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2020 has been a year that none of us could have predicted or planned for and it has changed the way we have had to manage career guidance for students as well as the way that students are accessing information about their future career choices.

Fortunately, LikeToBe has developed the technology and platform to offer students an experience resembling a traditional career event in a digital format with the following benefits:

  • 24/7 year-round Access
  • Ask questions at any time in the forum
  • Access a range of employers and professionals in one place
  • View organisation profiles to learn more about them and their opportunities available

Want to view a past event?

Have a look at the events that have been previously organised on the LikeToBe platform. The content is still available and you can still ask questions to the organisation.


Inspiring Careers – Shaping the Future

LikeToBe had partnered with Plymouth City Council, Plymouth City Bus and Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce to host a county-wide, skills focused career event this March. Our goal was to build mutually beneficial relationships between local businesses and school-leavers in post-pandemic Brexit.

The event boasted live streams, workshops, and career talks, all offering need-to-know info on growing sectors, employability skills, "how to find your passion," and much more. Inspiring Careers has build connections between young people and businesses, creating talent pipelines straight from education to employment. 

The event will ran all day on 25th March 2021 but can be accessed via the LikeToBe platform.

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West of England Career Inspiration Show

The first West of England Career Inspiration Show organised in partnership with WECA, CLF & DWP. Our guest presenters, Junior Saunders and Charlie Young, kept the attendees informed about the different career talks, workshops and Q&A sessions available across the event. 

Over 60 organisations took part in the event across 12 industry, career Inspiration and employability zones:

  • Apprenticeships
  • Creative and Digital Industries
  • Employability skills / Training /VWEX
  • Further Education
  • Finance, Legal & Business
  • Higher Education
  • Health & Social Care
  • Public & civil services
  • SEND
  • Sport & Leisure & Nature
  • STEM
  • Support & Mental Well-being

Additionally, there were 18 different workshops delivered either live or pre-recorded and are still available on the event.

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Women in Engineering

Launched in June 2020, on International Women in Engineering Day, this career event featured over 20 women speakers from the engineering sector talk about their career journey, what they love about working in the world of engineering and how you can join them.  New engineers are in demand for employers looking to maintain their competitive advantage and employers recognise the importance of a diverse working community that contribute towards a more successful future.  You can view speakers now and ask questions to the following companies/professions;

  • Network Rail
  • Robotics
  • Airbus Space Systems
  • CGI
  • BAE
  • RNLI
  • Rolls Royce
  • Army Intelligence
  • Lettusgrow
  • GE
  • Buro Happold
  • Higher Steaks
  • Aecom
  • BT

You need to join our network to view the event for free, if you're not already a member, just sign up and access free career events now!

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Pandemic Proof

Launched in June 2020, the Pandemic Proof career event featured over 20 speakers from a variety of industry sectors talking about how the pandemic has affected their company and their role along with advice for students looking to protect their employability in a post pandemic world.  You can view speakers now and ask questions to the following companies/professions;

  • NHS GP
  • Police
  • CGI
  • World Extreme Medicine
  • Bristol & Bath Regional Capital
  • Cyber Security
  • Paddleboat Theatre
  • Careerpilot
  • Young Enterprise
  • Bristol Pound
  • Wildlife Film Maker
  • Immersive Labs
  • Chartered Marketer
  • Technologist
  • RSPB & Freelance Writer

You need to join our network to view the event for free, if you're not already a member, just sign up and access free career events now!

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On the 15th November 2019, LikeToBe's 'The Planet' TIC Talk event will take place at Bristol Cathedral Choir School. Joined by conservationists Chris Packham and Johnny Issulak to name but two of our 10 speakers for this event, talks will discuss the impact of climate change on business and future careers.

Topics of this event include:

  • Power Production and our Planet
  • Transport, travel, and our Planet
  • Climate change and our Planet
  • Process, procedure and our Planet
  • Environmental impact and our Planet
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