Introducing the *brand new* Careers Knowledge Bank

The Careers Knowledge Bank is our brand new online resources portal, containing our ‘top’ resources arranged by theme. You can find factsheets, videos, links and other materials under the following sections: CVs & Applications (plus personal statements and cover letters) Choosing my next step (career choice, postgrad study, starting your own business) Interviews, assessment centres … More Introducing the *brand new* Careers Knowledge Bank

Developing your skills (part 3: leadership & decision-making)

On the blog recently, we’ve been exploring some of the key skills that employers are looking for from candidates, and how you can demonstrate these in applications and interviews. See part 1 (communication, teamwork & attention to detail) and part 2 (organisation, flexibility & responsibility). Read on to find out about leadership and decision-making … … More Developing your skills (part 3: leadership & decision-making)

Developing your skills (part 2: organisation, flexibility & responsibility)

In Monday’s blog, we introduced some of the key skills employers are looking for, and how you can demonstrate these. Today we’re looking at time management (organisation), flexibility and responsibility/reliability. Read on to find out more … Time management (organisation) Time management is crucial in the workplace, and employers want to know how you cope with … More Developing your skills (part 2: organisation, flexibility & responsibility)

Developing your skills (part 1: communication, teamwork & attention to detail)

According to a recent article in the Independent, 70% of employers believe extra-curricular activities make graduates stand out – and make them even better employees. The skills gained from these activities could include organisation, time management, leadership, and teamwork – skills that you might not be able to demonstrate from your studies alone. In this short series of blogs, … More Developing your skills (part 1: communication, teamwork & attention to detail)