To tweet or not to tweet. Managing your online presence


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

Careers latest news – Spring, Week 7


 Latest news from Careers Volunteering deadlines Deadline for applications to YSIS Student Managers - Sunday 21 Feb. Application form available from the YSIS web pages. Deadline for @Work - Sunday 21 Feb. Application form available from the @Work web page. Brush up your skills Last chance to attend two skills courses running this week... Business ethics (the course … Continue reading Careers latest news – Spring, Week 7

Facebook or LinkedIn? – Can social media help you get a job?


Do you have an online presence?  Of course you do!  Most, if not all, students use social media for, as the name suggests, social networking:  connecting with friends, making plans and sharing news, videos and photos.  But is this something that is likely to be useful to you when it comes to getting a job? … Continue reading Facebook or LinkedIn? – Can social media help you get a job?