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The Contenders
Television showing The Contenders

Do you have the Key Skills you need to make it in your ideal job? The Contenders gave six students the chance to find out. Our group of experts were on hand to judge how well they did.

Schools and Colleges can get hold of a video featuring all six programmes by calling:
0870 127 2272.

Hannah Peart If you think that advertising is just about having lunch with clients, you couldn't be more wrong. It's about persistance, persuasion and organisation.

Hannah's experience        Watch the clips

Mithun Babbar Finance is an exciting and challenging career, but that doesn't mean you don't need your Key Skills as Mithun finds out.

Mithun's experience        Watch the clips

Lisa Roberts Hotel management relies on you being confident with others and having confidence in yourself - if your Key Skills are in order, your hotel will be too.

Lisa's experience        Watch the clips

Halil Dimiri World IT leaders Cap-Gemini Ernst and Young need their future employees to be creative, keen and skilled up. And you don't just need to be good at IT.

Halil's experience        Watch the clips

Martin Bashir Under pressure, on a budget and no time to stop - but by using his Key Skills, Martin gets the job done without a hitch.

Martin's experience        Watch the clips

Hannah Feddon Preparation, listening and communication are vital in the construction industry. Look at how Hannah uses her Key Skills to her advantage at Bovis Lend Lease

Hannah's experience        Watch the clips



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