Tag: advice

First Insights Conference takeaways

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at the Careers Service The brand new event ‘First Insights Conference’ took place on Wednesday, 24 March and gave over 140 first year undergraduate students the opportunity to meet with employers and graduates from three sectors of their choice. The conference aimed to give students…

First Insights Conference

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Future proofing: what, why and how

Written by Jenny Sloan, Careers Consultant at The Careers Service We’re living longer, which means there’s every chance we’ll be working longer too. Today’s students and graduates will have multiple careers that may span up to six decades. During this time, our ways of working, learning and living will change and we’ll be expected to…

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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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6 ways to boost your productivity

Written by Callum McAvan, Student Communications and Marketing 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…

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