A psychology degree can take you in many different directions. You may want to continue to specialise and become a chartered psychologist in areas such as clinical, occupational or educational psychology. Or you may want to get working straight after your degree. Below are some questions you can ask yourself to help you decide on … More What can I do with my psychology degree?
This post first appeared on the Careers Group blog. Careers in the creative sectors carry their own set of challenges. As many a struggling creative will tell you, there can be a trade-off between pursuing what you are passionate about, and securing a reliable income stream that will grow incrementally. This post is a brief … More Wannabe Creatives – Have You Considered the ‘Passion’ vs ‘Security’ Trade-off?
Doing a law degree but not sure if you want to be a lawyer? Well take a look at this post written by our previous law Careers Consultant on whether law is the right career choice for you. Since January this year I’ve been the careers consultant for laws at Queen Mary. That means that … More To be, or not to be (a lawyer)?
This post on Law Careers.net recently caught my eye. As the article explains: ‘Commercial awareness is one of the key skills that law firms look for in future trainees and thus, if you are to succeed, you will need to develop this particular area of your brain’. It even gives you some tips on newspapers … More Commercial Awareness in Law
Think advertising and media agencies and the traditional association is with arts and humanities students. After all, it’s all about being creative, right? According to the media agencies making up GroupM, part of the WPP global advertising and marcomms group, there’s been a significant shift towards recruiting graduates from a broader range of disciplines. Whereas … More STEM, Finance and Business graduates – the new ‘Madmen’?
Q – What do you get if you mix a graduate recruiter, a trainee lawyer, two Vacation Scheme students and a first year undergrad getting an insight of Linklaters via their two day ‘Pathfinder’ programme? A – Eight great tips on how to impress when applying to a Magic Circle firm! Do a Vac Scheme … More Eight top tips for budding lawyers on how to secure a Magic Circle training contract
This a guest post written by employer bonprix. Having a maths degree on your CV when applying for a fashion role might not seem like a match made in heaven, but don’t be discouraged. Skills can be transferred from unlikely places, with past education and employment being invaluable in all professional experiences. We recently spoke … More Does your degree have to match your career path?