Tag: career planning

How to fail successfully. Management student Nadya tells us about her experience of job hunting.

By Nadya Valkova Being out in the job market is not a pleasant thing. In fact, it is perhaps one of the few most terrifying things you can experience as a student because … a) you don’t have the experience to be competitive, b) you’re absolutely lost in terms of job titles and roles and…

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Considering a career in Law? Is it the end of Lawyer? The Legal Services Act 2007 and Beyond.

By Bernie Lyons Careers Consultant Richard Susskind’s book “The End of Lawyers” does not propose to rid the world of lawyers in Dr Evil style, but does write a fairly gloomy prediction that lawyers, as we know them, shall essentially cease to exist in their current form. It’s true. But I want to take a…

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Did I book a careers appointment? How to check on your account

It’s been a busy week and you have been all over campus organising your life, suddenly you get the feeling you may have forgotten something! What time was my careers appointment – have I missed it? Check your account Log into your careers account www.manchester.ac.uk/careerslink or select my account from the careers website www.manchester.ac.uk/careers Once logged…

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Why having a terrible interview was the best thing that ever happened to me 

I’m Jordan Paterson and In September I started a Masters in Forensic Psychology & Mental Health at the University of Manchester after graduating from the University of Bolton in 2013 with a 2:1 in Criminological & Forensic Psychology. After completing my degree, I started a fixed-term Graduate Internship at the University of Bolton in the Careers Service.  Other…

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