We’ve reached the end of another year. Exams are over and a long vacation stretches ahead. If you’ve got a pretty packed schedule or a job offer lined up, this is a time of promise and excitement. But if you’ve got to this point and and are beginning to worry about what comes next, don’t … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: June 2012
A career in retail: more than shop work
Our love of conspicuous consumption shows no sign of abating, despite the best efforts of the current recession. But few of us consider applying this interest to our career and many of us seem to harbour some pretty negative – and firmly entrenched – perceptions about the retail sector. It’s no wonder that the UK … Continue reading
Finding work experience this summer
A good degree from a good university is a great start but that’s not the whole story. Emma from our Placement Learning Unit explains further…. Employers tell us that they look for: Work experience, including part-time work through Unitemps, volunteering and placements. A record of achievement, including society involvement, volunteering and sport. The reflection and analysis tools … Continue reading
Who am I online?
In a recent post, I got to grips with the issue of blogging itself, asking how you could use this medium to find – or create – a job. Our student blogger, Emily, reflects on her own digital footprint and the trail we leave online…. Reading the blog post about blogging on May 22nd was very … Continue reading