Guest blog written by Giang Nguyen, YUSU Academic Officer I was once amazed when a recruiter told me that you will improve your chance of getting a job if you meet their employers. It is true. It is very true. By meeting the current employee or their recruitment team, you will be able to gauge … Continue reading Your chance to meet employers on campus
Social media – great fun, isn’t it? Keeps you in touch with friends and lets you share your experiences (partying, travelling, trying new things) and thoughts (what you really think of the latest Celebrity Big Brother…). Your use of social media gives an impression of who you are, but don’t forget employers use it too … Continue reading To tweet or not to tweet. Managing your online presence
So, the next few weeks see the career fairs making their appearance this Autumn. Which means lots of employers on campus, showcasing their graduate jobs, placement year offerings and internship opportunities. Obviously a recruitment fair is not the only way to find work - you can search for vacancies online or even have them sent … Continue reading Careers fairs – what are the benefits?
Guest blog written by: Jane Dowson, Student Recruitment Advisor at EY Why do you want to work for our company?” – What are employers looking for when they ask this question? It’s a question that you’re going to hear for years to come when you enter the world of employment. “Why do you want to … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Why do you want to work for this company?
Okay, so ideally you’d like to have a holiday at some point in the summer vacation and rightly so. What with a full academic year of assignments, essays, tutorials, lectures and exams - you’ve earned the break. However, with 13 weeks of vacation, it’s also an ideal time to get some work experience in whatever … Continue reading Do you know what you’re doing this summer?
Don't miss a great opportunity to meet and chat with employers at our All Sectors Fair today (Thursday 20 October). Recruiting to a variety of roles for graduate vacancies, internships and insight days. It takes place in the Physics & Exhibition Centre, 11.00am - 3.00pm and is open to all students of any subject and any … Continue reading Graduate and internship recruiters on campus today
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?
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Development Manager, Careers What employers want in an applicant Obviously, employers want to recruit the best candidates possible, but what is ‘the best’? ‘The best’ Some people might assume ‘the best’ means the candidate with the highest qualifications and a stack of relevant work experience, achievements and extra-curricular activities … Continue reading Careers Blog: What Employers Want
Guest blog written by RateMyPlacement Looking for jobs can be a tiresome process; sifting through different roles and companies can take up a lot of time especially when you’re not certain what you’re looking for. It’ important to make sure that when you do eventually find that dream job you avoid making clumsy mistakes which … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: First impressions count