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 →
As an international student, my job search was tough and all I wanted was to find someone who has been through the same difficulties. I met with another graduate who had the same experiences and was successful, and this inspired me, but I wish I could have read more about it. I hope through my... Continue Reading →
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 →
Writing your CV can be a tricky job. There are so many things to consider. You have to tailor your CV to the particular job that you are applying for by including all the relevant skills and giving evidence for these, you have to lay the information out clearly so as to be understood and to ensure that it actually gets read, and you must also select the right sections that most effectively demonstrate your unique skills and experiences.
Whilst (annoyingly) there is no ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to CVs, there are certain things that you should refrain from saying on your CV to avoid it landing in the bin. Below I have put together a list of things NOT to put on your CV that we often witness in careers guidance sessions at the Careers Service. <a href=""> Read More...
In the beginningI first considered a career in teaching in my second year at University. Whilst studying for my degree in English and TEFL I was in the process of training for my TEFL qualification which involved teaching a class of around 15 multilingual adults for 40 minutes every two weeks. I loved almost everything... Continue Reading →
This week the children listened to me. They seemed a lot more comfortable in my presence and I felt that my ‘probation period’ with them was finally over. They seemed to accept me as a recognisable teacher figure in the classroom, rather than just a complete stranger with absolutely no authority. In the morning the... Continue Reading →