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Chris Packham and Johnny Issaluk inspire Bristol students to go into sustainable careers

TV personalities Chris Packham and Johnny Issaluk inspire Bristol students for careers in sustainability ●        On Friday 15th November, wildlife TV presenter Chris Packham and Inuit actor and speaker Johnny Issaluk inspired 1,500 students in Bristol about careers in the environment sector. ●        The  LikeToBe  event, TIC Talks: Our Planet, launched their unique online platform that directly connects employers, educators, and students, bridging the gap between education and employment. ●        The Transformational Inspirational Career (TIC) Talks encouraged today’s students to consider careers they may not have on their radar yet.  ●        Other speakers included representatives from Rolls Royce, Bristol Energy Cooperative, Pure Planet, and Bristol is Open.  On 15th November 2019, a repertoire of speakers including wildlife TV presenter Chris Packham and inuit actor and speaker Johnny Issaluk, along with national and international C-suite businesspeople    spoke
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Web Release - LikeToBe Date: 14th November 2019 Students gear up for inspirational talks on careers in sustainability On the 15th November, we are hosting an incredible day of TIC Talks: Transformational Inspirational Career Talks at the  Bristol Cathedral Choir School . The speaker line-up is an impressive array of high profile celebrities and local Bristol CEOs and founders. The theme of the day is ‘Our Planet’ with carefully curated talks that are focused on everything there is to know about entering environmentally friendly careers in the face of the current climate crisis. Bristol Energy Co-operative , a not for profit renewable energy solution, will kick off the day with a talk about power production. This will be further explored by Caroline Macdonald Founder of  OggaDoon , an ethical marketing and PR agency; thenJo de Montgros, Founding Partner of  Everoze ,  a specialist in renewables, storage and wider energy flexibility. These talks will cover  how power prod

Exploring LiketoBe from a student's perspective

As a current student at the University of Bristol, I am going to be graduating in just less than a year. This is a rather daunting thought, especially as someone who has never really had a plan of what I want to do as a career in the future. Throughout secondary school and sixth form I attended numerous careers fares, none of which helped to give me a clear insight into what I may wanted to do in the future. The experience was often one of rushed disinterestedness, as a range of employers standing next to a big banner with a company name that I knew absolutely nothing about tried to explain to hundreds of bewildered pupils what exactly their company stood for. Conversation was often rushed and went over my head, as I awkwardly stood nodding, pretending I could understand their business lingo, while grasping almost nothing of what a job there would really entail. If anything, I found myself always leaving with a huge stack of job prospectuses that would be placed in a corner of my to host its inaugural Ethical Careers Event, the online networking platform that raises the career aspirations of young people, is holding its inaugural Ethical Careers Event on Tuesday 5 March at the Gordano School in Bristol. Hosted by Chris Packham, the naturalist and television presenter, the event will feature professionals from a wide variety of businesses coming together to discuss the career options available to young people today and to address the ethical ramifications of those careers. The event will be filmed by a professional TV crew and be available to view on the website from Thursday 7 March, as part of’s activities to support National Careers Week. Schools and students wishing to access the event need to register for free on Once registered, not only can young people watch the filmed event, but they can also engage and network with a variety of independent professionals and businesses to discover what employment opportunities are available an

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LiketoBe is hosting an Ethical Career Event at the Gordano School in Bristol on the 5 th March 2019. Hosted by TV presenter, Chris Packham, and filmed by a professional film crew for the LiketoBe website, the event can be accessed by all schools as part of Careers Week. Topics to be discussed include: social responsibility of modern-day entrepreneurs; cyber security; data protection & ethics; good ethics is good business; environmental responsibility; and equal opportunities in the workplace. Spaces are available for speakers. To be considered, please complete the application following the link below. APPLICATION Deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 22 nd February.