You may have heard of the “hidden jobs market”, well this definitely forms part of it. Small companies, that is to say businesses with less than 50 employees, make up a huge percentage of the jobs market. What you might not know is that their jobs don’t always appear on your indeed job search. These… Read More Using your network to launch your career
Starting a new job is a big deal. Starting your very first new graduate job can feel like a REALLY big deal. Here are our 6 top tips to make a good first impression in your new job. 1.) Be on time Do I sound like a broken record? That might be so, but arriving… Read More 6 ways to make a good first impression in your new job
If you’re graduating this summer remember you can access all of our services, free of charge, for up to three more years. Here’s our quick guide to our services and how we can help now you’ve finished university.
Joseph Dunwell, second-year Business Management student, has joined us for a guest blog to talk about his experience on a 2-week summer placement with Jon Davies Accountants. As a university student wanting to take up Accountancy as a career, the opportunity of a two-week placement at Jon Davies Accountants sounded extremely beneficial in gaining the… Read More Student Insight: My Summer Accountancy Placement
I love this time of year (especially now I’m a term-time member of staff) as the long university summer holidays stretch out ahead of us. If you’re one of our students, or a finalist waiting for graduation, the holidays have already begun. How will you be spending your summer and can you be doing things… Read More Let the summer ‘work’ for you
What are you worth? As a graduate you will need to know your market value as a prospective employee, or your day-rate in self-employment. This blog has direct relevance to designers and artists but makes significant points for anyone considering self-employment, where work time needs to be quantified and given a monetary value. I am… Read More Giving Your Time A Monetary Value
Following on from our recent blog post 8 Careers Beyond the Classroom here’s another fantastic career insight blog for Education students. In this blog Kerry Chaplin, Level I Education Student Advocate, details what she learnt at the recent Level I Careers Education event.