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D.Sawa  
#1 Posted : 15 May 2019 09:48:38(UTC)
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D.Sawa

Hello,

I have done TUC diploma in Occupational Health and Safety in 2017 and now I am finishing BSc Occupational Safety, Health and Environment top-up at Middlesex University. Does anyone knows who would employ me in the role? My previous roles were not strictly focused on health and safety, as example team leader, where I did have to oversee my department including hse activities as company did not employ dedicated persons, in another I had opportunity only to cover HS coordinator role for 3months.

I found it frustrating that Graduate schemes are requiring to have experience, quite often I am getting to the interview stage, but than I hear that I do not have enough experience for their graduate scheme or not having feedback at all. 

I have worked with HS statistics, assessing, inspecting, auditing, improving and investigating etc and my dissertation was around risk perception by various characteristics.

If someone could guide me to the right place where I could utilise my potential within the role I would be thankfull.

Kind regards,

Damian Sawa

Roundtuit  
#2 Posted : 15 May 2019 20:59:24(UTC)
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Roundtuit

Employment roles invariably seek relevant experience either within an industry sector or within a specialist field with academic qualification being merely a selection criteria during the recruitment process.

Your post is very broad "who would employ me in the role" - what role? what industry? what specialisation? health and safety is a very wide spectrum of employment - once you determine where you would like to work and as what you may get a bit more guidance on how to get to your goal.

Graduate schemes do not necessarily (can't think of a single employer) lead to a position in H&S so it is possibly business accumen that is proving your stumbling block in this potential career path and typically most business leaders discovered through such schemes are non-technical so it is relativley unlikely you will become a CEO from a background founded in H&S.

peter gotch  
#3 Posted : 18 May 2019 11:37:16(UTC)
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peter gotch

Hi Damian

You might be making your search much more difficult by specifying Bedfordshire. After all you are studying at Middlesex University, so used to commuting, so why not spread your search further?

SharrySteve1  
#4 Posted : 18 July 2019 01:03:46(UTC)
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SharrySteve1

Many students find it hard to digest that Graduate schemes ask them to have experience and this is what discourags them to further theri education. Why don't they understnd this simple fact that a good number of people come without any prior experience and they don't even progress from the interview stage. I published an essay on the issue to raise concerns but things are not goint to change unless something is done at governent level or at least by higher-ups in the entire education sector. 

jwk  
#5 Posted : 18 July 2019 11:48:47(UTC)
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jwk

Originally Posted by: SharrySteve1 Go to Quoted Post

Many students find it hard to digest that Graduate schemes ask them to have experience and this is what discourags them to further theri education. Why don't they understnd this simple fact that a good number of people come without any prior experience and they don't even progress from the interview stage. I published an essay on the issue to raise concerns but things are not goint to change unless something is done at governent level or at least by higher-ups in the entire education sector. 

One of the things that makes this an obvious spam post is that it was posted at one-o-clock in the morning. Mods just don't seem to be shifting spam at the moment,

John

Edited by user 18 July 2019 11:49:50(UTC)  | Reason: Not specified

ttxela  
#6 Posted : 18 July 2019 14:36:27(UTC)
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ttxela

Originally Posted by: jwk Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: SharrySteve1 Go to Quoted Post

Many students find it hard to digest that Graduate schemes ask them to have experience and this is what discourags them to further theri education. Why don't they understnd this simple fact that a good number of people come without any prior experience and they don't even progress from the interview stage. I published an essay on the issue to raise concerns but things are not goint to change unless something is done at governent level or at least by higher-ups in the entire education sector. 

One of the things that makes this an obvious spam post is that it was posted at one-o-clock in the morning. Mods just don't seem to be shifting spam at the moment,

John

Spam for an essay writing service no less, given the spelling and grammar in the post I'm imagining should you partake of this service your essay will be written in something like the set of the 'Young Ones' in the early hours of the morning after consuming half a bottle of creme de menthe....

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