How did you get into your current role? I completed the Business Management (BA) hons at Coventry University in 2014 and achieved a first class degree. This involved undertaking a 1 Year Placement at GlaxoSmithKline which kick-started my career in HR. Upon graduation I then had a years' experience at Jaguar Land Rover where I... Continue Reading →
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I’m Evie, a Careers Coach within the Careers team at Coventry University. As an alumni of the university, I have worked within Careers for just under a year now. I graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Business and Human Resource Management in October 2018. I chose my degree based on that fact I... Continue Reading →
If you swore you’d run that marathon this year but your trainers have yet to see the light of day, don’t despair. News year’s resolutions aside, here are some easy peasy employability goals for each month of semester two that you can actually stick to. January: Upgrade your social media presence With technology playing a... Continue Reading →
Ever envisioned yourself in Alan Sugar’s boardroom, pitching your self-flushing toilet idea with inflated claims and bold assurances, battling it out with other candidates? Has the Netflix dramatisation of the OJ Simpson case inspired you to pursue a career in The Courtroom? If your parents disprove your claim that last season’s House of Cards binge... Continue Reading →
As a third-year Journalism Student thrust under the spotlight for an interview with one of Britain’s most acclaimed young actors, I should’ve been the most nervous person in the room. However, the lump in the throat also belonged to most of the Careers team, gathered in the Green Room in excitement and anticipation for the... Continue Reading →
One semester into the new study year and we find ourselves bombarded with coursework, reading lists, and bizarre terminology alongside new societies to join, voluntary and placement opportunities, and of course an endless supply of Dominos vouchers because supposedly that’s all we eat! If, like my eager mind, you were compelled to seize every opportunity... Continue Reading →
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