Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Development Manager, Careers Two areas with high demand for graduates are technology and engineering. Skills shortages in these areas mean there are lots of opportunities for graduates with the necessary qualifications and experience. Developers and cyber security specialists are particularly in demand – just think of the recent … Continue reading Careers in technology and engineering
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Development Manager, Careers To celebrate One Planet Week (Week 6, 13 - 17 February), we thought we'd turn the spotlight onto green careers and how to find out more about them. Green careers don't necessarily mean just nature and conservation, but also ethical careers, renewable energy, consultancy and more. … Continue reading One Planet Week: Green careers
If you're interested in a career in digital marketing, it's important to keep up with the latest developments. Our guest blogger Austin Tran from ClickMechanic gives his view on what to watch. The Growth of Mobile Over the last 5 years, the proportion of mobile traffic has ballooned and now accounts for more web usage than … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: 3 trends in digital marketing
Guest blog written by Kate, placement student at IBM. She is working within the recruitment attractions team with a heavy focus on the marketing side. Only four months into my placement I feel I have gained a plethora of knowledge when it comes to the recruitment process in general, so I thought I’d share my … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Landing your dream job
Guest blog written by RAM Tracking Following on from the successful appointment of Graduate Marketing Assistant, RAM Tracking asked a series of questions helping to inspire and educate future graduates currently at University. As a brief insight, Becky graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in Psychology. In total, a series of 8 questions were asked to … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: From university to work
Studying a science, engineering, maths or technology subject? Interested in meeting employers with graduate and internship opportunities who want to recruit you? Then don’t miss the STEM Fair on Wednesday 19 October, 11.00am – 3.00pm in the Physics & Exhibition Centre. Check out the organisations who’ll be on campus that day – they’re all listed … Continue reading STEM students. Don’t miss this!
Thomas O’Rourke is the owner of Decking Hero, an online DIY affiliate website. After graduating from the University of Leeds in 2010, he has accumulated over 6 years of experience in digital marketing, having previously worked as the Head of Account Management for a leading UK digital agency. It can be tough getting your first … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: What soft skills do employers in digital look for?
Jaguar Land Rover is hosting a weekend-long developer challenge to help 'Create the Connected Future' at Coventry Transport Museum 22-24 July. Applications close at 23:59 on 8 July. More details at http://www.jaguarlandrover.com/devchallenge
Guest blog written by Scott Logic, software development company Although the reality may be markedly different, technology is generally perceived as a largely male domain. However, as time goes on, more and more women are encouraged to thrive in the fast-paced technology sector. In Britain, statistics from Reuters show just 13 per cent of the … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Women in technology
In other news... Competitions 1) Hogan Lovells' on-campus competition - Law School foyer, 23 Feb, 11am - 2pm. Spot the 12 different objects that represent some of Hogan Lovells' clients. More at graduates.hoganlovells.com 2) Imagination Technologies invites you to take part in the creation of what might be the next SkyNet, using the latest technology, … Continue reading In other news…