The right choice?

If you’re at the start of a new postgraduate degree, are you perfectly happy with the choice you’ve made, or are you still wondering whether you should have gone for that other PhD, or that job, or stuck it out in your old job after all? I’ve been watching a TED talk from Dan Gilbert,…

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DisABILITY

Applying for jobs is stressful at the best of times but for people with a disability or health  concerns it can be even more worrying, with questions about discrimination and how and when to disclose top of the list. However as someone who has suffered  serious health problems in the past I really believe that…

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How do postgrads find jobs?

Most postgrads are very internet-savvy, so when anyone asks me about finding jobs, the normal request is “which websites should I look at for jobs in X?”. They look a bit nonplussed when I start talking about using their contacts, developing their networks, making a list of who you know – isn’t that all just…

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Part-time Masters

As the new semester approaches not only am I preparing the Careers Resource Centre for a new cohort I’m also preparing to go back to University myself, for the 2nd year of my part time masters. I’m studying Library and Information Management. Studying a masters part-time either alongside a current job or due to other…

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