Presentation or death?

“According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.” (attributed to Jerry Seinfeld) Most of us dread public speaking…

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LinkedIn: Use Alumni Search to get Career Insights from other Manchester Graduates

Manchester University has one of the largest Alumni populations on LinkedIn, and you can search the profiles of our Alumni (and current students on LinkedIn) to find out what people who did your course went on to do next, or just for career inspiration.  Here’s how… Search for “The University of Manchester” in the main…

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I was required…

 I’m required to write this post as part of my job. How does this sound? Definitely not riveting. You’ll probably think that either I was coerced to write or that this is just something I do because I have to, not because I enjoy it. Very often I see in application documents “In this job…

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LinkedIn- where to start

 You will have heard about LinkedIn and many of you might even have a profile on LinkedIn. However, we often hear that students and recent graduates don’t know what do with their LinkedIn accounts. Over the next weeks we’ll make a series of posts about how to improve your LinkedIn use and make the best…

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