The end is nigh and life beyond ‘the bubble’ beckons. You should be fired up with excitement but your results weren’t quite what you’d hoped. Instead of getting that magic you’ve got the dreaded ‘Desmond’. Stop right there. Getting a 2:2 may feel like end of the world but it really isn’t.
The annual ‘PhD Pathways’ event at Manchester University attracts 500 delegates and dozens of speakers, all former PhDs. It covers both academic and non-academic careers across twenty different workshops. I have recently taken up the reins of PGR lead within our careers team, and decided to pop along to this year’s event to find out about life beyond …
We recently hosted some of the UK’s largest graduate recruiters at our annual Recruiters’ Club Forum, and it was a great opportunity to get the lowdown on things that impress and irritate, in equal measure.
John Bond, Warwick Graduate, co-founder of whitefox and former MD at HarperCollins visited Warwick earlier this year to talk with students attending a LitBiz event. The title of this blog is shamelessly taken from Mike Shatzkin via John as it offers a new way of looking at a career area which remains incredibly popular, particularly with arts students.
When it comes to dispensing careers advice or job search tips, everyone’s an expert. Or so it seems. No wonder today’s crop of graduates feel confused.com when it comes to separating the good from the bad….and the very, very ugly.