UPF-BSM organises Talent Boost Week, an employability event to connect students with companies

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Talent Boost Week, the first major employability event of the UPF Barcelona School of Management (UPF-BSM), promoted by the Career Services, will start on 8 November and will connect students looking for job opportunities with companies that need to recruit talent. 

For three days, activities related to students' professional careers will take place, in which they will be able to learn how to improve selection processes from HR and recruitment experts, receive and present applications to leading companies from different sectors and learn about the experiences of alumni from different specialities.

More than 80 firms, including leading ones such as CaixaBank, Freixenet, Grífols, HP, Ikea, Louis Vuitton and Sony, among others, will take part in the "Connect with companies" conference, the star activity of the week

"Prepare yourself: Learn from experts" will be the first day of Talent Boost Week and will consist of workshops with HR experts who will help students to promote their employability, on 8 November, from 10am to 2pm, in the Koiné Room. In the afternoon, from 4pm to 5pm, there will be a talk on "Careers of the future", in which representatives of companies from leading sectors such as supply chain management, data management and digital transformation will give the keys to the coming years in the job market. 

On the second day, 9 November, the class of 2023 will have the opportunity to attend the 18th edition of UPFeina, the annual employment forum of the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), which will be held at the Ciutadella Campus. From 10am to 5pm, students will be able to visit the exhibition area of the up to 60 companies and organisations represented, with whom they will be able to exchange information and participate in quick interview sessions. 

Students will learn how to improve selection processes, be able present applications to different companies through Speed Job Datings and learn about the experiences of UPF-BSM alumni

On 10 November, the star activity of the week will be "Connect with companies", a meeting point for students seeking professional opportunities and companies, both national and international, looking to incorporate talent into their workforces. From 11am to 6pm, the students of the class of 2023 will be able to participate in networking sessions with more than 80 companies, including CaixaBank, Freixenet, Grífols, Ikea, HP, Louis Vuitton or Sony, among many others. 

To conclude the Talent Boost Week activities, on Friday 11 November, at 2pm, several UPF-BSM alumni will give the talk "Be inspired by Alumni", in the Koiné Room, through which the current students will learn about the experiences of their predecessors in fields as diverse as marketing or communication, finance or human resources, among others. The session will be followed by a networking opportunity.