Tag: CV

Masters – start here!

If you’re just starting your Masters degree, it can all be a bit overwhelming, but half an hour’s planning now could be the difference between having your dream job lined up after you graduate – or struggling to catch up at the end of your Masters, as you realise those plum jobs have already been…

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Postgrad talks, Autumn 2013

I’ve arranged a series of postgrad talks, taking place over the next few weeks. They’re open to all UoM postgrads, whichever school or faculty, so just come along. Unfortunately, central timetabling seem to be overwhelmed this year, so we don’t yet have rooms allocated – hoping this gets fixed before this Friday (4th October), when…

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Knit a new CV

How do you convince an employer to take a chance on you if you haven’t worked in that field before? If you want to change career direction, should you ignore your previous experience and start again from scratch? The key to a great CV or application is to make sense of your story – from…

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CV Makeover

Want some quick tips to make the format of your CV look eye-catching and contemporary? Mildred Talabi writes some good stuff about careers, and she’s put together a short screencast, showing you how to take a very common basic CV and give it a more modern feel. CVs have fashions, and it’s always a good…

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