Category: Our blogs

Work Experience – a student’s perspective

You’ve probably heard about the benefits of gaining work experience alongside your studies. It can help with career decision making, allows you to develop transferable skills like communication and teamwork and builds your confidence and resilience. In this guest blog we hear from recent…

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!

Using your network to launch your career

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…

6 ways to make a good first impression in your new job

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…

Student Insight: My Summer Accountancy Placement

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…