What can you learn abroad?

During my recent holiday to Spain, sitting by the pool with nothing but a smile on my face, Lady Gaga’s Bad Romance came on the radio. I was instantly reminded that this song was named one of the best hits of this century by the Rolling Stones magazine. I also realised that this song is... Continue Reading →

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5 ways to boost your employability through travel

We’ve all seen those heavily-drugged tiger selfies and nights out with party buckets in Thailand, within a Facebook album labelled 'gap yah.' It's true that negative traveler stereotypes are all around, and I mean, if you spend 6 months in South East Asia and all you’ve got to show for it is couple of dubious... Continue Reading →

15 things NOT to put on your CV

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...

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