Impress and make impact with your job application

Many students worry about their writing skills when it comes to completing job applications. Applications generally require you to write something – an answer to a question or a cover letter for example, and this can be daunting task, particularly if you don’t study an essay-based subject. But even if you write essays all the … More Impress and make impact with your job application

Want to write headlines? Journalism – read all about it….

If you’re considering a career in journalism then you may be wondering how to make the transition from your current field or how to give yourself that competitive  edge… Gaining a qualification accredited by a professionally body, as in any profession, will give you a solid foundation to build on and will certainly appeal to … More Want to write headlines? Journalism – read all about it….

How to guest blog

We’ve written before about how blogging can be a great way of helping your career. It gets you known by people who work in the industry you’re targeting, it helps improve skills such as writing, PR, communication, marketing and it’s a platform to show-off the interesting things you are doing (an online CV in effect). … More How to guest blog

Is it worth entering writing competitions?

You’ve probably seen writing competitions advertised on Twitter or in the press; there are hundreds of them! Newspapers, magazines, professional bodies, academic societies and many other organisations run competitions looking for the best article or essay on a particular topic. Topics range widely too, from science to economics and from the arts to politics and … More Is it worth entering writing competitions?

Love of science + writing skills = science writer

If you have a passion for science and good writing skills did you know you can use them both at work as a science writer? What do Science Writers do? Science writers research, write and edit scientific news and articles for various different types of publication, from magazines and journals to websites and blogs. Not … More Love of science + writing skills = science writer