Ugh…Networking. Does it sound like hell to you too? Are you usually the guy below with the bottle in his face clearly wishing he was anywhere else? Who can blame you?… See below for some refreshing alternatives to this dreariness, all happening in the merry month of November. You’re welcome…

After-Work Drinks with #TeamSweden

1 November: The Deutsche Bank Tech Talk: Banking in a Digital World. Bringing together some of Deutsche Bank’s brightest minds to talk about the challenges and opportunities that new technology raises. The debate will be streamed live and you’ll have the opportunity to hear some of your own questions being answered by the panel. Register to watch and attend the event at http://bit.ly/2eU0Z2q.

4 November: Get a glimpse behind the scenes at the National Gallery and an opportunity to hear short talks about the career paths of staff members who work here. There will also be a chance to network with staff from different departments, over tea and coffee. All yours for £10 – http://bit.ly/2eWUhYX.

23 November: FREE Creative Industries Showcase event @FaberAcademy for BAME final year students and graduates from all academic backgrounds who have a genuine interest in pursuing a career in the creative sector. Hosted by CreativeAccess. Register now: http://bit.ly/2dUumQg

25-26 November: National Engineering and Construction Recruitment Exhibition, NEC, Birmingham. You will discover 100s of vacancies with the UK’s top engineering companies including Balfour Beatty, EDF, Stannah, the RAF and many more. More than just a jobs fair, there will also be an Interview Clinic, programme of inspirational presentations, a Women in Engineering Forum, and the opportunity to compete in the Engineering Challenge for the chance to win £500. Book your free ticket for fast-track entry at http://bit.ly/2fmxjxm.

29 November: German Embassy Career Fair 2016, at the London School of Economics (LSE).  Meet representatives of German companies as well as British companies with important business links to German speaking countries and to hear about the importance of German language skills in a career context. More info and register at http://bit.ly/2fmsgwO.

Stay tuned for more events round ups as and when we hear about stuff, which is fairly often just now…

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