Tag: careers

Get Ready for CV Week

Written by Hayley Johnson, Careers Advisor, Faculty of Humanities at the Careers Service From Monday, 28 March until Friday, 1 April the Careers Service will be running all day CV drop-ins across campus. Whether you have your first draft ready or haven’t started to think about what to put on your CV, we are here…

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Develop and launch your business with the Masood Entrepreneurship Centre

Guest blog written by Mariam Hussein, MEC Enterprise Assistant The Masood Entrepreneurship Centre (MEC) is the main hub of activity for enterprise and entrepreneurship at The University of Manchester. The Centre is based in the Alliance Manchester Business School but is available to all students across the University. We focus on ensuring everyone has the…

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A guide to virtual interviews

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at the Careers Service If you have an interview coming up – good luck! Many employers have switched to virtual interviews as a result of the pandemic, and with their cost-effectiveness, online interviews are set to stay in some form or another. To help you…

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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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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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Find hidden gems in the job market

Written by Louise Sethi, Careers Consultant at the Careers Service When beginning to look for job, it’s worth knowing that lots of graduate roles and work experience opportunities are only advertised on specialist job sites or social media.  Some roles aren’t advertised at all, and form part of the hidden job market which is substantial but…

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