Applying for jobs: what I’ve learnt so far

Are you graduating from university and have started to apply for jobs, but are stuck and unsure what to do? Do you want advice that can save you time and stress? If the answer is yes, then Careers can help! I started the job application process almost two months ago and expected it to be... Continue Reading →

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8 Career lessons you can learn from Disney

I have always been a massive Disney fan. In reception, I remember being asked by my teacher what we wanted to be when we grew up. All the kids in my class wanted to be firefighters, nurses and police officers.  I, of course, wanted to be the little mermaid. Unsurprisingly, my dream didn’t come true,... Continue Reading →

New Year, new (employable) me!

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 →

Skype Interview – Don’t Freak Out

Skype Interview - Don't freak out Thursday morning you open your mailbox and there it is! The email that you have been waiting for all week! Without any hesitation you open it and you are invited for an interview next week. However, when you read the email you realise that this is not a standard... Continue Reading →

What do you ask the Interviewers?

If you want to propel into the upper echelons of your desired industry, you’re likely to have to attend numerous interviews. Across from the panel, you’ll be put through your paces with question after question; be they potential scenarios, tests of your knowledge of the company and possibly the unexpected bizarre questions. But then, there... Continue Reading →

Writing a Professional Email

Each morning as I sift through the Central Careers Service inbox, I often find myself amazed at the amount of unprofessional and often careless emails received from students. Whether you’re sending an email to an employer, a lecturer or someone that you have never met, it is essential to be professional, polite and to the... Continue Reading →

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