Graduate job hunting using LinkedIn

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at the Careers Service and Hui Huang, MA Educational Leadership 2020, Research Executive at The Insights People Hui graduated in December 2020 with a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from The University of Manchester. She now works as a Research Executive at Manchester-based market intelligence…

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The importance of building work experience and developing career confidence

Written by Tahira Majothi, Careers Consultant, Faculty of Humanities at the Careers Service What a truly remarkable and history-making start to a new decade! In any given year, opportunities fluctuate in response to changing markets, environments and wider social, cultural, economic and political landscapes. The pandemic has understandably raised questions about where to find opportunities,…

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How to access CareerConnect as a graduate

Written by by Sarah Mallen, Careers Information and Guidance Coordinator at the Careers Service and Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at the Careers Service CareerConnect is the Career Service’s new platform for graduate opportunities and jobs, employer sessions, careers workshops and application advice and careers guidance appointments. As a graduate, you have access to…

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Where to look for graduate jobs

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at The Careers Service Looking for a graduate job but not sure where to start? Here are six places to start your search for your next opportunity: Manchester Graduate Talent (MGT). Run by the University, MGT offers graduates roles in a variety of sectors within the University…

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How I got a graduate job in the UK as an international student

Written by Uyen Nguyen, BSc Management (2020) graduate I am a recent international graduate from the BSc Management programme. As a member of the “Corona Class of 2020”, I have had some unique experiences dealing with unprecedented times, from attending online lectures and exams; having my Consultancy Project cut short abruptly; attending Zoom job interviews;…

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4 ways graduate recruitment practices have changed (and how to adapt)

Written by Jenny Sloan, Careers Consultant (Graduate Transitions) at The Careers Service If you’re looking for a graduate job in 2021, you’ll need to be prepared for a very different graduate recruitment process than previous years. Naturally, hiring procedures evolve over time, usually in line with new technology. In this way, how employers interview and assess…

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