Category: Making applications

Making the Most Of Your Time When Applying for a New Job

Applying for a job can be a time-consuming process. From the initial search to writing your CV, creating a carefully worded cover letter, and preparing for an interview, job-hunting can feel like a full-time job in its own right. But with the proper planning… Continue Reading “Making the Most Of Your Time When Applying for a New Job”

How to…find a placement year

With the option of a taking a placement year as part of your course now available to the majority of level I students here’s our guide to finding and applying for a placement year. Your Placement Year Search It’s hard to know where to… Continue Reading “How to…find a placement year”

Considering a Graduate Career in Mental Health?

If you’re in your final year looking for a graduate training programme a lot of schemes have early closing dates and are recruiting now for June/July start dates. If you’re looking for a graduate job check out the vacancies currently available on My Careers Centre.… Continue Reading “Considering a Graduate Career in Mental Health?”

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… Continue Reading “5 common mistakes to avoid when creating your CV”

Making Successful Applications (standard application forms using a personal statement)

Hello, Welcome to the follow up blog from the recent Making Successful Applications (standard application forms using a personal statement) workshop, run in our Employability Hub. Remember to look out for and book on to further workshops through the events section in My Careers… Continue Reading “Making Successful Applications (standard application forms using a personal statement)”

Teacher Training – applications now open

Postgraduate Initial Teacher Training (England & Wales) opened for applications on 9th October and we’ve already seen a lot of personal statements at our Careers Express drop-in. If you’re thinking of applying to teacher training to start in 2019 this blog’s for you!