Career prospects with a Journalism degree: Words of advice from Coventry University ​graduates

The term 'Journalist' is often merged with many definitions, and as such a broad career choice, it can often be challenging for students to decide which path to take after graduating University. Many roles within Journalism fall under radio, print, and TV, however the invaluable skills that are gained such as creative writing, research and... Continue Reading →

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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 →

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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