Category: Blog

Working Like a Dog #BringYourDogToWorkDay

The longest day of the year also marks this year’s #BringYourDogToWorkDay New research on the benefits of having a furry friend in the office suggests that it could lead to a 15.5% increase in overall work quality of life compared to your average office….

Festival work this summer

A number of organisations attended our summer jobs fair in March with available roles still being advertised on our vacancy system.  In this blog we hear from a student currently working for FGH Security. Thomas isn’t a Hope student but we hope that by…

How I got my job at BDO in Liverpool

Here in the Careers and Employability Team we love hearing, and sharing, the experiences of our graduates in the workplace. In this blog we hear from Denis, A Geography graduate from Hope, who’s now working for BDO LLP in Liverpool. What is my job…

Angel Field Festival Employability Session – ‘How to Start Your Own Business in the Creative Sector’

As part of the inaugural Angel Field Festival the Careers & Employability team hosted a workshop focusing on employability in the creative arts on Thursday 28th March. The session was titled ‘How to Start Your Own Business in the Creative Sector,’ and was led…

Film and Visual Culture: Guest Speakers Panel

On Tuesday 12th March a panel of speakers from the film and video production industries shared their stories, knowledge and experience with first year students on the Film and Visual Culture course at Creative Campus. “Do your research, know the companies, know what they…

5 common mistakes to avoid when creating your CV

There you are, staring at a job description which is perfect for you (or at least a job that will do for now!)…you click ‘Apply’ hoping to upload your CV and get through this application quickly as the deadline is at midnight… when you…

Network to a Successful Career – Part One

What is it? Networking in its most basic form is talking to people and exchanging ideas. In a professional sense it involves meeting with specific professionals or experts for the purposes of sharing information, gaining exposure, building and maintaining future relations. Even if you…

Exploring British Science Week

British Science Week has arrived and Liverpool Hope University is delivering a range of activities, workshops and talks throughout the coming days. Is this for you? Absolutely! If you are anything like me the word Science can feel irrelevant at first glance, creating connotations of…

Born to teach? The why, who and what of teaching

Ahead of our Teaching & Education Fair on Monday 25 February let’s take a quick look at what is involved in a career in education, from why people do it to how to get started on your teaching career. Whether you are studying your…

Can your dissertation help you get a job?

The dissertation will likely be the most thorough and in-depth project you will have ever done and perhaps will ever do in the future. In a congested graduate labour market where degree subjects are very similar between universities the dissertation is one way to…