Category: Graduate

Accessing CareersLink as a graduate

Congratulations on completing your degree! You can continue to use the Careers Service for 2 years, including CareersLink which advertises job vacancies. Your University login will be turned off in a few weeks so we need to convert your CareersLink student account to an alumni account. The conversion happens on different dates for different courses…

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Have you heard of the practice effect? – it could transform your job hunting success

By Amanda Conway, Careers Consultant By now you will probably have already heard about psychometric tests and how they are regularly used by employers to shortlist and select candidates – you may have already encountered one of them! Around 70% of the major graduate employers now use some form of testing to gain insight into…

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Careers Advice playlist Vol 2

Back in 2015 I gave you my Careers Advice Playlist  so I thought it was high time to release that infamous tricky second album. Again you won’t find anything  that ‘current’ but the careers advice in this songs have stood the test of time. ‘Are You Experienced’ Jimi Hendrix Experience  Well are you? This is…

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Money, Money, Money

Growing up I was always taught not to talk about money… Well, sorry Mum & Dad that’s exactly what I’m going to do in this blog post. Salaries are something we get asked about a lot on the information desk so I thought I’d spend a bit of time answering the most common queries. What…

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