Category: Careers advice

Career Myth Busting!

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at the Careers Service There are lots of myths about careers, job searching and the jobs market. You will probably have heard some during your time at university. The Careers Service is here to debunk some of the most common career myths! Myth: “I can’t…

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Stay career focused this Easter

Written by Emma Naylor, Student Engagement and Enterprise Assistant at the Careers Service Are you looking forward to the Easter break? Why not take the opportunity to prepare for your future and get career ready. While appointments will be unavailable between 1st and 7th April 2021, you can still access a wide range of careers…

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The road to finding a placement

Written by Jannine Thomas, Employability Consultant (Placements) at The Careers Service Are you feeling tired of searching and applying for placements only to be rejected or – worse still – left in a state of limbo? Whatever stage you’re at in your placement search, the Careers Service can help. It’s not too late! Though many large companies…

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Find hidden gems in the job market

Written by Louise Sethi, Careers Consultant at the Careers Service When beginning to look for job, it’s worth knowing that lots of graduate roles and work experience opportunities are only advertised on specialist job sites or social media.  Some roles aren’t advertised at all, and form part of the hidden job market which is substantial but…

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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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Careers Support for students and graduates with a disability/ mental health condition/ long-term health condition

Written by Delia Goodwin, Careers Consultant (Disability) at the Careers Service This is a long title for a blog post! The term disability however, covers all of these categories. You may not even be aware of this but you might fall into the category of having a disability which means you are entitled to extra…

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