If you're job hunting, you're likely to be spending a lot of time online - and while you're focussed on your job hunt or application, it can be easy to miss warning signs that all is not as it should be… Read on to find out what to look out for and how to stay … Continue reading Job hunting – stay safe online!
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!
Careers blog written by Kelly McDonald, Careers and Placements This week we’re thinking about job hunting - there are lots of job sites out there, but here are a few resources to help you get started. Our website has a section to help you look for your first graduate job, and more on what the recruitment process is … Continue reading Job hunting for graduates
Guest blog written by Careers Student Brand Ambassadors, Charlotte Noddings and Serife Gunal Are you panicking about what comes after graduation? Do you already have an idea of what you want to do but don’t know where to start? Here we outline some of the most common paths you can pursue and signpost you to some … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Graduate options
Spring Term (and once exams are over) is a good time to explore career options and opportunities for those who haven't already done so. What might you explore? If you're not sure what you might be interested in doing after university, why not try generating some ideas by visiting our Get ideas section. There are … Continue reading Welcome back: it’s time to explore!
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Development Manager, Careers If you're job hunting there are some basics you need to know: where to find vacancies and how to get through the recruitment and assessment process. The Careers website's look for work and apply for jobs sections are where you need to start. As the title suggests, … Continue reading Web highlights #3: Look for work
Careers blog written by Mandy Simmons, Careers Information Officer There's lots of useful information on the Careers website, but not everyone's aware of the great resources available. So, welcome to the first in a series of web page highlights, to help you make the most of what's on offer. First we start with the basics... Careers … Continue reading Web Highlights #1: Using Careers Gateway
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
External events and news you might be interested in. Careers fairs and events Great Opportunities is an interactive careers event for ambitious First Year students who have a disability or long-term health condition. Free to attend (with travel expenses reimbursed), the event will take place on Fri 24 June (10.45am - 4.00)pm in Central London. … Continue reading In other news…
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers Want to know what it’s really like working in a particular job or work sector? Would you like to hear it from those in the role? It’s always good to find out about what a type of work’s really like direct from those doing the … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Hidden web gems – York profiles