Tag: career planning

Eleven Ways You Can Boost Your Employability during Your Master’s Course

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at the Careers Service If you are starting a Master’s degree in September, there are lots of things you can start doing to boost your employability while you study. Here are eleven ways you can gain experience, develop your skills and grow your network during…

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Working for an SME – Why you should consider a role in a smaller company

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant, and and Chloe Agius, Student Adviser (Internships and Placements) at the Careers Service In the UK, a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) is a business with fewer than 250 employees, and an annual turnover of less than £50 million. Between half and two thirds of…

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Stay career focused this summer

Written by Emma Naylor, Student Engagement and Enterprise Assistant at the Careers Service Now that Semester 2 is officially finished, you definitely deserve a break! But with over 3 months to fill, why not use the summer to prepare for your future? The Careers Service is here to help you make the most of your…

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Stay career focused this Easter

Written by Emma Naylor, Student Engagement and Enterprise Assistant at the Careers Service Are you looking forward to the Easter break? Why not take the opportunity to prepare for your future and get career ready. While appointments will be unavailable between 1st and 7th April 2021, you can still access a wide range of careers…

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Graduate job hunting using LinkedIn

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at the Careers Service and Hui Huang, MA Educational Leadership 2020, Research Executive at The Insights People Hui graduated in December 2020 with a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from The University of Manchester. She now works as a Research Executive at Manchester-based market intelligence…

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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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