A University of Talent you can Bank on  

Do you need smart and capable temporary staff to take on a project? Or are you a recent graduate looking for a short-term role that can help you build your skill base and gain paid work experience?

The King’s Talent Bank is a great way of connecting King’s students and recent graduates with managers who have temporary job roles to offer. As alumni, you are welcome to register and use the portal to find or advertise work.

Susan Vaughan, the Account Manager for the King's Talent Bank, tells us more.

How does the Talent Bank help King’s alumni?

If you’re a recent graduate, you might be looking to get flexible, paid work experience. King’s Talent Bank is an initiative that provides opportunities for you to enhance your employability, learn more about specific departments, develop skills and earn some money.

Can alumni hire other alumni through Talent Bank?

Yes! King’s alumni who are now in business and are looking to hire the best recruits for temporary positions, can hire efficiently from King’s Talent Bank. It also helps build a stronger King’s alumni community, by nurturing the relationship between students, new alumni and the university. You might find a candidate that you want to offer a permanent position to or work with again in the future.

If you wish to use the King's Talent Bank in this way, please contact me, Susan Vaughan, by emailing svaughan@kingstalentbank.com

What are the benefits for students and young people?

The King's Talent Bank improves student employability by allowing students to create a rich online profile, which can record all academic achievements, work experience and references. This enables managers within King's College London to view and offer work to students based on their skills, availability and interests. It's easy to use and can be accessed 24/7, including from mobile devices.

What are the next steps?

Register online as a student, alumni or manager by securely entering your details. You can then view jobs, apply for them and be offered assignments. Payments are made using weekly timesheets that are submitted by workers, then approved by managers.

How successful is the King’s Talent Bank?

Many people have made use of the Talent Bank since it launched in 2015. Over 4,000 students and alumni have signed up to the platform in the last 12 months, taking on around 22,180 assignments.

You can find more information and register on the King’s Talent Bank website.