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History graduate with a penchant for the Medieval. Lover of Marvel Comics, cats, One Direction and Formula 1.

Don’t give up!

If you’re graduating next month (well done!), chances are you’ve been sending off job applications left, right and centre. If you’re lucky, you’ll have had a couple of interviews and maybe even been offered a job. But unfortunately employers only have a finite number of positions to fill, which inevitably means that some candidates will…

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Playing Articulate – Putting your experience into words that employers want to read

From guest writer and Faculty of Humanities Careers Manager, Paul Gratrick. It was the Bee Gees (and latterly covered by Boyzone) who once sang: “It’s only words, but words are all I have to write on this application form” …or something along those lines anyway. Writing a CV, cover letter, or in an online application…

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From Old Trafford Kiosk Attendant to University Admin Assistant: Presenting part-time jobs on your CV

From guest writer and former Careers Service MGP, Jenny Sloan. So you’ve managed to bag a few hours every week working in an administrative post in an office? That’s fantastic, you’ve got essential office-based work experience that employers value so highly! But what if, like the majority of the working student body, you’re slaving away…

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Don’t be so afraid of getting the “wrong” experience that you don’t end up getting any!

Not got a brilliant job or internship lined up for the summer? Not a problem! You haven’t blown all chances of getting some work experience to stick on your CV and help you when it comes to applying for jobs in your final year. While “relevant” work experience (i.e. work that is directly related to…

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5 Minute Fixes: Make a list

We know it’s hard to find time to think about the future when you’re so busy dealing with weekly readings, imminent essay deadlines and the like, so we’ve come up with five “5 Minute Fixes” that you can easily fit into your day to help you start thinking about life after uni. 5 Minute Fixes:…

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