Category: Careers advice

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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Finding Graduate Schemes Confusing?

Written by Natalie Walsh, Careers Consultant at The Careers Service Have you been looking at career options recently? Perhaps browsing the recruitment ads?  Then you’ll have noticed the many, many graduate schemes currently being advertised.  In fact, it can sometimes feel like they’re the only option to consider.  But… what happens if you’re not finding schemes…

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The Job-hunt: An International Student’s Candid Evaluation

Written by Pranav Sivaramakrishnan, Chemical Engineering Graduate who will now be starting as a Graduate Manufacturing Engineer with Rolls Royce Any email starting with a ‘Thank you for your application! After careful consideration…’ used to throw me into a fit of anxiety and despair. Another rejection, what has gone wrong? I had relevant work experience…

Male graduate with a degree certificate

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6 Ways to Boost Your Productivity

Written by Callum McAvan, Marketing and Communications Assistant at the Careers Service. When I started university I distinctly remember, amongst the flurry of nights out, new friends and arguably too many kebabs, one thing stood out as a challenge. That challenge was simply – how do I make the most of my time? That challenge…

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