Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com A few weeks ago we shared a blog on how to get started when you don’t know what to do but what if you can’t get started because procrastination keeps getting in the way? Procrastination is avoidance of a task. When you need to start an essay but you put … Continue reading Getting started with career planning – breaking the procrastination cycle
Sometimes it can feel like everyone else has a plan and they know exactly what they want to do after graduation but for many people this just isn’t the case. Here in Careers and Placements we can help you with those first steps, so here are some suggestions on how to get started. Consider what … Continue reading How to get started when you don’t know what you want to do
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
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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!
Check out events for the week ahead. More can be found at: www.york.ac.uk/careers/events Skills courses Wed 11 May, 13:00 — Career Planning for Finalists Wed 11 May, 16:00 — Science Postgraduates: Job hunting - where and when to look Thu 12 May, 12:00 — Finalists: Get Connected - Getting noticed online Careers workshops/briefings Mon 9 May, … Continue reading Career events ahead
Careers blog written by: Hilary Neary, Information Assistant, Careers You’ve probably heard the Employability Tutorial mentioned many times if you have ever been to an event run by Careers or looked at our website. You may not be entirely sure what it is or how it can benefit you. The aim of this blog is … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: the Employability Tutorial explained
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers If you just want the basics about graduate jobs, postgraduate study or going for interview (among a whole host of other topics) our web pages are the perfect starting point. If it’s more detail you’re after, then the information sheets are the resource you should … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Hidden web gems – information sheets
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers Whatever stage you’re at in thinking about future careers, you’ll need to do a little research to help you make decisions about your next steps. Here are key resources we’ve chosen for each stage of the process - career planning; labour market information; employer information. … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Finding the facts – key info resources
Our popular Alumni Mentoring Scheme (AMS) is up and running again for 2014/15 and you can join now to get a mentor for Spring term to help with your career planning. Not sure about the value of having a mentor? Read on to get the views of previous participants. Guest blog written by Crystal … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Alumni Mentoring Scheme: A view from both sides