Working at a startup is often hyped up to be a part of the next Google or Facebook but the reality is often quite different. Start-ups often have a lot less structure than corporate environments, which is certainly a positive aspect some times. We have a lot of different backgrounds that have come to work … More Guest blog: Why I chose to work at a startup
Whether you’re writing your first CV, applying for internships or about to start your first job, you might find there are a lot of terms out there that you’ve never heard of before. So here’s our handy guide to some of the main terms you may come across when it comes to the world of work. … More Careers terms explained
Alessandra, International Relations graduate (2017) When I started my degree, I didn’t know what I wanted to do when I finished. Annoyingly, I still had absolutely no idea when I graduated! All I knew was that a ‘typical office job’ didn’t seem appealing, I wanted to do something unique and impactful. After doing tons of … More Graduate Story: How I Unlocked My Future
So why is work experience so important? It means you can earn money during your studies You’ll gain skills valued by future employers (e.g. commercial awareness, initiative, team work) You can build relevant experience for your future career You’ll find out what an industry / job role is like in reality It helps to build your … More How and why to get work experience
Whether you’re trying to find part-time work, looking for an internship or getting a position after graduation, job hunting can be a bit daunting. But never fear! We’re here to help. What is job hunting? Ultimately we meaning finding work in whatever form – full-time, part-time, permanent, temporary, internships, work experience etc. Learn to job … More The Basics: Job Hunting
Because a subject like English can lead to such a variety of different jobs, the huge number of options available to you can often seem overwhelming. From accounting to advertising and acting, the list can appear long and diverse. A helpful starting point can be to think about the skills that you have gained from … More What to do with a degree in English
It’s confusing world out there, with so many mixed messages about careers and the world of work. Let’s look at some of the most commonly spoken career myths and discover the truth behind them. “The earlier you decide on your choice of career, the better.” Not necessarily. While it may appear to give you a … More Career myths – let’s do some busting!