Make the most of the job Fairs

Careers fair season starts in Manchester next week.  All our events are open to graduates and members of the public as well as current students. There are 4 jobs fairs: Ethnic Diversity Fair – Wednesday 10th October Aimed at black and Asian students and graduates. Engineering, Science and Technology Fair – Wednesday 17th October Finance,…

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Who are “the best” employers?

If you haven’t already worked for an employer, it’s hard to gauge whether they’re the best one for you. There’s been a boom in “Top 100/300/1000 Employer” books, all trying to “help” you make that decision – so which one should you believe? Here’s my view on some of the information and strategies available to…

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Career event for Chinese students on the Chinese job market – book now to avoid disappointment

Do you want to meet some key recruiters from China, find out about the Chinese job market and who is recruiting? Do you want to know what employers really look for from UK study? The British Council China are hosting a series of career development events during October in the UK in London, Edinburgh and…

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How to get commercial awareness

Contrary to popular belief knowledge is not generally absorbed through osmosis. When Willow woke up she was none the wiser! So what is commercial awareness and why should you have it? At a basic level it is having an understanding of the business or organisation you are applying to, the market / environment they work in…

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UK/India GradLink – helping Indian students in the UK connect with Indian employers

An exciting new online service is now available to Manchester’s Indian students/graduates looking to explore graduate placement in India – UK/India Gradlink. The site lets you search for latest jobs, find out more about organisations and also to explore how UK qualifications will translate in India. It is set up for you to start using…

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Careers to-do list

October is a very busy month in careers-land, if you are looking for work or even thinking of a career change there are loads of actions you could be taking to improve your employability and find great jobs over the next 4 weeks. Here is my October to do list… (For you!) Start applying for…

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