Graduate Directories

It’s all systems go here at the Careers Service as Fresher’s week starts. Today the 2012/2013 editions of TARGET Jobs GET directory, Guardian 300 and The Times Top 100 have all been delivered. The GET Directory is packed full of useful information.  This year’s directory includes help and advice on applications, interviews and further study,…

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Welcome to our shiny new blog

If you’re new to our postgraduate careers blog at the University of Manchester, lovely to see you! I’ll do the tour in a second, but just got to say hi to our regular readers – yup, it’s the same old postgrad careers blog, but now with a new, shorter address, a new outfit and we’re…

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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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