Tag: advice

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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Finding a Placement – FAQ’s

By Jannine Thomas, Employability Consultant (Placements), Careers Service Searching for a placement is a very personal journey but, don’t fall into the annual trap of thinking you’re the only one returning from Christmas break without a placement. You are not the only person still waiting hear back from the opportunities you applied for months ago…

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Questions your relatives will ask you at Christmas dinner and how to answer them

Written by Kareem Belfon, Marketing and Communications Assistant at the Careers Service. So, you’ve been away at Uni all year. Your aunts and uncles have been politely ‘liking’ all of your posts on Facebook, commenting ‘Looks like you’re having fun! Sending our love xxxxx’ every so often. Your family group chat is lit. ‘Look! We’ve…

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