Christmas vacation - at last! We’re all feeling the strain after this year’s unexpected events, so this vacation is a particularly welcome time. Yes, you might have revision to start or course work to finish, but be sure to take a breather as well. It’s more important than ever that you take some time to … Continue reading Time for a well-earned break (and possibly one careers action?!) this Christmas
Our New Careers Portal
You may have seen some emails from Careers and Placements, inviting you to get started with Handshake. Handshake is our new portal and for those that remember Careers Gateway, this is it's replacement. york.joinhandshake.co.uk What can you do in Handshake? Many of the functions you used in Careers Gateway are also available in Handshake. You … Continue reading Our New Careers Portal
5 Ways to Careers Wellbeing
It’s very common for the transition out of University to have its challenges - how big or difficult these are will be different to each of us. But we all know what it’s like to feel drained and overwhelmed and these are common feelings final year students report to us when they are thinking about … Continue reading 5 Ways to Careers Wellbeing
Working in the cultural sector in Yorkshire
By Stephen Furlong, Information Officer There’s never been a better time to be looking for a job or work experience in the creative sector in Yorkshire. Traditionally, graduates wanting to work in creative industries like film and TV, communications, arts and culture, and software and game design, have looked to London to find work. But … Continue reading Working in the cultural sector in Yorkshire
Where do I go from here? Exploring career directions
Hints and ideas on exploring your career options.
Graduate careers: what are the alternatives?
What happens if you're not interested in working for a large corporate or grad scheme? What alternative careers are out there?
Guest blog – Getting a job in fashion in London
If you're interested in one of the varied roles in fashion - be it journalism, PR, buying, marketing or tech - find out more from Lyst's post (global fashion search platform).
Avoid those awkward questions this Christmas!
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Operations Manager: Information & Engagement, Careers and Placements On Christmas Day, after the turkey has been eaten, the presents have been ripped open and you’re recovering from too much pud, you can slouch into the sofa and breathe a sigh of contentment. However, the Christmas vacation isn’t all about … Continue reading Avoid those awkward questions this Christmas!
CAREERS BLOG EXTRA: A little something for Hallowe’en!
Trick or treat?! As Hallowe'en’s witching hour approaches, it’s time to gather around the flickering fire and chill your blood with some truly ghastly horror stories, courtesy of our resident 'ghost writer'! Our first tale of terror… You’re on your own. There’s no one around – the house is eerily deserted. The night has fallen … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG EXTRA: A little something for Hallowe’en!
Which way next?
Careers blog written by Tricia Raxworthy, Careers and Placements Summer can be time to take a break, time to reflect on the past year, and also to consider: which way next? If you're starting to think about your future direction after your degree, we have some resources to get you started: Prospects: What can I … Continue reading Which way next?
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