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Your careers checklist for 2020

So here we are at the dawn of another decade. Resolutions have been made and possibly broken already!  Here’s what’s coming up in the year ahead. January If you don’t have exams it’s a good time to get started thinking about the year ahead. Have you considered getting work experience or what you might want…

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8 reasons to consider further study

Written by Anna Lomas, Employability Consultant at the Careers Service. I could take this opportunity to reel off the sensible reasons why postgraduate study is definitely something you should consider – because you’ll demonstrate that you’re tenacious, capable of self-managing and working independently or because you’ll develop your critical thinking, analytical and research skills –…

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What’s stopping you? Is procrastination getting in the way of your job search?

Written by Sarah Mallen, Information & Guidance Coordinator at The Careers Service Do you find yourself leaving things until the last minute ALL THE TIME?  “The deadline for submitting my video interview is in 3 hours!” Do you miss out on opportunities because you left it too late? “Oh no the deadline for that job…

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7 ways being in a cover band helped me to become more enterprising

Enterprise Club’s Johnny Dixon interviews Patrick, a current student at The University of Manchester and ex-member of ‘Nine Mile River’ about how the band gained some success in playing events and the enterprise knowledge he has taken from it. Enterprise is not just about starting a business, it’s about developing skills whilst doing something you love.…

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