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
Latest news from Careers Don't miss out... The York Award application form for first years is now live! The deadline for final submission is 5.00pm on Friday 22 April 2016, week 2 of Summer Term Win £2000 for your next big idea! Download the application form for the Plan ENVY Competition 2016 and return it … Continue reading Careers latest news – Spring week 10
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
Interesting blog from Plusnet about using the internet to stand out online. Read it here: http://community.plus.net/blog/2013/12/03/using-the-internet-to-make-yourself-stand-out-online/
The average student racks up almost £9,000 per year in student debts, which means that you spend ages paying off your overdraft and don't spend your money on the things you really want. So, to help you out we're giving three of you the chance to win big. We're giving away three prizes to three … Continue reading Three chances to win £1,000 with Grant Thornton
Careers would like to make students aware of a technical fault within our email and events management software which occurred from Thursday 22nd to Monday 26th Nov. This meant that emails sent out on Thursday did not arrive in students' inboxes until Monday afternoon. We apologise to those of you that missed out on any … Continue reading Technical fault with Careers emails
This week's Guardian live Q&A is Managing your online reputation: expert advice. If you want to join the discussion on how to ensure your netrep can make a positive contribution to your professional life, or submit a question to the panel, see bit.ly/QWkvJI for more information. The live Q&A is from 1pm to 3pm on … Continue reading What does Google say about you? Guardian Q&A
Graduate Recruitment Bureau are running a competition for 'one year's worth of tea' for one lucky student and their housemates, bundled with some mugs, chocolate coins, and even some cash to pay for the milk! To enter Like their Facebook page before Friday 25 May and Share the post, http://www.facebook.com/graduaterecruitmentbureau.
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?
Sir Bob Kerslake, head of the Civil Service, will be hosting a live Q&A session on Facebook on 8 May (1 - 2pm). If you're interested in Fast Stream programme or a successful applicant waiting for your first assignment, join in for an insight into a career in the Civil Service. Follow the Civil Service … Continue reading Live chat with the head of the Civil Service