Gander matches its partners to relevant requests from Colleges, enabling discussions and presentations to small groups of students, in some circumstances this may include 1:1 mentoring, interview skills and career sampling.
The business areas requested for presentations in 2019 so far have included:
Foreign Languages in Business, ie Translations, Interpreters, Airport Meet & Greet, Presentations to suppliers.
Economics: The role of the trade union and the impact they can have on equal opps, collective bargaining in the business and the role in the labour market.
Sports Marketing: Mock Interview for student looking to work in marketing in the sports industry
Criminology: An Inspiring talk about a career linked to the study of Criminology, someone who works in the police, a prison administrator, and a social worker.
Psychology: An Inspiring talk about how theories learnt in Psychology can be used in the workplace. a private practitioner, social worker and recruitment consultant – psychometric profiling.)
Business: New Start Up Business, finance, the business idea, the market, sourcing supplies, staff considerations, marketing etc and put together a business plan.
Geography: A talk to Geography students about the development of Redrock in Stockport from why the decision was taken, to the planning and design. Is it a success?
Religion: An Inspiring talk to Religious Studies students about careers relating to Religious Studies eg. explaining the work of a Chaplin in the Army