garnett, Head of Postgraduate Careers & Employability at MBS delivered an interactive careers session that aimed to prepare our alumni with the skills to understand their value proposition to the job market, and the tools to maintain their employability and competitiveness throughout their career. Chris took the audience through a series of self evaluation to help them understand their skill set in more depth, whilst also getting them prepared for interviews by raising your understanding of one's own experience and skills.
Chris and his team support the full time MBA, Global MBA and MSc students. Prior to joining MBS Chris worked for 9 years in recruitment and executive search, managing professional services and board level appointments in Private Equity backed SME companies. Having studied a Masters in Human Resource Management he joined the School 8 years ago, his previous role here at MBS was as a full time MBA Careers advisor for the Banking & Finance sector where he developed a strong understanding of the challenges faced by experienced professionals looking to either change or advance their career. He has gained extensive experience in careers coaching as well as designing and delivering career workshops and seminars and engaging with the external market.