Category: Blog

Guest Blog – The Ultimate Guide to Landing a Job in PR

This guest blog comes from PR Fire a Press Release Distribution and Content Marketing Agency. Written by Director & Founder, Sam Allcock, he shares the knowledge he’s gained from 15 years in the industry.  Are you thinking about getting a job in public relations?…

Returning to Education

If your time spent in Covid-19 lockdown has been a time of reflection and left you thinking about a return to study our Graduate Advocate, Fiona Hough, a former mature student has some great advice… Returning to Education Thinking about returning to education as…

Making the Most of the summer and Keeping busy

It’s not that time of year again The academic year is normally a predictable cycle of, starting in October, Christmas, Easter, Summer, repeat until graduation. This time round its different. I choose the word different because of Covid-19 means that we have to behave…

NQT Support During COVID-19

If you’re graduating from a QTS course or PGCE this year there’s still plenty of support from teaching agencies for your NQT year. Remember, the Careers team are still here for students and graduates so if you feel unsure about your career, you can…

How I got my job at Liverpool’s Growth Platform

About me: My name is Jacob Sanderson, I completed a Business Management degree at Hope University between the period of 2016-2019. I am local to the Childwall area and stayed at home during my time at Hope. I completed my degree with a grade…

How to make the perfect skills-based CV

During this blog we will discuss travel, philosophy, cooking, mirrors and back again! All of which will be about how to make the perfect CV…trust me. For those of you who see a contrast between the title and quote above, firstly let me explain…some…

Job-Searching 101

Under the current cloud of Covid-19, sourcing and securing employment is a whole new challenge, both in terms of available jobs and the recruitment process per se. The purpose of today’s blog is: to help enhance your approach during the outbreak. prepare you for…

A student’s guide to networking

This week’s theme from Careers Steps to Success is all about student professional networking and has extracts taken from MilkRound by Matthew Galvin. In today’s interconnected society, the phrase “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” has never been more true. While…

Guest blog: What to Do Next – Careers Advice for New Graduates

After several years of hard work, you should now be armed with new skills, experiences and a drive to make your first steps into the working world as a graduate. Transitioning from student to a graduate worker is by no means an easy process,…

Inspiration for Active Career Decision-Making

This final instalment on career decision-making will provide you with two practical approaches to active career decision-making and hopefully give you some inspiration in your career journey too. In this edition we will look at Emma Rosen’s radical sabbatical 25 before 25, where she…