OxWIB NEWS

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Interview Masterclass with Amy Holdsworth

On Friday 19th January, OxWIB were delighted to welcome Amy Holdsworth, who does freelance recruitment and consulting, to give our members an interview masterclass. First, we went through some likely interview experiences, and what to do in those situations. If you turn up on wrong day for your interview, do you: a) Run away (an unsurprisingly common solution) b) Throw the internet or the recruiter under the bus – blaming them for providing the wrong timing would be the best option, as you are already prepared to do the interview. c) Play dumb and not acknowledge it If you spill something over yourself before the interview, would you: a) Call in sick and reschedule b) Be late and buy new clo

Hilary 2018 Welcome Drinks: What a Night!

As per expectation, tickets for OxWIB's most popular event sold out quickly. Around 150 people fitted comfortably in The Varsity Club, a venue sought after for its skyline views and intimate atmosphere, the latter of which offered the attendees a great opportunity to socialise with the committee and find out about our upcoming events. The entire evening served as an opportunity to celebrate OxWIB's 2017 successes and the beginning of a vibrant new term and a passionate new committee. Members were seen making a beeline to the sweet cart upon entry, and enjoying catching up after the Christmas vacation. Prosecco, wine, and Haribo were all free-flowing, making for an evening of true indulgence.

President's Welcome | Hilary 2018

Hello! Welcome back to all our members. I hope you have all had a refreshing break, and are feeling energised for Hilary Term 2018. For the new year, and new term, we have a lot of exciting events lined up. From inspiring speakers to practical workshops to fascinating panels, I hope that you find an event that appeals to you. All our events are completely free, thanks to our generous sponsors, and welcome to all. ​ This term is particularly exciting as we launch our new website – do take a moment to explore it and learn more about us. Keep an eye out on our Facebook page, and subscribe to our mailing list, so that you are up to date for all our events and opportunities. Starting the term in